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Tell me what you guys think of my new variation.
I'll call it the Yereslov Variation.
B12: Caro-Kann Defense: Advance Variation, Botvinnik-Carls Defense
Well, it's been played in thousands of games before you, so I hardly think you have the right to name it.
Must be a different opening.
I just made this one up.
I came up with it. I'm going to call it the Yereslov Variation.
click on the link, is excatlty the same.
It is by no means an invention. It is simply an act of plagiarism to say that you created it. You may call it whatever you wish, however, as long as you accept that it will not be officially dubbed the Yereslov.
Click on my link, its been played many times and is the second most played move in that position. You can't name it, that would be like me trying to name the Open Variation of the Ruy Lopez after myself
Also, at your level, I doubt that you could fully explain to me the merits of your move when compared to the more standard 3...Bf5.
The only way you could ever get that phrase coined in relation to that opening, would be to become an historically great phenom( Multiple World Champ probably for it to have a chance to stick) and then maybe after time, people will remember you more for it than the guys who currently are credited with its inception as a good line of play. Good luck.
3...Bf5 isn't more standard.
it is vereslov. check the databases
They all show different variations.
I still think 3...c5 is more common. A database doesn't have every single game.
It does use different names than my Chessmaster uses, which I find puzzling. I will assume that both names are valid and its a matter of preference for some reason, as Yereslov is trying to do and get us to follow suit, but without the accolades to pull it off.
The first one to discover it gets to name it.
I tend to think others actually take the time to research for a line that a particular player plays. The player himself doesn't go look everyone. See what I came up with, especially if he is really good and has really good competition(the only players that openings and variations are named for) because none of them want to advertise or be dumb enough to do the work for their opponents to make it easier to study you. Hence the guy doing the research needs a name for the line and what could be more fitting than the guys name who uses it?
10/22/2014 - E.Bacrot - P.Leko, Elista Grand Prix, 2008
by KNIGHTHORSE6729 3 minutes ago
chess word game!
by Phantom_of_the_Opera 4 minutes ago
by Till_98 4 minutes ago
My ELO jumbed 150 points for no reason
by elyes51 6 minutes ago
ANOTHER Tournament Prob
by Martin_Stahl 6 minutes ago
huge rating jump
by Till_98 10 minutes ago
Standard Ratings Boost
by kleelof 11 minutes ago
Ruy Lopez - what to play as Black?
by Mystic_Fairy 19 minutes ago
NOW I'm REALLY quitting. For sure.
by quak170 22 minutes ago
Too many games
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