Chess Opening Theory/1. a4/1...e5/2. h4
|Moves: 1. a4 e5 2. h4|
Crab Variation[edit | edit source]
This variation does nothing to aid White's development and weakens their position, and thus is not recommended for serious play. It is named due to its crab-like appearance, with the a and h pawns presumably representing claws. It does have one upside, however, preventing 2...Qh4.