C41: Philidor's defence

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6

Philidor's defence

C41 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 15987
Last Played: Jan 2018
Overall score:
47.2%23.7%29.1%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Paul Morphy 16 games
Robert Zelcic 13 games
Evgeny Sveshnikov 12 games
Black  
Gavin Wall 62 games
Aarne Hermlin 56 games
Zdenek Husek 50 games

Possible continuations:

3. d4  10895
47.9 % 25.6 % 26.6 %
3. Bc4  3054
48.5 % 20.5 % 30.9 %
3. Nc3  1186
39.5 % 19.1 % 41.3 %
3. h3  378
47.1 % 18.3 % 34.7 %
3. c3  177
51.4 % 17.5 % 31.1 %
3. d3  83
38.6 % 15.7 % 45.8 %
3. Be2  72
31.9 % 18.1 % 50 %
3. Bb5+  65
38.5 % 21.5 % 40 %
3. g3  42
42.9 % 21.4 % 35.7 %
3. c4  12
50 % 25 % 25 %
3. b3  10
30 % 30 % 40 %
3. Bd3  4
25 % 75 %
3. Ng5  3
66.7 % 33.3 %
3. Nd4  2
100 %
3. a3  2
50 % 50 %