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I was just thinking how a highly conceptual discussion of birds opening and the ideas behind it and relating every move to tactical ideas would be beneficial to lower rated players, such as myself, who don't have the best tactical ability, to understand the relationship between positional play and tactics, and yes we all understand that time would be better served by studying tactics, this is just a discussion with the goal of unifying the ideas behind openings, tactics, and positional play
my favorite response to the Bird is the Langheld Gambit...very entertaining for both sides.
As white, play the Parham instead. As black, play the e5 gambit and win in 10 moves.
by kaynight a few minutes ago
Nakamura is Japanese not American
by lofina_eidel_ismail 3 minutes ago
Sub 1000 (ranging from just below 1000 to about 400 :O)
by With_every_step 3 minutes ago
Why do you need to say draw in the middle of a game
by kaynight 4 minutes ago
10/25/2016 - Too Far Advanced
by AbhiTheGr8 4 minutes ago
The notion that <1000 is awful?
by AIM-AceMove 4 minutes ago
Why are so many non members on this site?
by aidan0816 19 minutes ago
To the people who won't stop complaining about other people
by kaynight 22 minutes ago
Time loss for f2p players punishes many other players
by ponz111 35 minutes ago
Is 1....e6 a good and flexible move against 1.d4?
by EdwinAugustus 38 minutes ago
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