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suprised it does worse than g3
way too easy to counter
nice one but never seen before
They should, all the other chess programs do. It's not like chess databases are valuable, you can even download them for free. I only paid for one because I like chessmaster. That is the only thing I don't like about chess.com ...the small database.
Ranso - Simply because chess.com's database is free. They can't give away databases with millions of games, sadly :'(
Why does chess.com have such a small database of this opening? I had to buy a different chess program to get a bigger database.
What happens if white completely ignores the gambits and continues on with development?
1.g4 d5 2.Bg2 Bxg4 3.Nf3 Bxf3 4.Bxf3 e5 5.Nc3 Nf6 black has good game
Recently been playing this in blitz, I've certainly had lots of fun :D
Maybe this is overlooked.
Rybka acheives a drawn position with a GM using the opening...
not good! T-T
This is a bad opening and white hopes you will take the pawn. I heard about it in the book "King's Gambit" by Paul Hoffman. It's for lazy people who want a quick win.
I don't get it that openning. It seems strange, but I havn't studied the openning that much.
With this move white just tries to shoot himself in the foot. Sure black might be confused for a little bit but if he plays correctly he will have the opening advantage. I don't see why anyone would play this as white except against amateurs and during bullet chess.
In Blitz, I play almost nothing but 1. f3 or 1. g4. They are sound, solid openings, although as with any opening one has to have practice. A flexible, cautious player will do just fine and enjoy a superb advantage against the great majority of players who are totally unfamiliar with these openings. Those who underestimate 1. f3 or 1. g4 will deliver an easy 1-0 to White. There is no first move that White cannot make and win with. With Black, it is a different story, but only by a little bit.
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