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theres a few people who complement me for never having beatn me and they think I'm to positionally sound of a player to be honest all 3 are only between 1350-1520 so I think just by how much higher rated than them I am might be the reason I have a plus score against a CM and he's aggressive in almost all the games weve played againt each other.
@feyhu, that's cool. It's important to realise which openings and which kinds of positions suit your style. I used to play the KIA too, but I prefer more open games, so I prefer the King's Gambit when my opponent plays 1...e5 to my 1.e4, though I also play the Scotch and I do occasionally play the Ruy Lopez.
im not even a e4 player but I just love the Scoth Game which is why I play in theametics that feature it and its the reason I dont meet e4 with ...e5 haha.
And as a side-note, I dislike the ruy lopez.
but it is a good opening to learn from.
And feyhu is saying that he doesn't like to play the Ruy Lopez, but that it is a good opening to learn from... I don't see where your confusion lies :/
Because it's a weird thing to say and it's completely off-topic.
Also, did you really grammar nazi on 'wat'? >_<
I wouldn't say it was weird... off-topic, certainly!
And no, I didn't need to grammar nazi on 'wat', but I did have to correct his spelling. "Wat" is not a word; I don't understand why so many people are choosing to spell phoenetically. We live in an ever globalising world, and the more people that let their spelling slide (admittedly "wat" is not the biggest infringement), the more we dilute the language and create bridges between people. How would you feel if you were trying to learn Spanish and people kept intentionally misspelling words? You'd be very confused. Spelling is easy, and I don't condone laziness :/
We've gotten way off-topic now; let's not try to pick arguments. I thought we escaped that when AcivilisedGentleman ran away.
Hardest position to play is one you don't understand. Most players would be uncomfortable in either case when faced against an opponent who specialized in the current type of position.
In either case I feel like I'm not sure how to evaluate the position, I can't quite find candidate moves I'm really comfortable with.
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