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B40 Sicilian defence

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1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. c3  
Next Move # of Games Last Played Winnings percentage
White / Draw / Black
Engine Eval.
3... d5  4,863 2022
31.3 % 39.3 % 29.4 %
+0.29 Dpt 30
3... Nf6  3,887 2022
32.1 % 34.1 % 33.8 %
+0.46 Dpt 29
3... Nc6  550 2022
42.2 % 24.9 % 32.9 %
+0.39 Dpt 28
3... d6  135 2021
43.7 % 25.9 % 30.4 %
3... b6  134 2019
42.5 % 26.9 % 30.6 %
+0.68 Dpt 18
3... a6  116 2022
44.8 % 21.6 % 33.6 %
+0.21 Dpt 41
3... Qa5  61 2019
37.7 % 37.7 % 24.6 %
3... Ne7  32 2018
28.1 % 34.4 % 37.5 %
3... Qc7  16 2007
43.8 % 18.8 % 37.5 %
3... g6  14 2009
57.1 % 21.4 % 21.4 %
3... Be7  7 2006
42.9 % 28.6 % 28.6 %
3... Qb6  0-1, Schultz (1249) vs. Grasse (1523)
3... g5  1-0, Firstov vs. Soot (2238)
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