Van Duijn’s variation  



Position in ForsythEdwards Notation(FEN)
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Van Duijn’s VariationEdit
This opening is an interesting variation of the Wing Gambit. The idea is to prepare b4 with a3. The main continuation is 2...Nc6 although many moves are possible.
Theory tableEdit
For explanation of theory tables see theory table and for notation see algebraic notation.
1.e4 c5 2.a3
2  

... Nc6 
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... d5 
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... e6 
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... g6 
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... d6 
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... e5 
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ReferencesEdit
 Challenging the Sicilian with 2.a3!?. 2004. Alexei Bezgodov. ISBN 9548782375.