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Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. f4/2...exf4/3. Nf3/3...g5/4. Bc4

King's Gambit Accepted
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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Parent: King's Gambit


King's Gambit Accepted, 4.Bc4Edit

With 4.Bc4, White ignores Black's pawn advance in favor of development. Black can now either continue his development with 4...Bg7 or attempt to unseat White's knight with 4...g4.

Theory tableEdit

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

1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4

4 5 6 7 8  
Traditional (Hanstein) Variation Bc4
Bg7
d4
d6
O-O
h6
c3
Nc6
g3
g4
=+
Philidor Gambit ...
...
h4
h6
d4
d6
c3
Nc6
O-O
Bg4
=
Muzio Gambit ...
g4
O-O!
gxf3
Qxf3
Qf6
e5!?
Qxe5
d3
Bh6
Double Muzio Gambit ...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Bxf7+
Kxf7

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