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It just seemed obvious to me that gambits would work better with faster games, for the same reasons as given in the comments - it's harder to defend than attack, etc. I tried looking at several gambits in the lichess database to support this theory. In classical+rapid games, White wins 53% of Evans Gambit games vs 43% for Black. In bullet+blitz games, it's ...


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First, the human assessment: White has the advantage of his figures being already developed (Rxh7 is always to consider), but is saddled with a king that is in grave danger already after the natural e5. (To underline this: Black to move seems to have a clear win, placing the wK on e1 is a clear win for White.) The position thus is tactically "red-hot&...


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Ok so as I said in comments: It looks like white is computer-winning, but the position is very sharp. See for yourself on lichess stockfish. No idea if this is human-winning (ask Hauke Reddmann). But it appears white pretty much has to do as follows to win. It appears white has a few drawish options but even fewer winning options. [FEN "rnbqkbnr/...


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Best move to me, a 9 hundred on chess.com, is bishop E4. This move is designed to free up whites F pawn to move and allow the king to escape. You have such a lead in development it's likely sacrificing the bishop is an acceptable move. Think about it, grand master gambit pieces all the time in order to win development. So consider king safety number 1 over ...


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