Playing the English
Few weeks back, during the Candidates' Tournament in Moscow, there was a certain day when all GMs played the English Opening. Since then, I started to study this opening and play it almost always when I play white. I think that this is a nice opening that fits better to my style then the classic King's pawn or Queen's Gambit (Declined or accepted).
So I played a lot of games using this opening. I managed to win some of them and, of course, I also lost some of them. But here is a game using the English Opening that I am very proud of. First, because the opponent was rated much higher than me. And second because this was the first time I was able to develop all my pieces following a certain main line.
So here's the game:
As always I am waiting for your comments. Both positive or constructive feedback is welcome