C79: Ruy Lopez, Steinitz defence deferred (Russian defence)

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O d6

Ruy Lopez, Steinitz defence deferred (Russian defence)

C79 Sub-variants:

Overview

Games on Database: 1708
Last Played: Apr 2018
Overall score:
45.6%30%24.5%
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Played frequently by:

White  
Alexander Alekhine 12 games
Frederick Yates 12 games
Emanuel Lasker 12 games
Black  
Paul Keres 17 games
Akiba Rubinstein 16 games
Alexander Alekhine 14 games

Possible continuations:

6. Re1  861
48.1 % 28.3 % 23.6 %
6. c3  276
46 % 33 % 21 %
6. Bxc6+  213
45.1 % 31.9 % 23 %
6. d4  189
43.9 % 27.5 % 28.6 %
6. d3  66
31.8 % 34.8 % 33.3 %
6. h3  37
35.1 % 29.7 % 35.1 %
6. Nc3  27
37 % 25.9 % 37 %
6. Qe2  26
34.6 % 42.3 % 23.1 %
6. c4  13
38.5 % 38.5 % 23.1 %