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Chess Opening Theory/1. c4/1...c5/2. Nc3/2...Nc6/3. g3/3...g6/4. Bg2/4...Bg7

Symmetrical English
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)

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Symmetrical EnglishEdit

4...Bg7Edit

Theory tableEdit

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

1.c4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.g3 g6 4.Bg2 Bg7

5 6 7 8 9
Nf3
Nf6
O-O
O-O
d4
cxd4
Nxd4
Nxd4
Qxd4
d6
=
a3
a6
Rb1
Rb8
b4
cxb4
axb4
b5
cxb5
axb5
=
e3
e6
Nge2
Nge7
O-O
O-O
d4
cxd4
nxd4
Nxd4
=
d3
e6
Bd2
Nge7
Qc1
h6
h4
b6
Nh3
Bb7
=
e4
e6
Nge2
Nge7
O-O
O-O
d3
d6
a3
b6
=

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ReferencesEdit

  • Batsford Chess Openings 2 (1989, 1994). Garry Kasparov, Raymond Keene. ISBN 0-8050-3409-9.
  • Nunn's Chess Openings. 1999. John Nunn (Editor), Graham Burgess, John Emms, Joe Gallagher. ISBN 1-8574-4221-0.