How To Play Caro-Kann Defense
Chess Openings | Caro-Kann Defense | Besic Ideas And Tactis Are Explained
The Caro–Kann Defence is a chess opening characterised by the moves 1. e4 c6. It's a common opening defence against the first move 1. e4. It is a solid openind and it has a lot of similarities with France defense. The main advantage of Caro-Kann, against franse, is that Black can develop his light-square bishop.
Caro-Kann is a Semi-Open opening like the Sicilian Defence and French Defence. It's solid caracter doesn't mean than Black doesn't has chanses to fight for inisiative or even to win the game.
Another potential problem for White is that Black has a very good pawn structure and a posibilities to get a better endgame.
Last but not least the Caro Kann is one of the most popular openings for Black against the common e4 move from white. Black looks to play c6 with the idea of immediately playing d5 next, attacking the e4 pawn. This defense is one of the few moves that is thought to be not only equal for black in the main line but many times advantageous as black reaches a better pawn structure in the end game.