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English Opening: Anglo-Indian Defense, Queen's Knight Variation

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  • 6 weeks ago


    what oppening is this

  • 2 months ago


    one of the best openings

  • 2 months ago


  • 4 months ago


    This opening is very flexible. This is my favourite. 

  • 6 months ago


    Hello brainstorming

  • 8 months ago


    what did you say that i do not know how to do this

  • 8 months ago


  • 9 months ago


    I used to play the scotch gambit. Apparently didn't work out for me, but this opening works well

  • 11 months ago


    love this opening 1 of my favorites

  • 14 months ago


    its supper

  • 19 months ago


  • 20 months ago


    hermoso sacrificio de dama y mate con alfil.!!

  • 21 months ago


  • 22 months ago


    The English Opening in modern chess has become one of two very distinct alternatives: (i.) most commonly, a transpositional tool to one of the various closed and neo-Indian set-ups or (ii.) a vastly open Sicilian Dragon - Hungarian Variation (Hyper-Accelerated Dragon) with a tempo up and thus a form of solidity the Hungarian finds utterly wanting. 

    In the Romantic Chess Era, when initially introduced by Howard Staunton in the 1840's (thus, the title English Opening, as he was Englands #1 of the time), the English was met with disdain by players such as Paul Morphy who simply found the opening too slow for their fever-paced development style.


    If you would like a more modern prospective, probably the most revered authority on the English would have to be Yassir Sirwan. Check out his games as White; most are of the English. Make sure not to play the English if you are not relatively competant in the closed games; the liklihood of ending up in a Catalan, QG: A or D, Anglo-Dutch, Dutch, or Neo-Gruenfeld is immense. On top of that, you need Sicilian theory, Hedgehog (which is increasingly popular at all levels these days in order to parry White's initiative), and perhaps most essentially, KID theory, as the Fienchetto lines for White are very solid but very positional and tricky. Not really amateur stuff in this opening. When you get done formalising yourself with the general know-how of Closed games, then you can get into the specifics of the English (which is one of the longer chapters in the MCO with over 100 variations from the Ultra Symetrical to the reversed Alekhine's Defense positions - the so-called "Alekhine's Attack".

    Hope this all helped; good strategizing. 


  • 22 months ago


    En sevdiğim 3. açılış

  • 22 months ago


  • 23 months ago


    Oonland your just not good enough to see the possibilities that this opening has

  • 23 months ago


    Even a fairly low rated player such as myself can see that this is a poor opening.

  • 24 months ago


    i need to lear this opening someone pliz recommend me a good book

  • 2 years ago


    I just trashed a guy 200pts higher than me and he used this opening.

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