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The kings gambit has always been an opening I dread playing. I like playing gambits when I'm on the side that is giving up the material. So naturally I play the Falkbeer counter gambit in response to the kings gambit. After a quite a few losses with the counter gambit I was ready to give it up. Most experts consider it to be unsound, but before giving up on it I found some lines not in Modern Chess Openings( at least not in the 14th edition) where black almost equalizes even when whites play accurately. Here's article I found the lines in http://jimwestonchess.blogspot.com/2007/02/falkbeer-counter-gambit.html
At least in blitz it's quite playable. I played against King's gambit 2. ... Bc5 before, but after I decided to switch to Falkbeer I get better results and more interesting play.
I think white is disadvantaged since the king is exposed, but I don't know much about this opening.
thinkin bout tryin it
I think this may be a bit too crazy for me...
How many people think that; Chess is just a Total Waste of Time in Life!
by Batman-Bin-Superman a few minutes ago
Should One Play Chess?
by Hatty-Freeham a few minutes ago
by NJCat 3 minutes ago
Why some players are highly overrated?
by Borgmx5 3 minutes ago
In a few years from now everbody will play either 1.d4 or 1. c4
by fischerman_bob 3 minutes ago
Got DESTROYED by this opening by black. What's it called?
by passedpawn2013 7 minutes ago
Where did I go wrong? Queen's gambit declined
by pfren 10 minutes ago
Does chess exist??
by power_2_the_people 12 minutes ago
Is it cheating to use youtube during games?
by Jion_Wansu 12 minutes ago
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