What are some good books on the Italian game, including the Evans Gambit and Two Knights Defense family of openings?
It's been about 10 years since I played tournament chess regularly. My last rating was 1586 USCF, but it had been as high as 1717. I recently decided to get back into playing chess, and am looking ...
The generally very useful and interesting book Bologan's Black Weapons suggests the following line as a practical way to meet the Evans Gambit. [FEN ""] [Title "Evans Gambit"] [Startply "12"] 1. e4 ...
I have already read the section here on the Evans Gambit but I still don't understand the value of sacrificing the b pawn unnecessarily, in the likely case that black's Bishop returns to the c5. White ...
According to this answer, Evans gambit is not popular anymore. I looked at it and I don't see anything wrong with it. I can't go over all the variations here, but you could look for an article or a ...
Recently I have been playing the Evans Gambit as many times as I can and for the most part, black plays 4...Bxb4, but someone played 4...Nxb4 and I wasn't sure how to continue. After the following ...
When I see the Evans Gambit, I don't see the point of it, maybe because I am a beginning player. It seems that after: [FEN ""] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bxb4 5. c3 Bc5 Since the ...