Cyclops
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What is the name of this unconventional opening?
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1.b3 is called Larsen's opening, while 1.g3 is Benko's opening. They are examples of openings that are collectively called modern or hypermodern. If you have doubts about opening names, I think the ...

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Why not 5.Bd2 in the French Defense: Exchange Variation?
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I would say that 5.Nc3 is better than 5.Bd2 because 5.Bd2 would allow Black to exchange Bishops very early in the game. It is a general principle that more piece exchanges lead to less complicated ...

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Another chess puzzle
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After Kb2, I cannot see any good continuation for Black. The idea is to push b5 and, after ...Ka5, White will play Kb3.

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