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Chess Traps #9: Elephant Trap - Queen's Gambit Declined

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ChessNetwork Traps Elephant trap Queen's gambit Declined

The Elephant Trap is a chess trap for black out of the Queen's Gambit Declined. If white tries to exploit a pinned knight on f6 as early as move 6, they will have fallen for the Elephant Trap. The end result is white loses a minor piece and only has a pawn to show for it.

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