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Edit: 9...Nc6 is the only move besides 9...d6.
What do you mean "Nc3 is recommended by computer analysis"? I don't see any spots where that would appear to be the best move, so I can only assume you meant the 9...Nc6 seen in the Ruy Lopez variation. If you were referring to the 7th move options, my computer only wavers between 7. Nxe5 and 7. c3.
Again, you do not specify which variation is dubious. If it is my suggested Qc5, then you are utterly wrong. That variation gives White a strong advantage. If you are referring to the move 7. Nxe5 in the Ruy, then I will again argue that it is not dubious. It is hard for White to pull for an advantage, but it is hardly a mistake. An inaccuracy would be more adequate, assuming White wants a winning position. If, however, you are referring to one of my two openings mentioned in my blog, you need to explain yourself, and support it with serious analysis, as I cannot see any dubiousness in either opening.
Please remember to specify what you are talking about. Thanks for understanding, but your comments make no since when not specifically linked to an opening.
EDIT: Now I see your next post, which makes me think this was all about your Ruy Lopez variation. As I already stated, I think you will have a hard time playing against 10. Qc5.
On another point, your Accelerated Snake line has a few problems. First, the idea behind this move is to avoid trading too early. As I mentioned in my blog, I suggest an immediate 5...Be5. Trading may occur later if and only if White does not play g3 at some point.
The immediate 5...Be5 is intriguing. I wouldn't have thought you were going to continue the "forward snake" without exchanging pawns first. You'd think that White would have some way of punishing this, but I don't see anything. I was particularly looking for some opportunity to play g4 since the Bc8 is not in the picture yet. That is the anti-snake recipe given in Dangerous Weapons in the Benoni/Benko by Emms/Palliser/Ward/Jones.
What do you play after 6.Bd3 with the idea of Nge2 and f4?
My blog defines all of the analysis, but you can just go ahead and castle there. After Nge2, play exd5. Where do you go from there? I'll answer your next few moves.
10.Qc5 is not any stronger.
@Yereslov: Actually, there is a big difference in those two positions. In the first, 14. e6 is not dangerous in view of 14...Nxb3! 15. exf7 Kxf7 16. Qxb3+ d5, where Black is doing fine. In the latter, your analysis at the end is totally wrong. Black cannot castle, thus trapping in his Rook on h8. In addition, he has a backward pawn which is likely to fall. You can hardly call it "dead even."
I don't like your 5.e5. I feel it is too comittal, and perhaps Black can get away with 5...h5!?
The moral is that White cannot do without castling for very long. 5.O-O is best.
Sorry, pal. This was not my analysis.
This was computer analysis where I tried different lines and let it run for a while.
The position is perfectly safe.
If you can find a refutation, good luck.
Edit: The rook is not stuck. It gets out eventually with no trouble.
Human error makes a lot of mistakes.
Well, when you play exd I will also play exd. Against nearly any move I will O-O next and I want to play f4. The purpose of my N on e2 is to prevent the doubled c pawns. I think this must be the critical test of the forward snake.
Both of your novelties seems unjustified.
There seems to be no point behind it.
How in the world is Nd7 a good move?
It's about as good as this:
Your bishop won't be moving to e5. Maybe an amauter will fall for this, but not a strong player.
The bishop goes to e5?
Yes, according to ChessisGood.
Oh, I stupidly thought you meant in the diagram you posted.
@Yereslov: I have already told you how both moves are strong. You seem to go by the computer analysis more than you should, so listen to this. Both moves are the top option suggested by my computer. However, I found the moves based on logic, not computer analyses. As for your opening, the position resulting after 13. Kf8 is horrendous for Black, and Stockfish gives White a 1.45 advantage.
If you have yet to read my entire blog, please do so, as it includes all of the information necessary to understand both openings. On a final note, your analyses are not in the spirit of good analysis. You need to consider all moves, not just what the computer puts out ten or fifteen moves later.
Yereslov has had this problem before. It's pretty common on the forums here, actually. He has some version of Fritz and will argue anything it doesn't like is bad until he's blue in the face, even when dealing with openings or positional neuances where it's well understood that the best engines (Fritz is down on that list pretty far now) generally have no clue.
You should have seen him go off on 3...h6 in the french tarrasch.
@GreenCastleBlock: Sorry, got a little mixed up. I'll work on this when I get back from my vacation. 7...d6 looks good too, though.
@jempty_method: I think that gives Black the advantage after 6...c6 and 7...d6.
Most of the users who have replied agree.
The openings offer no benefit.
Stockfish is a really terrible engine.
In a match against Rybka or Fritz it always gets thrashed.
I don't know about novelties, but I do play uncommon lines.
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