Richter-Veresov Attack

1.d4 d5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.Bg5

The Veresov Attack is not the typical 1.d4-opening. White goes for fast development and often the players castle on opposite sides of the board. White's play revolves around the e4-square - often he tries to push through e2-e4.


  • Unusual
  • May lead to an attack
  • Provocative


  • Blocks the c-pawn
  • May allow a ...Bb4 pin
  • Risky
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