How To Calculate The Trappiest Openings In Chess

A chess trap is a tactic where you bait the opponent into playing a move that makes them likely to lose when countered. There are many trap openings in the game, but David Foster figured out that the Stafford Gambit is the most effective chess trap of all. The Stafford Gambit has a trap score of 43.8%, which Foster calculated by multiplying the probability of the opponent following the sequence of moves in the trap and the win percentage of the trap in real games. Read full article here


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