Monday, July 4, 2011

#544 gambit

gambit- chess: an opening move in which a chessman, usually a pawn is sacrificed to to secure an advantageous position; an opening comment, manoeuvre

C17 from French, from Italian gambetto a tripping up, from gamba leg

The problem with the madman gambit is that you pretty much have to be a madman to do it.

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