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Saragossa Opening

Index Saragossa Opening

The Saragossa Opening is a chess opening defined by the opening move: Since White usually plays more aggressively in the opening, the Saragossa is considered an irregular opening, classified as A00 by the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings. [1]

25 relations: Caro–Kann Defence, Center Game, Chess opening, Domenico Lorenzo Ponziani, Dutch Defence, Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, French Defence, Irregular chess opening, Jacques Mieses, Knight (chess), List of chess openings, List of chess openings named after places, Mannheim, Paul Saladin Leonhardt, Pawn (chess), Queen (chess), Queen's Gambit Declined, Queen's Pawn Game, Scandinavian Defense, Sicilian Defence, Siegbert Tarrasch, Slav Defense, The Oxford Companion to Chess, Transposition (chess), Zaragoza.

Caro–Kann Defence

The Caro–Kann Defence is a chess opening characterised by the moves: The Caro–Kann is a common defence against the King's Pawn Opening and is classified as a "Semi-Open Game" like the Sicilian Defence and French Defence, although it is thought to be more solid and less dynamic than either of those openings.

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Center Game

The Center Game is a chess opening that begins with the moves: The game usually continues 3.Qxd4 Nc6, with a gain of tempo for Black due to the attack on the white queen.

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Chess opening

A chess opening or simply an opening refers to the initial moves of a chess game.

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Domenico Lorenzo Ponziani

Domenico Lorenzo Ponziani (9 November 1719 – 15 July 1796) was an 18th-century Italian law professor, priest, chess player, composer and theoretician.

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Dutch Defence

The Dutch Defence is a chess opening characterised by the moves: Black's 1...f5 stakes a serious claim to the e4-square and envisions an attack in the middlegame on White's; however, it also weakens Black's kingside some (especially the e8–h5 diagonal) and contributes nothing to Black's development.

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Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings

The Encyclopedia of Chess Openings is a classification system for the opening moves in chess.

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French Defence

The French Defence is a chess opening characterised by the moves: This is most commonly followed by 2.d4 d5, with Black intending...c5 at a later stage, attacking White's and gaining on the.

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Irregular chess opening

In chess, irregular opening is a traditional term for any opening considered unusual or unorthodox.

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Jacques Mieses

Jacques Mieses (born Jakob Mieses; 27 February 1865 – 23 February 1954) was a German-born chess Grandmaster and writer.

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Knight (chess)

The knight (♘ ♞) is a piece in the game of chess, representing a knight (armored cavalry).

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List of chess openings

This is a list of chess openings, organized by the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings code.

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List of chess openings named after places

The Oxford Companion to Chess lists 1,327 named openings and variants.

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Mannheim

Mannheim (Palatine German: Monnem or Mannem) is a city in the southwestern part of Germany, the third-largest in the German state of Baden-Württemberg after Stuttgart and Karlsruhe with a 2015 population of approximately 305,000 inhabitants.

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Paul Saladin Leonhardt

Paul Saladin Leonhardt (13 November 1877 – 14 December 1934) was a German chess master.

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Pawn (chess)

The pawn (♙,♟) is the most numerous piece in the game of chess, and in most circumstances, also the weakest.

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Queen (chess)

The queen (♕,♛) is the most powerful piece in the game of chess, able to move any number of squares vertically, horizontally or diagonally.

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Queen's Gambit Declined

The Queen's Gambit Declined (or QGD) is a chess opening in which Black declines a pawn offered by White in the Queen's Gambit: This is known as the Orthodox Line of the Queen's Gambit Declined.

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Queen's Pawn Game

The Queen's Pawn Game is any chess opening starting with the move: It is the second most popular opening move after 1.e4.

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Scandinavian Defense

The Scandinavian Defense (or Center Counter Defense, or Center Counter Game) is a chess opening characterized by the moves.

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Sicilian Defence

The Sicilian Defence is a chess opening that begins with the following moves: The Sicilian is the most popular and best-scoring response to White's first move 1.e4.

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Siegbert Tarrasch

Siegbert Tarrasch (5 March 1862 – 17 February 1934) was one of the strongest chess players and most influential chess teachers of the late 19th and early 20th century.

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Slav Defense

The Slav Defense is a chess opening that begins with the moves: The Slav is one of the primary defenses to the Queen's Gambit.

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The Oxford Companion to Chess

The Oxford Companion to Chess is a reference book on the game of chess, written by David Hooper and Kenneth Whyld.

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Transposition (chess)

A transposition in chess and other chess-like games is a sequence of moves that results in a position which may also be reached by another, more common sequence of moves.

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Zaragoza

Zaragoza, also called Saragossa in English, is the capital city of the Zaragoza province and of the autonomous community of Aragon, Spain.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saragossa_Opening

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