Four Knights Game
The Four Knights is a double king pawn opening in which both players develop ...More
The Four Knights is a double king pawn opening in which both players develop their knights to ideal squares, pointed towards the center. Formerly considered a bit of a dinosaur, this opening has become somewhat popular again recently; it can lead to either sharp attacks or closed, maneuvering struggles.
- Fairly natural play
- Sometimes drawish
- Could be a closed position, not ideal for 1.e4 players
- Sometimes overly simplistic
Famous Practitioners: Nigel ShortHide