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Chess Openings - Petrov's Defense
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Petrov's Defense

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6

An alternate spelling is Petroff's Defense.


1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nxe5 d6 4.Nf3 Nxe4 5.d4


1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.d4

Example game(s)

1955 Hamburg Matanovic A. - Kieninger C43
1914 St Petersburg Lasker E. - Marshall F. C42

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