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Latvian Gambit

Latvian Gambit

nish924b
Apr 5, 2017, 8:39 PM 0

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. 

 

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