Queen's Gambit Declined--Albion Counter Gambit

My chess coach advised using Queen's Gambit for a good game for White. Sometimes Black declines the QG with the Albion Counter Gambit. The line he recommends is as follows:


This position is presented in the hopes of starting a discussion of its pros and cons. So please do send in your ideas, variations, games and opinions. 


  • 10 months ago


    This is completely different to how it was in the lesson. 

  • 3 years ago


    Notes: Black must take with the Bishop on h3, not the Queen nor the Pawn. Also the Knight on b1 is developed eventually to c3 not d2 as frequently done in other variations. 

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