1610 the tercios from Spain and its allies roam trough Europe at full march. Meanwhile in Rome 2 great chess players, Gulio Cesare Polerio and Domenico play the fried liver attack reminiscing of the optimism, romance and passion typical of the time.
Polerio vs Domenico
Italian game , The Fried Liver Attack
The Fried Liver Attack has induced many headaches. It turns out you can trace its history all the way back to Rome, Italy in the year 1610 to this same game between Polerio and Domenico. We are going back 410 years and look at it’s deadly debut. The game is between two of the time periods best players, Polerio and Domenico. The game stands up remarkably well to the test of time. There were improvements for both players but it was still well played and shows many of the key ideas that players with both colors will want to know.
Italian Game, The Fried Liver Attack
17th Century, 1610
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