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Ponziani Opening


  • 2 years ago · Quote · #321

    Scottrf

    Yeah very, the same as with her attack vs Nakamura, she's playing some interesting chess.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #322

    C-nack

    Lol, it's funny how c3 is marked as -0.05 :D

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #324

    Scottrf

    He played f6 instead of Bb4 on move 9, probably forgot the correct move order Wink

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #326

    ponz111

    So what are the moves so far and how can I follow the game?

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #328

    ponz111

    come on guys what are the moves and how can i follow the game?

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #329

    ajmeroski

    I posted the link some posts ago. Maybe you will be able to find it somehow.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #330

    Scottrf

    Link in post 323:

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #332

    ponz111

    I would have made a different 9th move for White.

     

    thanks for giving link to the game 

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #333

    ponz111

    Now that she has played 12. e6 she may be in trouble and my guess she is going to have to try pushing her" " pawn at some point to try and justify her e6 move..

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #334

    ponz111

    should read "a" pawn

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #335

    C-nack

    ponz111 wrote:

    I would have made a different 9th move for White.

     

    thanks for giving link to the game 

    What would you play? I'd probably go with Nc3.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #336

    ponz111

    Yes, 9. Nc3  but I would not play  6. Bc4 either and we avoided that line in our vote chess games.

     

    However Carlsen is playing a line very similar to what Pfren suggested against 6. Bc4  which goes to show both  Pfren and Carlsen think much alike at least in this particular variation!

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #337

    ponz111

    While this opening variation will come down in flames--I am kinda glad it was played as I have analyzed it a little. 

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #339

    ponz111

    You are correct that the variation 6. Bc4 is a bad variation and that is why we have abandoned that variation in our little group. [or I should say we never even started rather than "abandoned"]

    We have seen 3 games in a row where in the variations White chose inferior lines by these super grandmasters.  Maybe some day we will get lucky and they will play the better theory lines in these particular variations. 

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #340

    ponz111

    The problem with sometimes playing an opening such as the Ponziani is there is no way they can know the latest and best theory.  They play it apparently as a gamble as the other guy will not know the best theory also. 

    [other girl in this case]


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