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The Ponziani Gambit

Black's KKt (deterring 3..Q-R5) attacked White's KP.
White advances a daring gambit Queen's Pawn to the centre to attack Black's KP, freeing his QB and offering to sacrifice his unprotected KP. Domenico Ponziani (1719-96), an Italian priest, wrote an important treatise on chess. W-Alt.
	White	Black
 1.	P-K4	P-K4
 2.	B-B4	Kt-KB3
 3.	P-Q4

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