May 30, 2010

Four Knights Game: How to Play the Belgrade Gambit

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Four Knights Game: How to Play the Belgrade Gambit: This chess video is Video 4 and the last one on the Four Knights Game chess opening. It will show you how to play the Belgrade Gambit variation of the Four Knights Game. You can find the video below to see and learn the Belgrade.

Before you see this chess opening video... The Four Knights Game starts with 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6. Then, this chess opening may turn into the Belgrade Gambit variation which designated moves are 4.d4 exd4 5.Nd5. Usually, Black answers by one of the following 4 moves:

• 5... Be7;     • 5... Nxd5;
• 5... Nb4;     • 5... Nxe4.
Note: The Gambit can be declined by 5… Bc5 (this line is not shown in the video).

The Belgrade Gambit was developed for the Four Knights Game opening. The Gambit was very popular in the 1970s, but today this variation is not popular at the chess master level. White sacrifices the pawn and move the knight on... The line 5... Nxe4 is risky, but Black may be better.

Video 4 is below, and it will show you how to play 4 lines of the Belgrade Gambit variation of the Four Knights Game. In the video, you can find some useful opening ideas. To see the video Four Knights Game: How to Play the Belgrade Gambit, just click the Play button below:




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