Chess Openings

This is a List of sound (some are not so sound) chess openings that are played in chess championships and chess tournaments worldwide. You can replay many chess games here played at top level chess.


For each chess opening listed here, I have collected won and lost games from modern times played by top chess grandmasters worldwide.

This way you can learn successful chess lines related to a particular chess opening system.

For Chess Openings that are not sound, I use this wood-colored board below.
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The openings which are wood-colored are almost newer played in serious chess matches and championships at top level chess.

Chess Openings for Black versus 1.d4

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Queens Indian Defense
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Nimzo Indian Defense
   
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Kings Indian Defense
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Gruenfeld Defense
   
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Slav Defense
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Queens Gambit Declined
   
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Queens Gambit Accepted
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Bogo-Indian Defence
   
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Benoni Defense
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Dutch Defence
   
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Cambridge Springs Defense
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B6 System
   
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Stonewall Dutch Defense
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Chigorin Defense

Chess Openings for Black versus 1.e4

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Sicilian Defence d6
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Sicilian Defence Nc6
   
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Sicilian Defence e6
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French Defence
   
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Ruy Lopez (Spanish)
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Berlin Defence (Ruy Lopez)
   
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Petrov Defence (Russian Defence)
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Giuoco Piano
   
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Two Knights Defence
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Caro Kann Defence
   
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Alekhines Defence
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Modern Defence
   
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Pirc Defence
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Scandinavian Defence

Chess Openings for White

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Ruy Lopez (Spanish)
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Morra Gambit (Amateur)
   
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Italian Game
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Sokolsky Opening
   
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Scotch Opening
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Vienna Game
   
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Four Knights Game (Amateur)
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Kings Gambit (for Amateur)
   
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Alapins Opening
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English Opening
   
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Colle System
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Colle Zukertort System
   
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Dutch Attack (Amateur)
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Blackmar Diemer Gambit (Amateur)
   
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London System (Amateur)
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Nimzovich-Larsen Attack (Amateur)
   
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Anti Sicilian – Alapin Variation
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Anti Sicilian – Grand Prix Attack

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