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You can always queenside castle
It opens up a line for the white rook to kick ass after castling...
WhenEVER you see an "outside" pawn offered for a central pawn, you have two ideas that accompany it - one is that an open file for a rook/queen will occur (f file in king's gambit, c file in queen's gambit) and the other idea is that if the pawn is accepted, you have uncontested central pawns, controlling that all-important middle territory. So in a sense, when the opponent captures your f-pawn, you are intending to side-step the whole kingside, and control the middle (which is to say, play your d pawn out now that he has no e pawn to fight it).
i hope when you mean now you don't mean immediatley or this happens...
If the KG scares you, play something else.
i still think i like the kings gambit........
is mike kummer really bad at chess or just have many haters?
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6. Bc4 vs 6.Bg5 Which is better to against open Sicilian classic variation
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How to avoid a draw game bc of repeating moves...
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I play a lot, but I'm not improving. What am I doing wrong?
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Guy abusing me in chat
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More of the conspiracy
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Queens Gambit Opening
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Why are people so defensive when someone censures chess?
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PawnCollector2013's account is closed!
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