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 !

B22 Sicilian Defense: Alapin Variation
1.e4 c5 2.c3
18445 825
C01 French Defense: Exchange Variation
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5
17557 301
B23 Sicilian Defense: Closed
1.e4 c5 2.Nc3
16593 134
B30 Sicilian Defense: Old Sicilian Variation
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6
16013 145
A04 Reti Opening: Sicilian Invitation
1.Nf3 c5
15754 84
C00 French Defense: King's Indian Attack
1.e4 e6 2.d3
14672 130
A07 King's Indian Attack
1.Nf3 d5 2.g3
14293 190
B22 Sicilian Defense: Alapin Variation, Barmen Defense
1.e4 c5 2.c3 d5 3.exd5 Qxd5
14080 65
A45 Trompowsky Attack
1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5
13658 107
B22 Sicilian Defense: Alapin Variation, 2...Nf6 3.e5 Nd5 4.d4 cxd4
1.e4 c5 2.c3 Nf6 3.e5 Nd5 4.d4 cxd4
13570 51
B06 Modern Defense: Standard Line, 3...d6
1.e4 g6 2.d4 Bg7 3.Nc3 d6
12777 84
A05 Reti Opening: 1...Nf6
1.Nf3 Nf6
12537 63
B30 Sicilian Defense: Nyezhmetdinov-Rossolimo Attack
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5
12375 60
B31 Sicilian Defense: Nyezhmetdinov-Rossolimo, Fianchetto Variation
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 g6
12213 39
D02 Queen's Pawn Opening: Zukertort Variation
1.d4 d5 2.Nf3
12133 68
B40 Sicilian Defense: French Variation
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6
11951 58
A16 English Opening: Anglo-Indian, Queen's Knight Variation
1.c4 Nf6 2.Nc3
11914 91
B43 Sicilian Defense: Kan, Knight Variation
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6 5.Nc3
10782 67
B24 Sicilian Defense: Closed, Fianchetto Variation
1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.g3
10633 53
A05 Reti Opening: King's Indian Attack, Symmetrical Defense
1.Nf3 Nf6 2.g3 g6
10449 112