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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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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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By: Paddy
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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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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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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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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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By: HgMan
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C30-C39: King's Gambit: Best line for black?
Hey Guys,
what is the best line for black against the King's gambit?
I assume taking the pawn must be the start. I looked at the declined and seems to have a pleasant game.
1e4 e5 2f4 e...

Started 12/04/09 at 13:29:07 by Reverse
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By: Keano
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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
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C30: 1. e4 e5 2. f4 Qf6!? Nordwalder Variation
I was discussing this variation on chess.com, 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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C35: Long Live Kings Gambit!!
I always considered King's Gambit is playable at all levels. The reason why I still play in correspondence chess level. By the rise of chess programs the opening diminished. But now there has been a r...

Started 06/01/14 at 16:47:16 by Master Om
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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
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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 03:31:14 by KenJones
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