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Saragossa Opening

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  • 8 weeks ago

    doktorfaustus

    "If you are going to play this, why not just offer to play black instead??"

    easy, this is a changed colours Caro-kann with one more move, why refuse for it?

  • 3 months ago

    Bishop_Hurricane

    if you plan to castle kingside it is good to pawnstorm blacks queenside later.

  • 8 months ago

    Defender_Joshua

    If you are going to play this, why not just offer to play black instead??

  • 8 months ago

    robertjames_perez

    My 11-year old sister uses this opening along with the other openings she memorized. It became one of her lethal weapons in chess though she still studies other openings unfamiliar to her. This is white's version of Caro-Kann Defense.

  • 9 months ago

    sportchef

    IT is okay if you are going for a d5 push later

  • 9 months ago

    macer75

    From my experience this is great against stronger players!

  • 15 months ago

    beatinchess

    wre3wedddddddasg

  • 19 months ago

    Benb0302

    i usually play nf3 then c3

  • 21 months ago

    passpawn69

    whatever. . .

  • 2 years ago

    ntk55

    this trap is for beggners

  • 2 years ago

    Senthiloo7

    @Ivanenko ....mating pattern is similar to gucco piano....

  • 2 years ago

    Jaylooker

    It can easily lead into some sharp variations such as Colle's System or London System or some form of sharp attack to the king side with the light squared bishop at c2 or d3. It also does support a d4 or b4 pawn push which lends itself into Polish opening and Queen's Pawn opening. This can also transpose into Ponziani Opening or Macleod Attack if 1. c3 e5 2. e4.

  • 2 years ago

    MaxLangeIsGood

    I had some good games with it...Saragossa transposed into something home made!

  • 2 years ago

    darkpower25

    its just not particularly aggressive, does nothing to reinforce the center, and if you say it protects d4, well your queen already does that and if you needed o you could play c3 anyways, plus it also deprives your knight of useful square and does nothing to develop any pieces

  • 3 years ago

    darkpower25

    whats the advantage of this opening over say, just about anything else

  • 3 years ago

    JosephFrederick

    its not really bad, and can be good waiting move...

  • 3 years ago

    wiimac

    Why do people hate this opening??? It's not explored much!!

  • 3 years ago

    jrmrbr

    Opens up your queen.

  • 3 years ago

    Bill216

    This opening is great only if you have white and love defense.

  • 3 years ago

    zadignose

    Generally, in chess, some people sometimes win with the black pieces.  Similarly, some people sometimes win despite throwing away their opportunity to make a good first move with the white pieces.  That's why people will rationalize ANY first move with white.  Espeically if it's given an exotic opening name.

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