The Norwegian Rat - part 2
Opening System for Black versus 1.e4 or 1.d4
In the last two years, he began employing the Norwegian Rat in his 13 part Chess24.com Banter Blitz series while taunting his opponents “Can anyone equalize against the Rat?” While crushing GMs rated from 2500 to 3200 as well as non-masters, Magnus racked up a stunning 19 wins and 1 loss!
Volume 2 (2 Hours 38 Minutes)
The White Knight Retreat
3.Nc3 d5 4.e5 Ne4! 5.Nce2!? f6!
White retreats his Knight from c3 and looks to trap the intruder on e4.
Black rescues his Knight and then counter-attacks the white center.
3.Nc3 d5 4.e5 Ne4! 5.Bd3
3.Nc3 d5 4.e5 Ne4! 5.Be3
3.Nc3 d5 4.e5 Ne4! 5.Nge2