Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. Qh5/2...Nc6/3. Bc4/3...g6

Parham Attack
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)
Moves: 1. e4 e5 2. Qh5 Nc6 3. Bc4 g6

Parham AttackEdit

3...g6Edit

Black counterattacks the White queen, and blocks 4. Qxf7#. White then moves her queen to safety on f3 and attacks f7 from a different angle.

Theory tableEdit

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

1. e4 e5 2. Qh5 Nc6

3 4 5 6
Qf3
Nf6
Ne2
Bg7
Nbc3
d6
d3
O-O
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ReferencesEdit

  • Illustrated Chess for Children. 1960. Harvey Kidder. Publisher, Doubleday ISBN 0-385-05764-4.

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