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List of chess openings with ECO code and variation. Click on the chess opening name to list games.

ECO CodeOpening NameVariation
A00Benko's opening
A01Nimzovich-Larsen attackmodern variation
A02Bird's opening
A03Bird's opening
A04Reti opening
A05Reti opening
A06RetiNimzovich-Larsen attack
A07RetiKing's Indian attack, Yugoslav variation
A08RetiKing's Indian attack
A09Retiadvance variation
A10English opening
A11EnglishCaro-Kann defensive system
A12EnglishCaro-Kann defensive system
A13EnglishNeo-Catalan accepted
A14EnglishNeo-Catalan declined
A15English opening
A16EnglishAnglo-Gruenfeld defense
A17English opening
A18EnglishMikenas-Carls, Flohr variation
A20English opening
A21English opening
A22EnglishBremen, reverse dragon
A23EnglishBremen system, Keres variation
A25EnglishSicilian reversed
A26EnglishBotvinnik system
A28Englishfour knights, Capablanca variation
A29Englishfour knights, kingside fianchetto
A30Englishsymmetrical variation
A31Englishsymmetrical, Benoni formation
A33Englishsymmetrical variation
A34Englishsymmetrical variation
A35Englishsymmetrical, four knights system
A36Englishultra-symmetrical variation
A37Englishsymmetrical variation
A38Englishsymmetrical, main line with d3
A39Englishsymmetrical, main line with d4
A40Modern defence
A41Queen's Pawn
A42Modern defenceAverbakh system, Kotov variation
A43Old Benoni defence
A44Semi-Benoni ('blockade variation')
A45Queen's pawn game
A46Queen's pawn game
A47Queen's Indian defence
A48King's IndianEast Indian defence
A49King's Indianfianchetto without c4
A50Queen's Indian accelerated
A51Budapest defence declined
A52BudapestRubinstein variation
A53Old Indian defence
A55Old Indianmain line
A56Czech Benoni defence
A57Benko gambit half accepted
A58Benko gambit accepted
A59Benko gambitmain line
A61Benoni defence
A62Benonifianchetto variation
A65Benoni6.e4
A67BenoniTaimanov variation
A70Benoniclassical with e4 and Nf3
A78Benoniclassical with ...Re8 and ...Na6
A80Dutch
A81Dutch defence
A83DutchStaunton gambit, Chigorin variation
A84Dutch defence
A85Dutch with c4 & Nc3
A87DutchLeningrad, main variation
A88DutchLeningrad, main variation with c6
A89DutchLeningrad, main variation with Nc6
A90Dutch defence
A95Dutchstonewall with Nc3
A96Dutchclassical variation
B00King's pawn opening
B01Scandinavian (centre counter) defence
B02Alekhine's defenceScandinavian variation
B03Alekhine's defenceexchange variation
B04Alekhine's defencemodern, Schmid variation
B05Alekhine's defencemodern variation, 4...Bg4
B06Robatsch defencethree pawns attack
B07Pirc defence
B08Pircclassical system, 5.Be2
B09PircAustrian attack, 6.e5
B10Caro-Kannanti-anti-Caro-Kann defence
B11Caro-Kanntwo knights, 3...Bg4
B12Caro-Kannadvance variation
B13Caro-Kannexchange variation
B14Caro-KannPanov-Botvinnik attack, 5...g6
B15Caro-Kann defence
B16Caro-KannBronstein-Larsen variation
B17Caro-KannSteinitz variation
B18Caro-Kannclassical variation
B19Caro-Kannclassical, Spassky variation
B20Sicilian defence
B21SicilianGrand Prix attack
B22SicilianAlapin's variation (2.c3)
B23Sicilianclosed
B24Sicilianclosed
B25Sicilianclosed, 6.Ne2 e5 (Botvinnik)
B26Sicilianclosed, 6.Be3
B27SicilianHungarian variation
B28SicilianO'Kelly variation
B29SicilianNimzovich-Rubinstein variation
B30SicilianNimzovich-Rossolimo attack (without ...d6)
B31SicilianNimzovich-Rossolimo attack (with ...g6, without ...d6)
B32SicilianLabourdonnais-Loewenthal (Kalashnikov) variation
B33SicilianPelikan, Bird variation
B34Sicilianaccelerated fianchetto, modern variation
B35Sicilianaccelerated fianchetto, modern variation with Bc4
B36Sicilianaccelerated fianchetto, Maroczy bind
B37Sicilianaccelerated fianchetto, Maroczy bind, 5...Bg7
B38Sicilianaccelerated fianchetto, Maroczy bind, 6.Be3
B39Sicilianaccelerated fianchetto, Breyer variation
B40Sicilian defence
B41SicilianKan, Maroczy bind (Reti variation)
B42SicilianKan, Polugaievsky variation
B43SicilianKan, 5.Nc3
B44Sicilian, Szen ('anti-Taimanov') variation
B45SicilianTaimanov variation
B46SicilianTaimanov variation
B47SicilianTaimanov (Bastrikov) variation
B48SicilianTaimanov variation
B49SicilianTaimanov variation
B50Sicilian
B51SicilianCanal-Sokolsky (Nimzovich-Rossolimo, Moscow) attack
B52SicilianCanal-Sokolsky attack, 3...Bd7
B53Sicilian, Chekhover variation
B54SicilianPrins (Moscow) variation
B56Sicilian
B57SicilianSozin, not Scheveningen
B58Sicilianclassical
B59SicilianBoleslavsky variation, 7.Nb3
B60SicilianRichter-Rauzer
B61SicilianRichter-Rauzer, Larsen variation, 7.Qd2
B62SicilianRichter-Rauzer, Keres variation
B63SicilianRichter-Rauzer, Rauzer attack, 7...Be7
B64SicilianRichter-Rauzer, Rauzer attack, 7...Be7 defence, 9.f4
B65SicilianRichter-Rauzer, Rauzer attack, 7...Be7 defence, 9...Nxd4
B66SicilianRichter-Rauzer, Rauzer attack, 7...a6
B67SicilianRichter-Rauzer, Rauzer attack, 7...a6 defence, 8...Bd7
B69SicilianRichter-Rauzer, Rauzer attack, 7...a6 defence, 11.Bxf6
B70Siciliandragon variation
B73Siciliandragon, classical, 8.O-O
B74Siciliandragon, classical, 9.Nb3
B75Siciliandragon, Yugoslav attack
B76Siciliandragon, Yugoslav attack, Rauser variation
B77Siciliandragon, Yugoslav attack, 9...Bd7
B78Siciliandragon, Yugoslav attack, 10.O-O-O
B79Siciliandragon, Yugoslav attack, 12.h4
B80SicilianScheveningen variation
B81SicilianScheveningen, Keres attack
B83SicilianScheveningen, 6.Be2
B84SicilianScheveningen (Paulsen), classical variation
B86SicilianSozin attack
B87SicilianSozin with ...a6 and ...b5
B88SicilianSozin, Leonhardt variation
B89SicilianSozin, 7.Be3
B90SicilianNajdorf, Adams attack
B91SicilianNajdorf, Zagreb (fianchetto) variation
B92SicilianNajdorf, Opovcensky variation
B93SicilianNajdorf, 6.f4
B94SicilianNajdorf, 6.Bg5
B96SicilianNajdorf, 7.f4
B97SicilianNajdorf, Poisoned pawn variation
B98SicilianNajdorf, Browne variation
B99SicilianNajdorf, 7...Be7 main line
C00FrenchSchlechter variation
C01Frenchexchange variation
C02Frenchadvance, Milner-Barry gambit
C03FrenchTarrasch
C04FrenchTarrasch, Guimard main line
C05FrenchTarrasch, closed variation
C06FrenchTarrasch, closed variation, main line
C07FrenchTarrasch, open variation
C08FrenchTarrasch, open, 4.ed ed
C09FrenchTarrasch, open variation, main line
C10FrenchRubinstein variation
C11FrenchBurn variation
C12FrenchMacCutcheon, Janowski variation
C13Frenchclassical, Anderssen variation
C14Frenchclassical, Steinitz variation
C15FrenchWinawer (Nimzovich) variation
C16FrenchWinawer, Petrosian variation
C17FrenchWinawer, advance, 5.a3
C18FrenchWinawer, advance variation
C19FrenchWinawer, advance, 6...Ne7
C20King's pawn game
C21Danish gambitSoerensen defence
C22Centre gameBerger variation
C23Bishop's opening
C24Bishop's openingBerlin defence
C25ViennaPaulsen variation
C26ViennaFalkbeer variation
C27Vienna game
C28Vienna game
C29Vienna gambitPaulsen attack
C30KGDclassical variation
C31KGDFalkbeer counter-gambit
C32KGDFalkbeer, 5.de
C34KGASchallop defence
C36KGAAbbazia defence, modern variation
C40Latvian counter-gambit
C41PhilidorImproved Hanham variation
C42Petrovclassical attack, Marshall variation
C43Petrovmodern attack, Symmetrical variation
C44Scotch gambitBenima defence
C45ScotchSchmidt variation
C46Four knightsGunsberg variation
C47Four knightsScotch, 4...exd4
C48Four knightsSpanish variation
C49Four knightssymmetrical, Maroczy system
C50Giuoco PianissimoItalian four knights variation
C52Evans gambitcompromised defence
C53Giuoco Piano
C54Giuoco Piano
C55Two knights defence (Modern bishop's opening)
C56Two knights defence
C57two knights defenceFegatello attack
C58Two knights defence
C60Ruy LopezCozio defence
C61Ruy LopezBird's defence
C62Ruy Lopezold Steinitz defence
C63Ruy LopezSchliemann defence, Berger variation
C64Ruy Lopezclassical (Cordel) defence
C65Ruy LopezBerlin defence
C66Ruy Lopezclosed Berlin defence, Chigorin variation
C67Ruy LopezBerlin defence, open variation
C68Ruy Lopezexchange, Keres variation
C69Ruy Lopezexchange, Gligoric variation
C70Ruy LopezCaro variation
C71Ruy Lopezmodern Steinitz defence
C72Ruy Lopezmodern Steinitz defence, 5.O-O
C73Ruy Lopezmodern Steinitz defence, Alapin variation
C74Ruy Lopezmodern Steinitz defence, siesta variation
C75Ruy Lopezmodern Steinitz defence
C76Ruy Lopezmodern Steinitz defence, fianchetto (Bronstein) variation
C77Ruy LopezMorphy defence
C78Ruy LopezArchangelsk (counterthrust) variation
C79Ruy LopezSteinitz defence deferred (Russian defence)
C80Ruy Lopezopen, Bernstein variation
C81Ruy Lopezopen, Howell attack
C82Ruy Lopezopen, Italian variation
C84Ruy Lopezclosed defence
C85Ruy LopezExchange variation doubly deferred (DERLD)
C86Ruy LopezWorrall attack, sharp line
C88Ruy Lopezclosed, anti-Marshall 8.a4
C89Ruy LopezMarshall counter-attack, 11...c6
C90Ruy Lopezclosed, Pilnik variation
C91Ruy Lopezclosed, Bogolyubov variation
C92Ruy Lopezclosed, Flohr-Zaitsev system (Lenzerheide variation)
C94Ruy Lopezclosed, Breyer defence
C95Ruy Lopezclosed, Breyer, Borisenko variation
C96Ruy Lopezclosed, Keres (...Nd7) defence
C97Ruy Lopezclosed, Chigorin defence
D00Queen's pawn, Mason variation
D01Richter-Veresov attack
D02Queen's pawn game
D03Torre attack (Tartakower variation)
D04Queen's pawn game
D05Queen's pawn game, Rubinstein (Colle-Zukertort) variation
D06QGDsymmetrical (Austrian) defence
D07QGDChigorin defence
D08QGDAlbin counter-gambit
D09QGDAlbin counter-gambit, 5.g3
D10QGD Slav defenceexchange variation
D11QGD Slav4.e3
D12QGD Slav4.e3 Bf5
D13QGD Slavexchange variation
D14QGD Slavexchange variation, 6.Bf4 Bf5
D15QGD Slav5.e3 (Alekhine variation)
D16QGD SlavSmyslov variation
D17QGD SlavWiesbaden variation
D18QGD SlavDutch variation
D19QGD SlavDutch variation
D20QGA3.e4
D21QGA3.Nf3
D22QGAAlekhine defence
D23QGAMannheim variation
D24QGA, 4.Nc3
D25QGA, Janowsky-Larsen variation
D26QGAclassical variation, 6.O-O
D27QGAclassical, 6...a6
D28QGAclassical, 7...b5
D30QGDVienna variation
D31QGDJanowski variation
D32QGDTarrasch defence
D34QGDTarrasch, Prague variation, 9.Bg5
D35QGDexchange variation
D36QGDexchange, positional line, 6.Qc2
D37QGDclassical variation (5.Bf4)
D38QGDRagozin variation
D39QGDRagozin, Vienna variation
D40QGDSemi-Tarrasch defence
D41QGDSemi-Tarrasch, 5.cd
D43QGD semi-Slav
D44QGD semi-SlavBotvinnik system (anti-Meran)
D45QGD semi-SlavStoltz variation
D46QGD semi-SlavChigorin defence
D47QGD semi-SlavMeran variation
D48QGD semi-SlavMeran, 8...a6
D50QGD4.Bg5
D51QGDAlekhine variation
D52QGDCambridge Springs defence, Yugoslav variation
D53QGD4.Bg5 Be7
D55QGDPetrosian variation
D56QGDLasker defence
D58QGDTartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) system
D60QGDOrthodox defence
D63QGDOrthodox defence, Pillsbury attack
D70Neo-Gruenfeld defence
D76Neo-Gruenfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
D77Neo-Gruenfeld, 6.O-O
D78Neo-Gruenfeld, 6.O-O c6
D79Neo-Gruenfeld, 6.O-O, main line
D80Gruenfeld defence
D81GruenfeldRussian variation
D82Gruenfeld4.Bf4
D83GruenfeldGruenfeld gambit
D85Gruenfeldmodern exchange variation
D86Gruenfeldexchange, classical variation
D87Gruenfeldexchange, Spassky variation
D90GruenfeldThree knights variation
D91Gruenfeld5.Bg5
D92Gruenfeld5.Bf4
D93Gruenfeld with Bf4 e3
D94GruenfeldOpovcensky variation
D95Gruenfeld with e3 & Qb3
D96GruenfeldRussian variation
D97GruenfeldRussian, Byrne (Simagin) variation
E00Catalan opening
E01Catalanclosed
E04Catalanopen, 5.Nf3
E05Catalanopen, classical line
E06Catalanclosed, 5.Nf3
E08Catalanclosed, 7.Qc2
E10Queen's pawn game
E11Bogo-Indian defence, Gruenfeld variation
E12Queen's Indian4.Nc3
E14Queen's Indian4.e3
E15Queen's Indian4.g3 Bb7
E16Queen's IndianCapablanca variation
E17Queen's Indiananti-Queen's Indian system
E18Queen's Indianold main line, 7.Nc3
E19Queen's Indianold main line, 9.Qxc3
E20Nimzo-IndianKmoch variation
E21Nimzo-Indianthree knights variation
E24Nimzo-IndianSaemisch variation
E25Nimzo-IndianSaemisch variation
E30Nimzo-IndianLeningrad variation
E32Nimzo-Indianclassical variation
E33Nimzo-Indianclassical, Milner-Barry (Zurich) variation
E34Nimzo-Indianclassical, Noa variation
E36Nimzo-Indianclassical, Noa variation, 5.a3
E37Nimzo-Indianclassical, Noa variation, main line, 7.Qc2
E39Nimzo-Indianclassical, Pirc variation
E40Nimzo-Indian4.e3
E41Nimzo-Indiane3, Huebner variation
E43Nimzo-IndianFischer variation
E44Nimzo-IndianFischer variation, 5.Ne2
E46Nimzo-IndianReshevsky variation
E47Nimzo-Indian4.e3 O-O, 5.Bd3
E48Nimzo-Indian4.e3 O-O, 5.Bd3 d5
E49Nimzo-Indian4.e3, Botvinnik system
E50Nimzo-Indian4.e3 e8g8, 5.Nf3, without ...d5
E53Nimzo-Indian4.e3, main line with ...c5
E54Nimzo-Indian4.e3, Gligoric system with 7...dc
E58Nimzo-Indian4.e3, main line with 8...Bxc3
E59Nimzo-Indian4.e3, main line
E60King's Indian, 3.Nf3
E61King's Indian defence, 3.Nc3
E62King's Indianfianchetto, lesser Simagin (Spassky) variation
E63King's Indianfianchetto, Panno variation
E67King's Indianfianchetto, classical variation
E68King's Indianfianchetto, classical variation, 8.e4
E69King's Indianfianchetto, classical main line
E70King's IndianKramer system
E71King's IndianMakagonov system (5.h3)
E73King's IndianAverbakh system
E74King's IndianAverbakh, 6...c5
E80King's IndianSaemisch variation
E81King's IndianSaemisch, 5...O-O
E83King's IndianSaemisch, 6...Nc6
E84King's IndianSaemisch, Panno main line
E85King's IndianSaemisch, orthodox variation
E86King's IndianSaemisch, orthodox, 7.Nge2 c6
E87King's IndianSaemisch, orthodox, 7.d5
E88King's IndianSaemisch, orthodox, 7.d5 c6
E90King's IndianLarsen variation
E91King's Indian6.Be2
E92King's IndianAndersson variation
E93King's IndianPetrosian system, main line
E94King's Indianorthodox, Donner variation
E95King's Indianorthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1
E97King's Indianorthodox, Aronin-Taimanov variation (Yugoslav attack / Mar del Plata variation)
E98King's Indianorthodox, Aronin-Taimanov, 9.Ne1
E99King's Indianorthodox, Aronin-Taimanov, main line