Most Played Eco Code Chess Openings

Number of games in database: 834,785
Years covered: Year 1475 to 30. June 2017

The 20 Most Played Eco Codes:

1. A04: Reti Opening (13,845)

2. B06: Robatsch (12,164)

3. A07: King’s Indian Attack (11,832)

4. B22: Sicilian, Alapin (10,795)

5. B90: Sicilian, Najdorf (10,299)

6. A46: Queen’s Pawn Game (9,464)

7. A15: English (9,178)

8. A45: Queen’s Pawn Game (8,642)

9. D02: Queen’s Pawn Game (8,171)

10. B01: Scandinavian (7,948)

11. B40: Sicilian (7,926)

12. B12: Caro-Kann Defence (7,164)

13. B30: Sicilian (6,972)

14. B32: Sicilian (6,632)

15. D37: Queen’s Gambit Declined (6,400)

16. B23: Sicilian, Closed (6,397)

17. C42: Petrov Defence (6,327)

18. B07: Pirc (6,275)

19. A00: Irregular Opening (6,248)

20. C45: Scotch Game (6,246)

Total Played Games 168.925

It’s 20 % out of the Total Games, 834.785. That means 4 % of the 500 Main Eco Codes cover 20 % of all Games.

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Sorted by Eco Code:

A00: Irregular Opening (6,248)

A04: Reti Opening (13,845)

A07: King’s Indian Attack (11,832)

A15: English (9,178)

A45: Queen’s Pawn Game (8,642)

A46: Queen’s Pawn Game (9,464)

B01: Scandinavian (7,948)

B06: Robatsch (12,164)

B07: Pirc (6,275)

B12: Caro-Kann Defence (7,164)

B22: Sicilian, Alapin (10,795)

B23: Sicilian, Closed (6,397)

B30: Sicilian (6,972)

B32: Sicilian (6,632)

B40: Sicilian (7,926)

B90: Sicilian, Najdorf (10,299)

C42: Petrov Defence (6,327)

C45: Scotch Game (6,246)

D02: Queen’s Pawn Game (8,171)

D37: Queen’s Gambit Declined (6,400)

Source: Chessgames.com 30. June 2017.