Questions tagged [grob]

Tag relating to the Grob opening, an unorthodox chess opening beginning with 1.g4

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Why is Ng4 bad but Nh5 good in Grob Opening?

I was playing a game that I eventually won but while analyzing, I found that this move is considered weak. Is there something obvious that I'm missing? Positions on board: I did Ng4 after this as I ...
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Grob Opening lines

I sometimes play the Grob in blitz, where most of my opponents attack my g4-pawn with 1...d5. However, some opponents play 1...e5, leaving me in a weird position. Is there any way to play against 1......
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Borg and Grob comparison

The Grob is a white opening which starts with 1.g4. The Borg(reversed Grob) is a black opening which goes 1.e4 g5, or 1.d4 g5. Since White is a tempo up in the Borg, what difference will this make? ...