C42: Petrov, Nimzovich attack

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3

Petrov, Nimzovich attack

C42 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 3753
Last Played: Mar 2020
Overall score:
40.2%42.9%16.9%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Sergey Karjakin 24 games
Peter Leko 19 games
Andrei Volokitin 16 games
Black  
Zlatko Ilincic 35 games
Yue Wang 33 games
Daniel Fridman 25 games

Possible continuations:

5... Nxc3  2933
39 % 44.7 % 16.3 %
5... Nf6  705
41.6 % 40.3 % 18.2 %
5... d5  93
63.4 % 23.7 %
5... Bf5  13
69.2 % 15.4 % 15.4 %
5... Qe7  7
57.1 % 14.3 % 28.6 %