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  1. 13 Apr '16 21:53
    Ray Keene gives various gambits a 5 (best) to one (worst) star rating.

    I find the one star gambits with the RHP player playing it (and winning)

    A good RHP game from the Philidor analysed in full.

    Puzzle Time!

    And three more games from the RHP 'Hall of Doom.'

    Blog 311
  2. Subscriber Paul Leggett
    Chess Librarian
    13 Apr '16 23:37
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    Ray Keene gives various gambits a 5 (best) to one (worst) star rating.

    I find the one star gambits with the RHP player playing it (and winning)

    A good RHP game from the Philidor analysed in full.

    Puzzle Time!

    And three more games from the RHP 'Hall of Doom.'

    Blog 311
    I have several of those Batsford books from when I was a new player. They were just books of lines, and almost useless to me, although at the time I was sure they must contain the secrets I needed.

    It wasn't until I discovered books with complete annotated games that I started to make progress.
  3. 15 Apr '16 23:53
    Hi Greenpawn! I have a challenge for you: show a game where I did well. 🙂. Just kidding, though. I love reading your posts. I believe that I have improved quite a bit, based in part on your advice. Keep up the good work!
  4. 16 Apr '16 10:30 / 1 edit
    Hi jertamev,

    You have played 2000+ games. I'm sure if I put together a team of
    20 players and we examine every game then we will find a good move.

    For a good game I'll need a team of 100 players.

    I'll put out a recruiting plea next blog.
  5. Standard member Schlecter
    The King of Board
    16 Apr '16 12:59
    just try the unsound Latvian Gambit.... in some way is not unsound at all. No GM use this gambit,
  6. 16 Apr '16 16:12
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    Hi jertamev,

    You have played 2000+ games. I'm sure if I put together a team of
    20 players and we examine every game then we will find a good move.

    For a good game I'll need a team of 100 players.

    I'll put out a recruiting plea next blog.
    Ouch! 🙂
  7. Standard member patrickrutgers
    Pale Yellow Star!
    22 Apr '16 04:29
    Keene's one star gambits are fun, but I must admit I'm pretty intrigued by the five stars, or at least his description of them. "Absolutely reliable"? Doesn't that mean they're not really a gambit then!?
  8. 22 Apr '16 14:59
    Kenne gives 5 stars to the Lisitsin Gambit

    Sir Everett - Roy625 RHP 2011