1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Bc4 *
The Scotch Gambit is a variation of the Scotch Game opening played with the White pieces.
Scotch Gambit Main Line
Here’s the sequence for the main line.
Main Lines In Response To Black
Let’s go over the main lines to play depending on what Black plays after 4. Bc4
If Black Plays 4…Bc5
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Bc4
I hope this tutorial on the Scotch Gambit opening helped you. If you like tutorials on Chess Gambits like this, you might also be interested in reading the guide on the Budapest Gambit and the Evans Gambit.