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Opening disasters and traps
Compiled by JYMMI
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Little games with little useful traps.
Remember, no trap can be used in chess without an oppenent's blunder.

Trap on scandinavian
Balode vs Sondore, 1965 
(B01) Scandinavian, 7 moves, 1-0

Sicilian disaster
V Borsony vs A Laustsen, 1956 
(B70) Sicilian, Dragon Variation, 7 moves, 1-0

Trap on Italian Game
Greco vs NN, 1620 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 7 moves, 1-0

Common trap for black Italian game
Muhlock vs B Kostic, 1911 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 7 moves, 0-1

Smith Morra Gambit trap, nice.
D Zardus vs A Steventon, 1986 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 7 moves, 1-0

Queen trap
J Krejcik vs Baumgartner, 1914 
(C40) King's Knight Opening, 7 moves, 1-0

Sicilian, fork trap
NN vs Pandolfini, 1967 
(B28) Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation, 6 moves, 0-1

Trap in Franch defense
B Wall vs H Murtaugh, 1971 
(C02) French, Advance, 11 moves, 1-0

Trap on Ruy Lopez, Knight mate
R C Griffith vs NN, 1888 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 7 moves, 1-0

Zukertort Opening: Lisitsyn Gambit
H Haberditz vs Hysek, 1938 
(A04) Reti Opening, 8 moves, 1-0

King's Gambit
Trattner vs P C Gibbs, 1955 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 10 moves, 0-1

Complicated trap.
W Potter vs Matthews, 1868 
(C21) Center Game, 13 moves, 1-0

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