Chess Opening Theory/1. d4/1...Nf6/2. c4/2...Nc6/3. Nc3/3...e6

Black Knights Tango
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. d4 Nf6 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nc3 e6

Black Knights TangoEdit

3...e6Edit

Opening the diagional for the Black Bishop to develop and supporting d5.

Theory tableEdit

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

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nc3 e6

4 5 6
e4
Bb4
f3
d5
cxd5
exd5
Nf3
Bb4
Qc2
d6
Bd2
O-O

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ReferencesEdit

  • Georgi Orlov (1992), Black Knights' Tango, Batsford, ISBN 1879479036
  • Georgi Orlov (1998),The Black Knights' Tango: Outwit Your Opponents from Move 2!, Batsford, ISBN 0713483490
  • Kasparov, Garry, & Keene, Raymond 1989 Batsford chess openings 2. ISBN 0-8050-3409-9.