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gramario 14 ( +1 | -1 )
Openings Maybe it has been asked before, but....
Is there a way to run a search on GK to find out which openings are being (have been) played in the games?

triangulator 13 ( +1 | -1 )
no the only way to do that would be if mike had some sort of database- and that would probably be only for paid members
dannyboy14 13 ( +1 | -1 )
Is there a way to win in 4 moves I think I heard somwhere that there is a way to win in 4 moves. I would like to learn how it is done. If there is a way pease notify me.
axedrez 27 ( +1 | -1 )
Dannyboy

(for example)

1.f4 e6
2.g4 Qh4#

(2 move mate)

A similiar win in four moves could be analogous to the above, utilizing the h4 - d8 diaganal.

Studying tactics would probably be the most important thing to do, since that is what wins most games at non-advanced levels.

-Axe
atrifix 14 ( +1 | -1 )
Scholar's Mate runs 1. e4 2. Bc4 3. Qh5 4. Qxf7#, e.g. 1. e4 e5 2. Qh5 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Qxf7#

Of course, with best play Black has no problems refuting white's attack, e.g. 1. e4 e5 2. Qh5 Nc6 3. Bc4 g6 4. Qf3 Nf6 5. Qb3? Nd4! and Black should win.