Flank Openings

In a flank opening White attacks the center on one or both flanks. A flank is the area on the left or right side of the central d and e files. White does not occupy the center with pawns but uses pieces instead.


1.Nf3 Zukertort Opening /characteristically followed by fianchettoing one or both bishops, and without an early d4
1.c4 English Opening
1.g3 Benko Opening
1.Nc3 Dunst Opening
1.f4 Bird's Opening
1.b3 Larsen's Opening
1.b4 Sokolsky Opening
1.g4 Grob's Attack



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