Latvian Gambit

Latvian Gambit

Apr 5, 2017, 8:39 PM |

The Latvian Gambit (or Greco Counter Gambit) is a chess opening characterized by the moves:

1.e4 e5 (King's Pawn Opening)

2.Nf3 f5 (King's Knight Opening)

This opening has the appearance of a King's Gambit with colours reversed.


Latvian Gambit Accepted


Latvian Gambit Declined
White's third move continues 3.Nxe5 is the main line.

3... Qf3 is a good way. 
After this, white has 2 options  d4or Nc4.