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Facing the Scandinavian


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #1

    Chess_Lover11

    Hello all i am having trouble facing the Scandinavian defense. The black castles queenside and starts attack on centre which is too strong.I just stand watching the black ruling the game. I just don't get a plan to start up with. So what should be white's plan playing against Scandinavian. Any lines,game or any sort of help is appreciated.Smile

     

     

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #2

    sftac

    Well, since I like playing the Scandinavian (Center Counter) as Black, my earnest recommendation to all readers is to play a few moves, then resign gracefully.  Wink

    sftac

    ps.  Well, if you really must put up a fight, then perhaps you ought to avoid exd (maybe try e5, instead).

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #3

    malcolm777b

    I used to hate playing against the Scandanavian because I think it's boring.  After playing a bit with the Blackmar Diemer Gambit though, now I hope for a 1...d5.  I'm not highly rated, but there is usually pause when I throw out 2.d4.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #4

    Chess_Lover11

     I don't like the position of white in this variation, black is going to play e5 with lots of pressure on center. Any other moves i should play as white?

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #5

    Chess_Lover11

    Okay thanx, so my mistake was natural looking Bc4.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #6

    Chess_Lover11

    No way, am not feeling bad at all. Infact why should i feel bad?!? o.O you helped me so am thankful 2 u :D

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #7

    theliten

    I also have trouble with facing the scandinavian. But what do you experienced guys think about this video? It´s brand new it seems like. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTytiduEsu8

    The idea is 

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #8

    xxvalakixx

    In the main line scandinavian defence white is much more active.
    But what I like to play against is this.

     2. e5 is not good for white.

     

     

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #9

    theliten

    I am correcting my self. THIS is within mainline: 

    And THIS is how to CRUSH blacks idea of centre-counter defense! 

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #10

    DunnoItAll

    Stop playing Nc3 and blocking your c pawn.  e4 d5 exd5 Qxd5 Nf3, then play for d4 and c4.

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #11

    ponz111

    The move 1. e4  d5  2. Qf3? is just play silly. Black gets close to a winning advantage.

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #12

    ponz111

    Also, this line does not really work for White  1. e4  d5  2, exd5  Qxd5

    3. c4  there are a couple of lines for Black



  • 13 months ago · Quote · #13

    theliten

    ponz111 wrote:

    The move 1. e4  d5  2. Qf3? is just play silly. Black gets close to a winning advantage.

     

    Not at all... I challenge you to show me why. I think it is a brilliant idea.

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #14

    theliten

    You shouldn´t play Qh4 unless you know what youre doing. A far easier way to play is simply Qd3!

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #15

    ponz111

    Here is an answer to another question.

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #16

    ponz111

    theliten, what would you play after my sequence? Sometimes chess postings on youtube have wrong analysis.  The move 1. e4  d5  2. Qf3 breaks a fundamental opening rule.

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #17

    theliten

    After your sequence? Well first off, "your sequence" is a very modern response :) But it goes into the scandinavian. My idea is to AVOID the scandinavian and therefore I would not play your sequence. Btw, someone who wants to play the scandinavian and not is a computer program may not at all capture, at least if he isn´t high rated.

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #18

    ponz111

    theliten, my sequence was a follow up on your avoiding the Scandinavian.

    Please diagram what you would do in response to my moves so we are on the same page as to what we are talking about? [ used the moves from the youtube video you gave]  Please use actual moves rather than words.

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #19

    ponz111

    Chess Lover  I once wrote a book on this variation:

  • 13 months ago · Quote · #20

    ponz111

    To understand the ideas for White and Black you just need to purchase a current book. To complex to explain here.


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