Chess - Open game openings

Chess - Open game openings

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Philidor Defense The Philidor defense is a chess opening that takes its name from the eighteenth-century French chess player of the same name who first used it at great levels. It derives from the moves: 1. e4 (?) E5 2. Cf3 d6 With the second move, Black aims to defend the pawn in e5, but at the same time it does not develop pieces and obstructs the diagonal of the camposcuro bishop, which he will aim to develop in e7 or in flank. It is therefore considered a rather passive defense and is currently rare at high levels. Usually the game continues with: 3. d4 Cf6 the game, with correct play, will be rather balanced but the development of the pieces of white and its chains of pedestrians will be more natural than the black which, from his, will be able to count on the activity of the bishops. It takes its name from the 18th century sample François-André Danican Philidor, who suggested its use instead of the more common 2 ... Cc6. #Philidor Defense #chess #open game
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