[Comment "auto-generated from "]
[Event "?"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Portugeese Gambit"]
[Black "3.Nf3 Bg4"]
[Result "*"]
[PlyCount "20"]
[EventDate "2013.11.10"]

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. Nf3 Bg4 {the only attempt at original play} (3... Nxd5
4. d4 {and play has transposed away from the Portugeese (to 3.d4 Nxd5 4.Nf3)})
(3... Qxd5 4. Nc3 {
and Black is forced to transpose to either a ...Qa5 or ...Qd6 Scandinavian as}
Qh5 $6 5. Be2 Bg4 6. O-O Nc6 7. h3 $16) 4. Bb5+ Nbd7 (4... c6 5. dxc6 Nxc6 {
doesn't give enough}) 5. h3 $1 a6 $5 (5... Bh5 6. Nc3 (6. c4 e6 $5 {
Emms - Smerdon, 2013}) 6... a6 7. Be2 {
is given by Greet and I agree that White seems better after} Nb6 8. d4 Nfxd5 9.
Nxd5 Qxd5 10. O-O e6 11. b3) 6. Be2 (6. Ba4 {
is recommended by Greet but doesn't mention Black's natural retreat} Bh5 (6...
Bxf3 7. Qxf3 b5 8. Bb3 Nb6 9. Nc3) (6... Bf5 7. Nc3 b5 8. Nd4 $1) 7. c4 (7. Nc3
b5 8. Bb3 Nc5 {looks fine}) 7... b5 8. cxb5 Nxd5 {maybe Black has some play})
6... Bxf3 (6... Bh5 $6 7. c4 $16) 7. Bxf3 Ne5 8. Nc3 Nxf3+ 9. Qxf3 Qd7 10. d4
Rd8 $14 {Greet. White's advantage seems manageable} *