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. Qf3/8...Rb8
< 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. Qf3Two Knights:Colman Defence  



Position in ForsythEdwards Notation(FEN)
1rbqkb1r/p4ppp/2p2n2/nB2p1N1/8/5Q2/PPPP1PPP/RNB1K2R 
Contents
Two Knights:Colman DefenceEdit
8... Rb8Edit
Colman Defence. Black ignores the attacked pawn and develops the Rook.
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. Qf3 Rb8
9  10  11  12  

1  Bxc6+ Nxc6 
Qxc6+ Nd7 
d3 Be7 
Ne4 Rb6 
∞  
2  Bd3 Be7 
OO OO 
Re1 Rb4 
Nc3 Rf4 
∞  
3  ... h6 
Ne4 Nd5 
b3 g6 
Qg3 Bg7 
∞  
4  Be2  
StatisticsEdit
Estimated next move likelihood
Bd3 70%, Bxc6 19%, Ba4 6%, Be2 5%
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