16848 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 reviewed my old favourite, and realised there were just too many flaws. So here's my new one!
Certainly looks playable. If I were playing black, though, I would probably decline it with 3..d5
why is this your favorite opening again?? lol you have completely left your king exposed, its not too bad and you have a lot of your pieces developed but there are not pawns to protect your king. That is just my opinion
yeah i really dont know anyone who would go pawn hunting unless they were a beginner, i certainly wouldnt, i always believed that center control was vital to a game. but if it works for you then hey go for it.
well actually, this is the danish gambit, one of the top 3 most popular openings in the world with a 54.6% of white winning, 30.9% of black and a 14.5% draw percentage. And using it, i won a game in only 11 moves
great job!! for me though it looks kinda risky
Yeah its the danish gambit.
And here is the declined version:
And plus, if you look at the position at the end of the accepted gambit, black only has one pawn moved out with absolutley NO pieces developed, while white has two bishops, the knights ready, and the queen in a prime position to lead or assist with the attack. And even further, if central control is that much of an issue, white can simply develop both his knights inwards towards the queen as soon as possible. And as for the king, judging by blacks position, the fact that it has no pawns covering it does not seem like it would be a major setback, for it is almost ready to castle kingside with the move of one knight
10/21/2014 - Mate in 3
by coaldust a few minutes ago
huge rating jump
by quietlifeboy a few minutes ago
what to do about opponents like this
by Aliscam 6 minutes ago
Chess rating suddenly increased
by Termenoil 13 minutes ago
Can anyone identify the maker of my Vintage Club Staunton Chess Set?
by goodknightmike 19 minutes ago
Stuff Non-Chess Players Say
by JayBo308 51 minutes ago
andriod app update pushed out yesterday
by Ch3ss1r3C4t 52 minutes ago
Is blitz chess good for beginners?
by hicetnunc 56 minutes ago
My live standard rating's 1735???
by SpotlessStar 57 minutes ago
Today is my birthday! Should I change my username?
by MuhammadAreez10 58 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!