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Against d4 i also play e6 somtimes to ente the french defence if possible...
Anyone else wanna say sth?
Also i think it would be interesting if anyone can write the basic repertoires of various GMs just to see what GMs play the openings we do so that we can more easily find games around it...(eg Kasparov played a lot the KID and Grunfeld especially vs Karpov in Lyon)
i play either 1. e4 focusing on scotch, bb5 sicilian, two knights french and ck OR 1. b3. as black i play french vs e4, nimzo indian vs d4 with Nc3 and qid vs most other things.
1.d4 usually, but sometimes 1.e4. 1.b3 and 1.Nc3 are my unorthodox replies.
As black: Sicilian, Ruy Lopez, Qf6 or Qh4 Scotch, ...g6 variation to avoid four knights defense since four knights is drawish and to break symmetry early, Sicilian Paulsen, Scveningen, and Najdorfs depending on how the transpositions go. Once in awhile I'll go 1...b6 against 1.e4.
Against 1.d4:Either the Leningrad Dutch or Nimzo or Queen's Indian.
Against 1.f4: 1...c5
Against unorthodox: 1...e5, occupy the center, usually with ...Nf6.
How do you avoid the 4 knights with g6?Can you please elaborate?do you mean 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 g6 or 3. ...Nf6 4.Bc4 g6...?
1.e4,e5 2.Nf3,Nc6 3.Nc3,g6
After 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bc4 is probably not best in view of 4...Nxe4 among other moves, but 4.Bb5 is perfectly playable as may be 4.g3, the Glek variation.
I play 3...Nf6 because I play the Two Knights Defense and Ruy mainlines.
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