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Gioachino Greco vs NN
Miscellaneous Game (1620), ?, rd 45
King's Gambit: Accepted. Philidor Gambit (C38)  ·  1-0


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  InspiredByMorphy: Greco's 10.c3 is a great move.
Feb-10-05  Mate Hunter: Classical Greco style...
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  InspiredByMorphy: 9. ...f6 was the beginning of blacks downfall. 9. ...O-O was better.
Mar-07-05  Mate Hunter: 10...fxg5 leads to open the f-file and 11.Bxg5 starts the attack. 10.c3 was a great move, without that move black could play 11.Bxd4+.
Aug-31-05  organist: This game seems to have inspired Morphy as he won a game against Meek in 1855 where Meek decided to trap the knight directly by 7...f6.
Oct-20-05  DeepBlade: Greco suprises with the Bishop giving check which makes the king move into discovered check, and then launches a discovered attack on the Queen. Greco is an opening genius.
Nov-27-05  DeepBlade: I think the main reason people play KGA is the open file for the Rook on f.
Nov-27-05  KingG: <DeepBlade> And also to get a strong centre and a lead in development.
Nov-28-05  DeepBlade: True, I really enjoy KGA games.

If you (and everyone) clicks on my name, you will all see my ''opening traps'' in my profile.

I will post some here for interested people.
(I am the winning player)

[White "Steve Neezly"]
[Black "yty"]
[Result "1-0"]
[Event "InstantChess"]
[BlackIFlag "US"]
[WhiteIFlag "NL"]

1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3
d6 4.d4 f5 5.Nc3 fxe4
6.Nxe4 Bf5 7.Neg5 h6 8.Bxf4
hxg5 9.Bxg5 Be7 10.Qd2 Bxg5
11.Nxg5 Qe7+ 12.Be2 Qf6 13.c3
Nc6 14.O-O Nh6 15.Rae1 Ng4
16.Bxg4+ 1-0
Just beautyful, so many tactical combinations, so vivid.

[White "Vegas_BloodMoney"]
[Black "T-Way"]
[BlackElo "1374"]
[Result "1-0"]
[Event "InstantChess"]
[BlackIFlag "US"]
[WhiteIFlag "NL"]

1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3
Nc6 4.Bc4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.O-O
b5 7.Bb3 b4 8.Nd5 Nxe4
9.Re1 Bc5+ 10.Kf1 f5 11.d3 O-O
12.Nxc7+ Kh8 13.Nxa8 a5 14.dxe4
fxe4 15.Rxe4 Ba6+ 16.Ke1 Qxa8
17.Qxd7 Bb5 18.Ng5 Ne5 19.Qe6 f3
20.Qg8+ Rxg8 21.Rxe5 fxg2 22.Nf7# 1-0
Smothererd mate duude (my first smothered mate)

I have many other games, but some are KGD so i didnt bother to post them. Most of my game are my custom made gambit (1.e4 e5 2.d4 exd4 3.Nf3 c5 4.c3 dxc3 5.Nxc3 ) I know its is played before, but i discovered after inventing it :D

Feb-12-16  Christoforus Polacco: <organist> Morphy vs A Meek, 1855
Apr-23-17  Yigor: ChessOK and Stockfish 8 (d=20+) evaluations: 5. h4 (Philidor gambit , -0.37) g4? (+0.18, correct move: 5...h6) 6. Ng5 Nh6 7. d4 d6 (+0.41) 8. Bxf4 Qe7? (+1.74, correct moves: 8...Nc6 or 8...O-O) 9. O-O f6?! (+2.46, correct move: 9...Nc6) 10. c3? (+0.66, correct move: 10. Nc3) fxg5?? (at least +3.5, correct move: 10...Nc6) 11. Bg5 Qd7 12. Qd2 Bg8 (at least +4.5) 13. Bf7 Kf8?? (at least +11) 14. Be6+ Ke8 15. Bxd7 (at least +11).
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