Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...c5/2. Nf3/2...d6/3. c3
< Chess Opening Theory | 1. e4 | 1...c5 | 2. Nf3 | 2...d6
Position in Forsyth-Edwards Notation (FEN)
|Moves: 1. e4 c5 2.Nf3|
|ECO code: B27-B99|
|Parent: Sicilian Defence|
White aims to block black's dark-square bishop from the long diagonal and support a d4 advance. Play can transpose into an Alapin.