Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...Nf6/2. Bc4/2...Nxe4/3. Bxf7/3...Kxf7/4. Qh5

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Alekhine Defence : Krejcik Variation
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)

rnbq1b1r/pppppkpp/8/7Q/4n3/8/PPPP1PPP/RNB1K1NR

Alekhine Defence:Krejcik Variation[edit]

Among the four legal moves, Kf6 and Ke6 aren't good options. Both moves would further expose the king.

4...g6 and 4...Kg8 are playable but none of these moves can save the knight.

Theory table[edit]

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

'1.e4 Nf6 2.Bc4 Nxe4 3.Bxf7+ Kxf7 4.Qh5+'

4
...
g6
=+
...
Kg8
=+

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References[edit]

Unorthodox Alekine Defense from EricShiller.com