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Last updated on 4/2/16, 10:01 AM.
First known chess opening, according to the Gottingen manuscript (1490). The opening is 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5, and was given its name by Lolli. The opening name is derived from Italian, meaning quiet game, in contrast to gambit openings. Salvio used the term Giuoco Piano for all games that were not gambits. Even though it is an old opening ,it is one of the worlds well known opening and commonly used opening.
I like to use this opening..it's an old one but still strong.
how do u defend against it!?!
can some1 make a presentation - da chess board thing plz
You defend against it by Bb6 once you see it developing
yes me too but some people prefer giuoco rather than ruy lopez
I was studying this opening...and I practiced against "The Little ChessPatner" and I won
It was something like that...
Though this opening is strong, it's strength is enhanced by by white then continuing with Evans Gambit.
This game is not real, maybe a mockery, I have games with more quality than it, I want to share some of my games with very interestting positions and combinations.
@dpenaranda it is somewhat easy to defeat Little ChessPartner. If you offer the computer material, it will grab it without much 'thought'
Isn't this the same thing as the Italian Game?
it is the same thing as Italian Game. Please also look up,in any opening database, the "fried liver attack" which is an offshoot of this opening. This is also a powerful attack,although at times ,comes to nought.
One of the games which should be shown in this article is Steinitz v/s Bardelben
(Italian Game Greco Gambit)
I know next to nothing about theory... I thought the Giuoco Piano was characterized by this:
i love the comment and diagrams from people its cool
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