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alapin gambit -alapin diemer gambit + reti gam
Compiled by takchess

Gambit openings against the French. As white I enjoy playing these lines than traditional French Defense lines .

Reti Gambit refered to as French Defense: Horwitz Attack. Papa-Ticulat Gambit on this site. The Reti Gambit in this collection begin with the Reti Game.

Thomas Johansson who wrote the Facinating Reti Gambit posted this video on youtube about it.
he also has this blog

I started out playing the alapin gambit but now prefer the reti gambit.

I'll also list some Caro-kann gambit games as well . The Euwe Attack.

Keres vs Verbac, 1933 
(C00) French Defense, 16 moves, 1-0

diemer gets a sharper opponent (1 accept, knight 2 reject)
E Diemer vs J Karanjac, 1957
(C00) French Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

all over the board (accept, knight protect,reject)
E Diemer vs Hunn, 1983 
(C00) French Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

ADGA, KNight out than accept
K Kullberg vs Olland, 1920 
(C00) French Defense, 37 moves, 1-0

ADGA with black 3 pawn d
Janowski vs J Corzo, 1913 
(C00) French Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

ADGA with Knight 2nd declined
W Heidenfeld vs A Aggos, 1958 
(C00) French Defense, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

ADGA with 2nd acceptance
J Johnson vs B Goodwin, 1994 
(C00) French Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

ADGA with knight & second decline
R Soikkeli vs J Ryan, 2005
(C00) French Defense, 37 moves, 0-1

adga with 2nd decline
J Lachaux vs A Budraitis, 2000
(C00) French Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

adga with knight and second decline
R Van Kemenade vs S Williams, 2001
(C00) French Defense, 29 moves, 0-1

older adga with white queenside play
Maroczy vs Von Scheve, 1902 
(C00) French Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

R Soikkeli vs H Eberl, 2005
(C00) French Defense, 52 moves, 0-1

ADGD with e5 puch
R Huettemann vs A Belezky, 2005
(C00) French Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

adga with knight and white diff moves
S Surak vs C Musgrove, 1991
(C00) French Defense, 28 moves, 0-1

alapin gambit (accept 3 pawn defence)
Alapin vs J Noa, 1892 
(C00) French Defense, 20 moves,

accept,knight defend, reject (like diemler loss)
E Moreno Tejera vs P J Barcelo Pujadas, 2001
(C00) French Defense, 43 moves, 1-0

old timer ADGA with whites finachetto continuation
J Mieses vs Lipke, 1894 
(C00) French Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

older adga acceptance with whites different lines
J Mieses vs J Mason, 1903
(C00) French Defense, 75 moves, 1/2-1/2

adga with im f3 and blacks knight on rim move ?
E Moser vs M Michna, 2001
(C00) French Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

old school, adgd with different moves
Von Bardeleben vs Bird, 1895  
(C00) French Defense, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

old timer (adgd with e5 push)
J Mieses vs A Schottlaender, 1892 
(C00) French Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

adgd with e4 push (an older line)
P van Dijke vs B Friesen, 2001
(C00) French Defense, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

adgd with e4 push
J Dekker vs A Milnes, 2001
(C00) French Defense, 49 moves, 0-1

another one bites the dust (accept then f4 accept)
E Diemer vs Zeitler, 1983 
(C00) French Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

sawyer gets spanked (decline and c6 push)
T E Sawyer vs C Avalos, 1989
(C00) French Defense, 10 moves, 0-1

alapin g decline and immediate f6 push ?
R Kynoch vs I Jamieson, 1994
(C00) French Defense, 19 moves, 1-0

E Diemer vs R Kindsvogel, 1981 
(C00) French Defense, 50 moves, 1-0

agda with knight
B Searson vs A Parry, 2001
(C00) French Defense, 16 moves, 0-1

reti gambit
Reti vs Maroczy, 1920 
(C00) French Defense, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

reti gambit- sharp play wins white an exchange
Spielmann vs H Mueller, 1928
(C00) French Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

reti gambit wild play
Spielmann vs R Grau, 1930 
(C00) French Defense, 23 moves, 1-0

reti gambit
Tartakower vs Keres, 1937
(C00) French Defense, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

reti gambit with whites kingside pawn pushes
K Richter vs H Nowarra, 1938
(C00) French Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Reti Gambit for cc championship
J Kellner vs J Ljungdahl, 1968
(C00) French Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Reti Gambit declined with alot of tactics
V Karasev vs Vaganian, 1970 
(C00) French Defense, 73 moves, 1-0

Petrosian loses when he declines a reti gambit
O H Castro Rojas vs Petrosian, 1976 
(C00) French Defense, 52 moves, 1-0

reti g declined
V Karasev vs A Poliakov, 2001
(C00) French Defense, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

reti gambit accepted
V Karasev vs G Johnsen, 2006
(C00) French Defense, 53 moves, 1-0

N Starr vs B Marinello, 1993
(C00) French Defense, 40 moves, 1/2-1/2

N Starr vs S Thavandiran, 2004
(C00) French Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

T Walter vs A Heinz, 2006
(C00) French Defense, 16 moves, 1/2-1/2

reti declined
T Gelashvili vs G Mahia, 2004 
(C00) French Defense, 61 moves, 1-0

reti gambit loses to a series of tempo grabbing threats
T Gelashvili vs B Socko, 2001 
(C00) French Defense, 34 moves, 0-1

the reti gambit is also named after him
M Papa vs S D'Aquin, 1987
(C00) French Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Horwitz Attack. Papa-Ticulat Gambit
M Papa vs L Shamburger, 1985 
(C00) French Defense, 46 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Horwitz Attack. Papa-Ticulat Gambit
M Papa vs J C Knudsen, 1986 
(C00) French Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

French Defense: Horwitz Attack. Papa-Ticulat Gambit
M Papa vs R Probasco, 1986
(C00) French Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

this is one sharp game
M Papa vs R Henock, 1991 
(C00) French Defense, 35 moves, 1-0

reti-g declined - 14 pawns on board in move 66 positional !
M Glienke vs V Shtyrenkov, 2000
(C00) French Defense, 66 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caro-kann Euwe Attack Original
Euwe vs Reti, 1920 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 31 moves, 1-0

ck -Euwe attack
L Prins vs Golombek, 1949
(B10) Caro-Kann, 42 moves, 1-0

karpov draws CK Euwe
H Stefansson vs Karpov, 1994 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 60 moves, 1/2-1/2

bronstein loses a ck - euwe attack
Vasiukov vs Bronstein, 1961 
(B10) Caro-Kann, 64 moves, 1-0

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