Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. Nf3/2...Nc6/3. Bc4/3...Nf6/4. Ng5/4...d5/5. exd5/5...Na5/6. d3
< Chess Opening Theory  1. e4  1...e5  2. Nf3  2...Nc6  3. Bc4  3...Nf6  4. Ng5  4...d5  5. exd5  5...Na5Two Knights Defence:Morphy Variation  



Position in ForsythEdwards Notation(FEN)
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Two Knights Defence:Morphy VariationEdit
6 d3 Morphy Variation.
An attempt to fully hang onto the pawn. This variation does not inspire, giving up a good bishop for the currently out of play Knight is not something many players would choose. Therefore this variation is seldom played.
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 d5 5.exd5 Na5 6.d3
6  7  8  9  

... h6 
Nf3 e4 
Qe2 Nxc4 
dxc4 Bc5 
StatisticsEdit
Estimated next move popularity
h6 81%, Nxc4 10%, Be7 6%, Bg4 3%
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