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by OsamaArafat
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Arafat Gambit
Replies: 33
Views: 2701

Re: Arafat Gambit

Thanks for the advise
by OsamaArafat
Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Arafat Gambit
Replies: 33
Views: 2701

Re: Arafat Gambit

Actually, I remeber my father (Abdelmalik Arafat) said manytimes that Arafat Gambit doesn’t secure winning and has some disadvantages. Maybe this is why he didn’t insist during his life to register this opening under his name. But at least we can consider his Gambit as an attempt to enrich and inspi...
by OsamaArafat
Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Arafat Gambit
Replies: 33
Views: 2701

Re: Arafat Gambit

Was it by any chance played by a Palestinian at an Olympiad? A major drawback of the opening is that Black can avoid the critical 2 ... Nxe4 by playing 2 ... d6. I imagine that that would be more likely after 1. d4, Nf6; 2. e4 than after 1. e4, Nf6; 2. d4. Actually Arafat Gambit was founded and pla...