Thoughts from someone who still can't quite believe that he talks about chess for a living
Monday, April 2, 2012
King's Gambit RIP
Bobby Fischer claimed to have busted the king's gambit 50 years ago. His analysis had some holes in it, but according to Rybka run with some ridiculous amount of computing power, he was mostly right. Is this the end of the King's Gambit? You can see the full article here: http://chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=8047.
I grew up playing the King's Gambit until around the start of high school. Here's my most fun tournament win with it including my brief annotations circa 2003.