Nc3 Opening

The Dunst Opening (1.Nc3) for White is hardly ever seen in chess games, but is surprisingly playable. There’s nothing really wrong with it. It looks similar to the Reti Opening. And if White desires, it can just transpose to various decent openings such as the Vienna Game, the Nc3 Attack (Queen Pawn Games), or the Closed Sicilian. Of course, White can try some other independent lines where White ignores the center and avoids playing d4 or e4, and some of these might not turn out so great.

Diagram: Nc3 Opening (Dunst Opening)

Transpositions for the Nc3 Opening include:

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