Chess Traps

LIST OF CHESS TRAPS

The term chess trap refers to a move which may tempt the opponent to play a losing move.

List of chess traps

Ordered by chess opening:

Albin Countergambit: Lasker Trap

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Halosar Trap

Bogo-Indian Defence: Monticelli Trap

Budapest Gambit: Kieninger Trap

Italian Game: Blackburne Shilling Gambit

Magnus Smith Trap

Siberian Trap

Vienna Gambit: Würzburger Trap

Many more opening traps, all ending in checkmate, are given under Checkmates in the opening.