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B40 Sicilian defence

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1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. Qe2  
Next Move # of Games Last Played Winnings percentage
White / Draw / Black
Engine Eval.
3... Nc6  1,257 2022
41.4 % 28.4 % 30.2 %
-0.13 Dpt 27
3... b6  28 2018
57.1 % 35.7 %
3... Nf6  22 2018
36.4 % 50 %
+0.04 Dpt 18
3... d6  19 2016
36.8 % 47.4 % 15.8 %
3... Be7  16 2015
50 % 37.5 %
3... g6  9 2013
55.6 % 33.3 %
3... a6  7 2018
57.1 % 28.6 %
+0.26 Dpt 22
3... d5  5 2007
80 % 20 %
3... Ne7  2 2005
50 % 50 %
3... c4  0-1, Piven (2621) vs. Pavlenkov (2613)
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