December 8, 2009

Scotch Gambit: How to Play Video [3]

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Scotch Gambit: How to Play Video [3]: This chess video on Scotch Gambit will help you learn only one variation of this chess opening. The variation runs within the 4... Bc5 line of Scotch Gambit, and its name is Cochrane-Shumov Defense variation. Read more on it below...

Cochrane-Shumov Defense variation includes 9 designated moves. At first, it looks promising for White: White moves 5.Ng5 and his bishop and knight attack the Black's f7 square. White sacrifices a minor piece for one Black pawn, and then makes the Queen fork to take the sacrificed back...

Black is deprived of the castling move... However, the Black position is better... After this short introduction, now you are invited to learn Cochrane-Shumov Defense variation of Scotch Gambit in a visible way. To see the video, just 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 Cochrane-Shumov Defense variation, which was shown in the video, please find this variation in writing below:

Variation: Scotch Gambit - Cochrane-Shumov Defence variation, C44:
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.Bc4 Bc5 5.Ng5 Nh6 6.Nxf7 Nxf7 7.Bxf7+ Kxf7 8.Qh5+ g6 9.Qxc5 d5 10.0-0 dxe4 11.c3 Re8 12.Bf4 Bf5
Note: Not recommended for White: If correct, Black is always better.

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