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|Chess Openings - English Opening 1...c5|
English Opening 1...c5
Also known as the Symmetrical Variation.
Example line 1
1.c4 c5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 e6 5.Nc3 Nc6
Here Black develops the Bishop on the a3-f8 diagonal.
Example line 2
1.c4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.g3 g6 4.Bg2 Bg7 5.Nf3 Nf6 6.O-O O-O 7.d4
Here Black fianchettos the Bishop.
(Back to initial position.)