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  1. 05 Nov '11 18:02 / 1 edit
    I won on time after losing my Queen, Tennyson gambit, awesome, an opening for all
    Southern gentlemen!

  2. 05 Nov '11 20:58
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    I won on time after losing my Queen, Tennyson gambit, awesome, an opening for all
    Southern gentlemen!

    [pgn][Event "RHP Blitz rated"] [Site "www.timeforchess.com"] [Date "2011.11.5"] [Round "?"] [White "robbie carrobie"] [Black "ronh"] [Result "1-0"] 1. Ng1-f3 d7-d5 2. e2-e4 d5xe4 3. Nf3-g5 f7-f5 4. Bf1-c4 Ng8-h6 5. Qd1-h5 g7-g6 6. Qh5-h4 Qd8-d6 ...[text shortened]... b5 Kd7-c6 20. Ne6xg7 Kc6xb5 21. c2-c4 Kb5-c6 22. d2-d4 Rh8-g8 23. d4-d5 1-0[/pgn]
    no comments, you infidels, dont you recognise a great chess arteest! 😛
  3. 06 Nov '11 18:21
    This Tennyson gambit looks interesting. Is there any reference to it that I can find online?
  4. Subscriber Paul Leggett
    Chess Librarian
    06 Nov '11 18:27
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    no comments, you infidels, dont you recognise a great chess arteest! 😛
    Aw man, I'm sorry, it's just when I saw 1. Nf3 and then 2. e4, I just thought you were dyslexic. 😉
  5. 06 Nov '11 18:27
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    no comments, you infidels, dont you recognise a great chess arteest! 😛
    You gave us 3 hours in between posting and calling us infidels 🙂
    Duly noted, I will be trying it on some poor unsuspecting opponent imminently... (I don't do blitz though, so expect me to come back in about a month)
  6. 06 Nov '11 19:11
    Originally posted by tvochess
    This Tennyson gambit looks interesting. Is there any reference to it that I can find online?
    i bought a book from America by a little known chess player, John Lutes. Its in reality
    the Budapest gambit with reversed colours. Great as a surprise weapon in blitz
    although not entirely sound, so i am told. But when did that ever matter?
  7. 06 Nov '11 19:12
    Originally posted by Paul Leggett
    Aw man, I'm sorry, it's just when I saw 1. Nf3 and then 2. e4, I just thought you were dyslexic. 😉
    even Van Gogh failed to sell a single painting during his lifetime, one can only
    empathise with these other great arteests! 😛
  8. 06 Nov '11 19:15 / 3 edits
    Originally posted by morgski
    You gave us 3 hours in between posting and calling us infidels 🙂
    Duly noted, I will be trying it on some poor unsuspecting opponent imminently... (I don't do blitz though, so expect me to come back in about a month)
    Lol, i suspect its not entirely sound, but i cannot think why, the best results are when
    white tries to keep the pawn, the development one gets for a measly pawn is more
    than enough compensation. Tennison himself was a great guy, truly a swashbuckling
    hero! A true Southern gentleman! even though he was from the North, but that's
    another story!


    the best line actually in such a position is probably the surprising Nxh7