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1. e4, 1... d4, 2. exd5, 2... Qxd5, 3. Nc3, 3... Qc6??, 4. Bb5, 1-0
This opening is sometimes called Skandinavian Defense, Idiot variation.
My favorite opening, even though I usually play white. It opens up many options for attack and counterattack.
My friend (who became first in the Sri Lanka qualifying to the Asian Schools Chess Championship with an Elo rating of 1493)plays this opening.But I don't play it cause I prefer e5 and the Petrov's defense which I get good results with.
This can be solid and aggressive both
I have played a little while, rank only 1100. I just started to use this when playing black against kings pawn open, any thoughts? Is this completely retarded?
If White plays 2.e5?!, Black gets a good, solid game after c5 followed by Nc6, where he has pressure on the advanced pawn and relatively easy play
why not go for the dunst opening ?
this position is great for white.
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