# Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. Nf3/2...Nc6/3. Bc4/3...Nf6/4. Ng5/4...d5/5. exd5/5...Na5/6. Bb5/6...c6/7. dxc6/7...bxc6/8. Be2/8...h6

< Chess Opening Theory | 1. e4 | 1...e5 | 2. Nf3 | 2...Nc6 | 3. Bc4 | 3...Nf6 | 4. Ng5 | 4...d5 | 5. exd5 | 5...Na5 | 6. Bb5 | 6...c6 | 7. dxc6 | 7...bxc6 | 8. Be2Two Knights Defence
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Position in Forsyth-Edwards Notation(FEN) r1bqkb1r/p4pp1/2p2n1p/n3p1N1/8/8/PPPPBPPP/RNBQK2R |

## Contents

# Two Knights DefenceEdit

### 8 ... h6Edit

White now has two choices to place the knight either out of immediate play on h3 or the more normal f3 square where it can be provoked again with 8 ... e4

## Theory tableEdit

For explanation of theory tables see theory table and for notation see algebraic notation.

- 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 Na5 6.Bb5+ c6 7. dxc6 bxc6 8. Be2 h6

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Steinitz Variation | Nh3 - |

Main Line | Nf3 - |

## StatisticsEdit

Estimated next move likelihood

Nf3 66%, Nh3 34%

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