Queen's Gambit Accepted--4... Bg4

My chess coach tells me that the Queen's Gambit is a good opening for White because of its sharp nature. Here are the variations he suggests if the gambit is accepted and 4... Bg4 is played.

We start with two traps. If black plays incorrectly he winds up losing a pawn. 

And the main line is as follows:

Do send in your ideas, comments, variations and games. We submit these blogs in the hopes of starting a discussion about the suggested lines. 


  • 3 years ago


    In your mainline 12...e5? 13.Rxc6! is strong since 13...Qxc6? 14.dxe5 wins another minor piece and a pawn. 13...e5 is met by simply 14.Rc1 exf3 15.Bxf3 and white is up a pawn.

    Other than that nice blog!

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