Nimzowitsch Defence  



Position in ForsythEdwards Notation(FEN)
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Nimzowitsch DefenceEdit
At this point, Black can transpose into Open Game with 2...e5. He may also stay in sharp theory with 2...d6.
Theory tableEdit
For explanation of theory tables see theory table and for notation see algebraic notation.
'1. e4 Nc6 2. Nf3'
2  

... d5 
=  
... d6 
=  
Open Game (by transposition)  ... e5 
= 
... f5 
∞ 
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ReferencesEdit
 Batsford Chess Openings 2 (1989, 1994). Garry Kasparov, Raymond Keene. ISBN 0805034099.