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: 1065
Last Played: Feb 2020
Overall score:
37.3%39.7%23%
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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  827
37 % 38 % 25 %
8... Bf5  164
34.1 % 50 % 15.9 %
8... Nf6  52
46.2 % 36.5 % 17.3 %
8... f5  11
63.6 % 18.2 % 18.2 %
8... Nd6  6
50 % 33.3 % 16.7 %
8... O-O  5
20 % 80 %