Pirc Defence (B07 – B09)

The Pirc Defence (correctly pronounced “peerts”, but often mispronounced “perk”), sometimes known as the Ufimtsev Defence or Yugoslav Defence, is a chess opening characterised by Black responding to 1.e4 with 1…d6 and 2…Nf6, followed by …g6 and …Bg7, while allowing White to establish an impressive-looking centre with pawns on d4...