February 7, 2010

Evans Gambit: How to Play Part II

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Evans Gambit: How to Play Part II Video: This chess video on the Evans Gambit will help you learn another variation of this chess opening. The variation is called the Evans Gambit Declined, variation 5.a4. Its move order is 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 Bb6 5.a4.

You know that the Evans Gambit begins with 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4. Now if Black plays 4... Bxb4, the Evans Gambit will be accepted - Any other move declined. The Evans Gambit Declined, variation 5.a4. runs via the line 4... Bb6, which is the second most common line after 4... Bxb4.

The chess opening video will show you the proven lines for Black and White and give you a feel of correct play. You can use the video for getting the initial knowledge on the Evans Gambit Declined, variation 5.a4. To see the video, just click the Play button below:




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To replay on the chess board and learn the Evans Gambit Declined, variation 5.a4, which was shown in the video, please find the variation in writing below:

Evans Gambit Declined, variation 5.a4:
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 [Evans Gambit] ...
4... Bb6 5.a4 [Evans Gambit Declined, variation 5.a4] ...
5... a5 6.b5 Nd4 7.Nxd4 Bxd4 8.c3 Bb6 9.d4 Qe7 10.0-0 d6 11.f4 Be6 12.Na3 [The Position Is Equal.]