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gambitoderey1
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Gambit_Gambino
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gambitbyjoe
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Gambitfool2
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  • Who Was The Greatest Chess Theorist?

    Axorcist wrote: “My question is this: Who do you consider to be the greatest chess theorist of all time? I have never read a good review on who really had the most influence on the development of knowledge in our beautiful game. Was i... | Read More

  • Chess Criminals And The Games They Play

    As a man that has many interests (UFOs, martial arts, philosophy, various forms of history [chess and non-chess], literature, art, film, music, and even criminology), I recently began reading an excellent book entitled "Shady Side: The Life and Cr... | Read More

  • The Birth And Development Of The Hillbilly Attack

    People are obsessed with chess openings. Amazon shows 28,265 books listed when you search for "Chess Book", but I expect the number of books written on the game is well over 100,000. If I were to hedge a bet, then I would also guess that... | Read More

  • If The Board Says ATTACK, Then ATTACK!

    The Chess.com member kergnou said: “Can you take a look at my games and give me some advice?” Jeremy Silman: Okay, I’m going to review one game that shows many of your weaknesses. However, this game is actually one of the ... | Read More

  • Links to the Past II

    As in attics where things once used get stored out of sight and mind, old articles have a way of burying themselves under the weight of those that follow becoming lost and forgotten. Sometimes it pays to put on an apron and gloves, wal... | Read More


    • A little background before starting to babble about chess

      Hi to everyone (or, most propably, no one) who will ever read my blog, i am Francesco form Italy. I would like to use this bloggin feature nicely offered by chess.com to write a bit about my approach to chess as an amateur, my progress, the views... | Read More

      • BSSN-OK
      • | Aug 29, 2016
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      • | 2 comments
    • Interesting King's Gambit Quaade Variation

      It is nearly two weeks ago that I played some interesting chess in a 5 rounds tournament. It was really an up and down with winning in the first game, then losing in the second, winning, losing, winning (actually every game was decided in White's ... | Read More

      • Adrochatio
      • | Aug 25, 2016
      • | 115 views
      • | 1 comment
    • 3rd Place in the State Championships

      "Fortune," if we are to believe the Latin proverb, "favors those who are brave enough not to resign, for they shall find a cheapo." And this pretty much sums up my recent games against higher-rated players. In the Green Bay Open in July, I found ... | Read More

      • Blougram
      • | Aug 22, 2016
      • | 211 views
      • | 0 comments
    • Made Up opening for white, will it work? Pt.5, How to counter the Australian Defense (Counter Gambit

      In my first blog post of this series, I shared with you the made up opening for white, the Australian Defense. Now I shall show you how to counter it. It is easy to counter the Australian Defense if white doesn't play properly. Then it will lea... | Read More

      • Chesspawn5
      • | Aug 22, 2016
      • | 143 views
      • | 0 comments
    • Queens Gambit: Pros and Cons

      Hello everyone. This is a post about the Queens Gambit. The Queens Gambit is the most popular continuation of games beginning with 1. d4  d5. Its defining moves are: 1. d4  d5  2. c4   The Queens Gambit is one of the oldest openings, and on... | Read More


Video Lessons



  • Soltis, Andrew

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    Andrew (andy) Solits is an American grandmaster.  In 1979, Soltis began writing a monthly column called “Chess to Enjoy” for Chess Life magazine.  It is the longest running column in that magazine.  In 1980, Soltis was awarded the G... Read More »

  • Danish Gambit

    • 13 Reads
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    The Danish Gambit is an ultra-agressive opening for white. It is not commonly seen in tournament play since lines have been found to blunt it. It is still occasionally seen in amateur play though. In this gambit white sacks 3 pawns for one, hoping... Read More »

  • Albins counter (ACG) {D&A}

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    Hi friends , Welcome to my new lesson on chessopedia that is Albins Counter Gambit .This lesson will cover both Declined and Accepted method .Please read and solve carefully to abolish your Gambit skills . The Albin Countergambit is a chess op... Read More »

  • Dutch Defense

    • 4 Reads
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    The Dutch Defense 1. d4 f5 is an attempt to create an imbalance in the position on move one and prepare for a King-side attack by Black. Most common variations are The Classical: 1. d4 f5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. g3 e6 (and a later d6); The Stonewall: 1. d4 ... Read More »

  • Englund Gambit

    • 4 Reads
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    The Englund Gambit is a rarely played chess opening that starts with the moves: 1. d4 e5?!Black's idea is to avoid the traditional closed queen's pawn games and create an open game with tactical chances, but at the cost of a pawn. The gambi... Read More »