9864 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
no, I was just saying the najdorf is the most often played, against the Dragon, I either play the Yugoslav 9.0-0-0 or the Levenfish
i play the dragon, sveshnikov, taimanov/kan and the najdorf. It is a headache to play against me otb. well i also play the caro-kann and a6, but these openings aren't nearly as complicated.
haha, I'm the opposite. Or at least otb. I only play the taimanov/QGD as black and the english opening as white
The Najdorf is gay, Classical is the way to go.
Closed sicllian, c3 sicillian and Bb5+ sidelines is the way to handle book eaters :P
I just play the Classical Sicilian, up to the Nc6 move, I don't know any theory after that. It's just very natural, and leaves you with a good position.
This is why I like facing the Sicilian as white! Unless you spend a dozen hours for every one that I put into studying theory, it's likely I'll be more prepared.
Any dedicated sicilian player does not fear the silly sidelines.
Maybe it's because I play the english (where I often get a closed sicilian as white) but getting a closed sicilian literally makes me happy. The same goes for alapin or morra gambit(which I transform into alapin with nf6)
It's like.. Well. I'm fine in the opening, time to outplay my opponent instead of ''I really hope he isnt going to play the english attack :xxxxx
Why dont you guys learn how to play good before you study all your opening theory crap.
...says the guy who specializes in opening novelties.
I think they moved to another Parham forum. There has been like 5 or so Parham forums. This is just ridiculous. Chess.com should add Parham to their spell check.LOL
There's a difference between using the Parham and winning games, and memorizing the first 20 moves of the ruy lopez...
But they have the Lopez in their spell check.
Both games are filled with blunders. You have got to give us better examples.
White looks pretty retarded here.
Show us that game.
My cat has beaten a Grandmaster in 1-minute game with 1.Na3, which surely enough is better than The Fartham.
I pity you, if you didn't realize that alexlaw was trying to play the Bongocloud in the first game... and am greatly amused by the number of queen moves in the second. Also, >5 min games aren't really chess.
(Correction: I meant <5)
NachtWulf, don't you mean <5 min.
I was watching the FM game, I think it was a 2 or 3 mintue game.
My mistake, I typed the wrong sign.
9/23/2014 - Mate in 3
by SJP_chesskid a few minutes ago
I have engineered a new opening-any comments welcome
by General-Mayhem 10 minutes ago
by Brazil_World 12 minutes ago
by cheesemate 17 minutes ago
1600 at last!
by Pulpofeira 17 minutes ago
Move Order In The Scheveningen
by TwoMove 23 minutes ago
Magnus Carlsen not using standard chess openings?
by TwoMove 47 minutes ago
The longest tournament at chess.com ?
by Brazil_World 50 minutes ago
fair play - lame aborting
by Tapani 51 minutes ago
Signs you're a bad chess player
by pogorelich 51 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2014 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!