Saturday, February 21, 2009

Two Knights Defence - Fried Liver Attack (C57) - Chess Opening Theory

A variation of the Two Knights Defense in which White sacrifices a Knight for a superficially impressive attack on the enemy king.

Fried Liver Attack Wikipedia Page - General History and Knowledge

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 Nxd5 6.Nxf7 Kxf7

Fried Liver .pdf - Novice Mini-Lesson
The Fegatello Attack - By Paul Valle - Article in Unorthodox Openings Newsletter
Giuoco Piano - Two Knights - Fried Liver [C57] - 7 Page Lesson by Richard Westbrook

GM Boris Altermans Blog
Fried Liver Lesson 1
Fried Liver Lesson 2
Fried Liver Lesson 3
Fried Liver Lesson 4
Fried Liver Lesson 5
Fried Liver Lesson 6

Games Viewable Online (at
Fried Liver Attack Games - 8 Example Games
Fried Liver Attack Games - 49 Example Games
Games Viewable Online (at
Fried Liver Attack Games - 65 Games

Annotated Games

Pratt vs Wolford 1976
Morphy vs NN 1858

Video Lessons
Fried Liver in 15 MIns - 15 Min Video
Fried Liver Attack -  11 Min Video (Explanation of the Opening)
Crashing Counter Attack against the Fried Liver - Hollingsworth vs. Steensland
Fried Liver Attack- How to play against it? - 3 Min Video

10 Fried Liver Attack instructional Videos - from
     -This in-depth series covers one of the most common opening weapons in scholastic chess

PGN Game Downloads
C57 - 975 Games
Two Knights.pgn - 13185 Games (From
Two Knights Defence - 3750 Games (From

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