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The Traxler counterattack (the Wilkes-Barre variation)
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|LC Classifications||GV1450 .E84|
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|Pagination||100 p. :|
|Number of Pages||100|
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The Traxler counterattack has been the subject of scrutiny by amateur chess players for decades, but nowadays professional should pay attention too, because 5 is becoming pretty common even in serious tournaments.". ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: First ed. published under title: The Traxler counterattack. Description: pages: illustrations ; 21 cm.
KAREL TRAXLER (born Jan, died May, 70 years old) Czech Republic [what is this?Czech chessplayer, composer and Catholic priest. He's famous for the Traxler Counterattack (also known as the Wilkes-Barre Variation) in the Two Knights (C57): 1.e4 e5 2.♘f3 ♘c6 3.♗c4 ♘f6 4.♘g5 ♗ line was introduced in the famous game J Reinisch vs Traxler, It's named after the Czech priest Karel Traxler, who first played a game in the line in However, it wasn't until Correspondence World champion Yakov Estrin wrote a famed book on the Two Knights some 80 years later that the main theory of the opening really developed.
In the level of tournament chess, is the Traxler Counterattack just a dubious opening or a blunder? In club or online chess it works just fine, but it is one of those opening rarely seen in professional high level chess. [FEN ""] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Ng5 Bc5. How would I know? I have nothing to do with any of this madness! 5. Bxf7+ and away is just better for White. You’re just going to have to learn 4 d5 5. exd5 Na5. See Bologan’s excellent book on Double Kingpawn for Black (minus the Ruy — another b.
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If your opponent likes the Italian Game however, there’s a beautiful variation available on the Two Knights Defense, called the Traxler Counterattack. It’s characterised by the moves 1.e4 e5. Not by coincidence, the Traxler Counterattack (1.e4 e5 3 Nc6 4 Nf6 5 Bc5) is among the sharpest openings and extremely tactical, the perfect laboratory for computer analysis.
What happens when advanced computing power is applied to a chess opening like that. The answer is NM Dan Heisman's new Traxler Counterattack E-Book.5/5(2). Dan's blurb for the CD cover: "This e-book has been nominated for the Cramer Award.
NM Dan Heisman, a member of the International Computer Chess Association, spent over 2 years anaylzing the ultra-sharp Traxler (Wilkes-Barre Two Knights) variation with computer software. Traxler Counter Attack. The Traxler counter attack derives from the two knights defense from black after white develops into the Italian game.
After white moves his knight to g5, attacking the weakened f7 square, black counter attacks with Bc5, disregarding his own safety for a. Author: Yakov Estrin Title: The Traxler Counterattack Released: Format: rar/pdf Quality: good Size: 2 Mb Download book.
Karel Traxler ( in Vlachovo Březí – in Volyně) was a Czech chess master and composer of chess problems.
He is best known for the hyper-aggressive variation named after him, the Traxler Variation in the Two Knights Defense, which was first shown in the following game against Reinisch, played in Hostouň in 1.e4 e5 3 Nc6 4 Nf6 5 Bc5.
The Traxler Counterattack is a very aggressive (and a very unsound) way to fight the Knight Attack in the Two Knights Italian. Black just ignores white’s attack on the weakness on f7 and. Boris Alterman, "The Traxler Counterattack." The Alterman Gambit Guide, Black Gambits 2 (Quality Chess ): A great introduction to Traxler tactics for amateur players.
See Table of Contents for the rest of the repertoire. Stefan Bücker, Seven Ways to Refute the Traxler A useful overview of White's theoretically best lines.
the Traxler was 5 Nxf7 Bxf2+ 6 Kxf2 Nxe4+ 7 Ke3!, a courageous winning attempt that had been underestimated by theory. In the same year, Dan Heisman’s CD  appeared with plenty of interesting computer analyses on the Traxler. And then Maarten De Zeeuw presented six new “refutations” of the Traxler in a series of provoking articles .
The Traxler Counterattack arise after the following moves: 1. e4 e5 2. Sf3 Sc6 3. Lc4 Sf6 4. Sg5 Lc5. Friedrich vs Peter Leisebein Italian Game: Two Knights Defense.
Traxler Counterattack Bishop sac line (C57) 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Ng5 Bc5 5. The Terrible Traxler Part 1by NM Steve Colding The Traxler Counter-Attack in the Two Knights Defense remains today one of chess's most controversial is not unusal for other players to call Traxler players swindlers, con artist and thieves.
The fact that on e plays the Traxler. After seeing the Traxler Counter Attack from Black, it made me wonder if White should just avoid the Fried Liver Attack because of this.
I have seen some variations on how the game is continued if Black plays the Traxler Counter Attack, but I am not sure what White's best response would be. In all variations, I have seen the continuation 5.
A book with book stragegy and tactics (and no hint of what the problem requires is Practical Chess Exercises by Cheng - An interesting idea with positions from games where all you are given is that there is a best move.
It could be the only saving defensive tactic, play and win, or a positional idea. Traxler Counterattack 5. Bxf7+ The preferred move for most modern masters, preferring to the pawn and keeping the position comparatively calm.
This move is considered the best way to maintain an edge. Theory table. For explanation of theory tables see theory table and for notation see algebraic notation. Traxler Counterattack  4. Bc5  The move that signifies the Traxler Counterattack or sometimes known as the Wilkes-Barre Variation.
This bold move ignores White's attack on f7 and can lead to wild play as Black can try a bishop sacrifice on f2 if White plays Nxf7. The Traxler Counterattack This is the first--and still the only--in-depth book on the Traxler variation.
It remains an essential starting point for anyone who wants to play the variation in thematic correspondence tournaments where deep preparation is necessary if one wants to play either side of the fantastic lines emanating from 7. Does anyone know of any resources (either online or offline) that deal with how to best respond to the Traxler (Wilkes-Barr) Counterattack from White's perspective.
Thanks. DavidThis is a common issue with symmetrical openings, and I used to run into issues like this a lot. OTB players have to learn to find sound moves w/ little time to calculate.
These first four moves are the Traxler Counterattack 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Ng5 Bc5 Normally followed by 5. Nxf2+,5. Bxf2+ and occasionally 5.d4. Others have said about the Traxler It may not be entirely accurate when held up to the light of heavy computer analysis - Heisman.
Two Knights Defense The book consists of four main parts, which are divided into chapters. In the first part, an old continuation of 4. Kg5 d5 5. ed and all the variants associated with it are examined in detail.
In the second part, the Traxler counterattack, which has become relevant today, is considered -. The Fried Liver 6: The Terrifying Traxler Attack! By David Petty Views 16 minutes ; Once again we look at a "counterattacking option" for black; this time, the Traxler Counterattack, a crazy opening choice in which black allows white's attack on f7 in order to make an explosive sacrifice on white's weakest square of f2.The Traxler Counter Attack.
The Traxler is a swashbuckling variation of the Two Knights Defence. The first key position arises after 1.e4 e5 3 Nc6 4 Nf6 5 Bc5. Black's idea is to sacrifice his bishop on f2 and to launch a terrific attack on white's king.Ed Traxler was a hard-working, pragmatic, honest cop and detective lieutenant of the Los Angeles Police Department in and was one of the investigators assigned to the Phone Book Killer case.
Traxler seemed to have a thing for cigarettes and coffee (even if the coffee was cold). He also didn't like listening to Hal's stories.
Traxler also almost seemed ready to consider Reese's story. As.