Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. Nf3/2...Nc6/3. Bc4/3...Nf6/4. Ng5/4...Bc5/5. Bxf7
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|Moves: 1. e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 Bc5|
|ECO code: C57|
|Parent: Two Knights Defence|
Traxler Counterattack[edit | edit source]
5. Bxf7+[edit | edit source]
- The preferred move for most modern masters, preferring to the pawn and keeping the position comparatively calm. This move is considered the best way to maintain an edge.
Theory table[edit | edit source]
- 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 Bc5 5. Bxf7+
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References[edit | edit source]
Two Knights Defence - Traxler newinchess.com