# 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

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Two Knights:Colman Defence
 a b c d e f g h 8 8 7 7 6 6 5 5 4 4 3 3 2 2 1 1 a b c d e f g h
Position in Forsyth-Edwards Notation(FEN)

1rbqkb1r/p4ppp/2p2n2/nB2p1N1/8/5Q2/PPPP1PPP/RNB1K2R

# Two Knights:Colman Defence

### 8... Rb8

Colman Defence. Black ignores the attacked pawn and develops the Rook.

## Theory table

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 10 11 12
1 Bxc6+
Nxc6
Qxc6+
Nd7
d3
Be7
Ne4
Rb6
2 Bd3
Be7
O-O
O-O
Re1
Rb4
Nc3
Rf4
3 ...
h6
Ne4
Nd5
b3
g6
Qg3
Bg7
4 Be2
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## Statistics

Estimated next move likelihood
Bd3 70%, Bxc6 19%, Ba4 6%, Be2 5%

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