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Top 10 Openings for Black

Top 10 Openings for Black

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Last week we looked at the top 10 openings for White. What are the best openings for Black in the past twelve months for players rated between 1000 and 2000? These openings come from the Chess.com Openings popular openings page. I ranked the openings from highest to lowest Black scoring percentage. Overall, Black scores 48% at what I call the club level (1000-2000 rating). 

These top openings all score well for Black. Check out the video to see some details on the openings. I won't spoil the rankings here in the text.

Please post in the comments:

  1. Favorite opening for Black
  2. Your least favorite opening to face as White