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 Gruenfeld 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

Study Games for Eco Code A02

 

A02

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