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fortunatomorra
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    • Smith-Morra Gambit: Paulsen Formation [2]

      In my previous blogpost with the Smith-Morra Gambit: Paulsen Formation, we could already see how the opening encourages active play and provides tactical opportunities. In my next game I could try-out the pleasure of sacrificing my knight on d5, a... | Read More

      • Ultraman81
      • | Jul 29, 2015
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      • | 2 comments
    • My St. Pauli Open Round 1-3

      Dear chessfriends, so I decided that it was time to start my career in tournament chess and chose the St. Pauli Open as my first event because it is supposed to have a nice and relaxed atmosphere. The first three rounds are over and I'm pretty m... | Read More

      • A_Tack
      • | Jul 19, 2015
      • | 215 views
      • | 1 comment
    • Why Don't Super-GMs Play the Morra Gambit?

      "Why don't super-GMs play the Morra Gambit?" was a question on Friday's Q&A with Coach Heisman show. In order to answer that question in more depth than I could during the show, I first would like to refer to an earlier Chess.com article "Wha... | Read More

      • danheisman
      • | Jul 4, 2015
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    • Fun Blitz Games!

      Hi! Today I'm going to share some of my recent blitz games on chess.com. The first game is an interesting Smith-Morra gambit and the second game is a Classical Caro-Kann. Enjoy! And now the second game: Thank you very much for reading! Feel f... | Read More

    • CUCC Tournament Round 3 Analysis

      My first and only game won in the CUCC Tournament. I felt like my moves were pretty good but my opponent made a few inaccurate moves that led me to a good position. There wasent too much variations i could come up with. At the time i did not know... | Read More

      • mickyski09
      • | Jul 1, 2015
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  • Smith-Morra Gambit

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      The Smith-Morra Gambit (or simply Morra Gambit) is a gambit against the Sicilian Defence distinguished by the moves 1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3. c3. It is not common in grandmaster games, but at club level chess it can be an excellent weapo... Read More »

  • Smith, Ken

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    Ken Smith (1930-1999) was a Texas master who founded Chess Digest in 1962.  In 1954 he won the British Open and the British Blitz Championship while stationed in England as an Air Force enlisted man.  He was not given a prize because he ... Read More »