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Gambit


Piece sacrifice done at the opening to get advantage.

queens-gambit
This opening is called Queen's gambit: White sacrifices the pawn in order to have pawn majority at the center, to control e4 square and c line

kings-gambit

This opening is called King's gambit: White sacrifices the pawn in order to control central squares and to get attacking opportunities by using f line. But it is a risky gambit because of the King's side weakness.

 

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