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= Indian Defence =

=== 3...Bg7 ===
The Bishop moves to its ideal square, bearing down on the central dark squares. Black has so far kept the options open by not committing a central pawn move.
White can now take control of e4 ready for occupation or develop in a more passive way, the most common is to play g3 and fianchetto the kingside Bishop.

== Theory table ==
For explanation of theory tables see theory table and for notation see algebraic notation.
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7

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== References ==

Batsford Chess Openings 2 (1989, 1994). Garry Kasparov, Raymond Keene. ISBN 0-8050-3409-9.

== External links ==
365Chess. 1.d4. Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nf3 Bg7
chessgames. 1.d4. Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nf3 Bg7