Schlechter Variation (A02)

Carl Schlechter (2 March 1874 – 27 December 1918) was a leading Austrian chess master and theoretician at the turn of the 20th century. He is best known for drawing a World Chess Championship match with Emanuel Lasker.

There are several "Schlechter Variations" in the chess openings:

  • Schlechter Gambit of the Bird's Opening 1.f4 e5 2.fxe5 Nc6
  • Schlechter Variation of the French Defence 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Bd3
  • Schlechter Variation of the Slav Defence 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.e3 g6 (or via a Grünfeld move-order, 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.e3 c6)
  • Schlechter Variation of the Danish Gambit 1.e4 e5 2.d4 exd4 3.c3 dxc3 4. Bc4 cxb2 5.Bxb2 d5

 

A02

Bird Opening 1. f4

Bird Opening

1. f4

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Study Games for A02

 

A02