Chess Openings: Blackmar Diemer Gambit

The Blackmar Diemer Gambit is one of the most aggressive lines that white can play as it gives up his king’s pawn as early as the 2nd move in the game and then looks to also give up his king’s bishop’s pawn. White does this to have an advantage in development and keep the black king at bay while white punishes black for his lack of development

Chess Software used in the video can be found at and


  1. The “R” word is completely unnecessary. Get with the times.

  2. What after bishop e3 black moves their queen back instead?

  3. god vs god 1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Be2 Bg7 5. Nf3 O-O 6. O-O Nc6 7. Bf4 Bg4 8. d5
    e5 9. dxc6 exf4 10. e5 dxe5 11. Nxe5 Qxd1 12. Rfxd1 Bxe2 13. Nxe2 Rfe8 14. Nd7
    bxc6 15. Nxf4 Nxd7 16. Rxd7 Bxb2 17. Rb1 Be5 18. g3 a5 19. Rb3 Rad8 20. Rxd8
    Rxd8 21. Nd3 Bd4 22. Kg2 Kg7 23. Ra3 Bb6 24. Rc3 Rd6 25. f4 f6 26. Kf3 Kf7 27.
    h4 Ke7 28. Rc4 Ke6 29. Re4+ Kf7 30. Rc4 Ke7 31. g4 f5 32. g5 c5 33. Ke2 Ke6 34.
    Ne5 c6 35. Rc3 Rd4 36. Re3 Kd6 37. Kf3 c4 38. Nf7+ Kd7 39. Ne5+ Kd6 40. Nf7+ Kc5
    41. Re7 Rd2 42. Ne5 Rxc2 43. Rb7 c3 44. Nd7+ Kd6 45. Nxb6 Rf2+ 46. Kxf2 c2 47.
    Nc4+ Ke6 48. Rxh7 c1=Q 49. Ne3 Qd2+ 50. Kf3 Qd4 51. Rh6 Qe4+ 52. Ke2 Kf7 53. h5
    gxh5 54. g6+ Kg7 55. Rxh5 Qxf4 56. Rxf5 Qa4 57. Rc5 Qxa2+ 58. Kf3 Qa1 59. Rg5
    Qc3 60. Rg4 Qe5 61. Re4 Qh5+ 62. Kf4 Qh2+ 63. Kg4 Qg1+ 64. Kf3 Qh1+ 65. Kf4 Kxg6
    66. Re6+ Kf7 67. Re4 Qh2+ 68. Kf3 Qh5+ 69. Ng4 Qb5 70. Ne5+ Kg7 71. Nc4 Qb3+ 72.
    Kf4 a4 73. Kf5 Qf3+ 74. Rf4 Qd3+ 75. Re4 a3 76. Nxa3 Qf3+ 77. Rf4 Qxa3 78. Ke4
    Qb4+ 79. Kf3 Qb3+ 80. Kg4 c5 81. Kh4 Qd3 82. Rg4+ Kf6 83. Rg2 c4 84. Rf2+ Ke5
    85. Rf7 Qd8+ 86. Kh5 Qh8+ 87. Kg6 Qg8+ 88. Rg7 Qxg7+ 89. Kxg7 c3 90. Kg6 c2 91.
    Kf7 c1=Q 92. Kg7 Kf5 93. Kh7 Qc7+ 94. Kh6 Qd7 95. Kh5 Qh7#

  4. I am weak in middle games, i play the openings properly but after that i just dont know what to do, i saw the (middle game strategy) but i think i need more help.

  5. "A lot of times black players are gonna look at you and think your retarded" Lol, nice

  6. knight to b5 i think could lead to an unblockeble knight to c7 forking his pieces and going up in pieces if not tell me plese

  7. Ahem. Please be careful with that R word. I love this segment but I am an assistant coach a Special Olympics Basketball Team. They work hard and do not need such comments aired. Having said that, I very much enjoy your videos. Keep up the good work.

  8. @zex cooley i had the same thing happen, this is an interesting opening, i enjoy the openings where you play aggresively. thanks kevin.

  9. can anyone recommend a sound opening for white,[besides queen gambit]

  10. can anyone recommend a sound opening for white,[besides queen gambit]

  11. @dinobrya

    meh, fair enough I suppose, but it seems to me that a lot of people are going out of their way to try and be offended. There was no offence intended, and to be in my opinion you are being a bit precious here.

  12. @seamusf100

    The Giuco piano can be interesting, particularly when played with the evans gambit (not sure if evans gambit is sound though)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.