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I tend to think all boredom is resolved by winning. The creation of boredom is also mentioned in Sun Tzu's Art of War as a valid tactic for winning. Thus, beware of the boring opponent.
+1I dont know why people hate on the London so much, I find my london games just as interesting as the Benko, Jaenisch, tromp or hopton games I play.Its always interesting to see the small accumulation of mistakes black ususally makes transfer into an advantage for white, and often black has no idea why they gte bad positions.
Yes, but i play for fun that is my first aim . I won´t make money winnin in chess. When someone plays systems like Colle or another system where their pieces are 15-20 moves without cross the fourth line, i ask myself if really these guys are playin chess .
I feel the same, I like to play againist d4-c4 but playing against the Colle or the London is just too boring. Especially the Colle tends to give black zero counterplay.
i personally hate when my opponet plays d4 since i don't get to play the sicilian which i like playing when my opponet plays d4 i have to play a more passive opening like the nimzo
You cant play the parham if you play d4.
You still haven't responded to my line, where black is practically winning.
In both the parham refutation thread and the 1. e4 e5 2. Qh5 thread.
I myself prefer 1.d4...but I have been hearing about this "Parham Opening" so much lately, I will need to look see.
If we are looking at openings from an offensive standpoint, e4 is superior to any other opening... this is why many people don't like d4- or Nf3 for that matter.
why is nf3 not agressive you are already putting a peice out on the first move? also its very flexible as well
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