Check your Openings - don't blunder!

Check your Openings - don't blunder!

linlaoda
NM linlaoda
Jan 21, 2016, 4:08 PM |
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We can not guarantee that our opponents will play the main lines.

The best way to deal with positions we are unfamiliar with is to treat it as a middlegame position and start thinking critically.

Below is an example I was thinking about - White plays a "rookie" mistake on move 5, how would you react?