Petrov’s Defence (Russian Game C42-C43)

Petrov’s Defence (also called Petroff’s Defence, Russian Game and Russian Defence) is a chess opening characterised by the following moves: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 Though this symmetrical response has a long history, it was first popularised by Alexander Petrov, a Russian chess player of the mid-19th century. In recognition...