Scotch-game Definition

noun

A common Open Game in chess, characterized by the moves 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4, in which white's third move is queen's pawn to the forth rank.

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Origin of Scotch-game

  • From an 1824 correspondence match between Edinburgh and London.

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