From Gambit

Fromís Gambit is Black playing e5 against Whiteís choice of the Bird Opening (1.f4). Since the Bird Opening is rarely played, the Fromís Gambit is even less so.

Diagram: Fromís Gambit (Bird Opening)

Transposition to Kingís Gambit: One of the main ďproblemsĒ with the From Gambit is that it allows White to transpose to the Kingís Gambit via the move order: 1. f4 e5, 2. e4!? Players who like the From Gambit generally donít like playing against a gambit as Black themselves.

Diagram: Fromís Gambit is now a Kingís Gambit

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