Monday, December 22, 2008

Kings Gambit (C30-C39) - Opening Theory

1.e4 e5 2.f4

Kings Gambit Wikipedia Page - For a general overview of the opening and its variations along with its history.
Fischer Defense Wikipedia Page - Page Devoted to the Fischer Defense to the Kings Gambit
Ideas Behind the Kings Gambit - Exeter Chess Club (Nice Lesson)
Kings Gambit Homepage - Blog Devoted to the Kings Gambit with 20 or so Articles

The Bishops Gambit - 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Bc4 - Article from Tim Mcgrew
Article about a line in Kieseritzky Gambit - Ignacio Martin

Not Quite Winning with the Allgaier Gambit - The Kibitzer Article by Tim Harding
Last Rites for the Allgaier Gambit - The Kibitzer Article by Tim Harding

Chessville Articles
From Neo-From to Kings Gambit - By Aaro Jalas
The Panteldakis Counter Gambit - By Clyde Nakamura (A 2 pawn Sacrifice Counter Gambit)

Public Domain E-Book
The Works of Gíanutío, and Gustavus Selenus on the Game of Chess - Zipped Pdf Format
ugustus the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg wrote his book on chess, Chess or the King's Game, under the pseudonym Gustavus Selenus. Gianutio, meanwhile, is known for a pair of lines in the King's Gambit, the Gianutio Countergambit – C34 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 f5, and the Lopez-Gianutio Countergambit – C33 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Bc4 f5.)

(Kings Gambit Chess Puzzles)
King's Gambit: Allagier & Kiesertisky (C39) -
1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.h4(10 Puzzles)

(Annotated Games)

Martinovsky-Morss, King's Island, 1994. -Modern Defense
Shaw-Morss, US12P01. - Modern Defense
Immortal Game -Anderssen - Kieseritzky 1851 - (C33)
Gurevich vs Kamsky 1991 (C30) - Annotated by Yassir Seirawan
Morozevich vs Aleksandrov 2002 (C37) - Annotated by Yassir Seirawan

Video Lessons
Kings Gambit Opening Lesson - 10 min Video
Kings Gambit Declined Opening Trap - 6 min Video
Fischers Play in the Kings Gambit Accepted - 11 min Video
Kings Gambit Basic Opening Principals - 10 min Video

Kings Gambit Accepted: A Model Game for White - 40 min Video (NM Dana Mackenzie)
Kings Gambit Accepted (Fischer Defense) Lesson Part 1 - 9 min Video
Kings Gambit Accepted (Fischer Defense) Lesson Part 2 - 7 min Video

Chess Openings -The Kings Gambit Part 1 - 10 Min Video
Chess Openings - The Kings Gambit Part 2 - 6 Min Video
Kings Gambit Videos - 12 Analysis Games running from 4 - 20 min each

PGN Game Downloads
Kings Gambit pgn - 9017 games (From
Kings Gambit / Falkbeer Counter Gambit - 454 Games (From

Downloads From
C30 Kings Gambit - 482 games
C31 Kings Gambit Declined,Falkbeer Counter Gambit -178 games
C32 Kings Gambit, Falkbeer Counter Gambit - 85 games
C33 Kings Gambit Accepted - 228 games
C34 King's Knights Gambit - 333 games
C35 Kings Gambit-Cunninghams Variation - 101 games
C36 Kings Gambit-Modern Variation - 239 games
C37 Kings Gambit - 62 games
C38 Kings gambit-Hanstein Variation - 69 games
C39 Kings Gambit-Kieseritsky Variation - 124 games

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