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Last updated on 8/29/13, 3:37 AM.
The Bongcloud Attack is a dubious opening invented by Graw81, characterised by the moves 1. e4 e5 2. Ke2?!. It aims to either develop the king for an early endgame or get the white king to the other side of the board. It can also be played after other black first moves.
There have been many joke games with this opening, involving quick wins for white. Most of these involve horrific blunders by black, including
Let the Bongcloud never fade into obscurity! Here's the official manual:
This is an unofficial opening is'nt it? Someone should try to make it official.I searched this opening under 'book openings' at 'chess.com' but I could not find it.It's great!I must play it in a game someday.
Just got my first win with the Bongcloud.http://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=593905592
My opponent blundered but hey... When you use obscure openings blunders become more common.
This opening reminds me of the Transvestite openings.
That's absolutely hilarious!
And the transvestite
I can't think of any opening dumber than this one.
Oh my god I haven't cried from laughing this hard in forever...
I was familiar with the Bongcloud, but the "transvestite????" I laughed so hard at this...for some reason, the animated change from king to queen makes me think of a verbal exchange: "excuse me, you're in my chair.... / Oh I'm sorry, really?... / yes, now move... / ok...here you go.... / thanks, now let me sit down...ok, let's play." LMAO
My favourite opening.
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