Trappy Openings

Mar 25, 2016, 11:55 AM |

Here is how to deal with some annoying openings after 1.e4 for both sides. Starting with the least sound:


1. Matinovsky Gambit

2. Elephant Gambit
3. Latvian Gambit
None of the following attempt to refute the annoying opening, they are just ways to improve one's chances against them.
4. Smith-Morra Gambit
5. Pirc, 150 Attack
6. Sicilian "Dragondorf"