Hey guys – I really need some advice. Recently I’ve suffered a couple humbling losses playing the white side of the giuoco piano. I like this. The Giuoco Piano is a popular chess opening from the beginner levels all the way up to grandmaster. Giuoco Piano translates from Italian into the “quiet game” . Giuoco Pianissimo[edit]. With 4.d3, White plays the Giuoco Pianissimo (Italian: ” very quiet game”). White aims for a slow buildup deferring d4 until it can be.

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By avoiding an immediate confrontation in the centre White prevents the early release of tension through exchanges and enters a positional maneuvering game. You might try www.

For explanation of theory tables see theory table and for notation see algebraic notation. Despite its drawish reputation, this variation became giioco popular after being taken up by Anatoly Karpov in the World Championship [ citation needed ]. Mark all topics as READ. Pisnissimo clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

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If White plays c2—c3, the position can take some characteristics of the Ruy Lopez if his bishop retreats to c2 via Bc4—b3—c2. After mastering these openings, it can be useful to go with the Pianissimo to improve, but understanding this key opening Giuoco Piano is helpful.


Personally, I tend to giuoc it from move one I must admit that I would not have thought it made a great difference, but 4. Dec 11, 4. When I checked the database against the OP’s games, the Pianissimo page never appeared, so that confused me a little.

By avoiding an immediate confrontation in the center White prevents the early release of tension through exchanges and giuock a positional maneuvering game. Strong piece, so Qe7 or he can counterattack with William Bettis 31 2. If you had recognized what was going on in the position You had a good N vs bad B you could have restrained his freeing f-pawn push with an easy positional advantage, but the truth is there’s simply not much strategy will do for you if you can’t see Rxe4??

The opening is also known as the Italian Game Pinski Pandix, World Computer Chess Championship “.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This page was last edited on 14 Juneat By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Views Read Edit View history. I don’t see a big difference between these games and typical 19th century games. Hey guys – I really need some advice. Actually the modern way to handle the d3 lines is like 1.

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The Portuguese Damiano played it at the beginning of the 16th century and the Italian Greco played it at the beginning of the 17th century.

Typical when centre blocked. I didn’t take the time to check on that. List of openings theory table List of chess gambits Irregular Quick checkmates Fool’s mate Scholar’s mate.


Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1…e5/2. Nf3/2…Nc6/3. Bc4/3…Bc5/4. d3

I think you’re supposed to gain as much space as possible with your queenside pawns – play b4 when you have the chance instead of letting yourself get a hole there as in the first game. In the recent Isle of Man tournament there were days when the top boards looked like a junior scholastic tournament but with very few examples on the lower boards.

I don’t really see the point to be honest. Dec 12, 5. Dec 13, And don’t let the white-squared bishop get swapped off – it’s a key piece. Giuoo up using Email and Password. I believe there’s a video somewhere of some top commentators explaining why, but I didn’t watch it.

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Often painissimo chess opening stops being played simply because people are tired of it, not because there’s something wrong with it. The Giuoco Piano Italian: This idea has been taken up by some grandmasters, such as Anish Giriin order to avoid the drawish Berlin Defence to the Lopez. Dec 11, 3.