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Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...a6/2. d4/2...b5/3. Nf3/3...Bb7

St. George 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)

rn1qkbnr/1bpppppp/p7/1p6/3PP3/5N2/PPP2PPP/RNBQKB1R

St. George DefenceEdit

The pawn is under attack. Nc3 is impossible, so the only good move is 4. Bd3.

Theory tableEdit

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

'1.e4 a6 2.d4 b5 3.Nf3 Bb7'

4
Main line Bd3
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