Saturday, June 30, 2012

Chess Openings: Latvian Gambit

Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...e5/2. Nf3/2...f5 2...f5?! The Latvian Gambit sometimes known as the Greco Counter Gambit. The Latvian Gambit is one of the most vocally disagreed-about openings in chess. Depending on who you read, Black has either lured White into a minefield of tricks and traps leading almost inevitably to a violent death, or given away a free pawn. 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 f5 The above Chess Flash Game the players are Atomic Patzer vs Expert Zilbermintz at USATE 2/2011 in New Jersey, USA Latvian Gambit Part One Latvian Gambit Part Two

1 comment:

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