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Dutch Defense: Hopton Attack

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  • 7 months ago

    FAROS33

    sorry , opening! hahahahaha!

  • 7 months ago

    FAROS33

     the Hopton is my favourite openeing!!!!!!

  • 14 months ago

    pirathapchess

  • 14 months ago

    pirathapchess

    why would he not take the bishop

  • 15 months ago

    TheBlueKnight9

    Here is my game with the Hopton.

  • 16 months ago

    PawnFactorX

    You won't believe this is a postal game from 1860

    Hopton! vs Eastwood

    1.d4 f5 2.Bg5 h6 3.Bh4 c5 4.e3 Qb6 5.b3 Nf6 6.dxc5?? Qb4+ 0-1

    White resigns because of the skewer to the undefended Bishop on h4! :)

    Not much of a Hopton Attack from Hopton

  • 16 months ago

    PawnFactorX

    You guys are getting this line wrong! After 1.d4 f5 2.Bg5 h6 3.Bh4 g5 4.e3!

    4.e3 Now if 4...gxh4 5.Qh5# and if 4..Nf6 5.Bg3 and the pawn on e3 stops Black from winning the Bishop with 5...f4 e.g. 6.exf4 g4 7.Bd3 setting the 2nd trap in this line... if 7...h5 8.Bg6# again! So Black must play 7...Rg8 to stop the mate, :)

  • 19 months ago

    JEMORANGE

    I use this a lot with blitz games. Its an odd looking move, makes your opponent think twice and also leads to a trap if your opponent is unwary.

    1.d4 ... f5 2.bg5 ... h6 3. bh4 ... g5 4. e4!

    If pawn captures bishop then there is Qh5# 

    Although the trap only works on people new to the game

  • 21 months ago

    COMPUTER-5GOD

    Bad play.. I see no chance how to recover the bishop on g3.

  • 2 years ago

    NEWBlE

    only if black plays very bad
  • 2 years ago

    algorab

    This is the reason I play e6 first

  • 4 years ago

    vowles_23

    Well that's the Dutch. It's not for everyone, and I find this line particularly troublesome, and it doesn't allow me to go into my much loved Stonewall variation!

  • 5 years ago

    rich

    something weird with this 1. I think this is a bit dubious when compared with 1.d4 d5 2.Bg5 levitsky attack, and 1.d4 Nf6 Bg5 the tromp... I prefer the krejcik gambit now a days.

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