Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...c6/2. d4/2...d5/3. Nc3/3...dxe4/4. Nxe4/4...Bf5

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Caro-Kann Defence:Classical Variation
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 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5

Caro-Kann Defence:Classical VariationEdit

White can, and almost always does, stick to the main line, with Ng3, forcing the bishop back, but the ambitious Nc5, and the aggressive Burris Gambit have given white surprising success.

Theory tableEdit

5
Main Line
Ng3
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Nc5
=
Burris Gambit
Bd3!?
=
Bd3
e6
Nf3
Bg4
Be3
Nf6
Nxf6+
Qxf6
Be2
Nd7
0-0
Bd6
Qd3
0-0
c3
=

Qf3
=

Nc3
=

f3
=

Ng5
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