Opening Hot Takes

SNUDOO

Name an opening and I will give a stereotypical, one sentence subjectively objective verdict.

Example: Philidor defense, annoyingly solid.

rukja

Smith Morra

theutltl

grand prix

SNUDOO
theutltl wrote:

grand prix

Like racing in the grand prix, you either win or you die

SNUDOO
rukja wrote:

Smith Morra

An aggressive drawing weapon

horselover123

St. George defense

theutltl

Barnes Opening

SNUDOO
horselover123 wrote:

St. George defense

A subpar attempt to channel the holy powers

SNUDOO
theutltl wrote:

Barnes Opening

About as good as using a barn for a fort instead of a castle

blueemu

Najdorf

SNUDOO
blueemu wrote:

Najdorf

That one guy who doesn't study but gets an A

DarkKnightAttack

King's Indian Defense

theutltl

Grob opening

theutltl

Hungarian Defense

SNUDOO
theutltl wrote:

Grob opening

grubby

SNUDOO
DarkKnightAttack wrote:

King's Indian Defense

Reading your opponent like a book where it says your opponent is reading from a book which is from a book in a book

SNUDOO
theutltl wrote:

Hungarian Defense

About as good as it is dynamic

KeSetoKaiba

Nakhmanson Gambit grin.png

ChessNerd1320

Caro Kann

theutltl

French Exchange