Saturday, January 17, 2015

Petroff Defense

Petroff Defense
Modern (steinitz) attack (ECO Code C43)
1. e4 e5
2. Nf3 Nf6
3. d4 Nxe4
4. Bd3 d5
5. Nxe5 Nd7
6. Nxd7 Bxd7
7. 0-0 Bd6
8. c4 c6
9. cxd5 cxd5
10. Nc3 Nxc3
11. bxc3 0-0
Read about the Petroff Defense here. Play through the opening moves here. Here is a List of Master Games.

Opening Traps in Chess

The Opening stage of the Chess game is very important. Having knowledge of the Opening Traps helps to catch the opponent in a quick win. 

Apart from the basic Fools mate, Scholars mate, there are several such traps.

Check this List of Traps to start with. Then the 3 most effective traps. Play through a Good Collection of Opening Traps and some more Advanced Traps. Download eBooks like 700 Traps & 101 Strategies. Also go through this List of Videos of Opening Traps.