Larsens Opening (A01)

Larsen’s Opening (also called the Queen’s Fianchetto Opening) is a chess opening starting with the move: 1. b3 It is named after the Danish grandmaster Bent Larsen. Larsen was inspired by the example of the great Latvian-Danish player and theoretician Aron Nimzowitsch (1886–1935), who often played 1.Nf3 followed by 2.b3,...