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Winning with the Bongcloud

  • Release Date: March 2010
    Submitted By: verdantlife
    Submitted On: 3/15/10, 8:10 PM
    Category: Opening Study Tools
    Publisher: Andrew Fabbro
    OS: any - it's a PDF
    License: Free
    Filename: Winning_with_the_Bongcloud.zip
    File Size: 320.4307KB
    Downloads: 6647
  • 19 votes: +++++/-

Description


The definitive guide to the Bongcloud Opening!

36-page guide with many examples.

Reviews


  • by tylrr

    Rating:+++++

    Anyone who didn't like this this takes chess too seriously... Anyone who laughed until they cried takes it too seriously.

    Or the other way around, I'm not sure.

  • by jadedragon61

    Irrefutable! Brilliant!! Masterful!!!

    Long live the Bongcloud, you patzers!

  • by beerpatzer

    Rating:+++++

    I actually tried it in some of my live games and scored a respectable 5-4-1.

  • by InDetention

    Rating:+----

    horible!

  • by SacredMountain

    Rating:+----

    That is the worst opening!!!!!!! Joke, right?
  • by Rebro

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  • by bestpony

    Rating:+++++

    A stunning and breathtaking new take on opening theory working as a prime testament that the, allegedly talented, chess players of the modern era are too reluctant to embrace the influx of great new ideas such as those presented in this book. The sheer brilliance of this opening, however, has me worried we may indeed be nearing a time where chess is dead, as the great Robby Fish tried convincing us when developing the hopeful saving solution Chess 420. However due to the peculiar nature of the Bongcloud being applicable from virtually any starting position (e.g 1c4 2Kc2!!) I no longer see any future for this game once the new generation of chess aficionados who are open to these ideas emerge and will hence turn in my badge before it's too late. I recommend you all do the same after realizing what will happen when this book, or rather Pandora's Box, is exposed to the masses.

    It's been a good run friends.

  • by Grobzilla

    Like the author, I want the title of BM. How do I become a BM? I really want to be a BM. I think BMs are the shiznit!

  • by Karl201

     It's not a opening... I had a good laugh.

  • by fotherz

    Excellent.

    The writer exhibits a deep understanding of both classical and hypermodern theory, not to mention a natural flair for communicating the most complex of problems to even the most nooby student.

    Perfect ammunition for blitz games.  Highly recommended.

  • by dubalrimaal

    Rating:+++++

    "What the f@ck was I doing playing the Sicilian all of these years."

    Garry Kasparov, upon  reading this manual.

  • by Shakeymclovin

    The Bongcloud Wing Gambit  

    White’s material advantage is too great to overcome.
    In light of this, Black has usually looked elsewhere for an advantage.

    Also  -after losing to this line,Bobby Fischer published “A Bust to the Bongcloud Exchange Variation” in the 1963 issue of High Times,

    It was popular in the Romantic Era of Bongcloud play

  • by jtt96

    Rating:+++++

    I've heard of masters playing 1. a4 or 1. h4 to make the point that chess isn't about openings. Has anyone heard of a master playing the Bongcloud?

  • by ChristianSoldier007

    Sources Consulted
    How to Regress Your Chess by Silman
    The Hallucinations Behind the Chess Openings by Reuben Fine
    The Art of the Blunder in Chess by Vukovic
    Play Losing Chess by Seirawan
    Not My System by Nimzovich
    The Really Complete Idiot's Guide to Chess by Wolff
    How to Beat Your Dog at Chess by Chandler
    Illogical Chess, Move By Move by Chernev
    Chess Openings for White, Unexplained by Marv Albert and GM Unpronounceablevili
    The Stoner's Mind by Silman
    The Least Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played by Chernev
    Chess Fundamentals: The Out-Takes by Capablanca
    Recent Developments in the 9. Bb5 Bongcloud by Lenny

     

    an the introduction is so serious...LOL

  • by chess_kebabs

    one of the funniest forums around..

  • by pauix

    Rating:+++++

    Simply awesome. A must-read for every chess enthusiast with sense of humour.

  • by JosephRobertTrudeau

    wow... everyone who took this seriously must be new... ITS A JOKE.  look up lenny_bongcloud on chess.com and have a good laugh

  • by Earthpeacekeeper

    THis is a variation of bongcloud opening which i call REST ROOM OPENING
  • by madhatter5

    Rating:++++-

    hillarious!!!

  • by dkujas

    I am very confused with this approach!!!

    I'm soon going to post a game during I tested this opening and which is obviously going to lead me to a quick defeat. All suggestions will be more than welcomed.

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