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  • 3 weeks ago


    This was a great game up till move 27. It's a 3 minute blitz and my opponent was feeling some time pressure I think.

  • 8 months ago


    it's a totally playable opening.....Im a huge fan of ....Nc6 (Nimzo defence) but this is a very nice opening as well...

    lately played it (online/ corresp.) and caught an 1800 player offguard with with his Queen f3 on the 6th move...


    Im not expecting to walking into Queen blunders all the time, but Im gonna try this opening more often...

  • 14 months ago


    Do u think u could play e6 first

  • 14 months ago


    Do u think its good

  • 14 months ago


    Like This?
    Please Critique...
  • 14 months ago


    In the 1...b6 group we always play 1...b6 and are undefeated in 47 Vote Chess games.

  • 14 months ago


    This opening is good if you want to give white the better position and the initiative out of the opening. ;)

  • 20 months ago


    now, I really want to learn this. :)

  • 2 years ago


  • 2 years ago


    for opening the best way to find, more acurate move is with the opening report. use engine for opening is a bad idea. yes the engine are strong but opening report is the best way. some times some  nice move are choosen bye the engine. that were not considered. 

  • 3 years ago


    my favourite opening comes from this but not this line

    but the way i play it is this

    say if you can find a flaw

  • 3 years ago


    2.d4 is the best move according to Fritz and Houdini.

  • 3 years ago


    is there anyone who know best answer to this oppening?

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  • 3 years ago


    Lol@gduffy, just exclaiming some nonsense .. maybe if you had a rating of 2200 someone would actually take it seriously...

  • 4 years ago


    I have found that this opening is quite effective.  I have played against this Owen Deffence many times and unless the opponent makes a major mistake you will have a fight on your hands.  Not as bad as a lot of people think and can be very effective at times.

  • 4 years ago


    I play this almost all the time. i am still working out the kinks but I believe in its effectiveness.

  • 4 years ago


    Haha! Owen Defense!

    Note:Owen is a news reporter in Malaysia

  • 4 years ago



    Because he doesn't know/can't be bothered telling us :p

  • 5 years ago


    All I know is, in 15 games using Owen defense, I have a record of 13 wins, and 2 draws so far. No losses.  Even though most of those have been against players rated lower, those stats work for me.

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