Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...c5/2. a3

Van Duijn’s variation
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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Van Duijn’s VariationEdit

This opening is an interesting variation of the Wing Gambit. The idea is to prepare b4 with a3. The main continuation is 2...Nc6 although many moves are possible.

Theory tableEdit

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

1.e4 c5 2.a3

2
...
Nc6
=
...
d5
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...
e6
=
...
g6
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...
d6
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...
e5
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Last modified on 2 September 2009, at 23:12