Kangaroo defence[ edit ]
ECO: A40
theme No: 1994
title: Kangaroo defence
notation: 1. d4 e6 2. c4 Bb4+
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The Kangaroo Defense, or Keres Defense, is a chess opening characterized by the opening moves
1. d4 e6 2. c4 Bb4+ (in algebraic notation). White´s responses are usually 3.Nc3, 3.Nd2 or 3.Bd2. Black generally then captures the interposing piece, or plays 3...Qe7, 3...c5, 3...a5, or 3...f5. The game often transposes to a Dutch Defense, a Nimzo-Indian or a Bogo-Indian.


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