Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...c6/2. d4/2...d5/3. exd5/3...cxd5/4. Bd3/4...Nc6/5. c3/5...Nf6/6. Bf4/6...Bg4/7. Qb3/7...Qd7

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Caro-Kann Exchange Variation
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)

r3kb1r/pp1qpppp/2n2n2/3p4/3P1Bb1/1QPB4/PP3PPP/RN2K1NR

Parent: Caro-Kann

Caro-Kann Exchange Variation[edit]

Allowing the option of queenside castling, as well as Rc8 after castling kingside.

Nd2 is almost always played, although in a 1939 game, Aitken vs Flohr, white tried h3, and lost.

Theory table[edit]

For explanation of theory tables see theory table and for notation see algebraic notation.

1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 cxd5 4. Bd3 Nc6 5.c3 Nf6 6. Bf4 Bg4 7. Qb3 Qd7

8
Nd2
h3

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References[edit]

  • Nunns Chess Openings. 1999. John Nunn (Editor), Graham Burgess, John Emms, Joe Gallagher. ISBN 1-8574-4221-0.
  • Modern Chess Openings: MCO-14. 1999. Nick de Firmian, Walter Korn. ISBN 0-8129-3084-3.
  • Batsford Chess Openings 2 (1989, 1994). Garry Kasparov, Raymond Keene. ISBN 0-8050-3409-9.