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My Own Gambit/Trap (Used Against the Wayward Queen Attack)

goutes
Jul 15, 2014, 10:25 PM 2

Many of you are likely familiar with the Wayward Queen Attack, even if not by name.  The moves are simply 1. e4 e5  2. Qh5.  I've never liked this opening due to the early queen, and one day I wondered if White could potentially be exposed to some kind of trap with that opening.  So I played the opening on my own board, and I actually found an interesting gambit.  It's kind of like a trap, but more accurately I think it's a gambit.  There are a couple possible variations of it, as I'll show you.



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