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The Schallop Defence
Various 1 e4 e5 repertoire sources in the last couple of years have been recommending the so-called Schallopp Defence against the King's Knight's gambit: 1 e4 e5 2 f4 exf4 3 Nf3 Nf6 4 e5 Nh5. This was...

Started 05/10/20 at 16:58:46 by Paddy
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A Book on the Muzio Gambit
I remember buying a book about the Muzio Gambit, around 2004 (but I am not sure about the year). It was some sort of a “labour of love” by the author, who analyzed it for an entire life and then publi...

Started 12/11/20 at 21:35:30 by grandpatzer
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C33: Is the Mason gambit playable?
I replayed some old games including the maision gambit (1e4 e5 2f4 ef 3Nc3)
I am sure this leads not to a white advantage. But I am wondering if this old opening is playable (unclear position) or...

Started 04/17/08 at 06:26:47 by toyomi
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C34: King's Gambit: Wagenbach Defence
1 e4 e5 2 f4 exf4 3 Nf3 h5!?
has anyone found a refutation yet? Smiley

Started 06/29/10 at 20:16:01 by Jonathan Tait
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King's Gambit unamed variation
If you happen to be watching chess played at the 1600 level and you see a Kings Gambit punted, more often than not Black will just defend with 2. .. d6 . If 3. Nf3, Black's idea could be to transpose ...

Started 01/15/20 at 09:13:59 by RdC
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C30-C39: John Shaw: The King's Gambit
Hello to everyone!
I'm curious and I can hardly wait for this KG book from Quality Chess: http://www.qualitychess.co.uk/docs/3/news/
This book should be out few months ago, but as we all kno...

Started 10/18/08 at 11:13:39 by rossia
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KG: Modern Defence
While looking at various tries for White against the Modern my computer (Stockfish) came up with an idea I haven't seen before.  It's only equal but still interesting.
1.e4 e5 2.f4 d5 3.exd5 e... (Shaw

Started 11/19/17 at 09:35:41 by Glenn Snow
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Simon Williams discovery against John Shaw's Nc6?
John Shaw's book on the King's Gambit loudly claimed the refutation of the Bc4 variation by trotting out the Nc6 line in a whole chapter on it. However after looking through the Vol 1 DVD of Simon Wil...

Started 06/29/17 at 12:09:38 by HagenWatch1
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How to meet 1.e4 e5 2.f4 d5 3.Nf3?
Assuming that you are a Falkbeer Countergambit player, how would you meet the seemingly absurd, at first sight, 3.Nf3? If 3...dxe4 4.Nxe5 and then you are virtually forced to play 4...Be6, not to meet...

Started 03/05/17 at 19:00:08 by grandpatzer
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C37: King's Gambit Accepted: Muzio Gambit
I am intending to launch a topic for fresh analyses only about Muzio Gambit(1.e4-e5 2.f4-ef 3.Nf3-g5 4.Bc4). I really like this romantic variation, and whenever i get opportunity, i play it with pleas...

Started 10/27/11 at 21:35:41 by Ferit Tuncer
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The King's Gambit in 2016
I came across this very recent game at the US Federation website:
[Event "52nd American Open"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "2016.11.29"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Gareyev, T."]
[Black "Kh...

Started 12/15/16 at 02:13:07 by Paddy
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Adelaide Counter Gambit
There have been very few recent game in this, which is also attributed to Australian IM Alex Wohl, the late Tony Miles and Wahls of Germany.

I don't think there's a di...

Started 05/02/16 at 23:02:13 by RdC
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C30-C39: ChessPub King's Gambit Analysis Summary
So last summer, I thought it'd be great to consolidate and summarize a lot of the homegrown KG analysis that can be found around these parts - ChessPub truly is a great resource for the KG even if no ...

Started 07/26/08 at 22:31:48 by blueguitar322
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C30-C39 C33: The Fascinating King's Gambit
Howdy all,
my new book on the KG is out now!
For more info about it and how to order just go to this page on my site: http://hem.passagen.se/tjmisha/countdown.html
The official sales page with som...

Started 01/11/05 at 14:35:23 by TalJechin
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King's gambit game number 2
Another game from the 2015 Australian Correspondence Chess championship.

Started 11/09/15 at 00:01:57 by flaviddude
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King's gambit game number 1
Attached is a correspondence game that I played in this year's Australian Correspondence Chess Championship. My opponent is an ICCF  Lady Grand Master.

Started 11/08/15 at 23:30:13 by flaviddude
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Curious novelty never played before. Any info?
I've been fiddling around with the Falkbeer Counter Gambit lately (from the black side), preparing for an upcoming tournament. As I found a variation for white that I wasn't happy playing against, I d...

Started 07/05/15 at 01:49:45 by cramie10
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King's Gambit playable CB eBook
I've completely redone the King's Gambit playable CB eBook, and I've added a key and all Micawber's Forum material.

Started 01/22/15 at 13:57:27 by GMTonyKosten
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C30: KGD (split from Petrov thread)
Pale Horse, Pale Rider wrote on 01/13/14 at 19:43:28:
I wonder if black has no impovements up to this point in the KGD.

Yes, 2...d5 3.Nf3 exf4.
Pale Horse, Pale Rider wrote on 01/13/14 at 19:43:28:
The computer seems to love 11...Nd7 here, with the possiblity of retaken with the d7 knight in c...

This g

Started 01/13/14 at 21:45:24 by MNb
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