The World’s No.5 Player Fell into a BRUTAL TRAP (the Scotch Gambit)

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In this video lesson, GM Igor Smirnov shows you a really brutal chess opening trap in the Scotch Gambit which arises after the following opening moves: 1.e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.Bc4.

You will see the game played between Gawain Jones and the world no.5 chess player Wesley So, where Wesley So lost in just 12 moves after he fell for the deadly trap set by the White player. If a top grandmaster falls for such an opening trap, most of your opponents will too!

You will also learn how to punish the most common moves played by Black and win the game with evil tactics and combinations!

► Chapters

00:00 Scotch Gambit Trap
00:34 World no.5 lost in 12 moves
01:55 Tactical combination, dual pin
03:02 If Black covers the king with Be7
04:00 If Black covers the king with Be6
06:35 Evil trap by White
07:56 If Black en-passants dxc3
09:07 Proof: Black’s most played move loses
12:00 How to win against Qf5

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