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Mark Lowerys Exciting World of Chess chess.markalowery.net ECO-List ********* ECO A00A99 NOTES: 1. You may open the Bookmarks tab to the left, and scroll and select an ECO code to jump to that ECO code. 2. You also may search this document for a word or name using the Find command. Instead, you may use a particular ECO code (A57). Another way to search would be for a particular move; e.g., 2.Be3, 5.Bxf8, etc. (do not put a space between the number and the period/s or between the period/s and move notation). For searching for a proper name with a special character Rti, Tbingen, etc.), use the proper name without the special character. 3. PGN game collection files for ECO A00-A99 for studying can be obtained from the following webaddress at the Bookup website; however, Bookup was replaced with a new Chess Openings Software in 2007. The link for Chess Openings Software on that page is to the old Bookup software, so you should not use that link. I am unsure how long the webpage and files will be available. Also, the pgn files may contain more variations than listed herein.PGN Game Collections Downloads for A00-A99 www.bookuppro.com/ecopgn/a.html

ECO A00A99 Major Openings A00 A01 A02-A03A04-A09

Irregular Openings (arranged alphabetically for easy locating) Nimzovich BirdRti

A10-A39 A40 A41-A42 A43-A44 A45-A50 A51-A52 A53-A55 A56 A57-A59 A60-A79 A80-A99

English Irregular Queen's Pawn Modern Old Benoni Indian Budapest Old Indian Benoni Benko Gambit Modern Benoni Dutch

A00 Irregular Openings A00 Amar: 1.Nh3 1.d5 2.g3 e5 3.f4 Amar: Gambit 1.d5 2.g3 e5 3.f4 Bxh3 4.Bxh3 exf4 5.0-0 fxg3 6.hxg3 Amar: Gambit (Gent) 1.d5 2.f3 e5 3.e4 f5 Amar: Paris Gambit

A00 Anderssen: 1.a3 1.g6 2.g4 Anderssen: Spike

A00 Barnes: 1.f3 1.e5 2.Kf2 Barnes: Hammerschlag

A00 Benko: 1.g3 1.h5 Benko: Lasker 1.e5 2.Nf3 Benko: Alekhine

A00 Clemenz: 1.h3 1.e5 2.a3 Clemenz: Global 1.e5 2.a3 d5 Clemenz: Global (Creepy Crawly)

A00 Desprs: 1.h4


A00 Dunst: 1.Nc3 1.c5 2.Rb1 Dunst: Twyble 1.c5 2.d4 cxd4 3.Qxd4 Nc6 4.Qh4 Dunst: Novosibirsk 1.e5 Dunst: Nimzovich 1.e5 2.a3 Dunst: Nimzovich (Battambang) 1.e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 Dunst: Nimzovich (Napoleon) 1.e5 2.d4 exd4 3.Qxd4 Nc6 4.Qa4 Dunst: Nimzovich (Scandinavian) 1.d5 2.e4 dxe4 3.d3 Dunst: Gambit 1.f5 2.e4 fxe4 3.d3 Dunst: Kluver 1.g6 2.h3 Dunst: Anti-Pirc 1.Nf6 2.g4 Dunst: TbingenTubigen

A00 Durkin: 1.Na3 1.e5 2.d3 Bxa3 3.bxa3 d5 4.e3 c5 5.Rb1 Durkin: Celadon 1.g6 2.g4 Durkin: Chenoboskian

A00 Grob: 1.g4 1.d5 2.Bg2 c6 3.g5 Grob: Spike 1.d5 2.Bg2 e5 3.c4 Grob: Hurst 1.d5 2.Bg2 Bxg4 Grob: Gambit 1.d5 2.Bg2 Bxg4 3.c4 Grob: Gambit (Fritz) 1.d5 2.Bg2 Bxg4 3.c4 d4 Grob: Gambit (Romford) 1.f5 Grob: Alessi 1.g5 Grob: Symmetrical 1.e5 2.h3 Grob: Macho 1.e5 2.h3 Nc6 Grob: Macho (London) 1.e5 2.h3 d5 3.Bg2 c6 Grob: Macho (Keene)

A00 Mieses: 1.d3 1.g6 2.g4 Mieses: Spike 1.e5 Mieses: Rat 1.e5 2.Nd2 Mieses: Rat (Valencia) 1.d5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.g3 Mieses: Venezolana

A00 Saragossa: 1.c3

A00 Sokolsky: 1.b4 1.c5 Sokolsky: Birmingham 1.Nc6 Sokolsky: Aasum 1.c6 Sokolsky: Outflank 1.e5 2.a3 Sokolsky: Bugayev 1.e5 2.Bb2 c5 Sokolsky: Wolferts 1.e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.e4 Bxb4 Sokolsky: Tartakower 1.e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.e4 Bxb4 4.Bc4 Nc6 5.f4 Qe7 6.f5 g6 Sokolsky: Tartakower (Brinckmann) 1.Nh6 Sokolsky: Tbingen 1.Nf6 2.Bb2 g6 3.g4 Sokolsky: SpikeTubigen

A00 van't Kruijs: 1.e3

A00 Ware: 1.a4 1.b5 2.axb5 Bb7 Ware: Wing Gambit 1.e5 2.h4 Ware: Crab 1.e5 2.a5 d5 3.e3 f5 4.a6 Ware: Gambit

A01 Nimzovich: 1.b3 1.b5 Nimzovich: Polish 1.f5 Nimzovich: Dutch 1.f5 2.Bb2 e6 3.e4 Nimzovich: Dutch (Ringelbach) 1.d5 Nimzovich: Classical 1.Nf6 Nimzovich: Indian 1.Nf6 2.Bb2 g6 3.g4 Nimzovich: Indian (Spike) 1.e5 Nimzovich: Modern 1.e5 2.Bb2 Nc6 3.f4 Nimzovich: Modern (Pachmann) 1.c5 Nimzovich: English 1.b6 Nimzovich: Symmetrical

A02-A03 Bird A02 Bird: 1.f4 1.Nf6 2.b4 Bird: Polish 1.Nf6 2.b4 g6 3.Nf3 Bird: Polish (Batavo) 1.Nh6 Bird: Horsefly 1.g5 Bird: Hobbs 1.f5 2.e4 Bird: Wagner 1.f5 2.e4 fxe4 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.g4 Bird: Wagner (Swiss) 1.e5 Bird: From 1.e5 2.fxe5 Nc6 Bird: From (Schlechter) 1.e5 2.fxe5 d6 3.exd6 Bxd6 4.Nf3 Nh6 5.d4 Bird: From (Lipke) 1.e5 2.fxe5 d6 3.exd6 Bxd6 4.Nf3 g5 Bird: From (Lasker)

A03 Bird: Dutch: 1.f4 d5 2.e3 Nf6 3.Nf3 c5 Bird: Dutch (Lasker) 2.e3 Nf6 3.Nf3 Bg4 Bird: Dutch (Schlechter) 2.c4 Bird: Dutch (Mujannah) 2.d4 Bird: Dutch (Canard) 2.d4 f5 Bird: Dutch (Double Duck) 2.e4 Bird: Williams 2.e4 dxe4 3.d3 Bird: Williams (Prokofiev)

A04-A09 Rti


A04 Rti: 1.Nf3 1.c5 2.Nc3 Rti: Two Knights 1.c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Rti: Two Knights (Sicilian) 1.g5 Rti: HerrstrmHerrstrom 1.d6 Rti: Wade 1.d6 2.e4 Bg4 Rti: Wade (Tartakower) 1.f5 Rti: Dutch 1.f5 2.e4 Rti: Lisitsin 1.f5 2.d3 Rti: Improved Lisitsin 1.f5 2.d3 Nf6 3.e4 Rti: Lisitsin Deferred

A05 Rti: Symmetrical: 1.Nf3 Nf6 2.b3 Rti: Symmetrical (Nimzovich) 2.g3 Rti: Symmetrical (King's Indian) 2.g3 g6 Rti: Symmetrical (Barcza) 2.g3 g6 3.b3 Bg7 4.Bb2 0-0 5.Bg2 d6 6.0-0 Rti: Symmetrical (Fianchetto) 2.g3 b5 Rti: Symmetrical (Spassky) 2.g3 g5 3.b4 Rti: Symmetrical (Smyslov)

A06 Rti: Zukertort: 1.Nf3 d5 2.Rg1 Rti: Zukertort (Ampel) 2.d3 Rti: Zukertort (Old Indian) 2.Nc3 Rti: Zukertort (Mexican) 2.b3 Rti: Zukertort (Nimzovich) 2.b3 c5 3.e4 Rti: Zukertort (Accelerated Norfolk) 2.b3 Nf6 3.Bb2 c5 4.e4 Rti: Zukertort (Norfolk) 2.b4 Rti: Zukertort (Santasiere) 2.e4 Rti: Zukertort (Tennison)

A07 Rti: King's Indian: 1.Nf3 d5 2.g3 2.Bg4 3.Bg2 Nd7 Rti: King's Indian (Keres) 2.g6 Rti: King's Indian (Barcza) 2.g6 3.Bg2 Bg7 4.0-0 e5 5.d3 Ne7 Rti: King's Indian (Pachmann) 2.Nf6 3.Bg2 c5 4.d4 Rti: King's Indian (Grnfeld)Gruenfeld 2.Nf6 3.Bg2 c6 4.0-0 Bg4 Rti: King's Indian (Yugoslav) 2.Nc6 3.Bg2 e5 4.d3 Rti: King's Indian (Pirc)

A08 Rti: King's Indian: 1.Nf3 d5 2.g3 c5 3.Bg2 Nc6 4.0-0 e6 5.d3 Nf6 6.Nbd2 Be7 7.e4 0-0 Rti: King's Indian (French)

A09 Rti: Gambit: 1.Nf3 d5 2.c4 2.dxc4 Rti: Gambit (Accepted) 2.dxc4 3.e3 Be6 Rti: Gambit (Keres) 2.d4 Rti: Gambit (Advance) 2.d4 3.b4 Rti: Gambit (Polonaise)

A10-A39 English A10 English: 1.c4 1.g6 English: Snake 1.g6 2.e4 e5 English: Snake (Adorjan) 1.f5 English: Anglo-Dutch 1.f5 2.e4 English: Anglo-Dutch (Hickmann) 1.f5 2.b4 English: Anglo-Dutch (Polish) 1.f5 2.g4 English: Anglo-Dutch (Wade) 1.b5 English: Jaenisch 1.d5 English: Anglo-Scandinavian 1.d5 2.cxd5 e6 English: Anglo-Scandinavian (Lhn) Lohn 1.g5 English: Myers

A11 English: Anglo-Slav: 1.c4 c6 2.Nf3 d5 3.g3 Nf6 4.Bg2 g6 English: Anglo-Slav (Irregular)

A12 English: Bogolubov: 1.c4 c6 2.Nf3 d5 3.b3 3.Nf6 4.g6 English: Bogolubov (Bled) 3.Nf6 4.Bb2 Bf5 English: Bogolubov (New York) 3.Nf6 4.Bb2 Bg4 English: Bogolubov (Capablanca) 3.Nf6 4.g3 Bf5 English: Bogolubov (London) 3.Nf6 4.g3 Bf5 5.Bg2 e6 6.Bb2 Nbd7 English: Bogolubov (Rti) 3.Nf6 4.g3 Bg4 English: Bogolubov (Torre) A00-A99 Quick Links


A13 English: Agincourt: 1.c4 e6 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.g3 a6 English: Agincourt (Romanishin) 2.Nf3 d5 English: Agincourt (King's Knight) 2.Nf3 d5 3.b3 Nf6 4.Bb2 c5 5.e3 English: Agincourt (Whimpey) 2.Nf3 d5 3.g3 c6 English: Agincourt (Kurajica) 2.Nf3 d5 3.g3 Nf6 English: Neo-Catalan 2.Nf3 d5 3.g3 Nf6 4.Bg2 c5 5.b3 Nc6 6.0-0 Be7 English: Neo-Catalan (Tarrasch) 2.Nf3 d5 3.g3 Nf6 4.Bg2 Bd6 English: Neo-Catalan (Bogo-Catalan) 2.Nf3 d5 3.g3 Nf6 4.Bg2 dxc4 English: Neo-Catalan (Accepted)

A14 English: Neo-Catalan: 1.c4 e6 2.Nf3 d5 3.g3 Nf6 4.Bg2 Be7 5.0-0 English: Neo-Catalan (Declined) 5.b3 0-0 6.Bb2 a5 English: Neo-Catalan (Bogolubov)

A15 English: Anglo-Indian: 1.c4 Nf6 2.b4 English: Anglo-Indian (Polish) 2.Nf3 English: Anglo-Indian (King's Knight) 2.Nf3 g6 3.g3 Bg7 4.Bg2 0-0 English: Anglo-Indian (King's Fianchetto)

A16 English: Anglo-Indian (Queen's Knight): 1.c4 Nf 2.Nc3 2.d5 English: Anglo-Grnfeld 2.d5 3.cxd5 Nxd5 4.g3 g6 5.Bg2 Nb6 English: Anglo-Grnfeld (Czech) 2.d5 3.cxd5 Nxd5 4.g3 g6 5.Bg2 Nxc3 English: Anglo-Grnfeld (Smyslov) 2.d5 3.cxd5 Nxd5 4.g3 c5 5.Bg2 Nc7 English: Anglo-Grnfeld (Rubinstein) 2.d5 3.cxd5 Nxd5 4.Nf3 g6 5.g3 Bg7 6.Bg2 e5 English: Anglo-Grnfeld (Korchnoi) A00-A99 Quick LinksGruenfeld uenfeld uenfeld uenfeld


A17 English: Hedgehog: 1.c4 Nf6 2.Nc3 e6 3.Nf3 b6 English: Hedgehog (Queen's Indian) 3.Nf3 b6 4.e4 Bb7 5.Bd3 English: Hedgehog (Romanishin) 3.Nf3 Bb4 English: Hedgehog (Nimzovich)

A18 English: Mikenas: 1.c4 Nf6 2.Nc3 e6 3.e4 3.d5 English: Mikenas (French) 3.d5 4.e5 English: Mikenas (Flohr) 3.Nc6 English: Mikenas (Kevitz)

A19 English: Mikenas (Sicilian): 1.c4 Nf6 2.Nc3 e6 3.e4 c5 4.e5 Ng8 English: Mikenas (Nei)

A20 English: Sicilian: 1.c4 e5 2.g3 h5 English: Sicilian (Drill) 2.Nf3 English: Sicilian (Nimzovich) 2.Nf3 e4 English: Sicilian (Flohr) 2.Qa4 English: Sicilian (English Queen)

A21 English: Sicilian: 1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 2.Bb4 English: Sicilian (Vienna) 2.d6 3.g3 c6 English: Sicilian (Keres) 2.d6 3.Nf3 Bg4 English: Sicilian (Smyslov)

A22 English: Sicilian (Two Knights): 1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.Nf3 e4 4.Ng5 b5 English: Sicilian (Belln) 3.g3 English: Carls 3.g3 d5 English: Carls (Reversed Dragon) 3.g3 Bb4 English: Carls (Smyslov)Bellon

A23 English:Carls (Keres): 1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.g3 c6

A24 English: Carls (Bremen): 1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.g3 g6 4.Bg2 Bg7 5.d3 English: Carls (Closed) 4.Bg2 Bg7 5.e3 d6 6.Nge2 Be6 English: Carls (Hort)

A25 English: Closed Sicilian: 1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.g3 g6 4.Bg2 Bg7 English: Closed Sicilian (Taimanov) 3.g3 g6 4.Bg2 Bg7 5.e3 d6 6.Nge2 Be6 English: Closed Sicilian (Hort) 3.g3 g6 4.Bg2 Be6 English: Closed Sicilian (Trger) 3.e3 Nf6 4.b3 d6 English: Closed Sicilian (Amsterdam)Troger

A26 English: Closed Sicilian: 1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.g3 g6 4.Bg2 Bg7 5.d3 5.d6 6.e4 5...d6 6.e4 English: Closed Sicilian (Botvinnik)

A27 English: Three Knights: 1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.Nf3 3.f5 English: Three Knights (Dutch)