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Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. Nf3/2...Nc6/3. Bc4/3...Bc5/4. Bxf7

Jerome Gambit
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)

r1bqk1nr/pppp1Bpp/2n5/2b1p3/4P3/5N2/PPPP1PPP/RNBQK2R

Jerome GambitEdit

4. Bxf7+?Edit

White's plan is to lure black's King into the open. This gambit is relatively weak because black can deflect any attack while maintaining a significant material advantage. The obvious response is Kxf7.

Theory tableEdit

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

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. Bxf7

4 5
Jerome Gambit
Kxf7
Nxe5+
Nxe5
=+

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