Sicilian Defense C4 continued
I'll admit: I'm an amateur. No matter how much I study openings, I am faced with playing other novices like myself who do not always play the recommended moves or the recommended move orders. While these neglected and dis-proven lines may be transparent to our more enlightened chess brethren, when faced with them in a game of live chess, we must fall back on our own logic and reinvent the wheel.
After many long ten minute games of live chess, I have concluded that some dis-proven lines are favored over others. I am relieved to say that I recognize these openings as idiosyncrasies. Now: how to proceed? Chess geniuses everywhere a have moved on from these forgotten mistakes and I must forge ahead, using my nascent chess judgment to guide me.
I'm not good. I have no right to discourse on chess, and yet, who will help us with these basic series of mis-moves, made in the dark of chess ignorance?
Okay, my opponent made some obvious blunders, like hanging his bishop. Still, this 2. bc4 line is completely standard. I find that going after it immediately with my bknight is usually the best defense.