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Englund Gambit
Compiled by takchess
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Here is where it all begins, at Blacks Twelfth most popular response to 1. d4 1....e4


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If accepted (most popular move is d4 a centergame) it is most often followed by these two moves 2. dxe4 Nc6


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Ken Smith felt the mainline was these next two moves 3.Nf3 Qe7


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Games found here goo.gl/jpLzeb
If white plays the principled Nf4


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it is met by the forking Qb4+!


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Two choices here for Black ,
Bd2 blocking the check returning a pawn and Nc3 losing a bishop


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By playing Nc3,Black takes the bishop and white gets a pawn and some play as compensation


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an aggressive alternative to Bf4 is Qd5


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a Main line of sorts
K Andre vs H H Reinhard, 1986
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 43 moves, 1/2-1/2

main line e4
H Aebi vs Grob, 1966 
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 36 moves, 1/2-1/2

interesting rook middlegame
A Ariger vs Grob, 1966
(A40) Queen's Pawn Game, 32 moves, 0-1

3 games

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