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The theory is better to learn. I usually do 3. Bg2 4. O-O 5. D3 6. C4. Play from there. Develops everything and gives powerful centre grab
very passive opening
Nice.But d5 is a problem
Playin' d white, is the next move going to be B-f2 ??!
Then white castles to g1........!! Is that going to be a good defense, I doubt about it !!
It's my favourite opening!!!
I love this opening!!!!!!!!!!! This opening helps me to win so many matches!!! The King's Indian Defence is another opening I recommend!!!!
I like the knight move, but not the pawn.
Moving the knight first gives you a chance to see what your opponent will do, before committing your pawns.
I have been using this a lot lately.
p.s. I tried to run the spell check and it didn't work.
I personally like KIA, it protects the White's king pretty good, never make the move e4 if it will be fixed in that position, the light square bishop will be a bad piece. In the position after White castled, I prefer that you immediately fight in the center. In any case, the king is well protected, however, if your opponent starts a kingside attack, secure your position ASAP.
I am a bit new to this opening, but I understand the bottom strategy.Against Computer [Hard (~1600)] (Fast play):
I hate to use this opening...I did'nt know how to use it...
HaveAnotherGame, I play against Shredder and it uses this d5 move a lot.
It's the Scandinavian Defense. Just put "chess e4 d5 Wiki" and you'll see.
I do 2. e4xd5 and then comes the black Queen on her own. She can create a lot of problems, but not with d5. If she moves too much, she looses time. Then comes a bishop and it may sacrifice to open my defense, etc.
It is a good move if preparing to castle
I get it. All 4 bishops are on the same colors.
Here is a diagram from the Chess federation I saw in the tournement place just before the first round was about to start
I'm getting back into chess after getting decent, about 750, and I'm trying to learn more strategy. I tried this opening and I want advice on the game.
Played this opening qnd got a really interesting mate!
Thanks for telling this opening-attack is good for beginners. I will give it a good try and study it with care. I started to study THE LONDON SYSTEM, which has some similarities, but this one is more compacted, with more pieces placed at strategic points,more able to defend, it seems.
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