Italian Game

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3 Total lessons
1 Hour of video
9 Exercises
Beginner Level
PGN-Files Available

About the course

The Italian Game is one of the oldest chess openings and it is characterized by the following opening moves: 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4. Both sides are developing their pieces quickly and white's last move 3.Bc3 is aiming to attack black's vulnerable f7-square. After 3.Bc4, black has several options to respond and depending on the continuation, the game can have different styles. In this course we will analyze the most common variations after 3.Bc4.

Course structure

Lesson 1 Main Variation 3...Bc5
21:48
  • Main Variation 3...Bc5
    21:48
  • 3 Exercises
  • PGN Files and Summary
Lesson 2 Main Variation 3...Nf6
20:08
  • Main Variation 3...Nf6
    20:08
  • 3 Exercises
  • PGN Files and Summary
Lesson 3 Black's Alternatives after 3.Bc4
17:41
  • Black's Alternatives after 3.Bc4
    17:41
  • 3 Exercises
  • PGN Files and Summary
  • GM Zoltan Medvegy

GM Zoltan Medvegy

Zoltan Medvegy is a passionate Hungarian chess player who gained the grandmaster title in 2002. In his ongoing chess career he won several national and international tournaments. He also works as chess coach and provides professional chess training.

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What you’ll learn:

  • 3...Bc5 Variation
  • 3...Nf6 Variation (Two Knights Defense)
  • Sidelines for Black after 3.Bc4
  • Evans Gambit
  • Hungarian Defense

Target Audience

Beginner (ELO 1000-1200)

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