Pirc Defence  



Position in ForsythEdwards Notation(FEN)
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Pirc DefenceEdit
Black must now choose between going on in a modern defence with 2...g6 or transposing into another defence with 2...c5 or 2...e5.
Theory tableEdit
For explanation of theory tables see theory table and for notation see algebraic notation.
1.e4 d6 2.Nf3
2  

Sicilian Defence (by transposition)  ... c5 
= 
Philidor Defence (by transposition)  ... e5 
= 
... g6 
= 
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ReferencesEdit
 Batsford Chess Openings 2 (1989, 1994). Garry Kasparov, Raymond Keene. ISBN 0805034099.