Queen’s Gambit Accepted is one of the black’s most popular choices along with QGD and the Slav defense. It is not considered to be a true gambit, since the “sacrificed” pawn can be easily recaptured. White gets the advantage of space and a strong center, while black tries to obtain the queen’s side counter-play.
This opening is not a very common guest at the top tournaments, but nevertheless is played by many under 2400 players and thus a must-know for club players. In this article, we will look at some of the most classical games about This Opening.
Queen’s Gambit Accepted – Game 2:
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We also recommend reviewing 7 Reasons Not to Play 1.d4 Opening, The King’s Gambit: A Look in The Present Day, The Slav Defense as well as This Opening’s Exchange Variation with GM Sipke Ernst [TCW Academy].