An opponent I have heretofore easily beaten has started playing Alekhine's defense against me. I am no longer easily beating my opponent, and indeed would be repeatedly losing to him, if only he had ...
I like to play the variation below, although it may seem a little bit awkward. [FEN ""] 1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. c4 Nb6 4. c5 Nd5 From here you can play Nc3 or Bc4. White will have a lot of space and ...
Alekhine, a world champion, has his name on the defense Nf6 in response to White's e4. But after e.g. 2. e5 Nd5 3.c4 Nb6 4. d4, White seems to have a good game. Did Alekhine win any notable games ...
Alekhine's Defense variation, understanding white's overextended pawns, black's multiple early knight moves
I'm a casual, semi-serious chess player and have been an active player for over 10 years. In my time playing, one of the most unusual openings I have had the pleasure of playing against is known as ...