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Tricky Opening Lines


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1

    Pawnpusher3

    What Openings do you consider very tricky or complex?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #3

    ChristianSoldier007

    i would respond 2.d4 after 1...Nc6 though

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #4

    ChessisGood

    Agree with CS007

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #5

    Pawnpusher3

    Well that is the mainline Chess and Christian, but it doesn't mean Nf3 is never played. If Nf3 is played, you can easily fall into a ruy, italian, scotch, ponziani, etc. That is why Nf3 f5 could be very tricky. 

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #6

    ChristianSoldier007

    ok well the main reply is d4 which i think is a good reason it wont be played much

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #7

    Pawnpusher3

    well, d4 is solid, but it leads into the nimzoswitsch defense, which is an uncommon line that many players get into trouble with. Ask NM aww-rats. He can tell you all about it :)

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #8

    ChristianSoldier007

    i like white better in the nimzowitsch. Also I thought that 1...Nc6 was the nimzowitch (keep getting tempted to shorten it to the nimzo - but thats in nimzo indian!)

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #9

    Pawnpusher3

    the main line of the Nimzoswitsch is 1. e4 Nc6 2. d4 d5 and then white can play lots of moves, but has to know theory. 

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #10

    ChristianSoldier007

    ok thanks pawnpusher

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #11

    jetfighter13

    I would think that the KG, EG, and maybe The Halloween Gambit are tricky

    here is the last one

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #12

    Pawnpusher3

    That line is actually not the mainline. In fact, that line is a bad line for black. There are many other opportunities for black to do better in the position. Giving back the knight is always an option as well, and if black gives back the knight, he will almost always end up in a better position. This is a good line:

     

    you can always play the Ng6 line as well and easily secure an advantage. 

     



  • 3 years ago · Quote · #13

    jetfighter13

    yeah, but for someone who doesn't know how to handle it. it can be deadly. heck even if they know it it can cause them to think.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #14

    jetfighter13

    but it is not the best opening available. I just hate the 4 knights.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #15

    Daeru

    Najdorf - Poisoned Pawn 

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #16

    ChessisGood

    The Najdorf PP, Samisch KID, Botvinnik Semi-Slav, King's Gambit, Dragon Sicilian, etc.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #17

    LazyChessPlayer3201

    I don't know about tricky, but I have agrresive lines 

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #18

    The_Gavinator

    The Parham is about as tricky as they come.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #19

    satxusa

    Blackmar-Diemer Gambit Accepted can be tricky at an amateur level.  I've been beaten by it and won more than a few with it.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #20

    shepi13

    The halloween gambit is unsound because of the Ng6 lines and lines where black gives back the piece. However, I believe the following gambit is considered sound:

     




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