Opening Trap in the Accelerated Dragon Part 1

Jul 25, 2013, 11:55 PM |
     I have noticed a common blunder by white in the Accelerated Dragon attempting to launch a Yugoslav Attack when it cannot be done.









White's plan is simply to play Qd2, Bh6, and g4. As Bobby Fischer said agains the Dragon Variation, it's a simple sac, sac, and mate. However, black in the Accelerated Dragon has not wasted a tempo  on the move d6 and can play the excellent move...










Black attacks the weak b2 pawn and the e4 pawn. One line if white does not notice could be...



Here is a game I played at the Idaho Open where I won against this opening mistake.