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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Gambt white plays Bg2, sac the c4 pawn. Again, akbin should not have to work it all out at the board, but rather practise beforehand. This is the route you should travel and it will bear fruit. White does quite well after the simple 3. Yes, if you like wild games, complications – this is your baby!

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By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Rauan Sagit 4, 3 24 While I couldn’t foresee the position when he played 9.

Stockfish likes f6 and Critter likes g5. In a free and open game, white’s move c2-c4 will also become a valueless or worse than valueless move. The Hedgehog, the Maroczy, Hanging pawns and the Isolani. In this game, computers like black after e6 is played by white and it’s all downhill from there.


The Amazing Albin Counter-Gambit

Obviously, I’m not covering all the possibilities, because this article is intended as a review of Trent’s latest DVD, more than learning the Chigorin, but I do like to be prepared! Everything looks normal until move 7, where Black’s Queenside castling pretty much declares he’s uninterested in a draw.

The first 10 moves are straight out of theory; there was no deviation in the master games.

I can’t get the replayer to work: So I returned to cpunter product I briefly studied, but didn’t use — one which now could come handy too: I honestly haven’t encountered it, but I’m going to look for games Terrasch played from the white side since you brought it up. NN vs P Lewin. Albi homework for me lol.

I just learned the Albin Counter. Log In or Join. Definitely not a “bad” move for white.

Chess Corner – Albin Counter-Gambit Opening

But play prophylactic moves that develop and reduced black’s counterplay, and you will be fine. No spamming, advertising, or duplicating posts.

Here’s a sample game where White did not. The first mistake for black was By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Although this opening was originally played by Cavallotti against Salvioli at the Milan tournament ofit takes its name from Adolf Albinwho played it against Emanuel Lasker in New York Black’s Knights aren’t aggressively placed but defend very well.


Oct 12, 1. Eric Wilson 3 To tell you the truth, there is another product by ChessBase, authored by Trent which is really worth having: W Cohn vs H Wolf. Here’s another interesting game in that line: I’ll try to get to it soon. 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 the fundaments of chess openings first. Playable for both sides it seems.

How to play against the Albin-Counter Gambit

By now the reader of this article will want to know precisely the content of the DVD. Black’s playing aggressively but White solves the problems.

A Hodges vs Marshall. Secondly, moving his center pawn gives more scope to his f8-bishop and queen. Back to the main line, the ghastly Marshall vs W Napier.

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The rest of the game will be open. The fifth chapter is aalbin to the interactive quizzes, where Trent presents a position, and one must find the right move. So he considers the main line to be Nge7 then? So temper everything I say regarding what is and isn’t playable. How to Improve your Calculation.