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The Eco Code (Encyclopedia of Chess Openings) is your Key to the World of Chess Openings, which you'll find explained under Chess Openings. Here's some good examples of why you should study Openings. Checkmate in two ? Yes. Eco Code A00 Barnes Opening: Also called Fool's Mate 1.f3 e5 2.g4 Qh4#
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Learn a Good Defence Eco Code C50 Blackburne Shilling Gambit - Checkmate in 7! 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nd4 4.Nxe5 Qg5 5.Nxf7 Qxg2 6.Rf1 Qxe4+ 7.Be2 Nf3#
A good Attack Eco Code C44 Scotch,Sea-cadet mate. Checkmate in 10!
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.c3 dxc3 5.Nxc3 d6 6.Bc4 Bg4 7.O-O Ne5 8.Nxe5 Bxd1 9.Bxf7+ Ke7 10.Nd5#
Eco Code C89 Ruy Lopez: Marshall, Main line, Spassky Variation (The Longest Recognized Chess Opening) 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.O-O Be7 6.Re1 b5 7.Bb3 O-O 8.c3 d5 9.exd5 Nxd5 10.Nxe5 Nxe5 11.Rxe5 c6 12.d4 Bd6 13.Re1 Qh4 14.g3 Qh3 15.Be3 Bg4 16.Qd3 Rae8 17.Nd2 Re6 18.a4 Qh5 The amazing thing is that the position is equal after 18 moves. Insert notations (Ctrl+c and Ctrl+v) in the Chess Analysis Program to see evaluations, study and learn.
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