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As Bill Wall posted in the chessopedia The Orangutan Opening here is the game in which he refers and where it was first played
Event New York International Tournament
Site New York International Tournament
I don't see how u can play an opening like that.
This is actually known most commonly as the Polish Opening. There's a book all about it named Play 1b4!: Shock your opponents with the Sokolsky.
The sokolsky is a valid opening, actually, and there is no need to use it to shock your opponents. I have over a 70% winrate with it in tournament settings.
ummm why didn't black just take the pawn when it was hanging ?
Nothing wrong with it, and nothing terribly good, either. Black has many ways to get a good game, simplest one (no need for virtually any theory at all) is simple development with ...e5, ...d6, ...f5, ...Nf6, ...Be7 and so on.
then Bxg7 and the rook is lost.
An interesting opening, usually quite surprising and takes the opponent off the book lines, also leads to interesting games, fun to play!
12/13/2013 - Back Rank Power
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I am quitting chess.
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CONTEST: Caption this Image of Anand & Carlsen
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The best sicilian variation
by bean_Fischer 9 minutes ago
What could black of done better
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Cannot add utube videos no more!!
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If you could combine two chess pieces powers what would the two pieces be???????
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Best opening for white
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What is a time ratio?
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