Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...c6/2. d4/2...d5/3. Nc3/3...dxe4/4. Nxe4/4...Nf6/5. Nxf6
< Chess Opening Theory  1. e4  1...c6  2. d4  2...d5  3. Nc3  3...dxe4  4. Nxe4  4...Nf6CaroKann Defence  



Position in ForsythEdwards Notation(FEN)
rn1qkb1r/pp2pppp/2p2N2/8/3P4/8/PPP2PPP/R1BQKBNR 
CaroKann DefenceEdit
Almost always played, weakening black's pawn structure.
Theory tableEdit
For explanation of theory tables see theory table and for notation see algebraic notation.
1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nf6 5. Nxf6+
5  

BronsteinLarsen variation  ... gxf6 
Korchnoi variation  ... exf6 
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