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Spicy Openings: The Max Lange Attack

Spicy Openings: The Max Lange Attack

Take the initiative early and attack with one of Paul Morphy's favorite weapons!

Looking for a devastating gambit to spring on an unsuspecting opponent? Try the romantic and swashbuckling Max Lange Attack, a darling of attacking players like Paul Morphy! Simon Williams, the Ginger GM, guides you through the key variations and prepares you to score brilliant victories!

Here is what you will learn:

  • Learn the best responses to each of Black’s main defensive tries.
  • Learn the key tactics that you can play in several variations.

"Holy sweet mother of gambits, this is another great line to try. What an amazing array of possible of checkmate endings. Cheers Simon for your teaching. You're the best teacher on the site and worth the subscription on your own." - Chess.com member mike_kelso

  • The Hungry E-pawn

    The Max Lange attack is a fun and "spicy" opening, perfect for GM Simon Williams to teach you. Keep your eye on the e-pawn.

    • 15 min
    • 5 challenges
  • The White Knight Dance Of Death

    Continue learning about the Spicy Max Lange Attack. How can strong attacking play lead to an amazing romantic checkmate?

    • 15 min
    • 5 challenges
  • The Max Lange with Nxe4

    In the Two Knights Defense Black usually gambits a pawn for a strong attack. Simon shows that White can be the one to sacrifice for a powerful attack.

    • 15 min
    • 5 challenges
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