Traps, Tricks & Mistakes: Grob’s Trap

The Grob’s Attack (1.g4) takes its name from the Swiss International Master Henri Grob (1904-1974).

Henri Grob used it in many correspondence games.

Nevertheless, it is an irregular chess opening and not employed in serious competition.

In response to Grob’a Attack, Black can also play 1…e5 followed by 2…Nc6 with good play.

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