A Queen’s pawn, Charlick (Englund) gambit – 1. d4 e5 – Chess Opening explorer. You can browse our entire chess database from this line, move by move . 8/9/ – The author writes: “The Englund Gambit, 1.d4 e5, is in my opinion the second worst opening in the whole of chess (top position belongs to 1.e4 f5, the. A very interesting gambit against 1.d4. There are many variations to surprise your opponents. My preferred is the Zilbermints: 1.d4 e5 5 Nc6 3 Nge7.

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After listening from many players about the success of black by playing it, I tried it but found one of my opponents playing this 3. Will anyone please let me know the other possibilities after this f4 which might help black? Qe7 an even more stupid one.

A Queen’s pawn, Charlick (Englund) gambit – 1. d4 e5 – Chess Opening explorer

In any case, 3. Nf3 are enough for a crushing advantagebut nevertheless almost anything is good against Black is probably better off just giving odds of pawn and move where his f7 pawn is removed to start the game than playing And Fritz Carl Anton Englund might have been more fondly remembered by being buried in an unmarked grave. Pick a sound and simple one, and try understanding its main ideas and development schemes.

No variation memorization, leave that to the pros.

At your ;level, the opening plays a very minor role to your englunx development. More or less the same percentage for 3. Black’s best try for any advantage with this Englund thing is 1.

Qd5, black has trouble getting the pawn back, and is probably quite inferior. Nb4 is a move? White can play 4.


The Englund Gambit

Bg5 with a large advantage, since Bd2 poses white only technical difficulties- objectively Black’s position is already dead lost. Of course the same can be achieved via a different move order: I would tend in the general case to take IM pfren’s opinion at face value. In this case, the gambit is just so worthless as to require one to do no more than look at the board for a minute or engllund. I say this as one who has essayed the Gibbins-Weidenhagen Gambit against an SM in tournament play, so I am hardly averse to questionable gambits.

The Englund has nothing to recommend it. The englund is not for use in corresponding play or against prepared people, because in several lines black has to struggle for survive if white plays the best moves. Nevertheless I always played it with good result. Because there are a lot of deviations enhlund splendid tactical chances that Black can play. Over all the years that I played it, I only met once I repeat: ONCE an opponent who knows by heart the first 10 theoretical moves. And even that game ended in a drawn.

If enlund feel comfortable in the situation of early attacking and amazing figures play, if you wanna play the man and not the board, play it. I always lost the after analyses from the criticasters, but I more often won the games. We are not GMs or IMs, and we will never been, so why should we limit our openings to the ones played on that level? None of the games followed the difficult main lines — and I admit that these lines are more difficult for Black than for White.

These six players all made the same mistake: It did not even work without time pressure: Henry Grobthe Swiss master, was the first to test the Englund Gambit on a regular basis, in dozens of correspondence games. He won the great gambbit and published them in an excellent book [1], recommending to play the gambit in correspondence games rather than over the board. But look at some positions, and decide for yourself.


Even passive positions have their resources, and provoking White to begin a pawn storm can often be a good idea to increase your own winning chances. But against the Englund Gambit, experienced players are often throwing caution into the wind: Nov 16, 1. Nov 16, 2. Try playing less speculatively.

Nov 16, 3. Nc3 are enough for a crushing advantage.

Nov 16, 4. Nov 16, 5. Nov 16, 6. Nov 16, 7.

Englund Gambit

There are no best openings Nov 16, 8. Nov 16, 9. Nov 16, Yes, I think if black knew white would play f4 then black might go for the Englund. Nov 17, Can we call this miserable position “black’s best try for any advantage”? He scored a remarkable zero points out of three, which is just about everything Englhnd want to know about this position. Nov 18, It is one thing to be a wild gambiteer.

It is another thing entirely to just be insane. Quote Stefan Buecker march Log In or Join.

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