Thursday, December 11, 2008

Evans Gambit (C51-C52) - Opening Theory

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4. b4
The Evans Gambit is an aggressive variant of the Giuoco Piano, which normally continues with the positional moves 4. c3 or 4. d3.


Evans Gambit Wikipedia Page - general knowledge and history of the opening.
Welcome to the Evans Gambit - Website devoted to the Evans. Explanations of its history, past and present, and main lines.
An Introduction to the Evans Gambit - 8 pages on the Evans by Richard Westbrook

Articles on the Evans in Jeremy Silman's Opening Archive
Theory in the Evans Gambit
Evans Gambit Redux
More on the Evans Gambit

GM Boris Altermans Blog (Evans Gambit Lessons)
Evans Gambit Pt 1 - Annotated Fischer,Robert James - Boatner,J [C51]
Evans Gambit Pt 2 - Annotated Fischer,Robert James - Fine,Reuben
Evans Gambit Pt 3 - Annotated Morphy,Paul - Hampton,Thomas Inglis
Evans Gambit Pt 4 - Annotated Morphy,Paul - De Riviere,Jules Arnous
Evans Gambit Pt 5 - Annotated Morphy,Paul - Morphy,Alonzo

Articles in the ChessCafe Archive
The Evans Gambit Part 1 .pdf - The search for the truth in the Evans Gambit
The Evans Gambit Part 2 .pdf- Chigorin's experiences with the Evans Gambit
The Evans Gambit Reloaded .pdf - The Kibitzer (Tim Harding)

(Annotated Games)
The Evergreen Game.pdf - Famous Game between Adolf Anderssen - Jean Dufresne
Berlin 1852
Short,Nigel (2691) - Sokolov,Ivan (2655) [C51] - The Chess Mind Blog
GM Short (2645) vs. GM L'Ami (2581) (2008) - Chess.com Article
S. Conquest - L. Winants [C51] - Kenilworth Chess Club

Video Lessons ( Some Serious hours of Video instruction on the Evans Gambit)
Chess Lesson - Evans Gambit Opening - 10 min video
Corus 2008 Short vs Sargissian - 11 min Video (With good analysis)
Evans Gambit Full Analysis Part 1 - 47 min Lecture
Evans Gambit Full Analysis Part 2 - 41 min Lecture
Evans Gambit Full Analysis Part 3 -53 min Lecture
Evans Gambit Full Analysis Part 4 -17 min Lecture
Gambit Guide pt 2 - GM Boris Alterman 33 min Video
Gambit Guide pt 3 - GM Boris Alterman 32 min Video
Gambit Guide Pt 4 - GM Boris Alterman 33 min Video

Chess Trap 11 in Evans Gambit - 3 Min Video
Chess Trap 12 in Evans Gambit - 2 Min Video
Chess Trap 13 in Evans Gambit - 3 Min Video
Chess Trap 14 in Evans Gambit - 2 Min Video

Annotated Game Videos (YouTube)
Short vs Sargissian (2008) - 10 Min Video
Chigorin Vs. Emanuel Lasker - 19 Min Total
Part 1 , Part 2
Kasparov vs Anand (1995) - 8 Min Video

PGN Game Downloads


Evans Gambit 966 Games- (From Chessopolis.com)
Evans Gambit (C51) 184 Games - (From Supreme-chess.com)
Evans Gambit (C52) 131 Games - (From Supreme-chess.com)

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