11266 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
I been looking around, and i never liked my cramped position against the queens gambit (i always declined it, i tried out many variations)
But then i realized why not play queens gambit accepted?
I tried 1 game and i loved my position, it was easy to control, and white couldnt gain much of an edge, so i wonder..
Is accept that bad?!
Heres my game
this opening was played by Viswanthan Anand, you can look of his games here:http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chess.pl?page=3&pid=12088&playercomp=black&eco=D20-D29&title=Viswanathan%20Anand%20playing%20the%20Queen's%20Gambit%20Accepted%20as%20Black&eresult=
Playing the QGA is very bad, didn't your mother teach you right from wrong? You should be ashamed.
I'll say 8...a6 then 9...b5 would be better because you could put your B on b7 and control the long diagonal.
This is a good example of QGA, it also shows a6 and b5 is important..
So far i would rather do QGA then QGD
White didn't really understand the goal of QG, when accepted (this is for me and based on study of the position) the response 4 e4 is unacceptable, it creates a "french dark bishop" (ie the dark bishop has been removed from the offense) either Nc3 or Bg5 would be better (as well as many other variations)
Queens gambit accepted was never considered bad, those who decline it just prefer to keep tension in the center, which personally i prefer too. when black accepts he's basically saying "fine you can have the center, but i will get natural and easy development". it was only considered "bad" to try and defend the pawn after accepting.
9/17/2014 - GM Abhijeet Gupta - IM Roeland Pruijssers, Corus C
by shisuitorii 6 minutes ago
Is 8 hours of chess enough for a 4 year old future world champion?
by RonaldJosephCote 6 minutes ago
If Hitler had won the war, what would chess be like?
by FES314 6 minutes ago
by ellie100 12 minutes ago
Is chess a Jungian archetype in the collective unconscious?
by AbstractAlao 15 minutes ago
The Dubrovie Mania...
by DLin2013 18 minutes ago
Chess rating system
Drueke chess set
by wiscmike 30 minutes ago
Is There a Game Analysis that Tells You How Strong You Played?
by pawpatrol 37 minutes ago
How to know when to Resign
by I_am_Zod 46 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2014 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!