A Good Counter-Play for the Fried Liver?


Post #16 is right about this being the Traxler Counter Attack. I used to use this against the Italian game; many lines are forced mate, if Black knows theory and White does not. However, I "switched" repertoire choice - because White often gets an advantage with simple measures. Traxler is fun to use sometimes - but I'd hardly call it correct.


Engine says that white's best response against Bxf2+ is actually Kf1.