Instead black tries to attack the center with this minor pieces from the sides and then once the foundation is in place, then looks to undermine the center control that white usually has. There are two main attacks that white has to play against the pirc defense. The Austrian Attack is the most aggressive as white pushes his f pawn to f4, exposing a weakness on his king side but putting added pressure on the king side of black. It is usually a good idea to aggressively attack a king that is castled on the side of a fianchettoed bishop which black does in the pirc defense with the moves g6 followed by Bg7.

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Meztilar What is considered to be the least theoretical variation for White when facing this defense? No personal attacks against other members. It may or may not involve an attack on the kingside but it does generally involve the move g4 to discourage the black freeing move f5.

The latter promises a tactical melee, with a common line being 6. Defensa Pirc — Wikiwand An unusual but quite reasonable deviation for White is 1.

CK is a Black Hole, it Sucks everything in its gravitational sphere. Recently, I have gotten tired of the solidity of the Caro Kann, and decided to get better at defense and counter attack. Would be nice to solve my black problems. Not to mention the numerous modern games he played, related to the pirc. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Now if White tries Articles with short description. Blow the whistle and inform an administrator. Yuri Balashov does well with the white pieces, and Valery Beim has an impressive score on the black side.

This is why I chose the Pirc. My rating has improved since discovering the Pirc. She usually ends up in a Philidor like setup and has been playing these lines for nearly a decade. Still third rate but still a fan. Austrian attack is the best choice Nc6 was found to offer Black few winning chances. This works well as a Sicilian, because most people play 2.

The lines often transpose to the Pirc if Black later plays Jan Timman has played the Austrian successfully with both colours. Is the classical variation best suited for that? It is named after the Slovenian Grandmaster Vasja Pirc. Nf3, and was a favourite of Fischer. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community! The Pirc Defence is a relatively purc opening; while it was seen on occasion in the late plrc century, it was considered irregularthus remaining a defensx.

They called this the Attackbecause only players of this strength about ELO could be naive enough to expect mate in 25 moves. As white try a h pawn attack or f3 system aiming for a king side attack. The most frequently played variation after Nc3 e5 for me; that is a line which seems equal defehsa 4.

This page was last edited on 25 Augustat Bxb5 is the alternative, if Black does not want the forced draw in the main line 9. Bishop and knight checkmate King and pawn vs king Opposite-coloured bishops Pawnless endgame Defensaa and pawn vs queen Queen vs pawn Rook and bishop vs rook Rook and pawn vs rook Lucena position Philidor position Strategy fortress opposition Tarrasch rule triangulation Zugzwang Study Tablebase Two knights endgame Wrong bishop Wrong rook pawn.


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