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Questions relating to the first few moves in a game

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attack. There is a completely different story for how an opening gets its name. There are a couple openings that are named after people that didn't even play the opening or come up with the opening … itself. Furthermore, there are openings named after animals or whatever; the Sicilian dragon, the Halloween gambit, the English opening, the French defense, the Hedgehog, the King's gambit, etc. It …
answered Jul 31 '17 by Sorin Solberg
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anyway, and a technically possible answer to how you could have played this better. I think the opening was fine but you should have played Nf6 instead of exd4, because Nf6 develops while attacking a …
answered Jul 30 '17 by Sorin Solberg
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lot of theory in the king's pawn opening, that all revolve around fighting for this pawn duo. The approach is, of course, to play c3 so that when you play d4, you're prepared to recapture the pawn …
answered Jul 26 '17 by Sorin Solberg
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I'm looking for an opening expert or an experienced Sveshnikov player that knows the answer to this. The Sveshnikov has been increasingly popular and it has also proven to be very good for draws …
asked Jul 31 '17 by Sorin Solberg
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Good defenses? Against e4, well there are lines such as the sicilian hyperaccelerated dragon, the accelerated dragon, and the traditional dragon. There is also the modern 1...g6 which is usually okay …
answered Jul 27 '17 by Sorin Solberg
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Well, I think the Tarrasch defense is pretty 'french-like'. [FEN "rnbqkbnr/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/RNBQKBNR w KQkq - 0 1"] 1.d4 d5 (1...e6 2.c4 (2.Nc3 d5 3.e4 Bb4) 2...Nf6 3.Nc3 d5 4.Nf3 c5) 2.c …
answered Jul 25 '17 by Sorin Solberg
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I hate playing against the London because it allows 800 FIDE rated players to survive for 50+ moves. By the way, I play the Grunfeld against d4, the Sicilian Najdorf against e4, and the triangle aga …
asked Jul 27 '17 by Sorin Solberg