Scaninavian Defense: Sidelines - Repertoire Preparation

Dec 2, 2011, 2:08 PM |

There are many sidelines possible:

1. Qe2, O-O-O, Ne5


2. Qe2, Ne5


3. White plays early Ne5


4. White tries Ne4
5. White tries to omit or delay Nf3
Note: Do not play ...c6 and ...Bc4 normally, if White omits Nf3. Why? Here is an example:
So the correct response is:
And Finally, the critical line that almost puts refutes the Scandinavian ...