C41: Philidor's defence

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6

Philidor's defence

C41 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 16405
Last Played: Apr 2022
Overall score:
47.1%23.8%29%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Paul Morphy 16 games
Robert Zelcic 13 games
Vlastimil Jansa 12 games
Black  
Gavin Wall 69 games
Aarne Hermlin 56 games
Zdenek Husek 50 games

Possible continuations:

3. d4  11252
47.8 % 25.6 % 26.6 %
3. Bc4  3096
48.6 % 20.6 % 30.8 %
3. Nc3  1200
39.7 % 19.2 % 41.2 %
3. h3  380
47.1 % 18.2 % 34.7 %
3. c3  178
51.1 % 17.4 % 31.5 %
3. d3  83
38.6 % 15.7 % 45.8 %
3. Be2  72
31.9 % 18.1 % 50 %
3. Bb5+  66
37.9 % 22.7 % 39.4 %
3. g3  43
41.9 % 23.3 % 34.9 %
3. c4  12
50 % 25 % 25 %
3. b3  10
30 % 30 % 40 %
3. Bd3  4
25 % 75 %
3. Ng5  3
33.3 % 66.7 %
3. Nd4  2
100 %
3. a3  2
50 % 50 %