Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. f4/2...exf4/3. Nf3/3...g5/4. Bc4

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King's Gambit Accepted
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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Parent: King's Gambit


King's Gambit Accepted, 4.Bc4[edit]

With 4.Bc4, White ignores Black's pawn advance in favor of development. Black can now either continue his development with 4...Bg7 or attempt to unseat White's knight with 4...g4.

Theory table[edit]

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

1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4

4 5 6 7 8  
Traditional (Hanstein) Variation Bc4
Bg7
d4
d6
O-O
h6
c3
Nc6
g3
g4
=+
Philidor Gambit ...
...
h4
h6
d4
d6
c3
Nc6
O-O
Bg4
=
Muzio Gambit ...
g4
O-O!
gxf3
Qxf3
Qf6
e5!?
Qxe5
d3
Bh6
Double Muzio Gambit ...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Bxf7+
Kxf7

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