Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. Bd3

Tortoise Opening
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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Tortoise OpeningEdit

2. Bd3Edit

This rarely played slow move does little to give Black any issues. Black can play 2. Nf6 with d5 when the White Bishop is misplaced.


Theory tableEdit

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

1. e4 e5 2. Bd3

2
Bd3
Nf6
c3
d5
=+
...
...
Nf3
d5
=

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Last modified on 3 September 2009, at 00:22