C42: Petrov's defence

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6

Petrov's defence

C42 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 40035
Last Played: May 2022
Overall score:
39.1%37.7%23.3%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Viswanathan Anand 91 games
Alexei Shirov 76 games
Peter Leko 67 games
Black  
Artur Jussupow 170 games
Zlatko Ilincic 151 games
Eduardas Rozentalis 139 games

Possible continuations:

3. Nxe5  21761
37.1 % 43.3 % 19.7 %
3. Nc3  9760
39.5 % 29.4 % 31.1 %
3. d4  5679
43.4 % 37 % 19.6 %
3. d3  1392
43 % 26.7 % 30.4 %
3. Bc4  1312
45.4 % 21.5 % 33.2 %
3. Qe2  45
51.1 % 24.4 % 24.4 %
3. Bb5  30
43.3 % 16.7 % 40 %
3. Bd3  24
33.3 % 25 % 41.7 %
3. c3  13
53.8 % 15.4 % 30.8 %
3. a3  6
50 % 50 %
3. Be2  5
60 % 20 % 20 %
3. g3  3
33.3 % 66.7 %
3. c4  2
50 % 50 %