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Chess Opening Theory/1. d4/1...d5/2. c4/2...c6/3. Nf3/3...Nf6/4. e3

Slav Defence
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/pp2pppp/2p2n2/3p4/2PP4/4PN2/PP3PPP/RNBQKB1R


Slav Defence DeclinedEdit

4. e3 ...Edit

Moves: 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 ...

A very quiet move introducing white to a more positional play : Slav Defence, Quiet Variation D11, Quiet Variation, Pin Defence D12 and Schallopp Defence D12.

Theory tableEdit

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

1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.e3 ...

4
Slav Defence, Quiet Variation ...
e6
+/=
Slav Defence, Quiet Variation ...
a6
+/=
Quiet Variation, Pin Defence ...
Bg4
+/=
Quiet Variation, Schallopp Defence ...
Bf5
+/=