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  • Readers’ Games, Questions and Comments, Part 7

    GOOD OR BAD? Mordecai10 asked: I have just completed part 1 of your Test Your Chess Understanding articles, and I wasn’t completely satisfied by one aspect of your solutions. In your solution to puzzle 2, you say the following: &lsquo... | Read More

  • Attacking 101: Volume #001 Book (October 2012)

    Attacking 101: Volume #001 The goal of the books in this series (Attacking 101: Volume #nnn) is to provide detailed analysis of my own attack games played against lower rated players. The players are all rated in the range of 1000 to 1800 - the t... | Read More

  • Defending Against Gambits

    The game begins, and within a few moves your opponent pitches a pawn. It’s not considered the most correct gambit, and might even fall into the category of “cheesy”. But by taking the pawn, you are playing “his” game.... | Read More

  • Danish cracker

    The Danish Gambit is one of those daring 19th century openings that has inspired many amateur players. White gets a considerable lead in development at the cost of a couple of pawns. In such cases Black must be careful, of course, but here I feel... | Read More

  • You Can't Always Get What You Want

    Chess_Enigma asked: You and other authors recommend creating an opening repertoire according to likes, dislikes, study time, etc. You lay down some basic examples like 1.e4 and Sicilian defenses are for tactical games and demand more study time a... | Read More


    • Danish Gambit

      My over the board chess "career" continued at the 2014 Birmingham Chess Rapidplay tournament on 12th October 2014.  I finished with 2.5 out of 6 (2 wins, 1 draw, 3 losses.)  I finished 21st out of 34.  I was slightly disappointed to have finish... | Read More

      • blowerd
      • | Oct 15, 2014
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    • Golden Gambits, Danish Gambit

      Welcome friends opponents, and viewers to the Danish Gambit! This Gambit is one of the most agressive Gambits there is and today we'll be looking to see if black can really "defend" against white's plans. "This opening is not for the faint of he... | Read More

    • Golden Gambits Introduction

      Welcome friends, viewers, and opponents to a new series called Golden Gambits! We will be looking at many gambits and asking the question: Are they worth playing and truly golden? We'll go deep into each gambit and give it an extensive analysis. H... | Read More

    • Danish Gambit

      Seriously, why do people play this opening? I always get a good position with 3... Qe7. | Read More

      • DandyDanD
      • | Jun 25, 2014
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    • Danish Gambit "Refuted"

      Strictly speaking, not a refutation, but Black does well here! | Read More

      • DandyDanD
      • | Jun 13, 2014
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  • 2 New Chess Mentor Courses from FM Eric Schiller!

    Chess.com has commited to releasing at LEAST one new course every month for Chess Mentor. In January you got awesome new courses from IM Jeremy Silman and one from our very own Bill Wall (both EXCELLENT courses!!). For February we are releasing tw... | Read More

    • erik
    • | Jan 30, 2008
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  • Latvian Gambit

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    The Latvian gambit would begin 1.e4-e5 2.Nf3-f5 creating a kind of reverse King's Gambit as black. It is generally a less used gambit for its potential difficulties with king's side attacks from white, as well as its conflicts with some... Read More »

  • Budapest Gambit

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    The Budapest Gambit (or Budapest Defence) is a chess opening that begins with the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. c4 e5Despite an early debut in 1896, the Budapest Gambit received attention from leading players only after a win as Black by Grandmaster Milan V... Read More »

  • King's Gambit

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  • Scandinavian Defense

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    The Scandinavian Defense (also known as the Center Counter) is the chess opening characterized by the first moves 1.e4 d5. At first characterized as a beginner's move, it has recently been revived, with several GM's trying it. Although the Scandi... Read More »

  • Italian Game

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    'Italian game' refers to any game that follows after the sequence 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4. This includes both the Two Knights Defense (3. ...Nf6) and the Giuoco Piano (3. ...Bc4). 'Italian Game' is more accurate than Giuoco Piano, since this lite... Read More »