Welcome to my Philidor’s Defense ECO (C41) games page!

On this page I display links to my chess games in which I played either side of the Philidor’s Defense.

The games include analysis and diagrams. I will place the actual games on separate pages listed by the opponent played. 

When the Philidor’s Defense is played properly it tends to end in a draw. According to Mike Hoffer, this opening is quite popular among jail and prison inmates. Because I rarely play either side of it I only have one game to post right now.

Philidor's Defense after 3... Qe7.

Philidor’s Defense after 3… Qe7.

This is a basic video on the Philidor’s Defense.


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