Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. Nf3/2...Nc6/3. Bc4/3...Nd4

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Blackburne Shilling Gambit
a b c d e f g h
8 a8 b8 c8 d8 e8 f8 g8 h8 8
7 a7 b7 c7 d7 e7 f7 g7 h7 7
6 a6 b6 c6 d6 e6 f6 g6 h6 6
5 a5 b5 c5 d5 e5 f5 g5 h5 5
4 a4 b4 c4 d4 e4 f4 g4 h4 4
3 a3 b3 c3 d3 e3 f3 g3 h3 3
2 a2 b2 c2 d2 e2 f2 g2 h2 2
1 a1 b1 c1 d1 e1 f1 g1 h1 1
a b c d e f g h
Position in Forsyth-Edwards Notation(FEN)

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Blackburne Shilling Gambit[edit]

3...Nd4[edit]

Black violates an opening principle and moves again his knight. It may be tempting for White to take the now unprotected pawn with 4. Nxe5 but after 4...Qg5, White is in trouble (though 5. Bxf7+ remains playable). To maintain an advantage, White can play 4. Nxd4, 4. c3 or 4. O-O.

Theory table[edit]

For explanation of theory tables see theory table and for notation see algebraic notation.

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nd4

4 5 6
O-O
Nxf3+
Qxf3
Nf6
+/=
Nxd4
exd4
O-O

+/=
c3
Nxf3+
Qxf3
Nf6
+/=
Nxe5
Qg5
Bxf7
Kd8
Ng4
Nh6
Bxf7
Kxf7
Nxe5
Ke7
=+

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