Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. Nf3/2...Nc6/3. Bb5/3...Nf6/4. 0-0/4...Ng4

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Ruy Lopez:Open 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)

r1bqkb1r/pppp1ppp/2n5/1B2p3/4P1n1/5N2/PPPP1PPP/RNBQ1RK1

Parent: Ruy Lopez

Ruy Lopez:Open Game: Fishing Pole Trap[edit]

4. Ng4[edit]

With 4. Ng4 black sets up the Fishing Pole Trap. While the logical move seems to be h3, to kick the knight off of his spot, this in fact sets up for immediate failure.

Theory table[edit]

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

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nf6 4.O-O Ng4
5
Fishing Pole h3
h5
hxg4>
hxg4
Nd2
Qh4
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