Mistakes in the Opening

thejester04
Feb 12, 2008, 12:00 AM |
9 | Opening Theory

I thought this game might be helpful for some beginners. I think it exemplifies some opening principals and shows what can go wrong if you ignore opening theory. Black tries a trap which white does not bite on then falls behind in development. Lines are then opened to the black king which white is able to take advantage of with his superior development.