Anderssen Opening

Chessboard showing the Anderssen Opening with the moves 1. a3 played
Play against Stockfish

The Anderssen opening is a closed opening in chess and begins with move 1. a3. It is no longer popular today because the first white move does not promote development and also neglects the struggle for the centre. Today it is counted among the irregular openings.

Play against Stockfish

Play the Anderssen Opening
Play against the Anderssen Opening

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