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  



Position in ForsythEdwards 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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