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C42: Petrov, classical attack, Chigorin variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Be7 7. O-O Nc6 8. Re1

Petrov, classical attack, Chigorin variation

C42 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 1092
Last Played: Dec 2023
Overall score:
37% 40% 23%

Played frequently by:

White  
Viswanathan Anand 12 games
Ljubomir Ljubojevic 9 games
Gyula Sax 9 games
Black  
Artur Jussupow 20 games
Anatoly Karpov 17 games
Harry Schussler 13 games

Possible continuations:

8... Bg4  842
36.7 % 38.2 % 25.1 %
8... Bf5  175
33.7 % 50.3 % 16 %
8... Nf6  53
47.2 % 35.8 % 17 %
8... f5  11
63.6 % 18.2 % 18.2 %
8... Nd6  6
50 % 33.3 % 16.7 %
8... O-O  5
20 % 80 %