GM BryanSmith |
Like the Kan/Paulsen, the so-called "Modern Defense" is an opening with many names. When I first met it, as a beginning chess player, I knew it as the "Robatsch Defense."
It has also been called the Ufimtsev Defense, the Kotov Defense, the Pirc Defense (before the latter began to refer to the related opening with Black playing an early ...Nf6) and the "King's Fianchetto Defense."
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