Corn Stalk Defence

The Corn Stalk Defence (or “Wade Defence”) by Black (1..a5) is just a bad move. It is never seen in tournament chess. It is worse even than the Bayonet Attack.

Diagram: Corn Stalk Defence (a5 opening) after d4

Diagram: Corn Stalk Defence (a5 opening) after e4 (Wade Defence)

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