Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...b6/2. d4/2...Bb7

Owen'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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Moves: 1.e4 b6 2. d4 Bb7
ECO code: B00
Parent: King's Pawn Opening

Owen's DefenceEdit

2. ... Bb7Edit

Black attacks e4. White's most common reply is 3. Bd3, defending the pawn, although 3. Nc3 and 3. f3?! are also possible.

Theory tableEdit

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

1.e4 b6 2. d4 Bb7

3 4
Bd3
Nf6
Qe2
e6
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Nc3
...
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Last modified on 18 January 2011, at 22:34