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I have played the traxler counter attack three times and have been lucky enough to win all 3. I'm sure there are inaccuracies and blunders by both white and black but this game was fun. Shortly I'll post another game where white attacked black king with bishop. This is my first attempt to post a game so hope it works!
This game is by no means a masterpiece, but was very entertaining to play. I am not a traxlers expert and really doubt my responses were any of the main lines.
That's a gutsy line to play. Either gutsy or insane, not sure which :-)
I love the Traxler. I'm still not sure whether it's sound or not, esp. after Bxf7+, but it's always fun to play. I played a 5/0 game last evening. My opponent wasn't the strongest and missed some things, but I think the game shows why White has to be careful.
Metastable - it is crazy and initially counter-intuitive..but it tends to make for an exciting game. About two months ago I spent about an hour studying it, and one day later had an opportunity to play it and chickened out. I lost that game, which served me right.
Great game batgirl! I've read about the traxler in your blog!
I played match in it my opponent defend by traxeler I win :D
Marble chess set question?
by kaynight a few minutes ago
On Line Turn Based Cheating
by Biotk 3 minutes ago
The Conditional Move: Please use it.
by kaynight 5 minutes ago
Is there any chance that a 1300 rated player can beat a 2700 rated player?
by krzysztof7 6 minutes ago
I'm starting a YouTube channel
by InfiniteFlash 6 minutes ago
When opponents don't grant you a 2nd game
by kaynight 7 minutes ago
Are you supposed to accept a rematch offer on live chess?
by kaynight 11 minutes ago
5/30/2015 - Full Out Assault
by arincik 11 minutes ago
Why is Stockfish making this obviously bad move?
by GreedyPawnEater 11 minutes ago
Post your favorite plastic chess sets(not for snobists)
by loubalch 12 minutes ago
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