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C30-C39: Ginger GM on the King´s Gambit
GM Simon Williams now works for Chessbase and has produced a two-part DVD about the King´s Gambit.
Seemingly Chessbase has learned something since in their shop one can see which variations are c...

Started 05/30/14 at 19:14:52 by Fllg
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By: TopNotch
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C39: Kieseritzky with 5...Nc6!?
In a recent ICCF game I had the opportunity to test a recommendation from John Shaw’s King Gambit book.  Larry Dulany (2347)-Kenneth Jones (2240), ICCF Webserver 2014:  1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.h4...

Started 05/16/14 at 04:31:14 by KenJones
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By: GMTonyKosten
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C33: Carlsen plays the Mason

Damn. I'd really have liked to see what Carlsen was intending after 3...Qh4+. If only Jumabayev hadn't chickened out...

Started 08/16/12 at 16:07:22 by Jonathan Tait
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By: Hadron
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C30-C39 King's Gambit - help!!!!!!!!
Hi everyone,
I've been playing 1...e5 as my main defense to 1.e4 for a few months now, and I seem to be getting to grips with most of the openings after 1...e5.  However, the KG is KILLING me, an...

Started 07/04/06 at 01:40:11 by smrex13
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C33: Kingsgambit 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Be2?!
Can anyone help me with the score of the game Ignatiev - Freidin, 1962 (according to Korchnoj) or 1972 (according to Estrin)?
Both Korchnoi (ECO 1981) and Estrin (Das angenommene Königsgambit 198...

Started 12/27/09 at 14:08:57 by Hehmer (Ex Member)
10 9338 Last Post 12/30/13 at 17:55:09
By: kylemeister
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C37: Double Muzio/Muzio Polerio Gambit refuted ?
I have weakness towards Kings Gambit since i have played chess. recently in my friendly corrrespondence game i had black against muzio and i managed to draw the game and it was a tough game. Here is t...

Started 06/03/10 at 04:37:43 by Master Om
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By: tony37
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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 07:26:47 by toyomi
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By: SWJediknight
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King's Gambit as per Surtees
I can only find one game in the Surtees line ( 1 e4 e5 2 f4 exf4 3 c4) but can confirm that Surtees did play this line against Hebden in Nottingham 2012.
[Event "Huddersfield Open (Rapid)"]

Started 07/28/13 at 10:13:06 by snakebite
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By: MartinC
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Not so favourable in the Vienna / KG Declined
I would like to start a discussion about a variation of the King’s Gambit Declined. I reach the following position with White via the Vienna Game:
1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.f4 Bc5 4.Nf3
(Thomas Johan...

Started 07/24/13 at 19:12:23 by Lanark
3 1885 Last Post 07/26/13 at 15:56:49
By: RdC
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C30-C39: KG books and CDs: A guideline
right now everybody seems to be waiting for the Quality Chess book on the KG, which btw has been postponed at least to December:
The last outing...

Started 09/17/10 at 09:02:36 by Lou_Cyber
3 2829 Last Post 07/26/13 at 02:12:22
By: Sylvester
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C30: New variation King's Gambit
Black equalizes quickly in the King's Gambit:
1.e4 e5 2.f4 f5! 3.exf5 Qh4ch 4.g3 Qf6 5.Qh5ch Kd8 6.Qg5 exf4 7.Qxf4 d5 8.Nc3 c6 9.d3 Bd6 10.Qf2 Qxf5=

Started 01/16/13 at 00:56:46 by sloughter
8 4452 Last Post 02/04/13 at 15:50:46
By: Markovich
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C33: Irregular 3rd moves in the KGA?
Recently I have been doing some research for an article on specific Queen moves in the King’s Gambit accepted of which the most well known is the Breyer Gambit (1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Qf3). My research h...

Started 01/01/13 at 09:30:41 by Hadron
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By: Hadron
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C33: Refuting Kings Bishop Gambit!!
Whats the best line to play for black in Kings Gambit after 1.e4 e5 2.f4 ef4 3.Bc4!.. specially in correspondence game.
I personally Prefered 3...Nf6 but after looking how Morozevich Beat Anand I...

Started 03/18/11 at 16:15:02 by Master Om
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By: Schwebbz
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C33: Rajlich: Busting the King's Gambit...
Surprising conclusions:
1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Be2! The only move that leads to a draw.
3.Bc4 Nf6! and White loses.
3.Nf3 is indeed wi...

Started 04/02/12 at 12:29:13 by gewgaw
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By: Zwischenzugzwang
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C33: Kings Gambit - Is there Any Novelty Here ?
Recently I finished An kings Gambit Game in LSS Chess server. Just curious If there is Any novelty Played ?
[pgn][Event "RB-2011-0-00155"]
[Site "Lechenicher SchachServer"]
[Date "2011.12...|/pgn]

Started 03/27/12 at 03:04:34 by Master Om
8 3067 Last Post 03/28/12 at 06:40:57
By: micawber
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C30-C39: King´s gambit recommendation
I´m a rare guest in the 1.e4 e5 section, but I´m looking for a variation against the King´s gambit for special use against opponents, who are trusty adherents of this opening without being extraordina...

Started 02/27/12 at 16:25:31 by derdudea
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21 6970 Last Post 03/18/12 at 07:53:08
By: ghenghisclown
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C30: King´s Gambit with 2. ... Bc5!
I am loooking for this variation. There was an Kassiber articel but is there anything else?

Started 02/02/12 at 09:10:15 by nobibla
5 2428 Last Post 02/06/12 at 16:48:31
By: TonyRo
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Poll: C30-C39: Best King's Gambit book isb...
Many thought that's easy to write a decent King's Gambit book, but everybody who dared to write one quickly noticed the hard and dark side on writing such project.
I shall mentioned project "King...

Started 08/28/11 at 06:33:58 by rossia
13 7076 Last Post 02/04/12 at 23:33:37
By: Sylvester
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C33: My Kings Gambit Game in AICCF
I have played few Kings Gambit Games in AICCF and in LSS Schach Server.
You can see the AICCF Game  I played in my blog here -
And LSS Games below.
[pgn][Event "RC-201...|/pgn]
[pgn][Event "RD-2011-0-00051"]
[Site  "Lechenicher SchachServer"]
[Date "2011.04.18"]
[Round "-"]
[White "Prakash, Om"]
[Black "Taroma Corpus, Roger"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteElo "1740"]
[BlackElo "1522"]
[EventDate "2011.02.07"]
1. e4 e5 2. f4 exf4 3. Bc4 Qh4+ 4. Kf1
Nf6 5. Nf3 Qh6 6. Nc3 Bb4 7. e5 Bxc3
8. dxc3 Ng4 9. Qd4 Ne3+ 10. Bxe

Started 02/01/12 at 07:24:44 by Master Om
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By: Master Om
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C33: Attn:Stefan Buecker KGA 3.Bc4, d5 Bledow
Can anyone tell me about why Bledow is credited with 3...d5. I can't find any games where he played this. Apparently he never recorded his games.
Thomas Johansson told me that if anyone knows Ste...

Started 11/28/11 at 06:54:25 by Andrew McKechnie
13 5494 Last Post 12/01/11 at 00:47:34
By: Andrew McKechnie
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