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  1. Bd6 Stone-Ware Defense
    An interesting combatant against the evans gambit, as recommended in an SOS book. 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4!? Bxb4 5. c3 Bd6!?

    Play usually continues 6. d4 Nf6, and this will be the main position of this collection.

    2 games, 1851

  2. Caro-Kann Two Knights
    A possible approach against the Caro-Kann defense. The 'Two Knights' variation arises from the moves 1. e4 c6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Nf3!?

    Below are links to websites discussing the opening.

    13 games, 1927-2009

  3. Evan's Gambit (Normal Position) 9. Nc3
    The Evans Gambit arises from the moves 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4!?

    The games in this collection are exclusively limited to 9. Nc3 in the 'normal' position of the Evans Gambit. If one decides to play this opening, one should be familiar with the position resulting from 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bxb4 5. c3 Bc5 6. d4 exd4 7. 0-0 d6 8. cxd4 Bb6.

    Today 9. Nc3 is considered the best continuation but people occasionally play 9. Bb2 and 9. d5. Even 9. h3!? is possible.

    Below are links to other websites discussing the gambit.

    27 games, 1834-1898

  4. The Sokolsky Gambit
    The Sokolsky Gambit comes from the move order 1. b4!? e5 2. Bb2 f6 3. e4!?

    Here black usually accepts the sacrifice with 3... Bxb4, but there are other tries for Black. It is an interesting opening, and should lead to fun play for both sides.

    The main games in this collection focus on 1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 f6 3. e4 Bxb4 4. Bc4.

    Below are links discussing the gambit.

    5 games, 1919-1989

  5. The Urusoff Gambit
    This pawn sacrifice is something to throw black off of the harmless path of 3.d3. The Urusoff Gambit was invented by Sergey Urusoff, a strong Russian player.

    The gambit begins 1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Nf6 3. d4!? The games in this collection are here to study the positions resulting from the Urusoff and how play should proceed. The games in this collection are not shy of allowing a transposition to the Max Lange attack. However, no Max Lange attack games are in this strictly Urusoff Gambit collection.

    Below are links to websites discussing the gambit.

    Here's a game I just played today showing that the Urusoff gambit can be very tricky if your opponent is not versed in the lines: 1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Nf6 3. d4 Nxe4 4. dxe5 d6?
    5. Qd5! (resigns)

    10 games, 1897-2005

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