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4 Knights
Is the four knights still an aggressive option for white?  I Know there used to be a lot of tricky lines and gambits, has black found ways to play against those?

Started 08/01/07 at 18:11:05 by megazord
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By: urusov
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Four knights with 4. Nxe5
I have a friend who has taken up the following in blitz games 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nxe5. I have no idea what it's called. I couldn't find it in NCO.
Play continues 4. ...Nxe5 5. d4 ...

Started 04/11/07 at 21:38:49 by kevinludwig
10 5686 Last Post 04/16/07 at 18:41:36
By: LeeRoth
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interesting game for your halloween enjoyment
since its october and all, i left fritz playing out of this opening all day while i was at work. time controls are 40 moves in 6 hours. this is where the game is at right now:
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6...

Started 10/20/06 at 17:53:09 by Tater_Salad
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By: Tater_Salad
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4 knights interesting option
In the 4 knights, if White develops the Bishop to c4, I, as Black, capture on e4, so that, after the Knight captures, d5 forks B and Knight and recaptures, allowing some development as well. Okay. But...

Started 10/22/05 at 07:45:28 by Frankly
2 2375 Last Post 10/23/05 at 06:23:32
By: micawber
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Rubinstein 4 knights Question
Hello all
Apologies if this is covered in another thread - please direct me there if so.
Playing the Petroff to e4 often presents one with 4 knights, to which I then play Rubinstein's Nd4.<b...

Started 09/25/05 at 05:53:27 by Frankly
5 3638 Last Post 09/26/05 at 03:45:43
By: Willempie
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Spanish 4 knights
I have been dabeling in the spanish 4 knights for a couple of weeks now a long with the kings indian attack. After a little discussion in the flank openings section i decided againt the later. So now ...

Started 09/17/05 at 20:36:47 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
2 2283 Last Post 09/18/05 at 16:28:26
By: basqueknight - Ex Member
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Spanish 4 knights
After 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bb5 what is the cerdict at this point i happen to think it is a nice way to play the lopez with out knowing a lot of theory. I am seriously thinking of replacing my...

Started 09/12/05 at 21:38:36 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
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By: micawber
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Four knights Glek System
Has anyone ever heard of this opening?
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.g3
What are is the concept of this move? Looks interesting, but I've never seen it before. Any comments are appreciated....

Started 12/27/04 at 17:04:45 by mogath
3 5735 Last Post 12/29/04 at 20:41:29
By: MNb
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C48-C49: Spanish Four Knights question
I got a vision and bought two books about Four Knigts game, an opening I had never played before as either side.
Rigtht now I play d3  based Ruy Lopez.
One book was Four Knights Move by Move...

Started 12/20/13 at 19:13:38 by bragesjo
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By: bragesjo
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Four Knights (strange variation)
Hello, I'd like to ask you theoreticians a question about this opening
To put things in perspective, I'd like to clarify that my OTB rating is 1500-ish (Fide). So yes, I know, at that level openi...

Started 12/09/14 at 16:30:26 by Furest
11 9540 Last Post 05/26/17 at 17:55:55
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Four Knights 4.g3 Nd4!?
The latest update on the 4 Knights is excellent - but there is an omission in the consideration of Black's fourth move alternatives.  I saw a game recently (I think it is in Watson's "Chess Strategy i...

Started 09/30/03 at 04:27:50 by alumbrado
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By: feb
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C47-C49: The Four Knights Game
This book came out earlier then expected:
Maybe the Kaufman repertoire and the Ragozin will arrive sooner too  Wink

Started 09/02/11 at 10:53:55 by Mortal Games
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By: GMTonyKosten
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The Spanish Four Knights
I posed the question in the Corus group A thread whether the Knight sacrifice shown in the diagram below was correct. Motylev now declined the proffered piece by castling and later after many misadven...

Started 02/04/07 at 23:34:00 by TopNotch
11 7697 Last Post 02/08/07 at 01:15:41
By: MNb
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Good line in the Four Knights?
Hi, new member here.
This has happened to me a couple of times now. After the move order 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 I play Nc6, and then after 4. Bc4 I don't know what to play other than Bc5, and usually ...

Started 02/06/07 at 18:57:52 by MUBAs Opponent
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By: MUBAs Opponent
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4 Knights Rubinstein 5.Nxe5!?
At Corus Short scored a quick win, here is the game:
(17) Short,N (2663) - L'Ami,E (2603) [C48]
Corus B Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 19.01.2009
1.e4 e5 2.Sf3 Sf6 3.Sc3 Sc6 4.Lb5 Sd4 5.Sxe5 Sxb...

Started 01/21/09 at 15:34:48 by Lou_Cyber
3 3255 Last Post 01/22/09 at 09:26:25
By: micawber
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Four Knights Surprise!
Has anyone come across this interesting looking sacrifice? Does it have a name and does anyone know of any analysis?
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.a3!? g6 5.Nxe5!?

Started 10/13/05 at 03:31:32 by Athomick
4 3916 Last Post 10/13/05 at 09:39:58
By: Smyslov_Fan
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Four Knights Rubinstein
I should greatly appreciate some assistance on the following puzzle in the four knights Rubinstein variation: (i.e. with Bb5 and ...Nd4)
Where White plays Nxe5 and Black answers with Qe7, White p...

Started 10/29/07 at 07:22:50 by Frankly
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By: Frankly
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Three knight (main line?)
I have 1902 in rating. That means I have to face alot of so called club opening variations. Well, I have decided not to give my opponents any "free moves" in the future. Free moves=easy to ...

Started 01/10/09 at 12:14:31 by DrSnuggles
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By: DrSnuggles
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C47: The Belgrade Gambit
At the suggestion of Bruce on the "Death of KG" thread, I have taken the opportunity to start a thread on the Belgrade. I'm currently playing some games in the Belgrade on IECC, so I cannot post them ...

Started 07/26/04 at 06:30:24 by CraigEvans
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