Chess Openings – Goring Gambit 1 [1.e4 e5 2. d4 exd4 3.Nf3 Nc6 4. c3 dxc3 ]

It’s the first video of the Goring Series (or Scotch Gambit), and it can help to understand better this nice opening.

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  1. i dislike Nc3.. i prefer Bc4 cxb2 Bxb2… it is a very aggressive, rapid development open lines system.. i think it is called a goring system and Nf3 Nc6 can be played before d4

  2. Minute 2'51'' If the black play Knight E4 the white play Queen D5 and the black loose a piece

  3. Hi Alexandro! could you tell me what is the name of this opening becouse its super tricky and a lot of people falls for traps: 1 e4 e5 2 d4 exd4 3 Nf3 and now black choose to hold on the pawn with his own by c5 and we play Bc4. ussualy I force this way the scotch gambit but im serching for improvements when opponent was stubborn to hold on this pawn. I know some lines that are super funny when someone will do some stupid automatic moves after my Bc4 like g6 or when he think he can stop my knight by f6. but problems start when he is playing perfectly opening his bishop instead.

  4. I like the ideas presented. Was curious if there is a natural transposition to play the Goring against the Sicilian and if you could present some typical tactical puzzles centered on Goring, so that we could test our understanding of the lectures. Overall very much fun, to learn such an interesting structure..

  5. Thanks. You didn't go into detail re if black played d6 instead of nf6. You did say it was a possibility but did not go into any variations of d6.

  6. Great series, your videos are very instructive!

    Any recommendations for 6…Qf6? Castling loses another pawn on c3 and though 8. Qd5 threatens mate, Black can pretty easily avoid it and it seems like White is down quite a few pawns in the end game.

  7. Thank you for the video. Do you think you could find a time to outline your journey to FM title? I am really interested to know.

  8. I was wondering if you could possibly post the PGN for this series (and the Scandinavian if you already have it/it isn't a nuisance) so I can study it in chessbase. It would be a great help and thanks so much!

  9. One thing I've noticed @6:35; instead of White playing O-O, if white plays Bh6, and black plays Ne6, I would tempt black to take the pawn with O-O. If black takes the pawn with the knight, then White has Nd5 followed by a lead in material. Is that a good way to go?

  10. 3:05 This sac is unsound (8.Bxf6+) Kxf7 9. Ng5+ Ke8 10. Qxg4 e6.. best reply here for black is not e6 ??? but simply …Nxe5 winning a pawn attacking the white queen and covers the weak f7 square all at once..not only that, but it's a got a sting in its tail..if white now captures
    the unprotected poison bishop on b4,, (11. Qxb4) then black wins the game with Nd3+ forking the white King and queen…So white never gets a chance with the line you point out and if white still goes for this line after Nxe5 black kills whites attack with a pawn up,,

  11. I played this gambit in the 1980s but only knew the basic variations of it. Now you have shown a wide range of answers to black's replies, I may return to playing it again.
    Excellent !

  12. 5:32, black Plays d5, and then you suggest bishop to move, or take the knight.
    I was wondering, why not exd5 – en passant..??

  13. Don't you want to play 5. Bc4 as White?

  14. This is so instructive!i am definetly gonna make a goring gambit video!

  15. Many opponents does this to me and I always do knight h6

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