C42: Petrov's defence

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6

Petrov's defence

C42 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 37674
Last Played: Sep 2018
Overall score:
39.5%36.8%23.8%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Viswanathan Anand 83 games
Alexei Shirov 75 games
Peter Leko 63 games
Black  
Artur Jussupow 169 games
Zlatko Ilincic 146 games
Eduardas Rozentalis 135 games

Possible continuations:

3. Nxe5  20136
37.5 % 42.4 % 20 %
3. Nc3  9469
39.7 % 28.8 % 31.5 %
3. d4  5302
43.9 % 36.1 % 20 %
3. d3  1337
42.8 % 26.5 % 30.7 %
3. Bc4  1304
45.4 % 21.5 % 33.1 %
3. Qe2  41
51.2 % 22 % 26.8 %
3. Bb5  29
44.8 % 17.2 % 37.9 %
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 %