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Book Openings

Below is a list of known standard chess book openings. If you would like to use a game board to find an opening, use the Game Explorer !

ECOOpeningViewsComments
B22 Sicilian Defense: Alapin Variation
1.e4 c5 2.c3
18445 657
C01 French Defense: Exchange Variation
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5
17557 234
B23 Sicilian Defense: Closed Variation
1.e4 c5 2.Nc3
16593 106
B30 Sicilian Defense: Old Sicilian
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6
16013 109
A04 Zukertort Opening: Sicilian Invitation
1.Nf3 c5
15754 71
C00 French Defense: King's Indian Attack
1.e4 e6 2.d3
14672 109
A07 King's Indian Attack
1.Nf3 d5 2.g3
14293 149
B22 Sicilian Defense: Alapin Variation, Barmen Defense
1.e4 c5 2.c3 d5 3.exd5 Qxd5
14080 55
A45 Trompowsky Attack
1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5
13658 100
B22 Sicilian Defense: Alapin Variation, Smith-Morra Declined
1.e4 c5 2.c3 Nf6 3.e5 Nd5 4.d4 cxd4
13570 44
B06 Modern Defense: Standard Defense
1.e4 g6 2.d4 Bg7 3.Nc3 d6
12777 76
A04 Zukertort Opening: Symmetrical Variation
1.Nf3 Nf6
12537 45
B30 Sicilian Defense: Nyezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5
12375 50
B31 Sicilian Defense: Nyezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack, Fianchetto Variation
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 g6
12213 35
D02 Queen Pawn Game: Zukertort Variation
1.d4 d5 2.Nf3
12133 52
B40 Sicilian Defense: French Variation
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6
11951 45
A16 English Opening: Anglo-Indian Defense, Queen's Knight Variation
1.c4 Nf6 2.Nc3
11914 75
B43 Sicilian Defense: Kan Variation, Knight Variation
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6 5.Nc3
10782 52
B24 Sicilian Defense: Closed Variation, Fianchetto Variation
1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.g3
10633 44
A05 King's Indian Attack: Symmetrical Defense
1.Nf3 Nf6 2.g3 g6
10449 85