Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...Nf6/2. e5/2...Nd5/3. d4

Alekhine's 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)

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Alekhine's DefenceEdit

With his knight finally safe, Black can start to put pressure on White's pawn center. The most aggressive move in this position is 3...d6.

Theory tableEdit

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

'1.e4 Nf6 2.e5 Nd5 3.d4'

3
...
d6
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ReferencesEdit

  • Batsford Chess Openings 2 (1989, 1994). Garry Kasparov, Raymond Keene. ISBN 0-8050-3409-9.
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