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Chess Opening Theory/1. f4/1...e5

Bird's Opening
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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Bird's OpeningEdit

1...e5Edit

Here black enters the From Gambit. White's choices are either taking the pawn, or moving to e4, entering the King's Gambit.

StatisticsEdit

Theory tableEdit

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

1. f4 e5

2
King's Gambit Accepted e4
exf4
to 1.e4 e5 2.f4
fxe5
d6
g4??
Qh4
0-1

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  • Nunn's Chess Openings. 1999. John Nunn (Editor), Graham Burgess, John Emms, Joe Gallagher. ISBN 1-8574-4221-0.