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Zukertort Opening: Symmetrical Variation

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  • 2 months ago

    king_almado

    yes it's flexible

  • 5 months ago

    Cotox

    Very flexible and playable opening. It is my secret weapon :)

  • 7 months ago

    danilmcquillin

    this is the Reti opening!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Tongue Out

  • 11 months ago

    wjcsz

    what is it ?

  • 12 months ago

    shreekanthpvchess

    not good

  • 12 months ago

    RedMatter360

    ...\

  • 14 months ago

    HF9

    Yes. I like it

  • 18 months ago

    freezypopsicle

    Please be relevant, helpful & nice             esta apertura la utilizo para distraer al oponente y atacar lo mas rapido posible a su reina!not a languge

  • 18 months ago

    freezypopsicle

    Please be relevant, helpful & nice!

  • 18 months ago

    freezypopsicle

    is weird

  • 3 years ago

    gxtmfa

    Not nearly developed enough to be disregarded as a losing symmetrical variation. It's only the first move of eachplayer! Black has plenty of flexibility. White goes Nimzo-Larsen with 2. b3 and black responds by grabbing the center with d5. White plays d4, Black can still play symmetrically and hope to convert to the Tarrasch Defense.

  • 3 years ago

    JoeTheV

    I actually like this opening.

  • 3 years ago

    q12money

    this sucks

  • 3 years ago

    Aquafog

    for black

  • 3 years ago

    Aquafog

    i use this opening

  • 3 years ago

    hankm

    Honestly, as a frequent 1. Nf3 player, I find this reply by black to be the most annoying and the most accurate. I like to maintain complete flexibility, and to retain the ability to steer the game into a queen's pawn opening if I want to. Seemingly logical moves like 1...d5, 1...Nc6, 1...c5, 1...e6, and so on are just way too commital. One might play 1...d5 thinking it is "agressive", and after 2. d4 suddenly find oneself in the middle of a classical queen's gambit position. If one plays something other than the QGD, QGA, or Slav, this can be a big problem. Also, after 1...Nc6 2. d4, black is in a bit of trouble, unless he happens to be a big Chigorin defense fan. Others on this thread have mentioned this point already, but it bears repeating. When facing 1. Nf3, you simply HAVE to keep transpositional possiblities in mind, or you might end up in an entirely unfamiliar position.

  • 3 years ago

    segway123

    This is how I play against 1. nf3 makes white set the pace and you gain the effect of not having to show. White can play queen pawn, english or stay true to the Zukatort with g3 or b3

  • 3 years ago

    nd360

    everybody knows this so obvious

  • 3 years ago

    gm3333

    non sense

  • 4 years ago

    NICKYBOY216

    ....

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