Why do people play complicated openings when simple openings are just as good

TheDynamicKnight
TheDynamicKnight
Oct 19, 2010, 7:49 PM |
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Why would someone play a complicated opening when there are simpler openings? i play the london and i've beaten higher rated players who are playing a much more diverse opening and i still beat them, i just don't get it. (correct me if im wrong) maybe its preference!?!?

I DON'T KNOW!!