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Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...c6/2. d4

Caro-Kann 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 c6 2.d4
ECO code: B11-B19
Parent: King's Pawn Opening

Caro-Kann DefenceEdit

According to the plan from the previous move Black will almost certainly play 2...d5. On rare occasions 2...g6 has been played.

Theory tableEdit

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

1.e4 c6 2.d4

2 3 4 5
d4
d5
Nc3
dxe4
Nxe4
Bf5
Ng3
Bg6
=
Modern Defence ...
g6
Nc3
d5
h3
Bg7
Nf3
Nf6
+=

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ReferencesEdit

  • Nunn's Chess Openings. 1999. John Nunn (Editor), Graham Burgess, John Emms, Joe Gallagher. ISBN 1-8574-4221-0.
  • Batsford Chess Openings 2 (1989, 1994). Garry Kasparov, Raymond Keene. ISBN 0-8050-3409-9.