Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. Nc3/2...Nf6/3. f4/3...d5/4. fxe5/4...Nxe4/5. d3

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Vienna 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
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Position in Forsyth-Edwards Notation (FEN)
Moves: 1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. f4 d5 4. fxe5 Nxe4 5. d3

Vienna Game edit

As no good square is available to retreat, Black should exchange the knight : 5...Nxc3.

The other options include two ways of launching aggressive attacks against White :

5...Bb4
5...Qh4+

Theory table edit

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

1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. f4 d5 4. fxe5 Nxe4 5. d3

5
...
Nxc3
=
...
Bb4
=
...
Qh4+
=

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