A chess opening that begins with moving White's f2 pawn to f3:

1.f3

This opening could also be called 'One Step from Disaster' because of the Fool's mate: 1.f3 e5 2.g4 Qh4 mate. The major positional drawback to the move 1.f3 is that it deprives the g1-Knight of its most aggressive square - f3, and all but rules out positioning the f1-Bishop on g2 without further waste of time by having to move the pawn placed on f3. Finally, the move 1.f3 is a liability in that it loosens the White King position by opening a diagonal 'window' nearby.

Variations:

Gedult Gambit
1.f3 c5
2.e4 g6
3.d4 cxd4
4.c3

1.f3 is your standard awful move. One does best NOT moving the f2/f7 pawn until much later in the game. The f3 square is needed for a Knight most often. One thing White could do now (after1...c5), is play 2.f4!? adopting the position (colors reversed) of the Dutch Defense.

Hammerschlag Opening
1.f3 e5
2.Kf2

Impossible as an attack - unsuccessful as a defense. Kriegspeil is a chess variant where each player only has sight of his own men on an otherwise empty board. This is a good Kriegspeil opening, but not much more.

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