February 9, 2010

Evans Gambit: How to Play Part III

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Evans Gambit: How to Play Part III Video: This chess video on the Evans Gambit will help you learn another variation of this chess opening. It is the variation 5... Be7. The variation is modern, and it has the following move order: 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 Bxb4 5.c3 Be7...

Black accepts the Evans Gambit by taking the sacrificed White pawn on b4... White moves 5.c3 and attacks the Bishop... who retreats and occupies a good "command post" on e7... The variation was tested and successfully used by the two chess titans: by Bobby Fisher and by Garry Kasparov.

The chess opening video will show you 2 proven lines for Black and White: Line 1 and Line 2. Line 2 is popular at the higher level chess. See the video, get a feel of correct play and initial knowledge on the variation 5... Be7. 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's variation 5... Be7, which was shown in the video, find the variation in writing below:

Evans Gambit, variation 5... Be7, Line 1:
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 [Evans Gambit] ...
4... Bxb4 5.c3 Be7 [Evans Gambit, variation 5... Be7] ...
6.d4 exd4 [Line 1: 6.d4 exd4] ...
7.cxd4 Nf6 8.d5 Na5 9.Bd3 0-0 10.0-0 c6 11.Nc3 Qc7 12.h3 h6 [The Position Is Equal.]

Evans Gambit, variation 5... Be7, Line 2, Subline A:
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 [Evans Gambit] ...
4... Bxb4 5.c3 Be7 [Evans Gambit, variation 5... Be7] ...
6.d4 Na5 [Line 2: 6.d4 Na5] ...
7.Nxe5 [SubLine A: 7.Nxe5] Nxc4 8.Nxc4 d5 9.exd5 Qxd5 10.Ne3 Qd8 [The Position Is Equal.]

Evans Gambit, variation 5... Be7, Line 2, Subline B:
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 [Evans Gambit] ...
4... Bxb4 5.c3 Be7 [Evans Gambit, variation 5... Be7] ...
6.d4 Na5 [Line 2: 6.d4 Na5] ...
7.Be2 [SubLine B: Be2] exd4 8.Qxd4 Nf6 9.e5 Nc6 10.Qh4 Nd5 11.Qg3 g6 [The Position Is Equal.]