I've collected many traps that are played in the most common openings.Feel free to post a common trap I've missed or an uncommon trap as well.Legal Trap(Italian game -- White)
Blackburne's Trap(Italian game -- Black)
Magnus Smith Trap(Sicil... | Read More
Ordered by chess opening:
Albin Countergambit: Lasker Trap
Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Halosar Trap
Bogo-Indian Defence: Monticelli Trap
Budapest Gambit: Kieninger Trap
Italian Game: Blackburne Shilling Gambit
Petrov's Defence: Marshall Trap
P... | Read More
The Lasker Trap
Here is a lesson on the lasker trap. One of my favourite traps and one of the first that I learned. It comes from the albin countergambit.
This is going to be very difficult for white to defend and for black it's pret... | Read More
We can learn a thing or two from really short wins and losses.
One of the first things that I did learn about was the Damiano Defense.
Very interesting to learn about the pushing of the f pawn in the opening, which can cause trouble because of a... | Read More
Just a short glossary of some dynamic choices for black and white, for my own personal reference.
King's Gambit, Muzio Gambit
King's Gambit, Falkbeer Countergambit
Queen's Gambit, Albin Countergambit
Giuoco Piano, Evan... | Read More