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e4 e5 Qh5 Ke7 :P
but you cannot judge a responce to a defence by a 1800ish game...no offense,especially when black didn't make the right calls
Black did make the right calls in the opening, he never lost the game in the opening, he lost it in the middle game.
Another way to eliminate poverty is to constantly redefine it.
nonetheless we are talking about an opening where black is up approx 0.3 from move 3 or 4...which is not what white should try to achieve and also,IMO black immaturely pushed b5 and didn't actually win sth from the move 10.Nf1 ehich places the knight well pretty much out of use,since there is no g3 to jump cause of the white fianchetto.
Dude take your chess engine, throw it out of the window, run outside and jump up on down on it and make sure its dead, DO IT NOW! its feeding you with crazy ideas and making you slobber and drool.You made a wrong assumption. You assumed that the opening was ineffective because the players were rated 1800. Perhaps if you were not so self assuming you might do better? Your chess engines evaluation of .3 of a pawn is meaningless. Do you understand? absolutely meaningless and entirely typical of lazy chess players who think they can use chess engines to accurately evaluate chess positions.'Gee I should only play this opening if my chess engine tells me its gives me an advantage of .8 of a pawn', GET A GRIP for goodness sake! seriously, the Internet is full of engine junkies all high on .5 of a pawn cause their engines tell them so.
My goodness here is a game played by none other than Peter Svidler as recently as last year where he reaches exactly the same position from the opening, Sigh if only he had known that his chess engine gives black a .3 of a pawn advantage he would have played something else, how he managed to win the game is unbelievable!
the move 10.Nf1 is played because the knight is coming to the Kingside via h2 and g4 after white plays h4, ask your chess engine, it will tell you.
whatever dude...if you know for fact this is a good line why do you get so cranked up to prove it? :P Chillax
Cranked up? Dude please, business is business, you know how it is. Anyway, let me ask you something in sincerity, all joking aside. How did you choose your opening repertiore?
I always liked the closed positions so i mainly play french defence (and also experimented with caro)...i just liked fd from the moment i saw the opening...i also like the Benoni..i started playing it because of the benko...thought black got very much for the pawn, and then i shifted to benoni...as for white i do not play sth in particular...maybe italian,vienna which i learned to play first cause they are easir than ruy(concerning mainly the amount of theory)...
so to sum up,with black i prefer closed positions where i stay back and then go for draw or for a win and with white pretty much whatever comes to mind at that moment...mainly though italiabn and vienna which i find easier to play
Well? now that you know what? :P
I was interested because i watched a FIDE trainers video and it was stated that one should do a survey of ones openings, open, semi-open, closed, whether we come out of the opening with an even game, a plus, or a minus, what the eventual result was etc etc I just wondered if you have done this. I havent but I think it might be worth doing.
hate french and grunfeld
no,i' ve never done that,true though it seems interesting
French Defense (I play this) , Sicilian (Especially Najdorf and Dragon) Caro-Kann (This is the defense i fear the most), Nimzo Indian Defense and Formerley feared by me before becoming an e4 player i feared the Dutch. It was my worst Nightmare.
I study openings a lot, and the one I fear the most, ist the dutch.
What on earth is wrong with me?
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