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...Rf8/7. OO
< 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...Rf8Traxler Counterattack  



Position in ForsythEdwards Notation(FEN)
r1bq1r2/ppppk1pp/2n2n2/2bBp1N1/4P3/8/PPPP1PPP/RNBQ1RK1 
Traxler CounterattackEdit
7 OO. The natural move defending the f2 pawn. White's King however has now committed to the Kingside and can bring some tactical possibility to blacks play.
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