New Britain Chess Club, since 1901
Join New Britain Chess Club
Register For An Event
NBCC Bylaws
NBCC Code of Conduct
      HOME      
      ABOUT      
   TOURNAMENTS   
   PICTURES   
      HISTORY      
LEARNING
      LINKS      

   PGN/FEN   
RookEndings
IsolatedPawn
   BDG   
Kalashnikov
Jimi Wilkin
John Baclawski
Joe Hricko
BDG: Blackmar-Diemer Gambit

1.d4,d5 2.e4,dxe4 3.f3 Blackmar Gambit, published 1882, black is better after 3..,e5

1.d4,d5 2.e4,dxe4 3.Nc3, followed by f3 later, was promoted by Emil Diemer (1908-1990), now known as BDG or Blackmar-Diemer Gambit

Black can still play ..,e5

Main variation

1.d4,d5 2.e4,dxe4 3.Nc3,Pf6 4.f3,exf3 5.Nxf3

Alternative against 5..,Bg4 players: sac another pawn

Ryder Gambit: 1.d4,d5 2.e4,dxe4 3.Nc3,Pf6 4.f3,exf3 5.Qxf3 (instead of 5.Nxf3 and offer a second pawn):

Black does not take on f3 and defends the extra pawn with ..,Bf5

  • 1.d4,d5 2.e4,dxe4 3.Nc3,Bf5 (instead of defending the pawn with 3..,Nf6) Hartmayer

Black does not take on f3 and defends the extra pawn with both ..,Nf6 and ..,Bf5

  • 1.d4,d5 2.e4,dxe4 3.Nc3,Nf6 4.f3,Bf5 (defending the pawn with both 3..,Nf6 and 4..,Bf5) Harris, MBourque

Decline

When they do not play 1..,d5

  • Different move order after 1.d4,Nf6 2.Nc3,d5 3.e4
    • 3..,dxe4 is a standard BDG
    • 3..,Nxe4 exchanges pair of knights first:

Games

1882
1949
1949
1934
1949
1949
1948
Summer Open
Planet Earth @ Wickham Park
NBCC Summer Show Up
NBCC Oktoberfest, round 1
64th NBCC Championship
70th NBCC Championship
Oktoberfest
NBCC Quick
65th NBCC Championship
Oktoberfest
Fairfield Team Championship, round 1
CCFC Team
Oktoberfest
65th NBCC Championship
Strazdins Cup
Oktoberfest
Strazdins Cup, round 2
St Petersburg CC Quad
Strazdins Cup
70th NBCC Club Championship
Strazdins Cup
9th Tornado, Manchester NH
CT Senior Championship, round 2
Oktoberfest
NBCC