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Chess Opening Theory/1. d4/1...g6/2. c4

Queen's Pawn: Modern
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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Queen's Pawn: ModernEdit

2. c4Edit

Playing the standard Queens pawn formation controlling the center.

Black's options are still many, but likely to be a King's Indian or Grunfeld Defence, but possible is a transposition into the Dutch Defense.

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Theory tableEdit

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

1. d4 d6 2. c4

2 3 4 5
c4
Nf6
=
c4
Bg7
=
c4
d6
=
c4
f5
+=

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