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Scotch gambit, 5. O-O d6, 6. b4 (!? or ?! or ?)
Hello all, this is my first time posting.
What do you think of
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.Bc4 Bc5 5.O-O d6 6.b4?
Is this known to be dubious?
It looks like white has a fun game after 6...B...

Started 09/26/13 at 03:22:03 by EDogg (Ex Member)
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By: EDogg - Ex Member
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scotch gambit question.
how do you get your pawn back in this gambit scotch gamit. for white. 1. e-4  e-5 nc-6 3. d-4 exd-4 then b-c4 and black goes. b c-5.    beacause i could never regain the pawn back and it always...

Started 11/18/07 at 23:53:43 by accdragonpppr
1 1229 Last Post 11/19/07 at 00:31:19
By: MNb
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The Scotch
Hi All
After the moves 1,e4 e5 2,Nf3 Nc6 3,d4 exd4 4,Nxd4 Bc5 5,Nxc6 Qf6 the move 6, Qf3!? seems to be a very annoying move for Black to face. Indeed this move has been recommended in The Scotch ...

Started 04/24/10 at 22:21:13 by akita
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By: akita
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Dear All,
Just seen that Emms ' s book on the Scotch is now for sale from the London Chess Centre.
I was a bit disappointed that it's a starting out book rather than say a book like Wells.<b...

Started 09/26/05 at 07:10:11 by Andrew Brett (Guest)
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By: Alvaro
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Avoiding a forced draw in the Scotch Game
After 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.Nxd4 Bc5 5.Be3 Qf6 6.c3 Nge7 7.Bc4 Ne5 8.Be2 Qg6 9.0-0 d6! 10.Kh1 Qxe4 11.Nd2 Qg6 12.Bh4, White can force a draw after either 12...Qd3 13.Be2 Qg6 14.Bh5 or 12...Bg4...

Started 09/30/13 at 05:12:29 by Anonymous3
5 5080 Last Post 09/30/13 at 15:47:04
By: ErictheRed
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C44: Scotch Gambit Question
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.Bc4 Bc5 5.0-0 d6 6.c3 Bg4 7.Qb3 Bxf3 8.Bxf7+ Kf8 9.gxf3 now 9...dxc3 is the usual recommendation (recommended in The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White and Survive an...

Started 09/24/13 at 03:37:45 by Anonymous3
5 4881 Last Post 09/30/13 at 13:55:19
By: GMTonyKosten
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C45: Scotch Game Question
After 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.Nxd4 Bc5 5.Be3 Qf6 6.Nb5!? Bxe3 7.fxe3 Qh4+! 8.g3, 8...Qd8 is the usual recommendation but what's wrong with 8...Qxe4? For example, 9.Nxc7+ Kd8 10. Nxa8 Qxh1 11.Qd6...

Started 08/27/13 at 04:26:19 by Anonymous3
1 2996 Last Post 08/27/13 at 08:17:21
By: tony37
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C47: Scotch four knights with 8 ... Qe7+
I was looking for some games in the following line.
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 d4 exd4 4 Nxd4 Nf6 5 Nc3 Bb4 6 Nxc6 bxc6 7 Bd3 d5 8 exd5 Qe7+
Melik Khachiyan talked about it in one of his ...

Started 05/12/15 at 16:45:06 by axel
3 3641 Last Post 05/13/15 at 15:00:10
By: Vass
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Scotch leads to equality
Black has forced equality in the Scotch.
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Bc5 5. Be3 Nxd4 6. Bxd4 Bxd4 7. Qxd4 Qf6 8. e5 Qb6 9. Qc3 Ne7 10. Bc4 Qc6 11. O-O b6 followed by ...Bb7. I wonder w...

Started 10/06/09 at 02:12:58 by BobbyDigital80
7 3434 Last Post 11/06/09 at 15:18:35
By: Kubi
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the scotch from a black point of view.
What is the more risky (but also attacking) line for the black side ?
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd 4.Nxd4 ...
A] 4....Qh4 (seems almost rubbish ?)
B] 4... Bc5 5.Be3 a) 5... Qf6 or 5...Bb6...

Started 01/22/08 at 09:11:37 by Bubu13
5 2613 Last Post 01/24/08 at 02:16:51
By: MNb
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C45: Scotch: book advising w/o significant games
I stumbled recently over a book recommendation where I didn't find significant reference games to so far?!
Have a look at move 12.Bh3...--what do you think about this White's riposte?

Started 06/30/12 at 13:06:47 by Caissafan
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By: Caissafan
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Starting Out: The Scotch -- powerful improvement
Okay, I'm White in a correspondence game and I'm following a line in the book...
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.Nxd4 Qf6 5.Nxc6 Bc5 6.Qd2 dxc6 7.Nc3 Ne7 8.Qf4 Be6 9.Qxf6 gxf6 10.Na4 Bb4 11.c3 Bd6 ...

Started 01/05/08 at 09:59:12 by CapaTal
4 2751 Last Post 02/29/08 at 16:37:52
By: Anonymous - Ex Member
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C47: The Scotch Four Knights
In the Scotch Four Knights (1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. d4) I like to
play 4 .. Bb4!?
This side steppes both the Scotch Four Knights proper and the Belgrade and
the white players...

Started 03/11/05 at 12:03:43 by CheckMate (Guest)
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17 15116 Last Post 09/26/12 at 06:16:06
By: TN
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The Scotch For Knights
In the Scotch Four Knigts (1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. d4) I like to play 4 ... Bb4!?
This side steppes the Scotch Four Knights proper and the Belgrade. Now isn't
that cute? I can see ...

Started 03/11/05 at 12:08:22 by CheckMate (Guest)
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By: Markovich
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4... h6 in scotch gambit
I have been testing playing scotch gambit to see if it suited my style and I have checked out some theory but I have not stumbled on 4... h6 in the theory books.
I have played a few games and all...

Started 09/10/08 at 10:46:55 by Chesspjn
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By: TopNotch
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C44-C45: New Everyman Book on the Scotch Game
Exciting new for Scotch enthusiasts - Everyman has announced a monster tome on the Scotch, covering the opening from (it seems) both side's perspective. The authors are Palliser and Dembo, in my opini...

Started 02/23/11 at 10:28:31 by clickclick
8 6371 Last Post 02/28/11 at 23:15:18
By: George Jempty
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C45: Beating the Scotch Gambit?
I'm a 1..e5 noob, i didn't play it for many years and now i would like to resurrect it, my elo is 1800+.
My new friends at the chess club usually play the Scotch Gambit and i would li...

Started 09/26/09 at 22:59:13 by Devilman
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By: Fllg
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C45: Question on the Three Knight/Scotch
I had a game this weekend that leads to a question.
In Dangerous Weapons: 1 e4 e5, the section on Livening up the Three Knights and Scotch, I have a question about the timing of Nxc6.

Started 08/22/11 at 11:56:44 by DieHardMetsFan
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By: NeverGiveUp
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scotch 5.Nf5
in the Scotch after:
1.e4e5 2.Nf3Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.Nxd4 Bc5 5.Nf5 What is the black's best reply :
5...d6 ; 5...d5; 5...Qf6...?
Please, give me your choice and the reason why you play th...

Started 02/28/03 at 16:42:59 by dollkiller (Guest)
6 3772 Last Post 04/19/08 at 02:06:22
By: Anonymous - Ex Member
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C44-C45: Scotch repertoire - sources
Hi guys!
I'm looking for scotch repertoire books or DVDs from white perspective. I have foxy 94 from Andrew Martin but it's very superficial. Is there any other repertoire DVD devoted to this sub...

Started 08/29/12 at 22:22:10 by Ender
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By: tony37
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