Chess Opening Theory/1. d4/1...d5/2. c4/2...e6/3. Nc3/3...c6/4. e4
|Semi-Slav Defense: Marshall Gambit|
|Moves: 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 c6 4. e4|
This move controls the center and creates a huge pawn roller. Black's c8-bishop will be blocked and inactive for some time. However, White will have to sac a pawn in a few moves if they want to fight for the edge. Black didn't move a single piece yet and put all their central pawns on light squares. White quickly got e4 in.
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