Chess - Open game openings

Chess - Open game openings

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Latvian Gambit The Latvian cuff also known as the Greek gambit or Latvian counter-cuff is a chess opening, considered doubtful, deriving from the moves: e4 e5 Cf3 f5 The first player to use it successfully was Gioacchino Greco, after which this opening fell into disuse until the studies of the Latvian Karl Behting in the early 1900s, which discovered interesting variations for Black. The name "Latvian gambit" (Latvian gambit) it was made official by FIDE in the 1937 congress. At a high level this opening almost never appears, since a sufficient theoretical preparation can foil the attacks carried by this gambit. #chess #open game #Latvian Gambit
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