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c4 as white I think is a mistake because it doesn't give as much central control
lol what if black did d5?
You're supposed to eat those eucalyptus leaves, not smoke em.
No it does control center d5 square.
Indeed, it's a losing blunder. Care to show us the refutation?
It's neither genius nor a mistake.
It's just a standard opening move, slightly less popular than a few of the others.
It's a opening theory.
I see that Reb has resorted to a pixel version of his trademark slogan...
It is good against polish people.
Is this topic a genius mistake, or mistaken genius? Either way, I've gotta say it's genius.
the english is a respectable opening.
Since Kasparov used it to win a must win game against Karpov to retain his world title I'm going to pick genius.
its move 1, how could it be genius?
If you know chess Dutch you'll find that each and every move counts ;) and I'll research main lines with c4 and show them
I may be busy so it could take a bit
How is this a mistake? I've won many OTBs when black played 1... e5 in response to my 1. c4.
If i had to play that move i would play this:
Basically getting a transposition into something like the Rubinstein.
Faking a LOW rating to win !!
by EricDaPanda a few minutes ago
3/30/2015 - Mate in 3
by dj1234dallas 2 minutes ago
tactics trainer rating to elo rating
by notmtwain 4 minutes ago
LET'S SEE SOME PUZZLES!!!
by finn416 6 minutes ago
Buying an heirloom set
by LuftWaffles 7 minutes ago
Make a Skittle VS MNM Vote chess!
by MNMSkyBlue 10 minutes ago
Very Annoying Opening
by MNMSkyBlue 14 minutes ago
Is it possible that there are still good openings that remain unexplored?
by Stavros_34 15 minutes ago
by Robert0905 17 minutes ago
me sacaron de la zona de juego
by nemross 22 minutes ago
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