Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. Nf3/2...d5/3. exd5

Elephant 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)

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Moves: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5

Elephant GambitEdit

White has accepted the elephant Gambit. Black has three distinct strategies he can use.

Theory tableEdit

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

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5
3 4 5 6
main line ...
e4
Qe2
Nf6
d3
Qxd5
Nbd2
Nc6
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Gambit Approach ...
Bd6
Nc3
Nf6
Bc4
Nbd7
d3
a6
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...
Qxd5
Nc3
Qe6
Bb5+
c6
Ba4
Qg6
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Last modified on 9 December 2011, at 20:16