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Is b4 opening for white correct?


  • 12 months ago · Quote · #21

    KingGS007

    Nicholas2002GM wrote:

    Maybe 1.b3 e4 2.d4 is okay for white but the queen bishop cannot help the queenside

    thnkz

  • 12 months ago · Quote · #22

    Nicholas2002GM

    B3 Is actually the queen Indian defence

    Maybe 1.b3 e4 2.d4 is okay for white but the queen bishop cannot help the queenside

    thnkz

  • 12 months ago · Quote · #23

    KingGS007

    Nicholas2002GM wrote:

    B3 Is actually the queen Indian defence

     

    Maybe 1.b3 e4 2.d4 is okay for white but the queen bishop cannot help the queenside

     

     

    thnkz

    thnkz ..:)

  • 12 months ago · Quote · #24

    ViktorHNielsen

    2 of my games against orangutan:




    The first game was played with 2 hours each, the second with 25 minutes.

  • 12 months ago · Quote · #25

    GarryAlekhine

    ViktorHNielsen wrote:

    2 of my games against orangutan:

     
     



    The first game was played with 2 hours each, the second with 25 minutes.

    what is NN?

  • 12 months ago · Quote · #26

    cardinal46

    !-b4 is great in blitz or against players who are not familiar with it. Not a serious opening against seasoned players.

  • 12 months ago · Quote · #27

    RetiFan

    NN is Not Named, means an unknown player.

  • 12 months ago · Quote · #28

    KingGS007

    ScorpionPackAttack wrote:

    Here are some ideas in this opening:

    1) Meets Opening Principle #1 (Development after Bb2 w/ Good: Central Control, might I add...) 1.d4 and 1.e4 grant additional central control and doesn't weaken the queenside


    2) Offers: Protection of Rook on a1. The rook is in no danger in the opening, and black doesn't have any real prospects of attacking it in the opening unless white screws up badly.  Even then, I've played in certain Leningrad Dutch positions where Bxa1? would be a mistake due to the lack of important open files and substituting a black bishop for white queen on the dark squares. 


    3) Threatens at least a Pawn after Bb2. (My Principle: Intimidation) A pawn that's defended by the bishop and easily defended in the middlegame usually.


    4) The dream of b5 CAN be Realized, if Provoked w/ a5 or c5, which has the Advatadge of gaining Tempi of Black's queen-side knight OR taking away, those squares from it.... What if black doesn't even play Nc6? 


    5) b4 can be Protected w/ a3, or Exchanged for the e-pawn (usually).... (Key Variations) I don't know which is Better, but as of Now, I like the Added Protection because it makes Black's Bishop, Bite on Granite.... Although, looking at Statistical Results: People seem to play the exchange better! (Probably because Nf3 can be easily played without the Fear of e4 (by Black). Bishops can be quite comfortable on e7 or d6.  Knights and pawns can provoke and/or exploit other weaknesses.


    6) The Plan is: e3, c4, Nc3 (all supporting a b5 PUSH) The issue in the center isn't even resolved.


    7) It makes more sense to Bring Pieces to Bear on the Black King-side, as that is usually prefered to castle too... whereas the Queen can "jump" stay on her side, or FOCUS on the king side, if Needed.... What if the kingside is solid with no sound attacking prospects for white?  Find a good opening, note imbalances, and recall strategies that rely upon said imbalances.  A queenside pawn push makes sense in a Carlsbad structure as it helps to weaken c6, and clamping on the c5 square to prevent black from playing his thematic c5 push, or pushing d5 against e6 if white has an isolated pawn, and black preventing such a manouver are basic examples. 


    8) The pawns which (which, or that?) are pushed are the Pawns to be Promoted or Traded off.... Good if Black plays 0-0. (Or, if Traded, then open File Attack!)

    Source:

    http://www.chessforums.org/chess-openings/11567-1-b4-ideas.html

    thnkz for ur help

  • 12 months ago · Quote · #29

    blumzovich

    Of course it's not correct.  How could it be when a move like 1...c6 practically equalizes?  What is up with these threads about 1. b4 and 1...b6 and other crap openings?  It's as bad as non-stop threads about the Parham.  There should be a special opening sub-forum for craptastic openings.

  • 12 months ago · Quote · #30

    RetiFan

    It would be correct but 1. b4 is not craptastic. Even 1. a3 is not craptastic, since white has the first move advantage, all these moves have are possible. Chess is a game of seeing what others can not, good chess players always consider every possible move, not just the natural moves. Even in the highest level 1. b4, 1. a3, 1. g4 are sometimes played. Who are we to oppose these guys??

  • 12 months ago · Quote · #31

    cardinal46

    I agree with thompson, 1...c6 is the correct response.


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