Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. Nf3/2...Nc6/3. Bc4/3...Nf6/4. Ng5/4...d5/5. exd5/5...Na5/6. Bb5/6...c6/7. dxc6/7...bxc6/8. Qf3/8...Rb8

Two Knights:Colman 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)

1rbqkb1r/p4ppp/2p2n2/nB2p1N1/8/5Q2/PPPP1PPP/RNB1K2R

Two Knights:Colman DefenceEdit

8... Rb8Edit

Colman Defence. Black ignores the attacked pawn and develops the Rook.

Theory tableEdit

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

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 Na5 6.Bb5+ c6 7. dxc6 bxc6 8. Qf3 Rb8
9 10 11 12
1 Bxc6+
Nxc6
Qxc6+
Nd7
d3
Be7
Ne4
Rb6
2 Bd3
Be7
O-O
O-O
Re1
Rb4
Nc3
Rf4
3 ...
h6
Ne4
Nd5
b3
g6
Qg3
Bg7
4 Be2
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StatisticsEdit

Estimated next move likelihood
Bd3 70%, Bxc6 19%, Ba4 6%, Be2 5%

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Last modified on 2 September 2009, at 23:54