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Heinrich Silbermann vs Honich
Czernowitz (1930)
Englund Gambit Complex: Englund Gambit (A40)  ·  0-1

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Oct-10-03  Helloween: The famous Englund swindle mate in action.
Oct-11-03  Yuri54: Anytime i used to play this gambit, even if i ended up with a gain in material, i eventually lost the game. I tend to stay away from this opening, with the exception that i'm bored and i feel like getting my but whipped by a computer. This curse is worse than the Boston Red Sox and Babe Ruth, jeez now i feel bad.
Feb-22-05  raydot: Worth remembering, seems like a good game to use on Yahoo! or Pogo chess.
Aug-13-09  LIFE Master AJ: added it
Aug-13-09  LIFE Master AJ: The above comment was ... perhpas lazy. See the page, Game Collection: Quick K.O.'s / Opening Traps, for what I am talking about.
Jan-21-13  newzild: Even 7. Qxa1 wins the exchange and a pawn.
Feb-11-13  jancotianno: Haha, I've had this mate as black... twice!
Apr-08-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Everyone who's played the Englund Gambit has played this exact game. Anyone who's played the Englund Gambit with some frequency has played it multiple times.
Apr-08-17  Everyone: <Everyone> who's played the Englund Gambit exclusively has played it umpteen times.
Aug-21-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  Ziryab: I've crushed the Englund Gambit repeatedly, but sadly I also have played the White side of this game more times that I care to recall.
Jun-27-19
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  sea7kenp: Ouch!
Aug-10-19
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  Infohunter: I never have played this from either side. Maybe I ought to try it as Black sometime.
Aug-11-19  Granny O Doul: A victim of this trap once wrote a letter to Chess Life asking about it, mentioning that his opponent told him it was the "Garbage Gambit". That can't have been much consolation to learn.
Nov-13-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  jessicafischerqueen:

This game was played by Heinrich Silbermann.

He finished last at <Czernowitz (Cerenauti) 1930>, scoring +0-9=1 (1930).

Gino Di Felice, "Chess Results 1921-1930" (McFarland 2000), p. 269.

Nov-27-20
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  louispaulsen88888888: I used to catch people with this all the time. Now it seems like everyone is up to the dodge. So I don’t try it anymore.
Nov-27-20
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  Messiah: Ouch!

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