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Chess Opening and Variation with Zoological Names

  • _Patel
  • | Sep 13, 2008
  • | 4990 views
  • | 11 comments

-- Bird's Opening (1.f4. also known as Bird's Bastard)

-- Orang-Utan Opening (1.b4)

-- Dory Defence (1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Ne4)

-- Dragon Variation (Sicilian Defence with Black Bishop on g7)

-- Pelikan Variation (Another variation of the Sicilian)

-- The Rat (Canadian name 1.... g6 2.... Bg7)

-- The Hippopotamus (Putting most of pawns on the 3rd rank)

-- The Krazy Kat (Amarican version of The Hippo)

-- The Monkey's Bum (1.e4 g6 2.Bc4 Bg7 3.Qf3)

-- The Vulture (1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 Ne4)

-- The Prerodactyl (Canadian name for The Rat with 3.... c5)

-- The Elephant Gambit (1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d5)

-- The Benoni Snake (Benoni with Bd6)

-- The Great Snake (1.c4 g6)

-- The Canard (1.d4 2.f4)

-- The Double Duck (1.f4 f5 2.d4 d5)

-- The Lemming (1.e4 Na6)

-- The Wild Bull (1.Nc3)

Comments


  • 5 years ago

    figrock

    LOL..! Laughing

  • 6 years ago

    cinu

    impressive

  • 6 years ago

    hicetnunc

    Very funny and unusual list Smile

  • 6 years ago

    sstteevveenn

    I thought the rat was 1.d4 d6, and it would usually transpose into the pirc via 2.e4 g6. 

  • 6 years ago

    Kevindubrow

    Your girlfriend must be so impressed with your storehouse of valuable knowledge.

  • 6 years ago

    lapin

    Interesting and funny.

  • 6 years ago

    KnightlyKing

    thanx for posting all this good to know

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