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Saturday

So today I started playing black in the book openings section of chess.com on the Scandinavian defence.  Following the most popular moves, this is where we get to after four moves:

 

One comment I read (about things a very little bit later) is that the defence leads to a "balanced" situation, which is said to be why black might benefit from using it against a higher rated player.

More chess mentoring, still on basic checkmates.

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