Chess Opening Theory/1. d4/1...Nf6/2. c4/2...g6/3. Nc3/3...d5/4. cxd5/4...Nxd5/5. e4/5...Nxc3/6. bxc3/6...Bg7/7. Nf3
Position in Forsyth-Edwards Notation (FEN)
|Moves: 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Nf3|
This move starts a piece setup that has become increasingly popular since the 1980's. White moves his Knight to an active place. The drawback is that the bishop will have to settle for the passive e2-square, else Bg4 would be strong.