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What are some interesting openings that you can play as black that are rare?

PatrickLFT
rychessmaster1 wrote:
captaintugwash wrote:

Dutch, in particular Leningrad.

 

Hmm, I haven't tried much Leningrad. I usually use Stonewall/d6

have you tried the classical dutch?

Gluonsghost

Dory's Defence

morphy1023
caezx wrote:

The Chigorin Defence is nice if you want to force d4 players to play open games. I enjoy it.

Does the Chigorin Defense result in open games particularly? Don't you usually get open games with the Tarrasch, QGA, QGD, and Nimzo-Indian?

 

AlbAmchess

Pirc  dutch

qid is fun too

 

spell_part_backwards

I would recommend this Sicilian novelty used by Tigran Petrosian. 

tygxc

1 e4 a6 as used by Miles to defeat Karpov

https://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1068157

rychessmaster1
tygxc wrote:

1 e4 a6 as used by Miles to defeat Karpov

https://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1068157

I’ve already played a bunch of that lol

Tofflatt
ajl721x wrote:
Vinumonz555 wrote:

 

And that kids is how you beat an NM who wants to play the bongcloud

SIKE 😂