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Here's a 5/0 game I recently played. As White, I sort of chickened out in the opening by not exchanging in the center, totally contrary to the spirit of the gambit, but ended up getting a nice coordinated attack that a thought was somewhat pleasing.
Nice... Black's king side pieces were immobilized...
nice game !!!
So this thread isn't about Kevin Garnett?
Have a look at 24.cxd5+!!
I did, even during the game, but I couldn't calculate after KxR, so I went with what I could see in a few seconds.
24. cxd5+ Kxb6 25. Qc6+ Ka7 26. Ra1 Kb8 27. Ra8#. The white pieces against almost a lone king just begs for Romantic sacrifices, although just about anything won.
It was cool seeing all your pieces swoop in from every which way around the black king.
I don't agree necessarily that playing e5 amounts to chickening out, unless this was your thought at the time you played the game. You decide to go for a space advantage in the center which prevents the king's knight from developing to its most natural square on f6. It is maybe a matter of taste, although I will agree that exd (while breaking the rule of relieving tension) seems more in the spirit of the KGA because it emphasizes development (at least in the line with Qxd and Nc3 etc).
The KG is busted
go and troll somewhere else.
And Batgirl, good game. I play the Königsgambit myself.
Königsgambit- that sounds better than King's Gambit for some reason!
I play the Vienna or KG when the situation lends itself. You might want to try 4. Bc4, stopping d5 and preparing to castle.
Do you not like the KG, or the Vienna Game? Or both?
I wonder if 3...Nc6 is part of theory or just some "Patzer's" (boy I hate the word) move.
Impressive game actually. I thought White had no chance when Black castled long on move 11.
It's very playable at our level but less so at super-GM level (thank you chess software... humph!). I don't like playing the Ruy Lopez so I stay clear of 2.Nf3. And it's just the opening. Nothing is won or lost on move 2.
Sort of a mixture of the Vienna and the KG is the Villemson Gambit and the Mason-Keres Gambit. See HERE.
Excellent game. The discovered check at the end was very cool.
From 800 to 1300 in 8 months
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