Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...Nf6/2. e5/2...Nd5/3. c4

Alekhine's Defence: Lasker Attack
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. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. c4

Alekhine's Defence: Lasker Attack

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In this variation, White will usually go on with 4. c5. He loses the control of the d5 square, but gains space and tries to close Black game.

For now, Black must play 3...Nb6.

Theory table

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

'1.e4 Nf6 2.e5 Nd5 3.c4'

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