31. Jan, 2021

Gambits

A gambit (from ancient Italian gambetto, meaning "to trip") is a chess opening in which a player, usually White, sacrifices material with the aim of achieving a subsequent positional advantage.

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The Muzio gambit (diagram) is a very sharp line played by White in the King's Gambit

👍 Paul Morphy played a well-known miniature using this gambit