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  • gambitsgambits
    Online Jul 3, 2008

    gambit gambit | juihj, Barbados

    Joined: Jul 3, 2008

  • Gambit4457
    Online Jul 24, 2013

    GAMBIT gambit | kuala lumpur, Malaysia

    Joined: May 10, 2010

  • gambit-accepted
    Online Apr 10, 2012

    gambit accepted | ny, United States

    Joined: Apr 10, 2012

  • Counter-_-Gambit
    Online Apr 6, 2013

    Counter Gambit | Dortmund, Greece

    Joined: Jun 26, 2012

  • Srpski-Gambit
    Online Aug 21, 2012

    Srpski Gambit | Balsthal, Switzerland, Serbia

    Joined: Aug 21, 2012

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  • Willa and Edith

         Nowadays information lies at our fingertips.  One might even argue that there is such an overflow that the effect is numbing and that the preciousness of the information lowers in...

  • Learning An Opening: To Memorize Or Understand?

    • IM Silman
    • Nov 17, 2016, 2:33 AM

    Dave asked for my opinion on a line in the Two Knight’s Defense. He wrote: 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 Na5 6.Bb5+ c6 7.dxc6 bxc6 8.Be2 h6 9.Nf3 e4 10.Ne5 Bc5. Here there are a few moves...

  • The Giuoco Piano

    In this series, GMs Roman Dzindzichashvili and Melik Khachiyan explore one of the first chess openings to come into existence, the Giuoco Piano. While there are great advantages for Black in gaining the d5-square,...

  • Eisenberg's Strange Gambit

          One of the oddest, yet intriguing variations in the King's Gambit Accepted is one discovered by Louis Eisenberg.             ...

  • Advanced Patterns: Pin And Win

    In our last article, we discussed the importance of typical chess patterns using a pin as an example. As you become proficient in recognizing chess patterns, you'll see them everywhere! Suddenly you'll...

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  • Cool Counter to Queens Gambit by Mechnics' Paul Whitehead

    Today the HHCF chess class at John O'Connell HS in San Francisco had the honor of being given a tour of the Mechanics Institute Library and Chess Club. We were warmly greeted by GM Nick de Firmian and Paul Whitehead. For...

  • Anketa

    Kako reagujete na ponudu Kraljevog Gambita (1.e4 e5 2.f4) kao crni? 1.Prihvatate(e:f4) 2.Nudite Faalbekerov protiv-gambit(d5) 3.Odbijate,ali ne nudite Faalbekerov protiv-gambit(igrate sve sem e:f4 i d5) 4.Ne igrate1...e5...

  • The Chess Gambit - Use it or lose it

    In 1561 Ruy Lopez de Segura, arguably the greatest player before the computer age, began experimenting with a suicidal novelty. With a feather in hand, soaked in ink only as bold as his courage he wrote "dare il...

  • Light & Dark : A Visual Guide to Crazyhouse

    Light & Dark: A Visual Guide to Crazyhouse (visual ideas behind the moves in crazyhouse and bughouse) mastertan 2016 In light of the increasing amount of activity of crazyhouse chess, I’ve decided to write...

  • Gambit video

    • NM cldng
    • Nov 25, 2016, 8:20 AM

    The Benko Gambit History is explored in this little video I create enjoy

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