Chess Opening Variances: French Defence Eco Code C00 – C19

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Guide

C00

French Defence

C00 French Defence

1. e4 e6

Study Games for Eco Code C00

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C00

C01

French, Exchange Variation

C01 French, Exchange Variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5

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C01

C02

French, Advance Variation

C02 French, Advance Variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5

Study Games for Eco Code C02

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C02

C03

French, Tarrasch

C03 French, Tarrasch

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2

Study Games for Eco Code C03

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C03

C04

French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line

C04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 Nc6 4. Ngf3 Nf6

Study Games for Eco Code C04

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C04

C05

French, Tarrasch, Closed Variation

C05 French, Tarrasch, Closed Variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 Nf6

Study Games for Eco Code C05

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C05

C06

French, Tarrasch, Closed Variation, Main line

C06 French, Tarrasch, Closed Variation, Main line

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. Bd3 c5 6. c3 Nc6 7. Ne2 cxd4 8. cxd4

Study Games for Eco Code C06

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C06

C07

French, Tarrasch, Open Variation

C07 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5

Study Games for Eco Code C07

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C07

C08

French, Tarrasch, Open, 4.exd5 exd5

C08 French, Tarrasch, Open, 4.exd5 exd5

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. exd5 exd5

Study Games for Eco Code C08

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C08

C09

French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line

C09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line

 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. exd5 exd5 5. Ngf3 Nc6

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C10

French, Paulsen Variation

C10 French, Paulsen Variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3

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C10

C11

French Defence

C11 French Defence

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6

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C11

C12

French, MacCutcheon Variation

C12 French, MacCutcheon Variation

 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Bb4

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C12

C13

French, Classical

C13 French, Classical

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7

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C13

C14

French, Classical Variation

C14 French, Classical Variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e5 Nfd7 6. Bxe7 Qxe7

Study Games for Eco Code C14

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C14

C15

French, Winawer (Nimzovich) Variation

C15 French, Winawer (Nimzovich) Variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4

Study Games for Eco Code C15

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C15

    • French, Winawer Variation, Nimzovich Variation

C16

French, Winawer, Advance Variation

C16 French, Winawer, Advance Variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5

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C16

C17

French, Winawer, Advance Variation

C17 French, Winawer, Advance Variation

 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5

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C17

C18

French, Winawer, Advance Variation

C18 French, Winawer, Advance Variation

 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3

Study Games for Eco Code C18

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C18

C19

French, Winawer, Advance, 6…Ne7

C19 French, Winawer, Advance, 6...Ne7

 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Ne7

Study Games for Eco Code C19

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C19