Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. Bc4/2...Nc6

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Bishop's Opening
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)

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Bishop's Opening[edit]

2...Nc6[edit]

Black's Queen's Knight defends the e5 pawn and can be a possible threat to move to a5 attacking the White Bishop.

Theory table[edit]

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

1. e4 e5 2.Bc4 Nc6

3 4 5 6
Italian Game Nf3

See 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4
Vienna Game Nc3
Nf6
d3
Na5
Neg2
Nxc4
dxc4
Bc5
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Giuoco Pianissimo d3
Nf6
Nf3
Bc5
c3
a6
Bb3
d6
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Parham Attack Qh5
g6
Qf3
Nf6
Ne2
Bg7

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