Local Class A player Dean Arond plays many objectively dubious openings. But he knows them very well, he has fun playing these sharp lines, and more than one master has fallen into his snare. In the following game, Dean equalizes against Whitney Young's Sam Schmakel with an opening best known as a beginners' trap.
White to play
Sam Schmakel-Dean Arond, Skokie 2011
I thought the ending was interesting, too! You can play through the game on the interactive board below: