You Must Try These Tricky Openings in the Italian Game for White
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7 Best Chess Opening Traps in the Italian Game for White

7 Best Chess Opening Traps in the Italian Game for White

Today we’ll learn the 7 best chess opening traps for White in the Italian Game, one of the oldest and most popular chess openings, especially at the beginner level.

These traps are very easy to learn for beginners and highly actionable, meaning that the chances of winning games with these traps are much higher. The traps come from several variations of the Italian Game, including the Giuoco Piano, Giuoco Pianissimo, Four Knights Variation, and more.

Along with learning these effective traps, you will discover common attacking ideas for White in the Italian Game. For instance, you will learn how to use the famous chess tactic, the Greek Gift Sacrifice, to checkmate Black quickly.

Below, you can find the traps shown in the video:

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