C62: Ruy Lopez, old Steinitz defence

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 d6

Ruy Lopez, old Steinitz defence

C62 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 5793
Last Played: Apr 2019
Overall score:
56.2%19.8%24%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Emanuel Lasker 23 games
Alexander Alekhine 20 games
Jose Raul Capablanca 17 games
Black  
Maxim Novikov 38 games
William Steinitz 27 games
Aldo Haik 21 games

Possible continuations:

4. d4  2911
58.8 % 21.4 % 19.8 %
4. O-O  1327
58.6 % 18.2 % 23.2 %
4. c3  434
65.7 % 21 %
4. Bxc6+  354
39.8 % 19.8 % 40.4 %
4. h3  318
51.6 % 23 % 25.5 %
4. Nc3  278
38.5 % 19.1 % 42.4 %
4. d3  133
44.4 % 15.8 % 39.8 %
4. c4  16
50 % 25 % 25 %
4. Ba4  7
28.6 % 71.4 %
4. Bc4  5
100 %
4. Qe2  3
100 %
4. b3  2
100 %
4. a3  2
50 % 50 %