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Surf Gambit Chess Openings - Ride the Wave

Play some gambit chess for a different kind of opening. Confuse your opponent with the Goring Gambit, Anti-Meran Gambit and Anti-Moscow Gambit.

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Fried by the Fraser

I just want to share a Latvian Gambit game with you that I played a while back. It went down the Fraser Variation. alalzrk1980 (1340) - neilparker62 (1396)

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Queens Gambit Chess to Win Positionally

Play some Queens Gambit chess for real gambits.Throw some pawns at your opponent to snack on and take some space instead. The Steinitz Countergambit, Reti Gambit and Basque Gambit await and that's just for starters.

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Chess Opening Gambits to Steal a March

They used to play gambits all the time in the old coffeehouses of the great European cities. Step back in time and rediscover the thrilling suspense in the Grunfeld, the Latvian and the Danube.

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Chess Openings King's Gambit Style

It's chess openings, gambit chess. Ten more deadly gambits inside the King's Gambit. Throw pieces and pawns to the wind with wild abandon. Hunt down the enemy king with the open files and diagonals that remain.

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The Kings Gambit - A Second Bag of Tricks

Welcome to Section B of the Kings Gambit. Come and see 12 more deadly gambits inside the parent gambit. Find out what you can get for a pawn in today's market.

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Get into Kings Gambit Chess - Multiple Gambits Inside

What's the craziest thing about Kings Gambit chess? Guess how many gambits you can fit in a gambit. More than 30 believe it or not. Come and meet the gambits lurking inside 1.e4 e5 2.f4.

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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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