17526 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!
i play this otb in real tournaments all the time and know these lines quite well, which is what happens when one has been playing them 40+ years
when i getback from Kings island tournament this weekend i will send you a challengeNO ENGINE USE ...ok?
Have more confidence in your claims. Insist that your opponents use engines and that you will win because you know your opening evaluation to be correct.
the kings gambit is NOT over rated for black ,,, there is no way for white to equalizethe best lines for white is now in the quaade variation in which an early nc3 is essayed but even here black maintains a slight pull perhaps one of the titled players here can come in and then after agreeing with this assesment you will accept itmeanwhile, all this work has been hacked out and is available in many places on the web and only those people that are not up on current theory are going to get cvaught out as black in any of these lines Blacks best is still to accept and play ...g5 lines but those are still sharp and the modern defense is easier to play and takes away all whites chances for advantagenow, this does not mean black will outplay white all game, only that THEORETICALLY there is no chance for white to eqaualize and they are giving black =/+ in this opening
im not arguing or being ignorant like im so in love with that opening, i want some truth. Im just skeptical because if the most powerful chess engine rated higher than any GM can win with white ive gotta give it a chance im just being open minded but i need evidence not hearsay from another GM... bobby fischer played it so its gotta be playable at the highest level
ill play u fairly of course... but if u win it doesnt prove much other than u beat me. if we both had assistance from chess engines i dont think u will win with black thats all i gotta say, im sure your a good expirienced player and if u did win its because u beat me not the opening itself
To even suggest that Nc6 is a refutation to Bc4 is ridiculous.
To be fair, the King's Gambit sucks to begin with. But Shaw's claim to have "refuted" Bc4 is beyond ridiculous.
who is the best chess player of all time?
by marcomarco13 a few minutes ago
Chess's illogical rule regarding pins
by chesskingdreamer a few minutes ago
To play online or not to play online..
by wolverine96 a few minutes ago
Your favorite scenes from "Searching for Bobby Fischer"?
by Ziryab 4 minutes ago
Should chess be considered a sport?
by marcomarco13 4 minutes ago
STAFF, I DIDN'T PLAY THIS GAME!!!
by richb8888 5 minutes ago
7/1/2015 - Mate in 3
by RodCarroll 6 minutes ago
Q&A #1 With NM Christopher Pace
by phildamasta 8 minutes ago
9 win streak lost to double knights
by chesster3145 9 minutes ago
Chess Club Rules
by myhorseandprawns 11 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2015 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!