Originally posted by Maxacre42In his book The Blackmar-Diemer Gambit Keybook, the Rev. Tim Sawyer says that statisically the Lemberger is one of Black's best defenses to the BDG. I am a BDG player, and I'm not real happy when my opponent plays the Lemberger.
That's horrible lol, no offense
The best way to counter it is with a c6 system and White is a pawn down.
Originally posted by plopzillaA game against the BDG. He owned the f-file (and my f7 square was a concern) for a while.
I just wondered what people though the best resposes at club level were to stop/frustrate blackmar diemer gambit players getting their pet setup after pxf3 giving the open file for the rook.
Also white can transpose into it from 1.e4 which is annoying.
People can say that its 'unsound' etc but played by someone who knows it well I think its quite a t ...[text shortened]... specially in quick games) and black can find himself in big trouble if not careful.