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King's Gambit Declined for Black
Compiled by prime rib

an alternative repertoire transposing to familiar Open Games set-ups 2 main plans: c3 and d4 (gaining space advantage) Nc3 and Bc4 (piece development) transposes to Spielmann

New c3, ...Nf6 line, model game, Black equalizes, ending
H Niedermaier vs H H Sonntag, 1986
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 51 moves, 0-1

C3 line model upset, black castles long and hunts wild king
D Pruess vs A L Mack, 2007
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 33 moves, 0-1

c3, d4 line, ...Nd5, exchanges in center, ending draw
F Rogelio vs J S Morgado, 1967
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

C3, later Nc3 instead of e5, ...Bg4!, piece sac recovered
L B Hoyos Millan vs Bisguier, 1991
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 32 moves, 0-1

C3, d4, Nc3 line, ...f5, ...d5, ...Bxf3 kside play, rooks end
B Grabarczyk vs K Panczyk, 1991
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 0-1

C3 line, fxe5, white central pawns,black pieces active, tactics
Popovych vs R Sprague, 1960 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 0-1

Nc3, Bc4 line, similar to Davies win, midgame tactics, rook end
E Player vs J Sarkar, 2007 
(C28) Vienna Game, 45 moves, 0-1

Nc3, Bc4 line, ...nd4 played, white king in center, tactics pme
Chigorin vs Burille, 1889 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 0-1

Bc4, Nc3 line, ...Qd6, good midgame clash, opp castle
Yifan Hou vs N Kosintseva, 2006
(C28) Vienna Game, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nc3, Na5 line, ...dxc5, queens exchanged, rook OCB ending
Korbut vs N Kosintseva, 2007
(C28) Vienna Game, 42 moves, 0-1

Nc3, Bc4 line, ...Na4, ...Nxb6, ...Bg4!, short castles, ...Bxf3
N E Pedersen vs J L Vehre, 1987
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nc3, d3, no Bc4, two knights setup, no castle, queen trap
B Wall vs S Giannotta, 1980 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 15 moves, 0-1

Nc3, d3 line, no Bc4, ...Ng4 forces d4, good tactics on d4
Blackburne vs Janowski, 1905 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 37 moves, 0-1

Early d4, ...exd4, Nxd4,castle quick, pressure white tactically
M Freese vs R Hayes, 1984 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 13 moves, 0-1

Early d4, ...exd4, Qd3, castle quick, many tactical exchanges
L Degerman vs Anttila, 1985
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 29 moves, 0-1

Early d4, ...exd4, Bd3, e5, black o-o-o, active pieces, majors
M Belorusov vs S Muhammad, 2001
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 48 moves, 0-1

B4 counter gambit, ...Bxb4! D4, develop quickly, defense
M Babic vs E Muri, 1991
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 28 moves, 0-1

B4 counter gambit, Bc4, ...g6, ...d5, e file rook, tactical
C Jaffe vs Reshevsky, 1920 
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 17 moves, 0-1

Fxe5 line, aka from gambit, opp castle attack, back tactic
K Hayward vs K E Jones, 1994
(A02) Bird's Opening, 26 moves, 0-1

Fxe5 line after Nc3, Bc4, ...h6, ...g5 long castles, mate tacti
M Nimtz vs T Grzesik, 1990
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 38 moves, 0-1

fxe5, Nc3, Bc4, ...a6, Bg5, ...h6 line, Bxf6, long castle ..Nd4
V Kovar vs Plachetka, 2004
(C30) King's Gambit Declined, 44 moves, 0-1

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