The Latvian Gambit: Accepted, Bilguer & Leonhardt Variation Opening

Jan 5, 2009, 4:15 PM |

This would be the third opening, I would learn, it was used by 1 of my opponent. The name itself sounds challenging :)

This was under a different title namely "The Latvian Counter Gambit Opening". It turns out the counter gambit is not the official/proper name, the counter just means a way to deal with the Latvian Gambit. The official name is the one stated above, there are two variations the Bilguer and the Leonhardt Variations.

The Latvian Gambit itself is:














While The Latvian Gambit: Accepted goes like this: