Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. Nf3/2...Nc6/3. Bb5/3...a6/4. Bxc6/4...dxc6/5. d4/5...exd4
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< Chess Opening Theory | 1. e4 | 1...e5 | 2. Nf3 | 2...Nc6 | 3. Bb5 | 3...a6 | 4. Bxc6 | 4...dxc6 | 5. d4
|Ruy Lopez:Exchange Variation|
|Parent: Ruy Lopez|
Ruy Lopez:Exchange Variation
The best move for white here is 6.Qxd4. This leads to 6.- Qxd4 7.Nxd4. This line is thougt to slight favor black. 6.Nxd4?! is bad because of 6.- c5! and after 7.Nb5 or 7.Nb3, black shall play Qxd1+!, which will give him an advantage.