Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. Nf3/2...Nc6/3. Bc4/3...Nf6/4. Ng5/4...d5/5. exd5/5...Na5/6. Bb5/6...c6/7. dxc6/7...bxc6/8. Be2/8...h6/9. Nf3/9...e4/10. Ne5
|Two Knights Defence|
Two Knights Defence[edit | edit source]
10. Ne5.[edit | edit source]
The Knights moves to the center of the board, here it can easily be attacked again by Black, but White now has the opportunity to defend it with d4 or f4 or even consider retreating the Knight to g4 or c4.
Theory table[edit | edit source]
- 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 Na5 6.Bb5+ c6 7. dxc6 bxc6 8. Be2 h6 9. Nf3 e4 10. Ne5
Statistics[edit | edit source]
Estimated next move likelihood
Bd6 57%, Qd4 16%, Bc5 14%, Qc7 9%, Qd5 3%, Bb7 1%
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References[edit | edit source]