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Opening Gambit Ideas Compiled by patzer2
Compiled by fredthebear
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Fredthebear copied this collection from patzer2. Thank you patzer 2.

White wins with 4. Qb3?! in the Danish Gambit
F Bethge vs Legal, 1930 
(C21) Center Game, 12 moves, 1-0

Alekhine Gambit looks like a Goring Gambit reversed.
NN vs G Geshev, 1935 
(B02) Alekhine's Defense, 9 moves, 0-1

6...e3 opens up lines for later mating attack with 17...Ne3+
J Schulten vs Morphy, 1857 
(C31) King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit, 23 moves, 0-1

Black uses a gambit in the Philidor to gain the initiative.
T Kosintseva vs Yurtaev, 2002 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 56 moves, 0-1

Beating the Bird with the gambit 1...e5 2. fxe5 d6.
F Lazard vs Menchik, 1929 
(A02) Bird's Opening, 35 moves, 0-1

Is Alekhine's 4. Bc4 a refutation of the Philidor Gambit Idea?
Alekhine vs R M Folger, 1929 
(C41) Philidor Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Kaufman springs a trap on white in the Mora gambit.
E Brandt vs Kaufman, 2001 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 31 moves, 0-1

Ideas for playing for and against the Muzio Gambit..
M Brody vs L Banya, 1901 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 19 moves, 1-0

9. Qf5 as a defense to the Muzio Gambit..
S Brady vs M Heidenfeld, 1991 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 16 moves, 0-1

Super GM plays the Muzio Gambit as white.
Shirov vs J Lapinski, 1990 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

Beating the Center-Counter Gambit with 3.d4 or 3. dxc6.
A Gerschenkron vs Fischer, 1935 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 15 moves, 1-0

Declining the Smith-Mora with 3...Nf6
J Tamargo vs Fischer, 1956 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 40 moves, 0-1

Declining the Smith-Mora with 3...e5.
M Lukas vs J Heppekausen, 2001 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 21 moves, 0-1

Declining the Smith-Mora with 3...d5.
Chandler vs Van der Wiel, 1982 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 41 moves, 0-1

Play 4. ... e6 as black in accepting the Smith-Mora.
Chandler vs Timman, 1982 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 41 moves, 0-1

Improvements on Samisch's play in the Albin-Counter Gambit.
Saemisch vs A Medina Garcia, 1943  
(D08) Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 19 moves, 0-1

Black trap line in the Smith Mora with 6...Qc7.
Kolenbet vs B Schipkov, 1987 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 9 moves, 0-1

Has Friz 8 perhaps revived 5. ..Qe7 in the Muzio?
Anderssen vs Zukertort, 1865 
(C37) King's Gambit Accepted, 17 moves, 1-0

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