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H Scott vs Viljams Strelis
corr (1971) (correspondence)
Italian Game: Rousseau Gambit (C50)  ·  0-1



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Dec-18-16  Charousek.jnr: The Latvian Gambit can transpose to the Rousseau Gambit leading to "Terra Incognita" for white.
Aug-04-20  sneaky pete: 4... Rb8 is unknown territory indeed. After 5.Ng5 d5 6.Bxd5 .. might follow. In the real world however the game continued with 4... fxe4 instead

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5.Ng5 d5 6.Bb5 Be7

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7.Nh3? .. (7.dxe5 .. is the right move) 7... exd4 8.Nf4 Nf6 9.Qxd4 O-O 10.Bxc6 bxc6 11.O-O Bd6 12.g3 c5 13.Qd2 Bxf4 14.Qxf4 Bh3 15.Re1 Ng4 16.Qg5 Rxf2

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and wins. Scott vs Strelis, correspondence game 1971.

Hagen Tiemann, Lettisches Gambit, second edition, 1989, page 70.

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