Originally posted by heinzkat
a Brilliant exposition in the soundness of the latvian gambit!
Now you're pushing it
It wasn't like I wasn't threatening mate or other manoeuvres near the end.
He may have made a couple of mistakes, but they weren't that obvious.
The line I played is very solid, and I almost think I had an edge positionally.
I have confidence and much practise in that variation. White's only try for a plus
is the complications that arise after 4. B-B4!?, which is a position that most Black
players, including myself, like to play, as it transposes to 3. B-B4, the 'main line'.