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Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...c6/2. d4/2...d5

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 d5
ECO code: B12-B19
Parent: King's Pawn Opening

Caro-Kann DefenceEdit

2...d5Edit

This is initial position of the Caro-Kann. A semi-open game that tends to contain lines with minor piece play.

Theory tableEdit

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

1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5

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Classical Variation Nc3
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Tarrasch Variation Nd2
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Exchange Variation exd5
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Advance Variation e5
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Tartakower Variation f3
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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.