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The poor kid probably read Goeller's funny analysis in his site, and thought he discovered America.
Goeller is a weak player, and his analysis is both outdated and severely flawed.
Sample of his stupid analytical claims on the aforementioned variation, with my own corrections:
My verdict is that if played like that, the Urusov is quite closer to being an opening fiasco than a sound gambit.
Pfren wrote, "Goeller is a weak player, and his analysis is both outdated and severely flawed. Sample of his stupid analytical claims on the aforementioned variation..."
Ok, I'll defend Michael Goeller. I've enjoyed his site. It's full of creative ideas and interesting articles. No, I wouldn't think of playing any of his ideas without checking them fully against the extant literature, game databases and chess engines. That's true of any article I read, even one written by Vladimir Kramnik. But I have found his site to be entertaining and thought-provoking.
Here's a link to his site:
You (or M. Goeller) "missed" 7. exd5 when after Black plays the blockading 7...Bd6 White can still strive for equality, or at least playability, with 8. Qe2+
No, he didn't miss it- he simply claims a white advantage after 7.Qa4+ (duh!).
And I have already given a game on that line, some posts before (uncommented).
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