Two Knights Defence
- This is the most commonly played move in the position.
- It blocks White's attempt to win the f7 pawn and can lead to black sacrificing a pawn in return for space and development.
Estimated next move popularity
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 d5
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- Batsford Chess Openings 2 (1989, 1994). Garry Kasparov, Raymond Keene. ISBN 0-8050-3409-9.