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1.e4 e5 2.f4 xf4 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Nc3 c6 5.Qf3 d5
6.xd5 Bd6 7.Qe2
What is the status of this line?

Started 03/03/08 at 07:07:34 by bob000
1 1284 Last Post 03/03/08 at 08:50:42
By: breizatao
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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 1449 Last Post 12/13/20 at 17:43:05
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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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 4094 Last Post 05/06/16 at 02:28:16
By: urusov
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Advice on King's Gambit Cunningham defense please
Hi everyone I had a question on the King's Gambit Cunningham defense which goes 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 Be7.  I know in the line 4.Bc4 Bh4+, white can do well with 5.Kf1, where white's inability to ca...

Started 03/29/07 at 23:16:03 by everalexfor
1 2706 Last Post 03/30/07 at 01:36:12
By: MNb
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An early ...f5 against the King's Gambit
The purpose of this thread is twofold - firstly, I wish to start a discussion of the lines after 1.e4 e5 2.f4 Nc6 3.Nf3 f5!? and 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 f5 (recently recommended by SOS-4) - I've been ...

Started 03/06/06 at 09:59:10 by CraigEvans
3 3721 Last Post 07/11/06 at 15:09:38
By: Jonathan Tait
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Bishop's gambit
Is the Bishop's gambit a good choice at the 1800-2000 level? I guess, in the long run, the Ruy Lopez is a better choice. However, my opening repertoire is a bit garbage. So, I was planning to prioriti...

Started 05/09/09 at 13:48:12 by Hakkenbar
12 5895 Last Post 11/01/09 at 10:32:50
By: MNb
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Bishop's Gambit
As even TopNotch seems to think, that the Bishop's Gambit is playable and the Kieseritzky might be the only way to avoid a draw after 3.Nf3 g5 I would like to draw some attention to the following line...

Started 06/22/04 at 16:46:58 by MNb
4 3841 Last Post 06/24/04 at 05:33:39
By: MNb
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Bishop's Gambit 5. Qe2
Okay, I have really been working with the Bishop's Gambit recently, and I think I am satisfied with the positions I am getting.  I am still new at the opening, and I am using Fritz to analyze my ideas...

Started 04/01/10 at 12:30:54 by BirdBrain
8 4347 Last Post 04/01/10 at 18:20:27
By: Markovich
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Bishop's Gambit idea
1. e4 e5  2. f4 exf4  3. Bc4 Nc6  4. d4 (if this is not the right move then the Bishop's Gambit is pointless) 4...Nf6  5. Nc3 Bb4 (5...Nxe4 6. Qe2 fine for White) 6. Ne2 Nxe4  7. 0-0 Bxc3 (7...Nxc3 8....

Started 06/02/07 at 17:22:10 by Markovich
5 3037 Last Post 06/06/07 at 16:40:45
By: Markovich
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Bishop's Gambit, 5 ... Qh6
1 e4 e5 2 f4 exf4 3 Bc4 Qh4+ 4 Kf1 Nf6 5 Nf3 Qh6!?
Of what value is this move?  My computer recently chose this over the listed alternative of Qh5, and it looks pretty decent.  A quick online sea...

Started 07/25/04 at 02:22:51 by nexirae
2 2444 Last Post 07/31/04 at 08:34:02
By: MNb
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Books on King's Gambit
I have been playing King's gambit for many years although I admit mostly in correspondence and then I have scored as well as black as I have as white.
There was the following criticism on another...

Started 01/24/09 at 12:54:50 by flaviddude
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50 18512 Last Post 03/09/09 at 16:42:30
By: GMTonyKosten
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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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262 212165 Last Post 12/11/15 at 14:51:54
By: JEH
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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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46 31159 Last Post 04/10/14 at 07:09:01
By: PANFR
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C30-C39: A new look at the King's Gambit
I just love causing trouble.  Grin
As I remember, the conclusions we had reached on the forum before the accident were that:
  • 3.Nf3 is under a cloud at the moment (although I still believ...

So, let the debate continue

Started 11/30/05 at 07:38:59 by CraigEvans
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95 47808 Last Post 10/28/06 at 19:58:49
By: TopNotch
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C30-C39: Any resources for the King's Gambit?
How are you doing! Smiley
I've switched from the Ruy Lopez to the King's Gambit, to get sharper and less theoretical games. I'm doing quite well on PlayChess, but this saterday it's time to give it a...

Started 09/23/10 at 21:36:00 by Spongebobiscool
5 3407 Last Post 09/29/10 at 19:24:29
By: urusov
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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 05:33:58 by rossia
13 9781 Last Post 02/04/12 at 23:33:37
By: Sylvester
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C30-C39: Bust to Kings gambit. What happens then.
Bobby Fischer came out with a bust to the Kings gambit. Here is his article.
In the article Fischer says :
"The refuatation of any gambit begins with accepting it. In my
opinion the Kin...

Started 03/08/07 at 23:20:34 by kalle99
14 7716 Last Post 03/23/07 at 19:06:55
By: Jonathan Tait
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C30-C39: Carlsen plays the Kings Gambit
Has Kings Gambit turned playable agian? Right now there is a broadcast game between Carlsen and Wang from Kings Torunament.
The game is still in progress, the gambit was first declinde by playing...

Started 06/17/10 at 13:04:42 by bragesjo
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16 13521 Last Post 08/10/10 at 02:26:51
By: siron
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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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65 73324 Last Post 01/11/16 at 13:35:09
By: Dragonslayer
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C30-C39: Cut down on the amount of theory you need
Hi,
I am basically a 1.e4 player, and have been for the last 30 years. I am 47 years old. Very recently I have given up the struggle to find an  answer to all Black's feasible responses, French ,...

Started 03/15/08 at 00:01:54 by Newcat_OTB
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By: Chevalier
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