Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...Nh6

Adams Defence
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 Nh6
ECO code: B00
Parent: King's Pawn Opening

Adams Defence edit

1...Nh6?! edit

The Adams Defense is considered a weak response to the King's Pawn Opening, as it develops the Knight to an inferior square, allows White quick and easy development, and opens no lines for developing Black's pieces. Therefore, the Adams Defense is very uncommon.

Theory table edit

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1. e4 Nh6?!

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Hippopotamus Defence d4

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