If white’s first move is the queen’s pawn, then you can use this trap to capture white’s queen in the Englund’s gambit chess opening.
How to trap whites queen with Englunds gambit.
If white’s first move is queen’s pawn to D4, which is known as the queen’s pawn chess opening, then black can consider trying this queen trap by responding with pawn to E5, which is the Englund’s gambit chess opening. Black risks a pawn to win white’s queen, but versus casual players, then the reward should be worth the risk.
White takes pawn on D4 and then bishop to C5. This is the prelude to setting the trap.
White will often respond with knight to F3 or bishop to F4. If white is aware of this trap, white will move knight to C3 and black should abort, because black has now protected its queen from the trap.
White takes pawn on D6 and then knight to E7. This move should be premoved or moved quickly, so white can think, that black made a mistake, and then take it and attack white’s queen without further speculation.
Bishop takes pawn on F2. White realizes, that only move is king takes on F2 and loose the queen.
Black moves queen to D1 and takes white’s queen.
White has now lost its queen in this trap in the Englund’s gambit chess opening.
Portable game notation (PGN) for this trap.
PGN for this queen trap in the Englund’s gambit chess opening is 1. d4 e5 2. dxe5 Bc5 3. Bf4 d6 4. exd6 Ne7 5. dxe7 Bxf2+ 6. Kxf2 Qxd1.
White is losing at this point, but will have different options, which mainly are attacking the queen and developing pieces. These are some of the possible moves.
Examples of trapping whites queen with Englunds gambit.
Other chess openings for black.
You might want to see The Sicilian defense chess opening: Black fight for center control.
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This page was last updated 2021-11-21.