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  • 8 weeks ago

    RavindraBabu

    very nice

  • 3 months ago

    Arzobispo

  • 4 months ago

    ultimatechessss

  • 4 months ago

    ultimatechessss

  • 5 months ago

    Isaac_Gray

    If White plays 2.e5?!, Black gets a good, solid game after c5 followed by Nc6, where he has pressure on the advanced pawn and relatively easy play

  • 6 months ago

    kaustuv3200

    why not go for the dunst opening ? 

    this position is great for white. 

  • 7 months ago

    Arzobispo

    In my opinion, this is not a big deal. Obviously, taking the pawn in d5 it's an error, the best response is the simplest: 2. e5. It switch the position to a french defense. Just like I did in this game: http://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=619446033

    The best defense against 1. e4 is 1... e5  The easiest and most natural response. Having trouble with Italian? Try two knights' defense. Don't like Ruy López? Try Bird's defense. 

  • 12 months ago

    bvee23

    hey, this is from Harry Potter!

  • 13 months ago

    jjeremmy

    I love the Scandinavian Defense!!  Not only does it lead into the Icelandic Gambit, but there is also a cool secondary gambit you can play if white declines your first gambit pawn.   This gambit will give you a semi-open F file for your rook after you castle.

  • 13 months ago

    DarthSirius394

    My dad does this all, the time... here's how it usually goes...

  • 17 months ago

    EasternDragon

    This opening is preety good, playing as black I use it whenever possible, playing as white I usually don't take the pawn and respond with the Blackmar-Diemer Gambit (d4 after the opening).

  • 17 months ago

    muztay

    I automatically play the Scandi as black, but I go into the 2... Nf6 lines, and, if 3. c4, I normally gambit a pawn with 3... e6 for quick development.

    Most lines where white doesn't take on d5 aren't great, but as black I found myself getting surprisingly stuck after 1. e4 d5 2. e5. I've settled on a response, but I still think the 2. e5 continuations are pretty strong for white:



  • 18 months ago

    10dcpobe

  • 20 months ago

    pocklecod

    I've just started using this opening and I really like it.

    But one thing that might help others interested is that I've been working with the Caro-Kann for a while before trying Scandinavian.  This has been a huge boon because many players have been responding with 2. e5.  This usually transposes to an advance Caro-Kann, which means that if you're comfortable with the Caro you'll be feeling just fine.  I've had great success so far, but I owe a lot of it to knowledge of the Caro rather than the Scandinavian proper.  I'd recommend developing some comfort with the Caro-kann before playing this defense.

  • 21 months ago

    Schnitzel11

    I think this is a really interessting opening. I show you why!


    If you have an idea to make this better please tell me

  • 22 months ago

    chris74100

    It's Scandinavian Defense:  Boehnke Gambit 

  • 22 months ago

    Qreib

    How about this variation? Anybody who knows the name of it or seen it before? I think it's interesting; sacrifing a pawn for winning tempo plus clearing out the center. I use it a lot and it works pretty good. What do you think? 

  • 23 months ago

    da-sted

    It was my favorite black openning but many people don't tkae pond now.

  • 2 years ago

    Crimson_Heart

    most players are sticking too much to classical understanding.We are in modern era and most opening are playable if we understand the concept.I found this opening a stress free because not much of theory is being addressed here.Queen is attacked but it shares a similarity with alekhine defense which is black pieces will be attacked in exchange for open files or attacking chances.
  • 2 years ago

    davinco

    Nice mode of play,it's fantastic
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