Welcome to The Urusov Gambit System,
a constellation of web sites devoted to the Urusov Gambit
(1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Nf6 3.d4 exd4 4.Nf3) and all related lines.
Follow the links below (or in the navigation bar at the top
of the page) to explore some fun analysis, games, and chess
history. And be sure to check out the extensive links to other
Bishop's Opening covers 1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 with all Black
alternatives to 2....Nf6. The focus is on exciting gambit
lines, so don't expect to find anything pianisimo
here. The idea is to help you play against people afraid
to enter the Urusov zone.
Urusov Gambit covers play after 1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Nf6
3.d4 with attention to 3....exd4 4.Nf3, the Urusov Gambit
proper. This is the most extensive analysis of the Urusov
available anywhere in print, with a great collection of
games. If you like to play the Urusov Gambit, you've come
to the right place.
|The little-known Dimock
Theme Tournament of 1924 featured such famous American
players as Marshall, Torre, and Santasiere contesting
lines stemming from 1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Nf6 3.d4. A great piece
of chess history and theory. Play over the games from
this "lost" event right on the web.
Perreux Variation of the Two Knights Defense (arising
after 4.Nf3 Nc6 5.Ng5) is one of the most forcing and
least covered lines in the Two Knights, featuring exciting
play with chances for both sides. This site also includes
links to analysis and games in other lines of the Two
to Online Resources is a collection of annotated links
to chess resources on the web, including web-based analysis
and games related to the Urusov Gambit System.
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Tim Harding's Recent Review at ChessCafe>>>