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Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. Nf3/2...Nc6/3. Nc3/3...Nf6/4. Bb5

Spanish Four Knights Game
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)

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Spanish Four Knights GameEdit

Theory tableEdit

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

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bb5

4 5 6
Symmetrical Variation Bb5
Bb4
O-O
O-O
d3
d6
=
...
Bc5
O-O
O-O
Nxe5
Nxe5
=
Rubinstein Variation ...
Nd4
Ba4
c6
Nxe5
d5
=

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ReferencesEdit

  • Modern Chess Openings 15th ed, 2008. Nick de Firmian. Random House, New York. ISBN 0-8129-3682-5.
  • Nunn's Chess Openings. 1999. John Nunn (Editor), Graham Burgess, John Emms, Joe Gallagher. ISBN 1-8574-4221-0.