Best Play Against the Smith-Morra - Part 2!

Jul 2, 2013
18 min
Before tackling the main lines of the Smith-Morra, IM Mark Ginsburg first shows a pair of "coffeehouse" variations for white that have been popularized in opening manuals. Learn how to make them "decaffeinated" by watching how black can calmly keep his extra pawn and get the better of the opening.