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: 8446
Last Played: Apr 2022
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  2987
38.4 % 35.7 % 25.9 %
5. O-O  2677
41.8 % 33.2 % 25 %
5. Bxc6+  1341
36.8 % 34.4 % 28.8 %
5. d4  751
33.3 % 30.5 % 36.2 %
5. c4  409
36.9 % 38.4 % 24.7 %
5. h3  169
37.3 % 23.7 % 39.1 %
5. d3  61
29.5 % 34.4 % 36.1 %
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 %