I am back from a short holiday and, as a follow up of my last post, am posting a Hubsch gambit game I played against an IM. I am adding some additional analysis.
Guido De Bouver - IM Steven Geirnaert
1.d4 Nf6 2.Nc3 d5 3.e4 Nxe4 4.Nxe4 dxe4 5.Bc4 Nc6 6.c3 e5 7.d5 Nb8 8.f3
My last move was not so strong - f3 is thematic but black does not have to take.
Threatening to gain back the pawn
10.Be3 Bxh4 and I duly resigned here ( after 10 moves... )
So it is clear that the combined 8.f3 and 9.h4 is bad. But what to play after 8...Bf5 ? Seems there is nothing, so the error lies with 8.f3.
Maybe 8.Ne2 is better - but it seems to me black is simply a pawn up after Bd6 ?
Sure there is room for improvement, but it seems this line puts the heat on white.