Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. Nf3/2...Nc6/3. Bc4/3...Bc5/4. b4/4...Bxb4
Evans Gambit Accepted[edit | edit source]
4...Bxb4[edit | edit source]
Black has accepted the gambit.
Response[edit | edit source]
White can now win a tempo in the fight for the center by playing 5. c3.
In this version of the Evans Gambit, black has to play very well to defeat the opening.
Theory table[edit | edit source]
- 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 Bxb4
|Evans Gambit Accepted|| c3
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References[edit | edit source]
- Batsford Chess Openings 2 (1989, 1994). Garry Kasparov, Raymond Keene. ISBN 0-8050-3409-9.