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KG - The Schlemmer Countergambit / 3...d5
I want to play the Schlemmer (more generally 1.e4 e5 2. f4 Bc5 3. Nf3 d5) against the KG and found this nice resource:
Does anyone have exp...

Started 12/10/09 at 09:29:14 by Meat
3 3817 Last Post 11/03/22 at 13:58:35
By: juergenwolf
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Philidor Gambit in the KGA
Over the past summer, I spent some time looking at 4...Bg7 variation in the 4.Bc4 KGA Classical, and wondered if there were any alternatives to the "normal" Hanstein Gambit with c3 and a later Qa4-b3 ...

Started 10/17/22 at 11:13:49 by DLBDLBDLBDLB
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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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By: Keano
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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
10 3996 Last Post 12/13/20 at 17:43:05
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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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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By: RdC
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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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By: Glenn Snow
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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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By: Jonathan Tait
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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
1 5155 Last Post 05/06/16 at 02:28:16
By: urusov
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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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By: Dragonslayer
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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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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
4 6531 Last Post 11/28/14 at 01:51:39
By: HgMan
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Pierce Gambit
Any thoughts on the Pierce Gambit? It arises from 1. e4 e5 2. f4 exf4 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. Nc3 g5 5. d4 and from the Vienna move order
1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. f4 exf4 4. Nf3 g5 5. d4
I assume the be...

Started 09/11/14 at 12:49:25 by RdC
1 4174 Last Post 09/16/14 at 11:08:09
By: TN
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C30: 1. e4 e5 2. f4 Qf6!? Nordwalder Variation
I was discussing this variation on, and one of the members, Panayotis Frendzas, was saying that Stefan Buecker had wrote a book on 1. e4 e5 2. f4 Qf6!?, calling it the Norwalder Variation.  ...

Started 12/27/11 at 03:56:49 by BirdBrain
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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 18:14:52 by Fllg
9 13084 Last Post 06/21/14 at 20:20:39
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 03:31:14 by KenJones
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By: GMTonyKosten
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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 00:40:11 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 13468 Last Post 12/30/13 at 17:55:09
By: kylemeister
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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 09:13:06 by snakebite
1 2628 Last Post 07/28/13 at 09:45:18
By: MartinC
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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 08:02:36 by Lou_Cyber
3 4191 Last Post 07/26/13 at 01:12:22
By: Sylvester
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