C59: Two knights defence

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Ng5 d5 5. exd5 Na5 6. Bb5+ c6 7. dxc6 bxc6 8. Be2 h6

Two knights defence

C59 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 1458
Last Played: May 2021
Overall score:
39.5%20.7%39.8%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Boris Taborov 7 games
Graham D Lee 7 games
Georgy Timoshenko 7 games
Black  
Efim Geller 8 games
Yuri Kruppa 7 games
Mikhail Chigorin 6 games

Possible continuations:

9. Nf3  1129
39.2 % 18.3 % 42.4 %
9. Nh3  322
41 % 28.9 % 30.1 %
9. Nxf7  7
14.3 % 28.6 % 57.1 %