20 Chess Opening Traps You Should Know. Even Advanced Players Fall To These Tricks 22.09.2023 In this video, I share 20 opening traps and tricks you can use to surprise your opponents in your next game. Post navigation PreviousNext One Comment Nice collection! 😎 Some of these are familiar, some new to me. Focused on studying just the first one for today, Légal's trap, got to try it out in an on-line game. It went: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 h6 4. d4 d6 5. O-O Bg4 6. Nc3 Nxd4 7. Nxe5 Bxd1 8.Bxf7+ Ke7 9. Nd5# 1-0 After my opponent had played 5… Bg4, the safety of the pawn on d4 got ignored in favor of getting the crucial knight to c3. 6… Nxd4, rats, he took my pawn (it could have been more of a problem if he'd played 6… exd4 but the knight sitting on d4 certainly looks more intimidating)! 7. Nxe5 Bxd1, oh NO! i lost my QUEEN! How FUN! 🙂 And Stockfish says i blundered… Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.