Glossary

Petrov's Defence

Also known as the Petroff or Russian Game, this is an opening for Black starting with the moves 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6. A very solid defence, it was associated with Russian masters Alexander Petrov and Carl Jänisch, who investigated the opening in the 19th century.


A reliable and solid defence to 1.e4



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