Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. Bc4/2...Bc5

Bishop's Opening Classical 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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Bishop's Opening Classical DefenceEdit

2...Bc5Edit

The position remains symmetrical. This does not work well for Black as White's move d4 can always be played first.

Theory tableEdit

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

1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Bc5
3
d3
Nf6
=
Nf3
Nc6
=
Nc3
Nf6
d3
Nc6
=
Qh5
Qe7
Nf3
Nc6
=
Qh5
Nc6??
Qxf7#
N/A
1-0
c3
Nf6
d4
exd4
=

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Last modified on 10 April 2011, at 18:49