The Philidor Defence is a chess opening named after François-André Danican Philidor, who preffered and argued for it as an alternative to frequently played 2…Nc6 line. His objective was to challenge White’s centre by the move …f5 as early as possible. The Philidor Defense supposed to be a passive choice yet quite solid. It is certainly a good opening for amateurs- players who are still not aware of much of theory.
The move order is as follows: