Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. Nf3/2...Nc6/3. Bc4/3...Bc5/4. O-O

Giuoco Piano
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)

r1bqk1nr/pppp1ppp/2n5/2b1p3/2B1P3/5N2/PPPP1PPP/RNBQ1RK1

Giuoco PianoEdit

4. O-OEdit

White chooses a quiet path, that tends to transpose to the Giuoco Pianissimo after white plays 5. d3.

Theory tableEdit

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

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O

4 5
...
Nf6
d3
=
...
d6
c3
=
...
d6
d4
Nxd4
Nxd4
Bxd4
c3
Bb6
Qf3
Qf6
Qxf6
Nxf6
Bd3
Be6
Bg5
h6
Bxf6
gxf6
=/+=
...
Bb6
d3
=

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