Göring Gambit – Double Pawn Sacrifice (Scotch Game)

Play through the moves of this opening to see the Göring Gambit

White has sacrificed two Pawns in order to gain a huge advantage in development!

White’s Advantage

  • White has developed three minor pieces into the game. Can you identify the three minor pieces?
  • White has gained control of the centre of the board
  • White has two bishops attacking on open diagonals – both aiming at Black’s kingside
  • White is ready to castle on the kingside

Black’s Advantage

  • Black has gained a material advantage of two Pawns

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