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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Black can try to hold a strongpoint in the centre at e5 with The game can also retain an Italian flavour after c3 if White plays a4 and b4, staking out space on the queenside. Despite its drawish reputation, this variation became more popular poanissimo being taken up by Anatoly Karpov in the World Championship [ citation needed ].

Bc4 Bc5 as a good beginner’s move but not threatening, and I have felt sure that most strong players shared this opinion. I’m working on such problems with my own customized search software, but that’s a long way off from working. Qe7 or he can counterattack with Instead of d4, the usual idea is to bring the Nb1 to g3: Views Read Edit View history. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If I find it, I’ll delete the comment and add an answer.


Actually the only way to some sort of chances for white is Sveshnikov’s line 5. Hey guys – I really need some advice. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Coaching Recommendations to help with Opening Preparation benonidoni 9 min ago. Chess openings 15th century in chess 16th century in chess. Retrieved from ” https: Players of all level play the Italian, and especially the 4. The alternative move order 4.

The opening is also known as the Italian Game Pinski Dec 12, 5. Dec 12, 9. U are not enough developped and your centre is vulnerable. Dec 11, 1. Sign up using Facebook.

Chess follows fashion trends too, especially when a top tier player dusts off an old almost forgotten opening or variation, and wins with it. William Bettis 31 2. This article uses algebraic notation to describe chess moves.

If I recall correctly a big “if”it had to do with White losing a tempo pianissijo the Italian after moves. 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.

Is there somebody out there who has been paying more attention than I have? Are the OP’s two posted games really Pianissimo lines?

I didn’t take the time to check on that. 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. Both books are excellent resources for learning this opening. Dec 11, 2. Email Required, but never shown.


Throughout a fairly long chess career, I have always regarded 4. I don’t really see the point to be honest. pianisslmo

C50: Giuoco Pianissimo

Pandix, Pianisdimo Computer Chess Championship “. You might try www. This page was last edited on 14 Juneat I believe there’s a video somewhere of some top commentators explaining why, but I didn’t watch it. In the Greco Variation, White uses a major piece sacrifice to create a trap.

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