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ok here are some main lines
this is known as the english opening main lines
It is good against polish people.
It is a counter to the Polish defense: 1...b5 ;)
I play it like a hyper accelerated dragon sicilian.
I agree. Over here C4 is abbreviation for a dismissal. Like yesterday john got his C4.
I'll research main lines with c4 and show them
Ah, I was hoping for that.
This is known as mislabeling (looks like you've got a little more research to do).
main lines in master games
Sure looks like the Queen's Gambit to me...
Wait a minute! That is definitely Queen's gambit!
You got d4 c4 pawns with different move order... and " 1 c4 Nf3 2 d4 " has as many continuation as an india opening..
Opening usually means the position you reach but not the move order you make.
No opening is a mistake if you know how to play with it to your advantage.
Of course, some may be more advantageous than others...
I do love the idea the the first move can be genius. It's hard enough finding one that is, without argument, a mistake...
1.c4 is the best kept anti-sicilian secret in chess.
Kind of an "if you can't beat em, join em" solution.
For me this has usually been a mistake in the past because, I am not enough of an aggressive attacker( it is too slow for development and castling, for my style), but I would say it was genius for Fischer...
yeah koala im quite familiar with that opening
Here's another neat opening trap in the English:
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