[ECO code C44]
SCOTCH GAMBIT to GIUOCO PIANO
Black sometimes declines the gambit by switching into the inferior Miss in Baulk / Bourdonnais line of the Italian Opening, setting his rear doubled QPawn on Q3(d6) to free his QB. B-Alt.
White Black Transp.White Black 1. P-K4 P-K4 (1.) 2. Kt-KB3 Kt-QB3 (2.) 3. P-Q4 PxP (3. B-B4 B-B4) 4. B-QB4 B-B4 (4. P-B3 P-Q3) 5. P-B3 P-Q3 (5. P-Q4 PxP )
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