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The idea is simple: Ever since its creator — Dominico Lorenzo Ponziani — introduced the opening in the s, it has struggled for survival in tournament praxis. Xlterman idea is to activate all of white’s pieces and make use of the open lines and space for an all-out attack. However, despite the main line with Tal was also known as “The Magician from Riga” because of his extremely powerful and imaginative attacking style.
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Be7 is a very effective antidote to this gambit. As chess gambits go, the Gajewski Gambit with 1. Can it really be so simple for White to hang on to the pawn, or does Black have sufficient counter-play? Documented by Ponziani in the 18th century, this gambit was first analyzed in by Russian aristocrat Prince Sergei Urusov, a close friend of the chess-playing literary icon Leo Altrrman, and xlterman of Russia’s best players of his day.
While this hypermodern defense is as quintessentially English as fish and chips and high tea, that didn’t stop it becoming universally played and pioneered in other countries – especially as it bogis full of dynamics for the player of the Black pieces with so many inventive ways to play it. As chess gambits go, the Gajewski Gambit with 1. During one of these crossings the gallant captain suddenly discovered a promising new fourth move for White And so, the Evans Gambit was born coming at the height of the romantic period in the game, the swashbuckling gambit soon took the imagination of the chess world and was adopted by the likes of McDonnell, Labourdonnais, Anderssen, Moprhy, Chigorin and Steinitz.
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Bb5 Nd4 into praxis at San Sebastianovernight the formal fearsome Spanish Four Knights, which up until then was a popular opening, went into rapid decline.
Over 61 hours of amazing videos to understand positional, strategical and tactical tricks that will make your opening repertoire stronger than ever! The variation is still unclear to this day, and it makes for a very good surprise weapon gakbit have in your arsenal.
Nc3 dxc4 5 e4 has become enormously popular as a combative way for White to battle the solid Slav Defense, as White gives up the c-pawn for control of the center. It has received a new lease of life with its adoption at elite level by Teimour Radjabov and others. Singapore Youth Girls’ Chess Championship 1 year ago.
This is a dangerous gambit that gives White easy piece-play and can indeed leave Black dazed and confused, when just the slightest of slips can blris fatal and all roads leading to miniatureville. And despite not being in vogue, former world champion Anatoly Karpov, writing in his book The Open Game in Action, heartedly recommends the Belgrade gambit: He was the driving force and inspiration of the variation during the early s when he was a young IM – and back then, it was his creative mind who developed this aggressive method of playing as black.
The main virtue though of obscure gambits, lies in the element of surprise when you play them. And in a new six-part series for Gambit Guide, our intrepid gambit guru, GM Boris Alterman takes a closer look at two very aggressive Alekhine gambits against the normally solid French Winawer.
Ponziani’s Opening 1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 c3 is regarded by many altfrman be something of a relic from a bygone era in the game. Anyone who enters the murky waters of the Fried Liver must be well prepared for the mind-boggling complications that ensue. However, even today, the Damiano with 2…f6?!
If Black plays correctly, White should have no compensation for the sacrificed pawn, but it can be difficult to prove this over the board. It isn’t that difficult to learn, resembles the Blackmar-Diemer Gambit in many ways, and often leads to sacrifices and other fireworks not usually associated with the solid Caro-Kann. When I first developed an opening repertoire in my teens, I got most of my information from the old Chess Digest pamphlets of Ken Smith I was especially interested in his discussion of the Urusov Gambitwhich I have analyzed extensively.
The QGA is a postmodern opening, for it combines and reinforces classical and hypermodern ideas of positional play – not only that, it also offers a wealth of possibilities. After Capablanca adopted the Caro-Kann, it assumed a status as the solid way for Black to escape attacking efforts of e4 players. During one of these crossings the gallant captain suddenly discovered a promising new fourth move for White And so, the Horis Gambit was born coming at the height of the romantic period in the game, the swashbuckling gambit soon took the imagination of the chess world and was adopted by the likes of McDonnell, Labourdonnais, Anderssen, Moprhy, Alteran and Steinitz.
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I think those who favor stormy complications should include the [Belgrade] gambit in their repertoire. With the dynamic complexities of this early gambit against the normally solid Queen’s Gambit, you can confuse and dismay many a 1 d4 players, creating excellent preconditions for winning chess – for Black! And in his agmbit Gambit Guide series, GM Boris Alterman takes a closer look at one of the main themes of the Grand Prix Attack, with the pawn sacrifice for White of f4-f5 followed by the launching of an all-out kingside attack.
But Alexander Morozevich soon changed all that by breathing new life into it.
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Although seldom seen at top level nowadays, even Garry Kasparov had to face the aggressive Winawer counter-gambit when its modern-day guru, Pedrag Nikolic, played it against the then world champion at the Manila Olympiad.
Oskar Cordel was not so much a top player in Germany but more thought of as a theorists on the game, with many published opening books and magazine articles to his name. It looks like a complete throwback to a bygone romantic age of the 19th-century, but, surprisingly, two Super-GMs were slugging it out with it in the very modern setting of the Corus Wijk aan Zee tournament earlier this year, as Sergey Movsesian dusted off this forgotten variation to beat Michael Adams.
Nowadays, every ‘Russian Schoolboy’ knows that And now, in the latest series of Gambit Guide, GM Boris Alterman shows why even today this is a good line to have in your arsenal, as the resulting pawn sacrifice allows Black to dominate the centre.
White sacrifices his h-pawn for an immensely dangerous initiative.
Bb5 Nd4 into praxis at San Sebastianovernight the formal fearsome Spanish Four Knights, which up until then was a popular opening, went into rapid decline. The idea is to ignore the early yambit on f7 with the bold And in a new series of Boris Alterman’s Gambit Guide, our resident gambit guru explores Wagner gambit. It’s named after the Czech priest Karel Traxler, who first played a game in the line in Play the Blackmar-Diemer gambit and mate will come by itself!
With so much at stake, players bring their best preparation to the board – and one player in particular, US champion Gata Kamsky, came up with a new gambit idea in the Sicilian Najdorf with 1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 d6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Nf6 5 Nc3 a6 6 a4 Nc6 7 a5!? However, despite never being refuted, the gambit went out of fashion at the turn of the 20th Century only to come back in dramatic style inwhen Garry Kasparov rehabilitated this venerable old gambit.
A favorite of Gambit Guide is unquestionably the late great David Bronsteinwho was nothing short of being a true chess genius. One of the first chess books to be published in Italy, at the height of the Renaissance, was written by the Portuguese master Pedro Damiano back in It is not only solid and reliable, but you can also catch unaware opponents out in one of the myriad of opening traps to pick up a free win!
Since then though, refinements have been found that give White an edge.