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Italian Game 3 Bc4, Evans Gambit, Giuoco Piano, Bishop's Opening, Max Lange Attack [C50-55]
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What's this line ?
Today I played a training game and met a line I've never heard of in the Italian : 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 Nf6 5.0-0 Nxe4 6.d3 Nf6 7.d4
I thought my opponent had mouse-slipped somewhere,...
Started 01/07/21 at 15:43:37 by hicetnunc
01/09/21 at 21:02:09
"Reanimation" of the Møller Attack?
In CBM 199 there is an article by Christian Braun (perhaps the German IM) about a new idea in the ancient Møller Attack (1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d4 ed 6. cd Bb4+ 7. Nc3 Nxe4 8. 0-0...
Started 12/28/20 at 19:25:12 by kylemeister
12/30/20 at 18:14:44
Lucchini Gambit in the Italian Game. New or not?
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.d3 f5 - the Lucchini Gambit. This was discovered by someone who notified IM Eric Rosen. He posted this line just today on YouTube. Apparently this line is JUST starting t...
Started 08/30/20 at 21:22:56 by HagenWatch1
08/31/20 at 21:42:17
By: an ordinary chessplayer
The Italian Renaissance by Kravtslv, Quality Chess
The Italian Renaissance - I: Move Orders, Tricks and Alternatives, and The Italian Renaissance - II: The Main Lines, promises to be the new "state of the art" work on the Modern Italian Game. I am eag...
Started 07/25/20 at 14:26:10 by grandpatzer
07/25/20 at 14:26:10
C51-C52: Evans Gambit Literature
So I'm looking for a good summary of the evans gambit or a nice analyzed game collection of it. Not necessarily the hot off the mill current modern theory jazz.
I was looking at maybe getting:<br...
Started 09/18/08 at 22:32:44 by trw
02/06/20 at 14:53:12
01/19/20 at 21:19:16
Italian Game - AlphaZero Defence
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bc4 Bc5 4 d3 a6!? – fascinating stuff
[pgn][Event "Computer Match"]
[Site "London ENG"]
[White "Stockfish 8"]
Started 12/15/18 at 15:23:15 by Jonathan Tait
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02/04/19 at 18:35:32
Giuoco Piano C54, with 7.Nbd2
I'm trying to switch to open games from Colle. One book recommended is "A simple chess opening repertoire for white" by Sam Collins and many of he's recommendations lead to a IQP.
In the Italian ...
Started 10/24/18 at 15:16:17 by msiipola
10/29/18 at 21:52:45
General plans for Black
I have searched various opening books, this forum and other resources, but all I could find is a lot of lines.
What I haven't found is a bullet-point-like overview of plans for both sid...
Started 07/23/18 at 11:04:06 by Horatio
08/03/18 at 14:16:35
04/21/18 at 20:19:31
Bc4 against the Open Games by Delchev, Chess Stars
From the Publisher:
This book offers a White repertoire against the Open Games. The reader will find the first deep investigation of the modern treatment of the Italian Game and the Bishop's ...
Started 03/10/18 at 08:16:42 by grandpatzer
03/14/18 at 21:34:32
Is the compromised defense in the Evans Gambit =?
Here are a couple of games played against Deep Fritz 14:
Moody-Deep Fritz 14 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bxb4 5. c3 Ba5 6. d4 exd4 7. O-O dxc3 8.Qb3 Qf6 9. e5 Qg6 10. Nxc3 Nge7 11. Ba3 O...
Started 02/05/16 at 00:50:50 by sloughter
09/22/17 at 10:52:12
Is there any book dedicated to the Hungarian Defense? 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Be7? I find it very hard to get a "real" advantage against it in practical play, apart from that space advantage that vani...
Started 03/06/17 at 15:10:32 by grandpatzer
08/30/17 at 20:59:35
08/30/17 at 13:30:44
By: Stefan Buecker
08/23/17 at 04:04:00
Guioco Piano audio presentation.
With the growing populatity of the Italian game at the higher echelons of chess, you might get some insight into the secrets of the Guioco Piano from this audio presentation.
Or maybe not <br...
Started 11/26/16 at 10:13:38 by JEH
08/22/17 at 07:07:35
The trendy a4 Modern Italian
Dear ChessPubbers, It has been some time since the Forum analysed any openings and variations in a collaborative manner. I thought I will attempt to begin a discussion in the very old Italian game.<br...
Started 10/30/16 at 12:46:07 by GabrielGale
08/03/17 at 11:32:04
evans gambit declined
I stumbled upon this game :
[pgn][Event "DEN-chT 1112 50th"]
[White "Hector, Jonny"]
[Black "Hagen, Andreas Skyt...|/pgn]
I always thought that 5.b5 was a bad idea since I read it in pinsky's book. I even stopped playing the evans because I didn't like the declined version of it (too symmetrical especially if black play a6,h6 and doesn't take the knight on d5).
But then I saw this 7.Be2 and I don't know it feels interresting again. The position seem complex and stockfish seems ok with it (let him go to 25 depth if you want him to appreciate it).
It seems that all the other games continued with 7.d4 which is refuted.
Started 02/15/17 at 17:36:56 by Sinn
02/16/17 at 11:26:49
Ways for white in Guico Piano for +=
We can try to find ways for white to play against Guico Paino.
I would like to show a game
[pgn][Event "Jagannathji Shinde Trophy"]
I think 14Qf3 was slightly better instead of trading of queen..
Started 04/10/15 at 04:01:24 by chandrashekharkoravi
11/13/16 at 01:32:30
Marin's Beating the Open Games Max Lange Attack
Just in case this correction has not been pointed out previously, on page 169 of the second edition, there is a publishing mistake in row 2. The beginning of the line is printed under the wrong move ...
Started 12/22/15 at 07:51:20 by crdII
12/22/15 at 07:51:20
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