Four Knights Game: Halloween Gambit

Chessboard showing the Four Knights Game: Halloween Gambit with the moves 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nxe5 played
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Just like Halloween the Halloween Gambit is extremely spooky, both for white and black.

White gives up a knight for the initiative and powerful pawns in the center. Black must find a way to develop while white tries to use the development advantage to checkmate black.

Studies about the Four Knights Game: Halloween Gambit

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🎃 Halloween Gambit 🎃
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Learn the main lines of the Halloween Gambit. In this spooky opening white gives away a knight for some mighty pawns in the center. Can black untangle and develop or will whites development advantage result in checkmate? The perfect opening for the halloween season.

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Do you want to try out the Four Knights Game: Halloween Gambit? Train this opening against Stockfish.

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