[ECO code D00]
The Mason Variation (aka. Sarratt Attack)
White adopts a rare centuries-old variation, developing his Queen's Bishop early to KB4(f4) to take control of Black's K4(e5) square. Irishman James Mason (1849-1905) was one of the world's leading half-dozen players in the 1880's. W-Alt.
White Black 1. P-Q4 P-Q4 2. B-B4
BLACK to or Undo or Jump or Clear
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