15512 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?
Backgammon, Yatzy, and more!
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!
Finally, one opponent tried 5. qe2 nc6 6. be3 ! How should black respond?
Well, if White is going to offer exchanges, Black should accept with 6 ...Bxe3. But White could have just developed with 6 Nf3 and a slight advantage based on his strong pawn at e4 which establishes a beach head in the center, securing White greater space for the foreseeable future. Why offer trades which lose time instead of developing?
Still, the whole idea of declining the Danish with 3 ...d3 is odd. Black gets virtually instant equal play with ...d5 after capturing any of the pawns (d, c, b), there is no benefit to be had to ...d3.
Yeah, I met this line often in rapid and blitz tournament. I accept all the gambit pawns then return them all. Here is my line: [1.e4 e5 2.d4 cxd4 3.c3 dxc3 4.Bc4 cxb2 5.Bxb2 then I start returning them d5! 6.Bxd5 Nf6 7.Bxf7 Kxf7 8.Qxd8 Bb4+ 9.Qd2 Bxd2 10.Nxd2 Re8 11.Ngf3 Nc6 12.0-0 Bg4 with decent play.]
used this against u, and it semmed ok.
I think your a dik and so does everyone else!
t iis weeel
This is what Bologan recommends (in alternative he gives JMB2010's suggestion) in his must-read for any 1.e4 e5 player "Bologan's Black Weapons in the Open Games". It is only half of the analysis he gives in his book, though. Anyway, I think the Qe7 move is not only good but also relatively unknown, and it has brought me many points. I hope it helped.
This guy is scared of me xD
9/3/2015 - Keres - Petrosian
by DolphinDasher a few minutes ago
by bouloux 6 minutes ago
Human vs computer in a blitz game
by RobertoPericle 10 minutes ago
log out button
by PHudson 11 minutes ago
In need of advice for online tournament the 32nd Chess.com <1000
by RSK_Asherz 14 minutes ago
by Rosheen-Dove 19 minutes ago
French Defence - Rubinstein Variation
by TwoMove 28 minutes ago
by Nipplewise 33 minutes ago
Which is better, Bishop or Knight?
by FreeCat 38 minutes ago
Block selected user comments in Tactics Trainer
by garbo999 53 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!