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Franco-Indian Defence
THE ENGLISH DEFENCE

White's pawn to QB4(c4), reserving Kt-QB3, contested Q5(d5) to avoid the French Defence.
Black sets his Queen's Knight's Pawn out one square, planning a QB fianchetto against the centre. The English Defence is rare but has been used on occasion by many strong grandmasters. B-Alt.
    White  Black  Transp.from Eng.O.
 1. P-Q4   P-K3   Transp. 2B,1B route
 2. P-QB4  P-QKt3 Transp. 2WB,1WB route

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