King’s Gambit Declined


There are two ways to decline the gambit:-
  • …Bc5
  • …d5

(A) Bc5 variation.

(A) d5 variation- This variation is also called Falkbeer Counter Gambit

Note:- Although White has centre, Black has strong pawn on f4 which is well defended and there is equal opportunities for both sides.

Game Glance:

Game-1: look at a beautiful game below

Game-2: look at a beautiful game between Spassky and Vasilievich