gambit


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an opening remark intended to secure an advantage for the speaker

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a maneuver in a game or conversation

a chess move early in the game in which the player sacrifices minor pieces in order to obtain an advantageous position

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While the Evans Gambit was not played on this occasion, Evans at least had the satisfaction of being on the winning team.
The rise of the Orthodox Defense at the expense of the declining King's Gambit had been marked by the 1927 'match of the century'" between Capablanca and the Russian master Alexander Alekhine (1892-1946), chronicles Marano, "with 32 Queen's Gambits out of 34 games" (260 n20).
John splashed out pounds 50,000 to buy Gambit, a 38-foot Sigma yacht, two years ago.
From Rochester, ITT Geospatial Systems (which includes the legacy government division of Eastman Kodak) designed and built the entire GAMBIT camera payload.
OFFICE equipment specialist Pinnacle Office Equipment has been acquired in a management buy-out deal orchestrated by lead adviser Gambit Corporate Finance.
The Magic Mike star has revealed he's been in talks over the sci-fi films and the possibility of taking on the role of Gambit.
Donner even named names saying that he would want to do Gambit, Deadpool, and potentially, Mystique.
30pm SHOWCASE COVENTRY Argo (15) End of Watch (15) Gambit (12A) Hotel Transylvania (U) When Santa Fell to Earth (U): Sun 11am Great Expectations (12A): Sun 4.
25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pioneers of the highly successful Gambit and Hexagon legacy reconnaissance systems recently unveiled by the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) were honored during a Jan.
Summary: Colin Firth admitted his legs had been "shamelessly exploited" in new movie Gambit as the film features the actor wearing only his pants in countless scenes.
The senators' gambit appeared to be legally groundless all along.
The class-warfare gambit was so blatant that the World Socialist website quickly jumped aboard, with its headline echoing the Times: "Incomes of the ultra-rich quadrupled in eight years.
MIMIC Simulator helps evaluate and test network management applications by simplifying four key management requirements: scalable lab, detailed network component diagnostics, dynamic network update and protocol support," said Uwe Zimmermann, President of Gambit Communications.
The go-ahead for Fame And Glory has made the Tom Tate-trained duo Distant Memories and Kings Gambit doubtful runners.
Hunt, who played Mike Gambit in the popular 1970s show, had battled pancreatic cancer for the past two years.