Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...d6/2. Nf3

Pirc 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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Pirc DefenceEdit

Black must now choose between going on in a modern defence with 2...g6 or transposing into another defence with 2...c5 or 2...e5.

Theory tableEdit

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

1.e4 d6 2.Nf3

2
Sicilian Defence (by transposition) ...
c5
=
Philidor Defence (by transposition) ...
e5
=
...
g6
=

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ReferencesEdit

  • Batsford Chess Openings 2 (1989, 1994). Garry Kasparov, Raymond Keene. ISBN 0-8050-3409-9.
Last modified on 2 September 2009, at 23:26