Italian Game

Chessboard showing the Italian Game with the moves 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 played
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Studies about the Italian Game

Learn the Italian Game using public studies.

The Italian Game
167 by Fernsage

Ideas and lines in the Italian Game

Italian Game
36 by acquerugiola

Various lines of the Italian Opening. Theory comes from the Chessfactor "Italian Game - Opening Theory" playlist, that can be found here:

Legal Trap
9 by erendanyel

Learn the legal trap

Rousseau Gambit - Jonathan Schrantz
6 by stef9998

Rousseau Gambit moves by Youtube Video of Jonathan Schrantz

Italian Game White
6 by kylknght

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Ponziani-Steinitz Gambit
6 by Cileklim

A lesser known alternative to the Traxler Counterattack.

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