It's always a pleasure to have a chance to show these games to a new generation of chess players. Dan fancied learning about a more aggressive opening, and one of the ones we looked at was Evans' Gambit.
From D.Regis@exeter.ac.uk Mon Dec 2 13:33:20 1996
Subject: Re: Guioco Piano notes
To: firstname.lastname@example.org (Andrew Lord)
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 1996 13:33:18 +0000 (GMT)
> I've just got addicted to chess
Sympathy: there is no cure...
> I'm stuck on a problem with a Guiuco Piano line. I got as far
> 1. e4 e5
> 2. Nf3 Nc6
> 3. Bc4 Bc5
> 4. c3 Nf6
> 5. d4 exd4
> 6. cxd4 Bb4+
> 7. Nc3 Nxe4
> 8. 0-0 BxN
> 9. d5
The Senior American Master Ken Smith, who died last month
(February 1999), was an advocate of gambits. He was a noted
practitioner of the Morra Gambit against the
Sicilian , viz.: 1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3.
c3 ), which some American players still refer to as the