Introduced by Captain W.Evans in 1834, this gambit was described as "a gift of the gods to a languishing chess world." White sacifices the b-pawn in return for quick development. The play is complicated and tricky, with both sides getting their shots. Enjoy these games and, after you play through them, give the Evans a try against your regular chess partner!
Play the Evans Gambit, Tim Harding, Bernard Cafferty.
The Great Evans Gambit Debate, Michael Rohde.
Play the Evans Gambit: A Study in Depth, Bernard Cafferty.