French Defense: Exchange Variation
In the Exchange French, White solves the problem of the attack on e4 in ...More
In the Exchange French, White solves the problem of the attack on e4 in the simplest way - by exchanging on d5. This frees the black bishop on c8, but leads to a symmetrical position where White is to move.
- Little knowledge necessary
- Overly simplistic
- Gives up White's potential space advantage In a symmetrical position
- White must show their cards first
Famous Practitioners: Garry KasparovHide