Queen´s pawn: Torre attack[ edit ]
ECO: A46
theme No: 176
title: Queen´s pawn: Torre attack
notation: 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Bg5
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The Torre attack is a chess opening characterized by the moves (in algebraic notation) 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Bg5 or 2. ...d5 3. Bg5 (the Tartakower Variation, ECO code D03, see diagram). It is named after Carlos Repetto Torre.

If White plays an early c4, the opening may transpose to a number of more common queenside openings, such as the Queen´s Gambit or one of the various Indian defences.


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