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Unusual & Aggressive Chess Opening for White | Halasz Gambit

Unusual & Aggressive Chess Opening for White | Halasz Gambit

In today’s video lesson, you’ll learn an unusual and aggressive chess opening gambit for White: the Halasz Gambit. It is believed to be named after Gyorgy Halasz, who played this opening in correspondence chess during the 1980s. Surprisingly, he won almost all the games he played with this opening.

The Halasz Gambit, also known as the Halasz-McDonnell Gambit, is a variation of the Center Game, which arises after the following moves: 1.e4 e5 2.d4 exd4 3.f4.

Watch the full video lesson to learn the key ideas for White in this opening, the mainline, sidelines, and other variations, as well as middlegame attacking plans.

Below, you can find the variations shown in the video:

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