Press Ctrl+Shift and click a link Or press Shift and click a link with your middle mouse button (or mousewheel) - Opens the link in a new tab and switches to the newly opened tab.
Press Shift and click a link - Opens the link in a new window.
Ctrl+Shift+T - Reopens the last tab you've closed. Google Chrome remembers the last 10 tabs you've closed.
Drag a link to a tab - Opens the link in the tab.Ctrl+1 through Ctrl+8 - Switches to the tab at the specified position number on the tab strip.