Chess Opening Theory/1. d4/1...d5/2. Kd2

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Queen's Boungcloud
a b c d e f g h
8 a8 b8 c8 d8 e8 f8 g8 h8 8
7 a7 b7 c7 d7 e7 f7 g7 h7 7
6 a6 b6 c6 d6 e6 f6 g6 h6 6
5 a5 b5 c5 d5 e5 f5 g5 h5 5
4 a4 b4 c4 d4 e4 f4 g4 h4 4
3 a3 b3 c3 d3 e3 f3 g3 h3 3
2 a2 b2 c2 d2 e2 f2 g2 h2 2
1 a1 b1 c1 d1 e1 f1 g1 h1 1
a b c d e f g h
Position in Forsyth-Edwards Notation(FEN)

rnbqkbnr/ppp1pppp/8/3p4/3P4/8/PPPKPPPP/RNBQ1BNR

Queen's Boungcloud[edit]

2. Kd2[edit]

2. Kd2 is thought to be the worst following move to 1. d4 d5. The problems with 2. Kd2? are that the King move prevents castling to protect the King, endangers the King, and ignores development. Unlike the normal Boungcloud Attack, this move has no redeeming qualities or potential whatsoever and is an obvious error.

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