Diagram: Modern Defence
The positions arising from the Modern Defence are often very similar to the Pirc Defence. The Modern is a little different in lines where Black avoids Nf6 or White plays c4. Hence, lines in the modern defence will often transpose to the Pirc Defence if Black plays Nf6 at some point.
Related Chess Openings Topics
Read more about these related chess openings, strategies, chess puzzles, and other chess topics: