Chess Opening Theory/1. c4/1...Nf6

English Opening
a b c d e f g h
8 a8 b8 c8 d8 e8 f8 g8 h8 8
7 a7 b7 c7 d7 e7 f7 g7 h7 7
6 a6 b6 c6 d6 e6 f6 g6 h6 6
5 a5 b5 c5 d5 e5 f5 g5 h5 5
4 a4 b4 c4 d4 e4 f4 g4 h4 4
3 a3 b3 c3 d3 e3 f3 g3 h3 3
2 a2 b2 c2 d2 e2 f2 g2 h2 2
1 a1 b1 c1 d1 e1 f1 g1 h1 1
a b c d e f g h
Position in Forsyth-Edwards Notation(FEN)

rnbqkb1r/pppppppp/5n2/8/2P5/8/PP1PPPPP/RNBQKBNR

English OpeningEdit

1...Nf6Edit

Black keeps his or her options open with this move. After a d4 advance by white, the game may transpose to an Indian defence.

Theory tableEdit

For explanation of theory tables see theory table and for notation see algebraic notation.

1. c4 Nf6

2
d4
...
= see 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4
Nf3
...
= see 1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4
Nc3
...
=
g3
...
=
d3
...
= see 1.d3 Nf6 2.c4
e3
...
= see 1.e3 Nf6 2.c4
f4
...
= see 1.f4 Nf6 2.c4
/2. Qb3
...
=
b3
...
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ReferencesEdit

  • Batsford Chess Openings 2 (1989, 1994). Garry Kasparov, Raymond Keene. ISBN 0-8050-3409-9.
Last modified on 30 May 2013, at 14:26