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    • [video] Chess Opening Trap #3: Albin’s Counter Gambit – f2 Accident!

      Hi all, Time for another accident on the f2 square! We will take a look at a trap from the Albin’s Counter Gambit. It is useful to study the typical tactical patterns that make this trap possible. Be aware of someone playing this against you i... | Read More

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    • Albin Countergambit

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    • Albin Countergambit, Lasker Trap

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    • Lasker's Video Series

      BK Academy of Chess presents a Lasker nine part video series, includes traps, sacrifices, gambits, and much more!  Albin Countergambit - Lasker Trap The Double Bishop Sacrifice   Evans Gambit Kingston Defense    Ruy Lopez - Exchange... | Read More


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  • Showalter, Jackson Whipps

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    In 1890, Jackson Whipps Showalter (1860-1935) won the United States Chess Association’s 3rd Annual Congress Championship tournament in St. Louis.  Shortly after this tournament in 1890, he lost a match to Max Judd by a score of 7-3... Read More »

  • Albin, Adolf

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    Adolf Albin (1848-1920) was a Romanian chess master (born in Bucharest) who learned the game at age 23.  In 1872 he authored the first chess book written in Romanian, Amiculu Jocului de Schach.   He played in his first international... Read More »