Giuoco Piano: 3…Bc5 4.c3 Nf6 5.d4 - Don’t be greedy!
Opening: C50: Giuoco Piano
Ronen "Indiana-Jones" Har-Zvi this week continues illustrating the tricks and the don't do's in the Italian Opening often called "Giuoco Piano". This is a very common opening, especially for club players, but also for the top guns, who use this weapon full of amazing tactics. How many times grabbing a piece seems to be the only - and the best - way to win a game directly in the opening? Let's follow Ronen, and understand why this is not always true!