Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. Nf3/2...Nc6/3. Bc4/3...Nf6/4. Ng5/4...Bc5/5. Bxf7/5...Ke7/6. Bd5/6...Rf8
< Chess Opening Theory  1. e4  1...e5  2. Nf3  2...Nc6  3. Bc4  3...Nf6  4. Ng5  4...Bc5  5. Bxf7  5...Ke7  6. Bd5Traxler Counterattack  



Position in ForsythEdwards Notation(FEN)
r1bq1r2/ppppk1pp/2n2n2/2bBp1N1/4P3/8/PPPP1PPP/RNBQK2R 
Traxler CounterattackEdit
6 .. Rf8. This rook developing move threatens to win the f2 pawn by Bxf2+, Kxf2 and Nxd5+ discovered check.
Theory tableEdit
For explanation of theory tables see theory table and for notation see algebraic notation.
 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 Bc5 5. Bxf7+ Ke7 6. Bd5 Rf8
7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  

1  OO d6 
c3 Bg4 
Qb3 Bb6 
Bxc6 bxc6 
h3 h6 
hxg4 hxg5 
d4 Qd7 
Qd1 Qxg4 
= 
2  Nf3 Nd4 
Nxd4 Bxd4 
OO c6 
c3 Bb6 
Bb3 Nxe4 
=  
3  Bxc6 dxc6 
d3 Ng4 
Nh3 Nxf2 
Bg5+ Kd7 
Qe2 Qe8 
∞/= 
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