Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e6/2. d4/2...d5/3. Nc3/3...Nf6
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Moves: 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 |
French Defence, Classical variationEdit
Both players engage a fight for the center. Tension will increase even more after Bg5 unless White wants to directly block the pawn structure and win a tempo by attacking the newly developed knight with e5.
Theory tableEdit
For explanation of theory tables, see theory table and for notation, see algebraic notation..
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 | ||
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Classical variation | Bg5 - |
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Steinitz variation | e5 - |
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ReferencesEdit
- Kasparov, Garry, & Keene, Raymond 1989 Batsford chess openings 2. ISBN 0-8050-3409-9.