The tartakower or fantasy variation. The main lines of the caro kann defence occur after the standard moves 3 dxe4 4 nxe4.
Black looks to play c6 with the idea of immediately playi.
Caro kann opening lines. Event russian championship site russian championship date 1998 round 50 white glek black bareev result 0 1 eco b19 plycount 76 eventdate 1998. The caro kann defence can be attacked in three different ways based on white s third move. It has never been a popular choice but some players as white prefer to keep the option of play c3 to bolster the support of the pawn on d4 which can come under fire by the bishop on g7.
The advance variation 1 e4 c6 2 d4 d5 3 e5 is probably the line in the caro kann that has expanded the most in recent times. The caro kann is one of the most popular openings for black against the common e4 move from white. Flip the board to blackside.
Until about twenty years ago it had the reputation of been a rather timid variation that didn t put black under enough pressure in the opening. It often leads to good endgames for black who has the better pawn structure. This post is very small but it clears plan for both side lets watch the example games in caro kann so you can understand this opening.
The caro kann is considered to be a fairly solid quiet opening. The caro kann defence is a chess opening characterised by the moves. The caro kann defense is one of the few defenses in chess where black can reach equality in the main line and many people would consider black to have a better position especially in the end game when the main line is played out.
Another thing that makes the caro kann defense so trendy today is that even though opening theory continuously develops and incredibly strong engines frequently find novelties and new approaches there is still no easy clear way for white to get an advantage against this opening in the most critical lines such as the classical variation the advance variation or the exchange variation. Black supports the move d5 to challenge the e4 pawn while being ready to recapture. E4 c6 the caro kann is a common defence against the king s pawn opening and is classified as a semi open game like the sicilian defence and french defence although it is thought to be more solid and less dynamic than either of those openings.
Black responds with 1 c6 with the idea of thrusting forward with d5 on the next move attacking the white central pawn on e4. This is a cross between a caro kann and a modern defence 1 g6. The caro kann was named after horatio caro and marcus kann who analyzed it in 1886.
The caro kann defense is one of the most popular openings in response to the king s pawn opening. Sound pawn structure free light squared bishop safe cons. D4 d5 the advance variation.