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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...
by SarathPluntura a few minutes ago
When a coward refuses to resign.......
by Stephenson2 6 minutes ago
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by ChessKingT 7 minutes ago
Bobby Fischer Lacked Creativity ?....How Dare Me !
by Harvey_Wallbanger 10 minutes ago
Choosing an Anti-sicilian.
by Sqod 11 minutes ago
Hurt/Heal World Chess Champions
by NJCat 14 minutes ago
7/4/2015 - IM Bosboom - IM Bitalzadeh, Corus C, 2009
by rootbeer7up 17 minutes ago
Why was this a draw? Game drawn - insufficient material
by JackOfAllHobbies 19 minutes ago
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