Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. Nc3/2...Nf6/3. f4/3...d5/4. fxe5/4...Nxe4/5. d3

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Vienna Game
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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Vienna Game[edit]

As no good square is available to retreat, Black should exchange the knight : 5...Nxc3.

The other options include two ways of launching aggressive attacks against White :

5...Bb4
5...Qh4+

Theory table[edit]

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

1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. f4 d5 4. fxe5 Nxe4 5. d3

5
...
Nxc3
=
...
Bb4
=
...
Qh4+
=

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