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Gambit Chess Openings - 4 Knights and French

Did you know how many gambit chess openings you can play in the Four Knights or the French? It's true, there's a number of these bad boys waiting to be unleashed in these apparently quiet openings.

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Try a Gambit Chess Opening Like the Elephant or the Englund

Life is fun with a gambit chess opening or two. Try the Elephant Gambit, the Englund Gambit or the Evans Gambit.

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Not updating the scoresheet penalty

I participated in a classic tournament with FIDE rules. My opponent was behind on the clock so he wasn't writing the moves down. I asked the arbiter if

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Chess Gambit - Blackmar, Budapest, Caro-Kann

Want to play a chess gambit with a punch? Try out a few of the many available like the Blackmar-Diemer, Budapest or the Caro-Kann.

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Play Bishops Opening Chess with Many Gambits Available

Playing Bishops Opening chess has the advantage of laying several gambits at your disposal. From the Greco Gambit to the Petroff Gambit to the Urusov Gambit and more.

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A Slick Gambit Or Three To Stun Your Opponent

Want to try a gambit or two? Learn these slippery opening maneuvers to get the jump on your opponents. They won't know what hit them!

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Chess Opening Moves with a Difference - Irregular Openings

Try offbeat chess opening moves for a different way to play. Some may come with a health warning but they are fun to experiment with.

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Play Flank Openings to Lay Siege to the Center

Flank Openings are a great way to inject a freshness in to your game and your thinking. Good, solid systems leading to unique positions full of interesting possibilities and lively play.

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English Opening - Attack with Reliable and Flexible Plans

The English Opening is a flank opening in which White will launch an offensive on the queenside leading to a positional game. It is the 4th most popular opening from White and has a high success rate.

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Play the Queens Pawn Game to Raise Your Level

The Queens Pawn Game is a must have in the repertoire of the improving intermediate. I know that's you.

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