What is this opening called?

  • #1

  • #2

    Is a very bad opening that is why is not on the GE.

  • #3

    Well apparently is does occur in the other database, is from the Petroff's defence C42. 

  • #4

    thanks, I did realise it was a terrible opening, but it is not true that the darksquare bishop is blocked, as you could fianchetto it.

  • #5

    Let's call it Petroff Defence, drunken bishop variation.

  • #6

    haha lol

  • #7

    Not sure what Iwould do as black. ..d5!? straight away is interesting. ...Nc6 is solid and can't be bad.

  • #8

    Why it have White to move? In first post.

  • #9

    how could it be white to move? white has moved thrice while black has only moved twice

  • #10

    Ok. Let's give black a rubbish move like ...a6.

    Now it's white to move Laughing

  • #11

    Could have been 1. e4 e6 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bd3 e5 (or an alternate move order). White to move.

  • #12

    ah

    well if it was whites move i would either O-O or b3

  • #13

    well this opening has a weird plan:

  • #14

    blasterdragon that actually leads to a pretty good position in that sequence, maybe I might try it every now and again (eg every 250th game or something, especially against a lower rated opponent

  • #15

    Apperently this is actually a line of the Ponzani that ussually occures after 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. c3 Nf6 4. Bd3

  • #16

    has no name so name it yourself

  • #17

    I've seen that before.  I think it's called the I've-played-less-than-10-games-in-my-life opening.

  • #18

    lol @wafflemaster, thanks @chessmaster102, we've established that already, and we decided to call it "Pettroff Defence: Drunken Bishop Variation"

  • #19
    manspider29 wrote:

    blasterdragon that actually leads to a pretty good position in that sequence, maybe I might try it every now and again (eg every 250th game or something, especially against a lower rated opponent

    its a mutation of the copec system used against the sicilian which goes like this:

  • #20

    ok, thats interesting.

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