Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...c6/2. d4/2...d5/3. Nc3/3...dxe4/4. Nxe4/4...Nf6/5. Nxf6/5...exf6
< Chess Opening Theory  1. e4  1...c6  2. d4  2...d5  3. Nc3  3...dxe4  4. Nxe4  4...Nf6  5. Nxf6Korchnoi Variation  



Position in ForsythEdwards Notation(FEN)
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CaroKann Defence:Korchnoi VariationEdit
Viktor Korchnoi has played 5...exf6 many times (including in a world championship match). 5...exf6 is sounder than 5...gxf6!? of the BronsteinLarsen Variation and offers Black rapid development.
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 exf6
6  

Bc4  
c3  
Nf3  
g3  
Ne2  
Be2  
Bf4  
Be3 
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