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🔹 The MOST Dangerous Opening TRAP in the Sicilian Defense –
In this video lesson, GM Igor Smirnov shares with you the 5 best chess opening traps that every chess player must know. These traps work extremely well in blitz and bullet games, but you may still use them in your classical chess games.
Another important note is that the games presented in this video are played by higher rated players, from 2400 all the way up to 3000. Therefore, even strong chess players fall for these traps!
The traps are from various chess openings (for both White and Black) including the Sicilian Defense, Italian Game (Two Knights Defense), Budapest Gambit, and the Trompowsky Attack.
00:00 5 Best Chess Opening Traps
00:23 Trap-1: Two Knights Defense, Lolli Variation
02:44 Trap-2: Sicilian Defense, Mengarini Variation
06:43 Trap-3: Budapest Gambit
08:17 Trap-4: St. George (Baker’s) Defense
09:38 Trap-5: Trompowsky Attack
11:01 Puzzle of the Day: Find the winning move
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