[ECO code D31]
The Petrosian Variation
Black foregoes Orthodox, Tarrasch or Semi-Slav lines, developing his King's Bishop to a "closed" K2(e7) early so as to control KKt4(g5). Played three times by Soviet player Tigran Petrosian (World Champion 1963-9) in his 1963 W.Ch.match. B-Alt.
White Black 1. P-Q4 P-Q4 2. P-QB4 P-K3 3. Kt-QB3 B-K2
WHITE to or Undo or Jump or Clear
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