The Magical Colle Bus
Dear friends if you ask chess players about the Colle system you will usually get a negative response. Its drawish, its boring, its unambitious, its not played at grandmaster level etc etc, all nonsense. The whole secret of playing the Colle system is to know when it works and to know when to abandon it in favour of something else which meets the immediate dynamics of the position. One cannot pilot The magical Colle bus on auto pilot, to do so is to court disaster. Indeed dear friends, we are ready to transform the Magical Colle bus into something more suitable for our vision. Here is some little annotated games which demonstrates this idea, so jump aboard the magical Colle bus and lets see where it takes us.