Traps, Tricks & Mistakes: Idiot Trap

The King’s Gambit was the most representative opening in the romantic period of chess.

Glorious attacking games date from that time.

A chess proverb states: “The best way to play against a gambit is accepting it”. Nevertheless, in today’s example, Black doesn’t accept the gambit. To the contrary, the greed dominates White and falls in the so-called Idiot Trap.

Dear reader, think twice before deciding to go for simply winning pawns!!

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