13759 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!
What can I play against all white openings which is OK?
kings indian is the initial opening i usually go with because it is flexible depending on whites variations.
there is no real end all defense that is gauranteed tho
1..g6 2..bg7 3..c5
1...Nf6 is playable against all first moves of white.
The Kings Indian Defence...
Here is another example of playing the KID (kings indian defence against another white opening)
It would be nice if there was such an universal opening, but unfortunately the case isn't so easy. In the end you have to think for yourself at some point no matter how. Sometimes early in the game, sometimes you can play by the books for some moves.
I think you should find yourself as a player first, search for if you are agressive or passive, like tactics or positional play. Many pieces on the board in complex situations or less pieces in quieter positions. And so on... Then it is easier to suggest some moves you could adobt in many (but not all) games. Quiet (long term) players could go for c6, g6 or Nf6 as first move (no matter what white do) and more tactical and agressive ones could go for c5, d5 or e5 (no matter what). But if this is in a chessclub you end up very predictible if you do this all the time.Always try to bend the game into types of positions that suits you as a chessplayer. All these thoughts doesn't work on high level of play and in standard timeframe games, of course. Then it is more complex to answer such a question. Good luck!
c5 works fine agaisnt anything IMO.
That is also true, we have the open sicilian lines and closed sicilian lines...
Another example of using c5 opening for black...
And another example...
Naturally, the Dark Knight System
What do you say one move from mating your opponent!
by alessandropicone a few minutes ago
My road from 1200 to 2100 in less than 2 years
by adypady02 3 minutes ago
Players the wrong rating
by sharcashmo 4 minutes ago
5/27/2015 - Condemned
by KillTheHorsie 4 minutes ago
Are tactics really the way to go?
by Kman413 5 minutes ago
What if you went to a live tournament and no one came except for you?
by Americu 8 minutes ago
8/3/2014 - Mate in 2
by Rambo2004 9 minutes ago
First time buying a chess set.
by Eyechess 10 minutes ago
help assess my weaknesses based on my games+ analysis
by Equiv 12 minutes ago
3 Queens - Is it going too far?
by LoekBergman 14 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2015 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!