Chess Opening Theory/1. c4/1...Nf6

Anglo-Indian 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)


Moves: 1.c4 Nf6
ECO code: A10
Parent: English Opening

English Opening: Anglo-Indian DefenceEdit

Black keeps his or her options open with this move. After a d4 advance by white, the game may transpose into an Indian defence.

Theory tableEdit

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

1. c4 Nf6

Indian Defence d4
= see 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4
= see 1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4
= see 1.d3 Nf6 2.c4
= see 1.e3 Nf6 2.c4
= see 1.f4 Nf6 2.c4
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  • Batsford Chess Openings 2 (1989, 1994). Garry Kasparov, Raymond Keene. ISBN 0-8050-3409-9.