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Its actually pretty good
Stakes a weak claim to e4 and blocks the knight from developing to f3 and ruins the kingside pawn structure
gedults is good for 1 min bullet
We did'nt appreciate this opening because it's only depend on the player who play this opening.
Vs. computer @1200 just pulled this on me. I won, but wouldn't it have taken rook on move 16, the noob I am would have had a harder time.
bad, really bad.
This isn't opening. This is shit.
the worst opening move is probably h3 or nh3
its not as bad as everyone thinks. its extremely passive. as mentioned before, it can almost always lead to a reversed dutch game (if you wish.)
But if you want to play the dutch defense, why not just play black???
This is a BAD openning!
I saw a 2000 rated player talking about this opening at a local tournament, he said every time he played it he lost. >.
@Greymiles : It is called the barnes opening.
Not very good move for high ranking games.
hmm.. dangerous opening
I thought this was called the "Barnes Opening".
if someone is planning for o-o-o castling
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