Chess.com - Play. Learn. Share. Online chess community where you can play chess, learn strategies and tactics, read chess news, see book reviews, find rules & tips, get free downloads, and more! http://www.chess.com/ 2007 Chess.com Philidor 3. ... f5 4. exf5 Bxf5!?This article is about the position in the diagram please do not comment "just" to complain about the countergambit it arises from: Every source I could find on the counter gambit said that Bxf5 lost a pawn and left it there as "bad" so I had to ...http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/philidor-3--f5-4-exf5-bxf5Sun, 31 May 2015 07:18:23 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/philidor-3--f5-4-exf5-bxf51.d4 d6 what are the linesI found a small article in an old chess book running: I looked online and couldn't find a reference to these lines further than move 2. Is this opening bad? There was also a side note about reaching a king's indian position 2 tempos up. http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/1d4-d6-what-are-the-linesSat, 13 Dec 2014 06:42:35 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/1d4-d6-what-are-the-linesInteresting trap from 1.b4 2.a3 3.Bb2 http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/interesting-trap-from-1b4-2a3-3bb2Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:07:12 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/interesting-trap-from-1b4-2a3-3bb2The New Play Against Kings Gambit!                   Now, I know what you are all thinking:     now! I found a move that actually works!       Now, after hxg6, White actually has 3 main moves: First, the mainline of Qg4:     You may also ...http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/the-new-play-against-kings-gambitThu, 06 Mar 2014 12:21:09 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/the-new-play-against-kings-gambit1.e4 c5 2.g2?! Is this really good?Well, this Sicilian line that I play, note: title, often comes off good at my level, 1500/120 kind of level. I'm wondering how this would do in higher games. Here's an example of one game: But it dosen't always go this well: I haven't had an c...http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/1e4-c5-2g2-is-this-really-goodThu, 27 Feb 2014 13:11:04 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/1e4-c5-2g2-is-this-really-goodThe Tarrasch GambitI coudn't find any online info on this line, or indeed this opening, so I'm wondering what to do about it and I make this blog post. A lot of this may not be up to date with theory, but hey, what can I do if I only have a now 34 year old book on...http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/the-tarrasch-gambitMon, 17 Feb 2014 12:35:06 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/the-tarrasch-gambitThe Elephant GambitOk, I've been searching up on the Elephant Gambit and it looks pretty solid: The non-take lines are simple: just take e4 and you'll be fine. http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/the-elephant-gambitTue, 11 Feb 2014 13:10:12 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/the-elephant-gambitImpossible Puzzles Anyone seen any other awsome puzzles? http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/impossible-puzzlesMon, 02 Dec 2013 12:19:24 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/impossible-puzzlesIt works :D 1.e4 f5 Note: Black always castles queenside. http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/it-works-d-1e4-f52Sun, 08 Sep 2013 05:18:07 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/it-works-d-1e4-f52It works :D 1.e4 f5 http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/it-works-d-1e4-f53Sat, 27 Jul 2013 05:20:37 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/it-works-d-1e4-f53random king's gambit idea! (against it)ok, here we go ;D           Guess the move :D (clue: it's random) http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/random-kings-gambit-idea-against-itWed, 03 Apr 2013 11:12:22 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/random-kings-gambit-idea-against-itSniper 1. ... g6 ... Bg7 ... c5Anyone else heard of the Sniper? http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/sniper-1--g6--bg7--c5Tue, 05 Mar 2013 13:16:51 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/lollers/sniper-1--g6--bg7--c5