The untimely and prolonged malfunction of an internet connection resulting in great
inconvenience, such as the forfeiture of an online chess
by the chess master
and Youtube personality
This phrase is a merging of two terms: the terrible internet provider (Comcast
), a tactical and deliberate sacrifice of a chess
piece. However, the Comcast Gambit
is unique from all others in that it fails to be either voluntary or tactical.
1. Marcellus, with the black pieces, found himself in a superior position with a time advantage
in a blitz chess match. To his opponent's relief, the Comcast Gambit was then played, resulting in an immediate win for white.
2. After completing his essay
final by 11:55
pm, Leland proceeded to submit it online before the 11:59 pm deadline. However, his shoddy internet service
was down -- a textbook Comcast Gambit.