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Openings (part 1)

mahbukkit
Jul 29, 2010, 10:22 PM 5

OPENINGS

Right now, im going to show you some of my favorite openings

 

1. Sicillian Defence

this opening starts as 1.e4 c5

Most popular opening, has different variations.

1.1. Najdorf variation

This is my favorite variation of this opening.

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6

1.2. Dragon variation

I think its a pretty decent variation!

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6

1.3. Richter-Rauzer Attack

Also a decent variation.

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bg5

and many more variations.

 

2. Ruy Lopez

Starts as: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5

also has many variations.

2.1. Berlin Defence

Used many times.

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6

2.2. Schliemann Defence

i dont use it much...

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 f5

2.3. Smyslov Defence

i use sometimes.

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6

and many more variations.

 

3. Two knights Defence

Starts as: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3.Bf4 Nf6

Not many variations i dont think so

A cool opening.

3.1. Modern Variation

simple variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3.Bf4 Nf6 4. d3

Uhh i dont know any other variations for this BUT!

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3.Bf4 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5

this can be turned into the guioco pianissmo.

 

4. Guioco pianissmo

starts as 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3.Bf4 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5

A good opening, i used to use this when i was a beginner a lot.

has variations.

4.1 Modern variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3.Bf4 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3

idk any others XD

 

5. Scotch Opening

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4

Can be turned into the:

Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defence

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4  d6 4. Bb5

 

6. French Defence

Starts as 1.e4 e6

good opening i like it =P

Has variations.

6.1.  Winawer Variation

1.e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4

6.2. Steintz Variation

1.e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5

6.3. Exchange Variation

1.e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. exd5 exd5

 

Well thats it for part 1! =D

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