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The Elephant Trap

Learn the Elephant Trap played out of the Queen's 
Gambit Declined, Modern Variation, a must know for the Cambridge Springs Defenders. As played in the match Karl Mayet--Daniel Harrwitz, Berlin 1848.

BK Academy of Chess presents:



  • 2 years ago


    I believe it is because you are "bagging the Q,", even if it's Q exchange and a pawn up.....it's trapping for the big game.

  • 2 years ago


    Great reminder. Wonderful for beginning players.

  • 2 years ago


    Thanks for sharing this info.

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