If the King's Gambit is unsound, how could a world champion play it often?
The king's gambit has a lot of initiative and attack. Is there a good defense to neutralize this initiative?
Is there a 'refutation', i.e. a defense for black that leads to a guaranteed advantage assuming perfect play, against the Muzio gambit? [StartPly "11"] [FEN ""] 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 ...
We all known that Bobby Fischer has published the famous "A Bust to The King's Gambit", where the gambit is said to be losing for white. Why is it so? Is there any line that can secure black an ...
I'd like to play the king's gambit without getting into piece sacrifices, but Fischer's Defence is unsettling me. This appears to be described as the "main line". [FEN ""] 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 d6 ...
I've read about many of the basic variations of the KGD, e.g. these but none of of them mention the following from Black. This suggests to me that this move may be a mistake from black that I could ...
The Allgaier, Horny Defense in the King's Gambit is given by the sequence: [FEN ""] 1. e4 e5 2. f4 exf4 3. Nf3 g5 4. h4 g4 5. Ng5 h6 6. Nxf7 Kxf7 7. Qxg4 Nf6 8. Qxf4 Bd6 I'm a King's Gambit ...
What are the strategic benefits to compensate for the fact that White's giving up the bishop voluntarily and so early in the game in the below variation? What does White hope to get back out of the ...
I have observed that the King's Gambit is usually not played at international level. Is there any specific reason for this?
One of my favorite openings is the King's Gambit. It is extremely aggressive, and makes for a sharp tactical game without sacrificing too much material. It doesn't see play at the highest level for ...