Diemer-Duhm Gambit

Welcome to the world of the Diemer-Duhm Gambit (DDG). This site contains everything on this neglected gambit: games, analysis, articles, new ideas. If you are bored with trendy chess openings and would like to surprise your opponent early in the game, give the DDG a try! After all, all openings are sound below master level.

Emil Josef Diemer, father of the Blackmar-Diemer Gambit, also played the DDG. However, the crazy sacrifice of the e4-pawn, which constitutes the DDG, is mentioned only in very few books; a rare exception is Gambit Chess Openings (2002) with its fresh analysis as a response to the DDG site.

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.c4
(1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.e4)

Contents of the DDG site
Games Over 1.200 games in PGN
Analysis Opening variations
Articles History, strategical ideas, suggested busts
News On-line magazine (August 2003 issue)
Tournaments Archived e-mail tournaments
References Books, transpositions

The DDG story continues in the Gambits and Pieces blog...


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