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gambiter 26 ( +1 | -1 )
Morra Gambit Hi!
I was wondering what the best line(s) for black would be after e4,c5,d4,cxd4, c3,dxc3,Bc4,cxb2,Bxb2 in the Morra Gambit. Is there a way for black to survive white's attack and hold at least one of his extra pawns? Thanks in advance for all answers!

Gambiter
wschmidt 5 ( +1 | -1 )
Preliminary question - Does this relate to an ongoing game?
crafty 59 ( +1 | -1 )
Morra Gambit The move order you give as e4,c5,d4,cxd4, c3,dxc3,Bc4,cxb2,Bxb2 isn't the conventional morra gambit- instead of Bc4 white plays Nxc3 with compensation (what you give is more of a danish gambit). Like all gambits you don't have to accept it and take the pawn. I'm a gambiteer myself and play the morra as white. I like to play the gambit when it is accepted as I have easy lines of play and the initiative. However, instead of dxc3 you can just push the pawn forward to d3 and although you give back the pawn you get decent play as black and can neutralise any initative white may of had.
gambiter 13 ( +1 | -1 )
Thank you for the answer, crafty! I shall keep that in mind. Wshmidt, this has not occured in any of my current games.

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brilliance 80 ( +1 | -1 )
Gambiter I had a look at -> www.chesslab.com and could only find 4 games in the line you mentioned (25% win for white, 75% for black). In the highest rating game, white actually wins after an explosive game:
1. e4 c5
2. d4 cxd4
3. c3 dxc3
4. Bc4 cxb2
5. Bxb2 e6
6. Nf3 Bb4+
7. Nbd2 Nf6
8. O-O d6
9. Qe2 Bxd2
10. Qxd2 Nxe4
11. Qf4 Nf6
12. Rad1 O-O
13. Rxd6 Nbd7
14. Rfd1 Qa5
15. Ng5 Nb6
16. Bd3 Qa4
17. Be4 Nxe4
18. Nxe4 f6
19. Bxf6 Nd5
20. Qg4 g6
21. Be5 Qxa2
22. h4 Qc2
23. h5 Nf4
24. hxg6 h5
25. Nf6+ Rxf6
26. Rd8+ Kg7
27. Bxf6+ Kxf6
28. Qxf4+ Qf5
29. Rf8+ Kxg6
30. Rxf5 exf5
31. Rd6+

Well, I still think that black is more than ok after 5. ... e6 and I think that move is the key move to render this line useless. This line has not got the same potential as danish gambit where the black e-line atl is open for white to exploit.