List of chess gambits

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This is a list of chess openings that are gambits. The gambits are organized into sections by the parent chess opening, giving the gambit name, ECO code, and defining moves in algebraic chess notation.

Albin Countergambit[edit]

  • Albin Countergambit – D08 – 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e5
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a8 black rook
b8 black knight
c8 black bishop
d8 black queen
e8 black king
f8 black bishop
g8 black knight
h8 black rook
a7 black pawn
b7 black pawn
c7 black pawn
f7 black pawn
g7 black pawn
h7 black pawn
d5 black pawn
e5 black pawn
c4 white pawn
d4 white pawn
a2 white pawn
b2 white pawn
e2 white pawn
f2 white pawn
g2 white pawn
h2 white pawn
a1 white rook
b1 white knight
c1 white bishop
d1 white queen
e1 white king
f1 white bishop
g1 white knight
h1 white rook
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7 7
6 6
5 5
4 4
3 3
2 2
1 1
a b c d e f g h

Alekhine's Defence[edit]

  • Alekhine Gambit – B02 – 1.e4 Nf6 2.e5 Nd5 3.c4 Nb6 4.d4 d6 5.Nf3 Bg4 6.Be2 dxe5 7.Nxe5
a b c d e f g h
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a8 black rook
b8 black knight
d8 black queen
e8 black king
f8 black bishop
h8 black rook
a7 black pawn
b7 black pawn
c7 black pawn
e7 black pawn
f7 black pawn
g7 black pawn
h7 black pawn
b6 black knight
e5 white knight
c4 white pawn
d4 white pawn
g4 black bishop
a2 white pawn
b2 white pawn
e2 white bishop
f2 white pawn
g2 white pawn
h2 white pawn
a1 white rook
b1 white knight
c1 white bishop
d1 white queen
e1 white king
h1 white rook
8
7 7
6 6
5 5
4 4
3 3
2 2
1 1
a b c d e f g h
  • John Tracy Gambit – B02 – 1.e4 Nf6 2.Nf3?
a b c d e f g h
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a8 black rook
b8 black knight
c8 black bishop
d8 black queen
e8 black king
f8 black bishop
h8 black rook
a7 black pawn
b7 black pawn
c7 black pawn
d7 black pawn
e7 black pawn
f7 black pawn
g7 black pawn
h7 black pawn
f6 black knight
e4 white pawn
f3 white knight
a2 white pawn
b2 white pawn
c2 white pawn
d2 white pawn
f2 white pawn
g2 white pawn
h2 white pawn
a1 white rook
b1 white knight
c1 white bishop
d1 white queen
e1 white king
f1 white bishop
h1 white rook
8
7 7
6 6
5 5
4 4
3 3
2 2
1 1
a b c d e f g h
  • Spielmann Gambit – B02 – 1.e4 Nf6 2.Nc3 d5 3.e5 Nfd7 4.e6?!
a b c d e f g h
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a8 black rook
b8 black knight
d8 black queen
e8 black king
f8 black bishop
h8 black rook
a7 black pawn
b7 black pawn
c7 black pawn
d7 black knight
e7 black pawn
f7 black pawn
g7 black pawn
h7 black pawn
e6 white pawn
d5 black pawn
c3 white knight
a2 white pawn
b2 white pawn
c2 white pawn
d2 white pawn
f2 white pawn
g2 white pawn
h2 white pawn
a1 white rook
c1 white bishop
d1 white queen
e1 white king
f1 white bishop
g1 white knight
h1 white rook
8
7 7
6 6
5 5
4 4
3 3
2 2
1 1
a b c d e f g h

Amar Opening[edit]

  • Paris Gambit – A00 – 1.Nh3? d5 2.g3 e5 3.f4?! Bxh3 4.Bxh3 exf4
a b c d e f g h
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a8 black rook
b8 black knight
d8 black queen
e8 black king
f8 black bishop
g8 black knight
h8 black rook
a7 black pawn
b7 black pawn
c7 black pawn
f7 black pawn
g7 black pawn
h7 black pawn
d5 black pawn
f4 black pawn
g3 white pawn
h3 white bishop
a2 white pawn
b2 white pawn
c2 white pawn
d2 white pawn
e2 white pawn
h2 white pawn
a1 white rook
b1 white knight
c1 white bishop
d1 white queen
e1 white king
h1 white rook
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7 7
6 6
5 5
4 4
3 3
2 2
1 1
a b c d e f g h
  • Grant Gambit – A00 – 1.Nh3? d5 2.g3 e5 3.f4?! Bxh3 4.Bxh3 exf4 5.0-0?! fxg3 6.hxg3
a b c d e f g h
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a8 black rook
b8 black knight
d8 black queen
e8 black king
f8 black bishop
g8 black knight
h8 black rook
a7 black pawn
b7 black pawn
c7 black pawn
f7 black pawn
g7 black pawn
h7 black pawn
d5 black pawn
g3 white pawn
h3 white bishop
a2 white pawn
b2 white pawn
c2 white pawn
d2 white pawn
e2 white pawn
a1 white rook
b1 white knight
c1 white bishop
d1 white queen
f1 white rook
g1 white king
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7 7
6 6
5 5
4 4
3 3
2 2
1 1
a b c d e f g h

Benko Gambit[edit]

  • Benko Gambit (Volga Gambit) – A57 – 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 b5
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a8 black rook
b8 black knight
c8 black bishop
d8 black queen
e8 black king
f8 black bishop
h8 black rook
a7 black pawn
d7 black pawn
e7 black pawn
f7 black pawn
g7 black pawn
h7 black pawn
f6 black knight
b5 black pawn
c5 black pawn
d5 white pawn
c4 white pawn
a2 white pawn
b2 white pawn
e2 white pawn
f2 white pawn
g2 white pawn
h2 white pawn
a1 white rook
b1 white knight
c1 white bishop
d1 white queen
e1 white king
f1 white bishop
g1 white knight
h1 white rook
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7 7
6 6
5 5
4 4
3 3
2 2
1 1
a b c d e f g h

Benko Opening[edit]

  • Dada Gambit – A00 – 1.g3 e5 2.Bg2 d5 3.b4
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a8 black rook
b8 black knight
c8 black bishop
d8 black queen
e8 black king
f8 black bishop
g8 black knight
h8 black rook
a7 black pawn
b7 black pawn
c7 black pawn
f7 black pawn
g7 black pawn
h7 black pawn
d5 black pawn
e5 black pawn
b4 white pawn
g3 white pawn
a2 white pawn
c2 white pawn
d2 white pawn
e2 white pawn
f2 white pawn
g2 white bishop
h2 white pawn
a1 white rook
b1 white knight
c1 white bishop
d1 white queen
e1 white king
g1 white knight
h1 white rook
8
7 7
6 6
5 5
4 4
3 3
2 2
1 1
a b c d e f g h

Bird's Opening[edit]

  • From Gambit – A02 – 1.f4 e5
a b c d e f g h
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a8 black rook
b8 black knight
c8 black bishop
d8 black queen
e8 black king
f8 black bishop
g8 black knight
h8 black rook
a7 black pawn
b7 black pawn
c7 black pawn
d7 black pawn
f7 black pawn
g7 black pawn
h7 black pawn
e5 black pawn
f4 white pawn
a2 white pawn
b2 white pawn
c2 white pawn
d2 white pawn
e2 white pawn
g2 white pawn
h2 white pawn
a1 white rook
b1 white knight
c1 white bishop
d1 white queen
e1 white king
f1 white bishop
g1 white knight
h1 white rook
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7 7
6 6
5 5
4 4
3 3
2 2
1 1
a b c d e f g h
  • Sturm Gambit – A03 – 1.f4 d5 2.c4
a b c d e f g h
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a8 black rook
b8 black knight
c8 black bishop
d8 black queen
e8 black king
f8 black bishop
g8 black knight
h8 black rook
a7 black pawn
b7 black pawn
c7 black pawn
e7 black pawn
f7 black pawn
g7 black pawn
h7 black pawn
d5 black pawn
c4 white pawn
f4 white pawn
a2 white pawn
b2 white pawn
d2 white pawn
e2 white pawn
g2 white pawn
h2 white pawn
a1 white rook
b1 white knight
c1 white bishop
d1 white queen
e1 white king
f1 white bishop
g1 white knight
h1 white rook
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7 7
6 6
5 5
4 4
3 3
2 2
1 1
a b c d e f g h
  • Swiss Gambit – A02 – 1.f4 f5 2.e4 fxe4 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.g4
a b c d e f g h
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a8 black rook
b8 black knight
c8 black bishop
d8 black queen
e8 black king
f8 black bishop
h8 black rook
a7 black pawn
b7 black pawn
c7 black pawn
d7 black pawn
e7 black pawn
g7 black pawn
h7 black pawn
f6 black knight
e4 black pawn
f4 white pawn
g4 white pawn
c3 white knight
a2 white pawn
b2 white pawn
c2 white pawn
d2 white pawn
h2 white pawn
a1 white rook
c1 white bishop
d1 white queen
e1 white king
f1 white bishop
g1 white knight
h1 white rook
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7 7
6 6
5 5
4 4
3 3
2 2
1 1
a b c d e f g h
  • Williams Gambit – A03 – 1.f4 d5 2.e4
a b c d e f g h
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a8 black rook
b8 black knight
c8 black bishop
d8 black queen
e8 black king
f8 black bishop
g8 black knight
h8 black rook
a7 black pawn
b7 black pawn
c7 black pawn
e7 black pawn
f7 black pawn
g7 black pawn
h7 black pawn
d5 black pawn
e4 white pawn
f4 white pawn
a2 white pawn
b2 white pawn
c2 white pawn
d2 white pawn
g2 white pawn
h2 white pawn
a1 white rook
b1 white knight
c1 white bishop
d1 white queen
e1 white king
f1 white bishop
g1 white knight
h1 white rook
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7 7
6 6
5 5
4 4
3 3
2 2
1 1
a b c d e f g h

Bishop's Opening[edit]

  • Boden-Kieseritzky Gambit – C24 – 1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Nf6 3.Nf3 Nxe4 4.Nc3
  • Calabrian Countergambit – C23 – 1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 f5
  • Four Pawns Gambit – C23 – 1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Bc5 3.b4 Bxb4 4.f4 exf4 5.Nf3 Be7 6.d4 Bh4+ 7.g3 fxg3 8.O-O gxh2+ 9.Kh1
  • Greco Gambit – C24 – 1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Nf6 3.f4 Nxe4
  • Jerome Gambit – C23 – 1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Bc5 3.Bxf7+ Kxf7
  • Khan Gambit – C23 – 1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 d5
  • Lewis Countergambit – C23 – 1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Bc5 3.c3 d5
  • Lewis Gambit – C23 – 1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Bc5 3.d4
  • Lopez Gambit – C23 – 1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Bc5 3.Qe2 Nf6 4.d3 Nc6 5.c3 Ne7 6.f4
  • McDonnell Double Gambit – C23 – 1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Bc5 3.b4 Bxb4 4.f4
  • Petroff Gambit – C23 – 1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Bc5 3.Nf3 d6 4.c3 Qe7 5.d4
  • Ponziani Gambit – C24 – 1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Nf6 3.d4
  • Urusov (Ponziani) Gambit – C24 – 1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Nf6 3.d4 exd4 4.Nf3
  • Wing Gambit – C23 – 1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Bc5 3.b4

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit[edit]

  • Blackmar Gambit – D00 – 1.d4 d5 2.e4 dxe4 3.f3
  • Blackmar-Diemer Gambit – D00 – 1.d4 d5 2.e4 dxe4 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.f3
  • Ryder Gambit – D00 – 1.d4 d5 2.e4 dxe4 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.f3 exf3 5.Qxf3
  • Hubsch Gambit – D00 – 1.d4 d5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.e4 Nxe4 4.Nxe4 dxe4 4.Bc4

Blumenfeld Gambit[edit]

  • Blumenfeld Gambit – E10 – 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 c5 4.d5 b5.

Budapest Gambit[edit]

  • Budapest Gambit – A51 – 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5
  • Farajowicz Gambit – A51 – 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5 3.dxe5 Ne4
  • Balogh Gambit – A52 – 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5 3.dxe5 Ng4 4.e4 d6

Caro-Kann Defence[edit]

  • Alekhine Gambit – B15 – 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Nf6 5.Bd3
  • Godley Gambit 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 Nf6!?
  • Rasa-Studier gambit - B15 - 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 dxe4 4.f3

Catalan Opening[edit]

  • Catalan Queens Gambit – E00 – 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.g3

Danish Gambit[edit]

  • Danish Gambit – C21 – 1.e4 e5 2.d4 exd4 3.c3
  • Halasz Gambit – C21 – 1.e4 e5 2.d4 exd4 3.f4

Dutch Defence[edit]

  • Krejcik Gambit – A80 – 1.d4 f5 2.g4
  • Lasker Gambit – A83 – 1.d4 f5 2.e4 fxe4 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 c6 (or 4...g6) 5.f3
  • Staunton Gambit – A82 – 1.d4 f5 2.e4

Elephant Gambit[edit]

  • Queen's Pawn Countergambit (Elephant Gambit, Maroczy Gambit) – C40 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d5

English Opening[edit]

  • Bellon Gambit – A22 – 1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.Nf3 e4 4.Ng5 b5
  • Halibut Gambit – A10 – 1.c4 b5

Englund Gambit[edit]

  • Charlick Gambit – A40 – 1.d4 e5
  • Englund Gambit – A40 – 1.d4 e5 2.dxe5 Nc6 3.Nf3 Qe7 4.Qd5 f6 5.exf6 Nxf6

Evans Gambit[edit]

  • Evans Countergambit – C51 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 d5
  • Evans Gambit – C51 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4

Four Knights Game[edit]

  • Belgrade Gambit – C47 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.d4 exd4 5.Nd5
  • Halloween Gambit (Müller-Schultze) Gambit – C47 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Nxe5

French Defence[edit]

  • Milner-Barry Gambit – C02 – 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 c5 4.c3 Nc6 5.Nf3 Qb6 6.Bd3 cxd4 7.cxd4 Bd7 8.Nc3 Nxd4 9.Nxd4 Qxd4
  • Nimzowitsch Gambit – C02 – 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 c5 4.Qg4
  • Alapin Gambit – C00 – 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Be3
  • Winawer, Alekhine (Maroczy) gambit - C15 - 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.Ne2
  • Winawer, Alekhine gambit - C15 - 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.Ne2 dxe4 5.a3 Bxc3+
  • Winawer, Alekhine gambit, Kan variation - C15 - 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.Ne2 dxe4 5.a3 Bxc3+ 6.Nxc3 Nc6
  • Winawer, Alekhine gambit, Alatortsev variation - C15 - 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.Ne2 dxe4 5.a3 Be7 6.Nxe4 Nf6 7.N2g3 O-O 8.Be2 Nc6
  • Diemer-Duhm Gambit - C00 - 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.c4
  • French: Wing gambit - C00 - 1.e4 e6 2.Nf3 d5 3.e5 c5 4.b4

Giuoco Piano[edit]

  • Blackburne Shilling Gambit – C50 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nd4
  • Italian Gambit – C50 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.d4
  • Jerome Gambit – C50 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.Bxf7+ Kxf7
  • Rousseau Gambit – C50 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 f5

Grünfeld Defense[edit]

  • Grünfeld Gambit – D83 – 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.Bf4 Bg7 5.e3 O-O

King's Gambit[edit]

  • Allgaier Gambit – C39 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.h4 g4 5.Ng5
  • Bertin (Three Pawns) Gambit – C35 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 Be7 4.Bc4 Bh4+ 5.g3 fxg3 6.O-O gxh2+ 7.Kh1
  • Bishop's Gambit – C33 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Bc4
  • Blackburne Gambit – C39 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.h4 g4 5.Ng5 h6 6.Nxf7 Kxf7 7.Nc3
  • Breyer Gambit – C33 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Qf3
  • Bryan (Kieseritzky) Countergambit – C33 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Bc4 b5
  • Bryan Countergambit – C33 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Bc4 Qh4+ 4.Kf1 b5
  • Carrera (Basman) Gambit – C33 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Qe2
  • Charousek Gambit – C32 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 d5 3.exd5 e4 4.d3 Nf6 5.dxe4 Nxe4 6.Qe2
  • Cunningham Gambit – C35 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 Be7
  • Double Muzio Gambit – C37 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.O-O gxf3 6.Qxf3 Qf6 7.e5 Qxe5 8.Bxf7+
  • Falkbeer Countergambit – C31 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 d5
  • Ghulam Khassim Gambit – C37 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.d4
  • Gianutio Countergambit – C34 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 f5
  • Hanstein Gambit – C38 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 Bg7 5.O-O
  • Keres Gambit – C33 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nc3
  • Kieseritzky Gambit – C39 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.h4 g4 5.Ne5
  • Kings Gambit – C30 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4
  • Lopez-Gianutio Countergambit – C33 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Bc4 f5
  • McDonnell Gambit – C37 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.Nc3
  • Morphy Gambit – C31 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 d5 3.exd5 e4 4.Nc3 Nf6 5.d3 Bb4
  • Muzio Gambit – C37 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.O-O
  • Philidor Gambit – C38 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 Bg7 5.h4
  • Polerio Gambit – C37 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4
  • Quaade Gambit – C37 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Nc3
  • Rice Gambit – C39 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.h4 g4 5.Ne5 Nf6 6.Bc4 d5 7.exd5 Bd6 8.O-O
  • Rosentreter Gambit – C37 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.d4 g4
  • Salvio Gambit – C37 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.Ne5
  • Sorensen Gambit – C37 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.d4 g4 5.Ne5
  • Stamma Gambit – C33 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.h4
  • Tartakower (Lesser Bishop's) Gambit – C33 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Be2
  • Triple Muzio Gambit – C? – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.O-O gxf3 6.Qxf3 Qf6 7.e5 Qxe5 8.Bxf7+ Kxf7 9.d4 Qxd4 10.Be3
  • Villemson Gambit – C33 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.d4
  • Wild Muzio Gambit – C37 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.Bxf7+
  • Adelaide Countergambit – C30 – 1.e4 e5 2.f4 Nc6 3.Nf3 f5

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King's Indian Defense[edit]

  • Danube Gambit – E60 – 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.d5 b5

King's Pawn Opening[edit]

  • Chicago Gambit – C44 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nxe5 Nxe5 4.d4

Latvian Gambit[edit]

  • Latvian Gambit (Greco Countergambit) – C40 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 f5
  • Latvian Gambit (Lobster Gambit) – C40 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 f5 3.g4[2]
  • Svendenborg's Variation – C40 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 f5 3.Nxe5 Nf6 4.Bc4 fxe4 5.Nf7 Qe7 6.Nxh8 d5

Nimzowitsch Defence[edit]

  • Colorado Gambit (Countergambit) – B00 – 1.e4 Nc6 2.Nf3 f5

Petrov's Defence[edit]

  • Boden-Kieseritzky Gambit – C42 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Bc4 Nxe4 4.Nc3 Nxc3 5.dxc3 f6
  • Cochrane Gambit – C42 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nxe5 d6 4.Nxf7
  • Urusov Gambit – C43 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.d4 exd4 4.Bc4

Philidor Defence[edit]

  • Locock Gambit – C41 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 Nf6 4.Ng5 h6 5.Nxf7
  • Lopez Countergambit – C41 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bc4 f5
  • Philidor Countergambit – C41 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5

Ponziani Opening[edit]

  • Ponziani Countergambit – C44 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.c3 f5

Queen's Pawn Opening[edit]

  • Steinitz Countergambit – D00 – 1.d4 d5 2.Bf4 c5

Queen's Gambit Accepted[edit]

  • Alekhine Defense – D22 – 1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.Nf3 a6 4.e3

Queen's Gambit[edit]

  • Queen's Gambit – D06 – 1.d4 d5 2.c4
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a8 black rook
b8 black knight
c8 black bishop
d8 black queen
e8 black king
f8 black bishop
g8 black knight
h8 black rook
a7 black pawn
b7 black pawn
c7 black pawn
e7 black pawn
f7 black pawn
g7 black pawn
h7 black pawn
d5 black pawn
c4 white pawn
d4 white pawn
a2 white pawn
b2 white pawn
e2 white pawn
f2 white pawn
g2 white pawn
h2 white pawn
a1 white rook
b1 white knight
c1 white bishop
d1 white queen
e1 white king
f1 white bishop
g1 white knight
h1 white rook
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Reti Opening[edit]

  • Lisitsin Gambit – A04 – 1.Nf3 f5 2.e4
  • Reti (Landstrasse) Gambit – A09 – 1.Nf3 d5 2.c4
  • Tennison Gambit (aka: Abonyi Gambit or Lemberg Gambit or Zukertort Gambit) – A06 – 1.Nf3 d5 2.e4 {also 1.e4 d5 2.Nf3}

Ruy Lopez[edit]

  • Alapin Gambit – C68 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Bxc6 dxc6 5.O-O Bg4 6.h3 h5
  • Basque Gambit – C84 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.O-O Be7 6.d4 exd4 7.e5 Ne4 8.c3
  • Harksen Gambit – C80 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.O-O Nxe4 6.d4 b5 7.Bb3 d5 8.c4
  • Karpov Gambit – C80 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.O-O Nxe4 6.d4 b5 7.Bb3 d5 8.dxe5 Be6 9.Nbd2 Nc5 10.c3 d4 11.Ng5
  • Marshall Gambit – C89 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.O-O Be7 6.Re1 b5 7.Bb3 O-O 8.c3 d5
  • Schliemann (Jaenisch) Gambit – C63 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 f5

Scandinavian Defense[edit]

  • Kotrc-Mieses Gambit – B01 – 1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qa5 4.b4
  • Marshall Gambit – B01 – 1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Nf6
  • Icelandic Gambit – B01 – 1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Nf6 3.c4 e6
  • Portuguese Gambit – B01 – 1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Nf6 3.d4 Bg4
  • Tennison Gambit (aka: Abonyi Gambit or Lemberg Gambit or Zukertort Gambit) – A06 – 1.e4 d5 2.Nf3 {also 1.Nf3 d5 2.e4}

Scotch Game[edit]

  • Goring Gambit – C44 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.c3
  • Relfsson Gambit – C44 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.Bb5
  • Scotch Gambit – C44 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.Bc4

Semi-Slav Defense[edit]

  • Anti-Meran Gambit – D44 – 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Nf3 c6 5.Bg5
  • Marshall Gambit – D31 – 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c6 4.e4 dxe4 5.Nxe4 Bb4+ 6.Bd2
  • Anti-Moscow Gambit – D44 – 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Nf3 c6 5.Bg5 h6 6.Bh4 g5 7.Bg3 dxc4 8.e4

Sicilian Defence[edit]

  • Andreaschek Gambit – B21 – 1.e4 c5 2.d4 cxd4 3.Nf3 e5 4.c3
  • Bronstein Gambit – B52 – 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bb5+ Bd7 4.Bxd7+ Qxd7 5.O-O Nc6 6.c3 Nf6 7.d4
  • Kasparov Gambit – B44 – 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nc6 5.Nb5 d6 6.c4 Nf6 7.N1c3 a6 8.Na3 d5
  • Morra Gambit – B32 – 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.c3
  • Portsmouth Gambit – B30 – 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.b4
  • Rubinstein Countergambit – B29 – 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.e5 Nd5 4.Nc3 e6 5.Nxd5 exd5 6.d4 Nc6
  • Sicilian Gambit – B45 – 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Nc6 6.Be2 Bb4 7.O-O
  • Smith-Morra Gambit – B21 – 1.e4 c5 2.d4 cxd4 3.c3
  • Wing Gambit Deferred [Sicilian 2...d6] – B50 – 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 (or 2...e6) 3.b4
  • Wing Gambit – B20 – 1.e4 c5 2.b4
  • Zollner Gambit – B73 – 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 g6 6.Be2 Bg7 7.Be3 Nc6 8.O-O O-O 9.f4 Qb6 10.e5

Slav Defense[edit]

  • Slav Gambit – D15 – 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 dxc4 5.e4
  • Tolusch-Geller Gambit – D15 – 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 dxc4 5.e4 b5 6.e5
  • Winawer Countergambit – D10 – 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 e5

Sokolsky Opening[edit]

  • Tartakower (Fischer) Gambit – A00 – 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.e4

Tarrasch Defense[edit]

  • Marshall Gambit – D32 – 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c5 4.cxd5 exd5 5.e4
  • Tarrasch Gambit – D32 – 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c5 4.cxd5 exd5 5.dxc5 d4 6.Na4 b5
  • Von Hennig-Schara Gambit (Hennig-Schara Gambit, Schara Hennig Countergambit) – D32 – 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c5 4.cxd5 cxd4

Torre Attack[edit]

  • Wagner Gambit – A46 – 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.Bg5 c5 4.e4

Two Knights Defence[edit]

  • Boden-Kieseritzky Gambit – C55 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Nc3 Nxe4 5.O-O
  • Fegatello/Fried Liver Attack – C57 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 d5 5.ed Nxd5 6.Nxf7! Kxf7
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f7 black king
g7 black pawn
h7 black pawn
c6 black knight
d5 black knight
e5 black pawn
c4 white bishop
a2 white pawn
b2 white pawn
c2 white pawn
d2 white pawn
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g2 white pawn
h2 white pawn
a1 white rook
b1 white knight
c1 white bishop
d1 white queen
e1 white king
h1 white rook
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  • Two Knights' Gambit – C58 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 Na5
  • Wilkes-Barre/Traxler Variation – C57 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 Bc5

Vienna Game[edit]

  • Adams Gambit – C27 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.Bc4 Nxe4 4.Qh5 Nd6 5.Bb3 Nc6 6.d4
  • Fyfe Gambit – C25 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.d4
  • Hamppe-Allgaier Gambit – C25 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.f4 exf4 4.Nf3 g5 5.h4 g4 6.Ng5
  • Hamppe-Muzio Gambit – C25 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.f4 exf4 4.Nf3 g5 5.Bc4 g4 6.O-O
  • Pierce Gambit – C25 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.f4 exf4 4.Nf3 g5 5.d4 g4 6.Bc4
  • Steinitz Gambit – C25 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.f4 exf4 4.d4
  • Vienna Gambit – C29 – 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.f4

Ware Opening[edit]

  • Ware Gambit – A00 – 1.a4 e5 2.a5 d5 3.e3 f5 4.a6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Galofre, Charles. "The Adelaide Countergambit". Chess Lessons in New York. Retrieved 30 September 2016. 
  2. ^ "C40, Latvian Gambit, Lobster Gambit, 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 f5 3.g4". John A. Yowan. Retrieved 2012-04-29. 

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