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A Chess Trap
This article is about a quick chess game that I recently played. I was fortunate that the player fell into my trap. This is a little video on that trap.
Chess doesn’t have to always be epic battles which take place over the entire landscape of the board. Chess doesn’t always have to be a symphony sometime it can be a pop tune. So here in my video I present to you a little pop tune of chess.
Sometimes, a quick little game can be very satisfying.
The opening trap happens in a relatively new variation in the English Opening. The opening is called the Anglo – Scandinavian Defense.It is a suggestion of International Master Mark Esserman. He suggests it in his magnificent book ” Mayhem in the Morra”which I highly recommend. If you would like you purchase his book you can go here.
Esserman’s idea is that since the English Opening is only a reversed Sicilian then why not use a reverse Morra Gambit. I, myself would like to add a couple of points just to add to Esserman’s Idea to help convince you that it might be worth a trip:
- The positions are very trappy.
- The English Opening is a strategic, quiet opening and the reversed Morra changes that
- Players who play the English are probably not familiar with the Morra, which puts them in a very dangerous position.
- Its more fun to play!
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Another little game of the Anglo – Scandinavian Defense