Analyses after 1.g4 d5 2.Bg2 Bxg4

2.blbxg4.jpg (13878 bytes) 3.c4 only this move is playable for white


After 2....Bxg4 3.c4 we reached position full of tactic. White sacrified pawn in order to try to open diagonal to the black rook. Black with pawn more has week white squares and now must play very carefully.

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3....c6 4.Qb3 Qb6 [4...Qc7 5.cxd5 cxd5 6.Nc3] 5.Qxb6 axb6 6.cxd5 Bd7 7.Nc3 Nf6 8.d3 g6 9.dxc6 Bxc6 10.Nf3 Bg7 11.0-0 0-0 12.Ne5 Rd8 13.Nxc6 bxc6 14.Bg5 Ra5 15.Be3 Nbd7 16.Bxc6 Rb8 17.Rfc1 Ne5 18.Bg2 Neg4 19.Bd2 Ra7 20.Nb5 Rd7 21.h3 Nh6 22.Bf4 1-0 (Brokes - BeerClark, , 2005)

Romford-Counter Gambit

3....d4 very interesting variation where black offers his rook and pawn for a bishop hoping of successful attack of white very weakly defended King

3....d4 4.Bxb7 Nd7 5.Bxa8 Qxa8 6.f3 only this line is playable

All computer games from this line are here


3....e6 4.Qb3 c6 5.Qxb7 Nd7 6.Nc3 Qc8 7.Qxc8+ Rxc8 8.d3 Bb4 9.h3 Bf5 10.Nf3 Ngf6 11.Bd2 0-0 12.Nh4 Bg6 13.a3 Bc5 14.Nxg6 fxg6 15.b4 Bd4 16.e3 Bb6 17.Ke2 dxc4 18.dxc4 c5 19.Na4 cxb4 20.Bxb4 Bc5 21.Nxc5 Nxc5 22.Rad1 Rfe8 23.Rd6 Nce4 24.Rd4 Ng5 [24...Nc5] 25.Rc1 e5 26.Rd6 Nfe4 27.Ra6 Rc7 28.h4 1-0 (Brokes - GolfSuper, 2004)

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