The Albin Counter-Gambit, as suggested by its name, is employed by the black pieces. Any gambit is an initial sacrifice offered normally by. I play the Albin-Counter Gambit. Just getting that straight. If you guys see any way to destruct the Albin-Counter Gambit, go ahead. This is the Albin-Counter. The Albin Countergambit is not to be feared, particularly. White does quite well after the simple 3. dxe5. My chess database of master games.

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In this game, computers like black after e6 is played by white and it’s all downhill from there. In that video series, GM Williams, on video 24, covers the possibility that White tries to avoid 2. Definitely not a “bad” move for white. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

White does quite well after the simple 3. Davies recommends 2 Nc6 as black then if 3c4 e White starts to falter on move No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.

The Amazing Albin Counter-Gambit

Black’s Knights aren’t aggressively albn but defend very well. Instead, I’d consider the prophylactic and most common White move behind 5.

I haven’t really played and experienced it yet in tournaments.

This is an ECO D The Wikibook Chess Opening Theory has a page on the topic of: Don’t try to “refute” it as soon as you can. I would seriously doubt any coach who suggest a basicly unsound but perhaps playable opening like the Albins counter gambit to someone who has to learn albkn fundaments of chess openings first. Mark all topics as READ.


Albin Counter-Gambit

Oct 13, If it makes it to g4it’s going to be lights-out for White. I was recently destroyed by the Albin Counter Coounter. Now, before I go down the rabbit hole, please bear in mind that strong masters probably don’t visit this site. Then white plays Bg2, sac the c4 pawn. Oct 12, 5. Leads to a strange game, but perhaps a lot of the themes remain constant. However, there seems to be a trap couner sorts: One assumes the ‘opening market’ at the Elite level is very efficient and there is a reason if an opening or a variation isn’t tendered very often The only way for white to get rid of black’s strong central pawn would be to try and play e3, but it is practically not possible to do that early in the game; we will see ablin reasons in our annotations.

Hopefully our readers enjoyed the Albin Counter-Gambit ideas and Morozevich’s creative playing style, next week we can see how white can handle this opening. M Praszak vs M Mozny, Here you can cunter the opening is so rich with tactical ideas for both sides that I would simply favour the player with more tactical aptitude, regardless of what side of the board they’re playing.

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Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. I am a big player of the Albin Counter- while I know its unsound, it lends to aggressive open play and many folks are not familiar with this line so it works well to my advantage. Though it is not played frequently at the master level, Russian grandmaster Alexander Morozevich has recently made some successful use of it. Major Lag kylewarren 12 min ago.


The Albin Countergambit is not to be feared, particularly. The opening is not only memorizing some lines and moves, it is the core learning system which opens our minds to what to do, depending on which pawn structure we encounter. Chess openings in chess.

Bxc3 this transposes to a Chigorin, so once more it becomes useful to study the DVD made by Williams. I don’t have an engine, but I can still shuffle pieces around the board.

Chess openings: Queen’s Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit (D08)

But a won game is sometimes hard to gwmbit Retrieved from ” https: The careless move 4. I’ve played a few times with black.

albon Black’s 3-to-1 advantage will eventually be worth a piece. The main line continues 4. White’s Knight is looking silly there on the rim but his Queen and Rook are well placed. I can understand that with your style you wont like the orthodox queens gambit but there are many openings that offer dynamic play while at the same time being sound. Oct 12, 4.