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In my opinion, the bishop move (2.Bg5) is a move where it prevents the game going to Dragon Accelerated, sometimes French or even sometimes the Four Knights Game....
looks good for avoiding the King's Indian defense to me: d4 nf3 Bg5 e6 Bxf3 just to avoid theory, like MisterHeckim shows.
For the white's position here, it is easy for the white to develop the A rook in the middle game or maybe the rook in the early game able to control the d squares, after developing the queen, maybe it can move on c3 or a Ponziani move b3 and developing the Knight, maybe it can move on c3, c5 or d2; on the right side squares, the bishop g5 must have a specific time or specific moves to capture Nf6 or a possible retreat to h4 to g3, the purpose of retreating is to recycle the dark square bishop, if White castles at the Kingside, the dark square bishop will able defend the castled king. In conclusion, the g5 bishop must wait the black's respond-move. :)
So......your bishop is lost, right? Pls. correct me someone.
It has worked for me and will continue playing it.
After D4 Nf6, Bg5 g6 is already a bad move! Many Players, who normaly play the Kingsindian-Defence, try this and they get bad positions. After g6 white should play Bxf6 exf6, C4(!) Bg7, Nc3 O-0, g3 f5, e3 d6, Bg2 Nbd7, Ne2 Nf6, 0-0 Re8 and now play on the queenside with b4 and Qb3. Black cant Do very much in this position
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I like this opening.And I'm thingking that this opening si not following the rule in chess opening to develope knights before bishop.But this opening depends to a player for his/her strategy.
Castling on the Queen side is much better plan if the rook had an open file on Rg8.:)
Why would one win?
I dont mind losing Knight here. I will concentrate on my development, if Bxf3, we can take bishop by gxf3. So i will get open rank for k-rook.
the forgotton bishop trap :) but several other openings have similar traps i guess
I also believe exf6 has been recorded as " solid response" to tat capture.
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