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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
1 4072 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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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
9 12740 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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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 15:07:22 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 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 13143 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 03:37:43 by Master Om
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By: tony37
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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 2567 Last Post 07/28/13 at 09:45:18
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 18:12:23 by Lanark
3 3145 Last Post 07/26/13 at 14:56:49
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 08:02:36 by Lou_Cyber
3 4098 Last Post 07/26/13 at 01:12:22
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
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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 11:29:13 by gewgaw
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