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: 1726
Last Played: Jan 2019
Overall score:
45.6%30%24.4%
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Played frequently by:

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

Possible continuations:

6. Re1  869
48.2 % 28.2 % 23.6 %
6. c3  280
45.7 % 33.2 % 21.1 %
6. Bxc6+  215
45.6 % 31.6 % 22.8 %
6. d4  190
44.2 % 27.4 % 28.4 %
6. d3  68
30.9 % 36.8 % 32.4 %
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  14
35.7 % 35.7 % 28.6 %