Basman Defence

The Basman defence is where Black plays “h6”, “g5” and “Bg7”. It is rarely used and not well regarded. This is the reverse of Grob’s Attack.

Diagram: Basman Defence

Black can play it against “e4” with “g5” immediately, or against “1.d4” by playing first “1…h6” and then “2…g5”.

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