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...Rb8/9. Bd3/9...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. Qf3  8...Rb8  9. Bd3Two Knights:Colman's Defence  



Position in ForsythEdwards Notation(FEN)
1rbqkb1r/p4pp1/2p2n1p/n3p1N1/8/3B1Q2/PPPP1PPP/RNB1K2R 
Contents
Two Knights:Colman's DefenceEdit
9...h6Edit
The theory move for years, given an exclamation mark by Estrin although quite why is unclear. The White Knight is now forced to make a good move to the e4 square.
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.Bd3 h6
10  11  12  

Ne4 Nd5 
b3 g6 
Bb2 Bg7 
StatisticsEdit
Estimated next move likelihood
Ne4 100%
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