10537 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
Hey friends, I was wondering if you wud suggest me how I could bombard someone using Kings Gambit. Always suppose that I am declining the gambit...
Thanks in advance!!!
Hi, are you talking about as white or black? if black, these lines are especially deadly.
here is a good article on this defence
another good one is the falkbeer counter gambit
If you are really interested in the KGA, join the group the king's gambit players and look at the vote chess matches. There is always a good KG match going on. Hope that helps!
"Hi, are you talking about as white or black? if black, these lines are especially deadly."
i think king gambit no longer praticed this day...
It's pretty easy, black gives up a pawn and opens his kingside. If you are a passive player, just trade pieces and go to the endgame and win with your pawn advantage. If you are an aggerssive player, just attack black's exposed kingside, and win in 20 moves.
doesnt exactly work that way, gavinator, when I am done with my game vs. what up I will show you why, and I am not engineing him, and I will not claim that the opening is great, only playable, I will show why I played what I did, my thoughts durring the game, and why I think he played the moves he did.
"In my opinion, the King's Gambit is busted. It loses by force."
Best way as Black is to accept the gambit and play aggresively. In Justin's first example, Black tries to drive away the Knight with his pawns and attack with Qh4+, which ruins White's Kingside.
I play Bc4 plus Fischer didn't believe that statemend, as he played it later in his carrer, also Actions Speak louder than words.
Jetfighter, i believe i am currently busting the KG against you right now.
If you want to know how to blast out the kings gambit check out jetfighter and I's 20 move game.
The game where you hung a rook on move 18 that he inexplicably ignored?
umm... no i would have gotten his right back and more, i admit that he could have made it last longer but i was clearly winning.
for a good time I had an advantage, I just screwed it up by overlooking a mate in two because I needed the Bishop out of the way
You played very actively and I kept missevaluating a winning move, oh well, another lesson.
you were no where near clearly winning Qd3 gives me a minor, but you are right about the rook not being free lol
The King's Gambit isn't refuted, as far as I know. Here's a great game Boris Spassky vs Bronstein
here is what happens if I took the rook
modern scandinavian variation gives black easy equality
Amazingly, 21.Qe1 is almost the only thing you can do that loses for you outright.
Who is good at the Scandinavian?
by tigerprowl5 3 minutes ago
Is there a link between performance in chess and general intelligence?
by BillyCoskun 7 minutes ago
10/21/2014 - Mate in 3
by wtr49p 8 minutes ago
From 1200 to 1500 in under a month
by rohirrimelf 19 minutes ago
Mir Sultan Khan
by MuhammadAreez10 22 minutes ago
Improve Your Chess Pattern Recognition
by wiscmike 29 minutes ago
Stuff Non-Chess Players Say
by dragonair234 30 minutes ago
Free Will vs. Determinism in Chess
by BillyCoskun 36 minutes ago
10/20/2014 - Anand - Radjabov, Linares 2009 Analysis
by Nielzzoz 43 minutes ago
If the chance to face Magnus Carlsen 10 times within a year came up....
by Fiveofswords 52 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2014 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!