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a b c d e f g h
8 a8 rd b8 nd c8 bd d8 qd e8 kd f8 bd g8 nd h8 rd 8
7 a7 pd b7 pd c7 pd d7 pd e7 f7 pd g7 pd h7 pd 7
6 a6   b6   c6   d6   e6   f6 g6   h6   6
5 a5   b5   c5   d5   e5 pd f5   g5   h5   5
4 a4   b4   c4   d4 e4 pl f4   g4   h4   4
3 a3   b3   c3 nl d3   e3   f3   g3   h3   3
2 a2 pl b2 pl c2 pl d2 pl e2 f2 pl g2 pl h2 pl 2
1 a1 rl b1 c1 bl d1 ql e1 kl f1 bl g1 nl h1 rl 1
a b c d e f g h
1. e4 e5 2. Nc3

The Vienna Game is a King's Pawn Opening that starts with the moves, 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3. The Vienna Game isn't that common of an opening, but it is theoretically sound. It also avoids Petrov's Defense.

Falkbeer Variation[]

The Falkbeer Variation is the most common response to the Vienna Game. It starts after the moves, 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6. The most common response for White is the Falkbeer, Mieses Variation with the move 3.g3 but another common mive is with the Vienna Gambit with 3.f4.

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