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The Twenty First Moves

The Twenty First Moves

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Dec 26, 2012, 6:08 PM 3

I'm trying to learn the standard openings names, and wanted a list of the twenty first possible moves that white can make.  So I made one below. 

Freq

ECO

Move

Name

Links

 45.1 %

B00

e4

King’s Pawn

Chess.comWikipedia

 35.5 %

A40

d4

Queen’s Pawn Game

Chess.comWikipedia

 10.0 %

A04

Nf3

Zukertort Opening (becomes Reti with 2. c4)

Chess.comWikipedia

 7.30 %

A10

c4

English Opening

Chess.comWikipedia

 0.87 %

A00

g3

Hungarian Opening (Benko’s)

Chess.comWikipedia

 0.40 %

A01

b3

Nimzo-Larsen Attack (Nimzowitsch-Larsen, etc.)

Chess.comWikipedia

 0.33 %

A02

f4

Bird Opening (Dutch Attack)

Chess.comWikipedia

 0.13 %

A00

Nc3

van Geet’s (Dunst, Heinrichsen, Baltic, etc.)

Chess.comWikipedia

 0.10 %

A00

b4

Polish Opening (Sokolsky, Orangutan)

Chess.comWikipedia

 0.038 %

A00

e3

Van't Kruijs Opening

Chess.comWikipedia

 0.036 %

A00

d3

Mieses Opening

Chess.comWikipedia

 0.025 %

A00

a3

Anderssen’s Opening

Chess.comWikipedia

 0.013 %

A00

c3

Saragossa Opening

Chess.comWikipedia

 0.009 %

A00

g4

Grob’s Attack

Chess.comWikipedia

 0.005 %

A00

h3

Clemenz Opening

Chess.comWikipedia

 0.002 %

A00

h4

Kadas Opening (Desprez, Anti-Borg, Samurai, etc.)

Chess.comWikipedia

 0.002 %

E00

Nh3

Amar Opening (Paris, Drunken Knight, Ammonia)

Chess.comWikipedia

 0.001 %

A00

a4

Ware Opening (Meadow Hay)

Chess.comWikipedia

 0.001 %

A00

f3

Gedult’s Opening (Barnes

Chess.comWikipedia

 0.000 %

A00

Na3

Sodium Attack (Durkin Opening/Attack)

Chess.comWikipedia

         

Note: Where the Chess.Com & Wikipedia name differs, the Chess.com name takes precedence with alternatives in parenthesis.

Edited: Corrections.

Edited II: I added a frequency column based on the games explorer frequency on Chess.com

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