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This video is an introduction to a chess opening known as the Scandinavian Defense. Current advocates for this opening include Tiviakov, Kramnik and Christian Bauer, whilst pioneers included Rogers and Larsen. The current theoretical stance of the Scandinavian for Black is quite good, especially considering it is nowhere near as popular as the Sicilian.
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