# Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. Nf3/2...Nc6/3. Bc4/3...Nf6/4. Ng5/4...Bc5/5. Bxf7/5...Ke7/6. Bd5/6...Rf8/7. Bxc6/7...dxc6/8. d3/8...Ng4/9. Nh3/9...Nxf2/10. Bg5/10...Kd7

< Chess Opening Theory‎ | 1. e4‎ | 1...e5‎ | 2. Nf3‎ | 2...Nc6‎ | 3. Bc4‎ | 3...Nf6‎ | 4. Ng5‎ | 4...Bc5‎ | 5. Bxf7‎ | 5...Ke7‎ | 6. Bd5‎ | 6...Rf8‎ | 7. Bxc6‎ | 7...dxc6‎ | 8. d3‎ | 8...Ng4‎ | 9. Nh3‎ | 9...Nxf2‎ | 10. Bg5
Traxler Counterattack
 a b c d e f g h 8 8 7 7 6 6 5 5 4 4 3 3 2 2 1 1 a b c d e f g h
Position in Forsyth-Edwards Notation(FEN)

r1bq1r2/pppk2pp/2p5/2b1p1B1/4P3/3P3N/PPP2nPP/RN1QK2R

# Traxler Counterattack

10... Kd7
Protecting the Queen and avoiding the Qh5 check. This is the correct move. White is now struggling and looks like some inaccurate moves have been played by White to reach this position.

## Theory table

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

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 Bc5 5. Bxf7+ Ke7 6. Bd5 Rf8 7. Bxc6 dxc6 8. d3 Ng4 9. Nh3 Nxf2 Nxf2 10 Bg5+ Kd7
11 12
Qe2
Qe8
Rf1
Nxh3
=/+
Bxd8
Nxd1
Kxd1
Kxd8
=/+