C71: Ruy Lopez, modern Steinitz defence

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 d6

Ruy Lopez, modern Steinitz defence

C71 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 8261
Last Played: Mar 2020
Overall score:
38.6%34.1%27.3%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Paul Keres 26 games
Wolfgang Unzicker 26 games
Bruno Parma 24 games
Black  
Valeri Yandemirov 106 games
Victor Ciocaltea 78 games
Heikki MJ Westerinen 69 games

Possible continuations:

5. c3  2926
38.3 % 35.8 % 25.9 %
5. O-O  2587
42 % 33 % 25 %
5. Bxc6+  1326
36.6 % 34.5 % 28.9 %
5. d4  743
33.2 % 30.1 % 36.6 %
5. c4  401
36.9 % 38.7 % 24.4 %
5. h3  169
37.3 % 23.7 % 39.1 %
5. d3  58
31 % 36.2 % 32.8 %
5. Nc3  41
34.1 % 29.3 % 36.6 %
5. Qe2  7
57.1 % 28.6 % 14.3 %
5. a3  3
66.7 % 33.3 %