Caro-Kann defence[ edit ]
ECO: B10
theme No: 406
title: Caro-Kann defence
notation: 1. e4 c6
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The Caro-Kann Defense is a common chess opening characterized by the moves 1.e4 c6 (see algebraic notation). The usual continuation is 2.d4 d5, followed by 3.Nc3, 3.Nd2, 3.exd5, or 3.e5 (the Advance variation.) The Caro-Kann is similar to the Sicilian Defense and French Defense in that it is half-open, but is thought to be more passive and drawish than either of the above openings.

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