Questions tagged [vienna-game]

Relating to the chess opening which goes: 1. e4 e5 2. Nc3

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Vienna Game: Struggling to find a good response to 2…Nc6

I am starting to pick up the Vienna Game but I'm struggling to find a satisfactory response to 2...Nc6, the Max Lange Defense. The main moves according to theory here are 3. Nf3, 3. Bc4, 3. f4, 3. g3. ...
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Vienna Gambit vs King' Gambit

The Vienna game/gambit goes as 1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 .. 3. f4... Why is this considered much more solid/sound than just the King's gambit. It doesn't seem to me that the extra 2. Nc3 thrown in is doing ...
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The Vienna Game: Good, inferior or bad?

I have been taking a look at 1.e4 2.e5 2.Nc3, which is known as the Vienna Game. At this point I have become familiarized with a substantial amount of variations and main lines. The principal ...