The Modern Defense | BAKU OPEN

Start Date: Oct 1, 2011

Finish Date: Apr 24, 2013

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This is open thematic tournament about B06:The Modern Defense (also known as the Robatsch Defence after Karl Robatsch) is a hypermodern chess opening in which Black allows White to occupy the center with pawns on d4 and e4, then proceeds to attack and undermine this "ideal" center without attempting to occupy it himself. The opening has been most notably used by British Grandmasters Nigel Davies and Colin McNab.

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