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1. b4 
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Black to move
662 games · 1868-2014
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 move gameswhite wins - draws - black wins %
1...e5 280

34.6%

21.8%

43.6%
1...d5 148

31.1%

24.3%

44.6%
1...Nf6 89

28.1%

32.6%

39.3%
1...e6 51

49%

15.7

35.3%
1...c6 44

25%

25%

50%
1...a5 30

50%


46.7%
1...d6 5

20%

40%

40%
1...b6 4

25%

25%

50%
1...f5 4

50%

25%

25%
1...c5 3

33.3%

33.3%

33.3%
1...b5 2

100%
1...Nc6 I Frosinos vs E Kritsiligou, 2000 1-0
1...a6 J F Cubas vs O Zambrana, 2002 1/2-1/2

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NOTABLE GAMES: (?)
B Fleissig vs Schlechter, 1893 (0-1)
K Chernyshov vs A Lesiak, 1969 (1-0)
Capablanca vs Kevitz, 1924 (0-1)
Brichinova vs Alexandrova, 1979 (0-1)
Sokolsky vs Strugatsch, 1958 (1-0)

DEBUT: A Skipworth vs Cuthbertson, 1868 (1-0)
RECENT: P G Jonsson vs S Bjarnason, 2014 (1-0)

GAME COLLECTIONS:
Black - Uncommon opening by gaborn
1. b4: Sokolsky Opening by Francio
Sokolsky's games on his own opening by Francio

OPENING DESIGNATIONS:
A00: Uncommon Opening (653)
A06: Reti Opening (7)
A04: Reti Opening (2)

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