I show you now chess games played with the Scotch Game or Scotch Opening below from recent times. These games were played by top grandmasters worldwide. I selected wins and losses only to make it interesting. Study the various lines and chess ideas.
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3.d4
Scotch Game - White plays first move 1.e4 then 2.Nf3 and 3.d4.