December 28, 2009

Italian Game: How to Play Part III

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Italian Game: How to Play Part III Video: This chess video on Italian Game will help you learn one variation of this chess opening. The variation is called Greco's Attack variation - ECO C54, with the move order of 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 Nf6 5.d4 exd4 6.cxd4 Bb4+ 7.Nc3.

Greco's Attack variation of Italian Game is common at the chess beginner's level, and it must be useful for chess beginners to learn. The variation does not belong to the "Giuoco Pianissimo" (very quite game) system. Greco's Attack variation is not very quite opening variation...

It is a typical open game: Open fight for the development, center, space, and initiative... Greco's Attack variation may appear from Scotch Gambit or from the native Italian Game. Black must not play 5... Bb6 or 5... Bd5. To see the video, click the Play button below:




• If the opening video hasn't shown up, please wait a little.
• If the video stops, drag a little right the player's handle.
• If the video displays an error, try to start and play it later.

To replay on the chess board and learn Greco's Attack variation of Italian Game which was shown in the video, please find the variation in writing below:

Variation: Italian Game - Greco's Attack variation, C54:
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 Nf6 5.d4 exd4 6.cxd4 Bb4+ 7.Nc3
7... Ne4 8.0-0 Bxc3 9.d5 Bf6 10.Re1 Ne7 11.Re4 d6