Definition of Gambits

1. Noun. (plural of gambit) ¹



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Definition of Gambits

1. gambit [n] - See also: gambit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gambits

gambetta
gambettas
gambia
gambias
gambiers
gambir
gambirs
gambison
gambisons
gambist
gambists
gambit
gambited
gambiting
gambits (current term)
gamble
gambled
gambler
gamblerlike
gamblers
gambles
gambling
gambling casino
gambling contract
gambling den
gambling game
gambling hell
gambling house
gambling system

Literary usage of Gambits

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Art of Chess by James Mason (1895)
"THE KING'S gambits. Aside from other Pawn moves—2 P—Q ... In the main, these gambits are regarded as unsound, and in consequence they occupy no very ..."

2. Chess by Leopold Hoffer (1916)
"THE gambits. What the nature of a Gambit is the reader will be familiar ... Formerly the gambits were played very frequently, but with the spread of the ..."

3. Synopsis of Chess Openings: A Tabular Analysis by William Cook, Joseph W. Miller (1884)
"Mr. AE Blackmar, of New Orleans, sends to the editor the following analysis of winning positions in two interesting gambits invented by him, ..."

4. Analysis of the Game of Chess: Illus. by Diagrams, on which are Marked the by François Danican Philidor (1824)
"... You are to observe that, in the attack of gambits, the king's bishop is undoubtedly the best piece, and the king's pawn the best pawn ..."

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