The one thing I don't like about Caro

rychessmaster1

duntcare

gg

1g41-0

OOF

SNUDOO

don't play the caro ez

TremendousTactics

oh, I think instead of Nf6, you should play Nd7 to stop this Ne5-Bc4 plan. I used to play Nf6 and Nd7 without a particular order, but it does matter. I got beat to a pulp by @wild_cat99 with this Ne5 stuff for a long time, until I noticed that little nuance made all the difference.

SNUDOO

actually that's a good trick I might try it from white's side sometime

jason543
SNUDOO wrote:

actually that's a good trick I might try it from white's side sometime

agreed. 

pawnsacrifice5
TremendousTactics wrote:

oh, I think instead of Nf6, you should play Nd7 to stop this Ne5-Bc4 plan. I used to play Nf6 and Nd7 without a particular order, but it does matter. I got beat to a pulp by @wild_cat99 with this Ne5 stuff for a long time, until I noticed that little nuance made all the difference.

Yeah, was just gonna say Nd7 looks like main line, not allowing Ne5 in the first place, and not allowing Ng6# of course

sid0049

yup, 7. Nd7

king5minblitz119147

i think the line allowing ne5 has been rehabilitated (maybe be7 instead of nbd7 could hold but still tricky to play as black) but maybe not much practical sense to have to learn it as black, just going nd7 is good enough.

ThrillerFan

Can't say much.  When I played the Caro, it was always 4...Nd7, not 4...Bf5, that I played, and as White I have dabbed with the Advance but otherwise have always played the Fantasy, not the classical.

Laskersnephew

It seems the 10...Nbd2 is just a fatal mistake! 10...Nd5 seems to be just fine for Black

rychessmaster1
ThrillerFan wrote:

Can't say much.  When I played the Caro, it was always 4...Nd7, not 4...Bf5, that I played, and as White I have dabbed with the Advance but otherwise have always played the Fantasy, not the classical.

4... Nd7 im also trying but I believe it also has a Nxf7 trap right

chamo2074

It's EZ, play the french

rychessmaster1
chamo2074 wrote:

It's EZ, play the french

My friend tells me the French is outright refuted

SNUDOO
rychessmaster1 wrote:
chamo2074 wrote:

It's EZ, play the french

My friend tells me the French is outright refuted

bruh obviously not true

rychessmaster1
SNUDOO wrote:
rychessmaster1 wrote:
chamo2074 wrote:

It's EZ, play the french

My friend tells me the French is outright refuted

bruh obviously not true

Or at least wiwaner is

chamo2074

The winawer is one of the most popular lines, it cant be refuted simply cant

rychessmaster1
chamo2074 wrote:

The winawer is one of the most popular lines, it cant be refuted simply cant

Poisoned pawn variation 

chamo2074

Idk I haven't studied it the reason being that Ginger GM doesn't recommend it cz IT HAS A LOT OF THEORY. I DON'T THINK IT IS REFUTED THEN