Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...d6/2. Bb5+/

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Pirc Check[edit]

This does not do much, as black can easily counter with 2...c6. And white then has to retreat to a4 to keep its hold. However this is not a very useful position. Though this might have a psychological impact on black.