By Carsten Hansen
Again to fundamentals: Openings can assist you already know and play the openings in chess a lot, far better. it is going to additionally aid stability your reviews of openings, and provides you a recipe as to how one can receive greater effects out of your openings and the way to procedure various events suitable to our subject of openings. The booklet covers serious techniques, together with: my very own studies with Openings commencing ideas How do I make a decision which establishing to decide on? An advent to beginning thought The Open online game The Semi-Open online game The Closed online game The Semi-Closed online game Flank Openings the place do i'm going from right here?
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Keep the following guideline in mind: As Black, you need one main opening against 1 d4, one against 1 e4, and consistent and considered responses to 1 c4 and 1 Nf3. As White pick one opening move, for example 1 e4, and make sure you have a considered response to Black’s main replies. d6, you play 3 However, I cannot recommend that you include any dubious gambits or sidelines as part of your main repertoire. 30 How do I decide which openings to choose? At some point you will encounter an opponent who is prepared and you may pay dearly.
Nf6, taking the game into the lines that will be discussed in the section on the Two Knights Defense. Bc5! This is the simplest option for Black. dxc3, White recovers the pawn with 6 Bxf7+ Kxf7 7 Qd5+ Kf8 8 Qxc5+ d6 9 Qxc3, with a better game for White. d6 6 cxd4 are better for White. Thus far, everything looks quite promising for White. Black however has another simple solution... Black attacks the white knight, forcing White to commit to one plan. d6!? d5), and here White should play 6 Ne3, with equal play, as 6 Nxg7+ Kf8 7 Nh5 Qh4 8 Ng3 Nf6 9 Be2 Ne5 gives Black ample compensation for the pawn.
This symbol is awarded to moves that significantly worsen a position or unnecessarily reduce the potential in one. For example, if you are winning and play a move that decreases the advantage significantly, it merits a question mark. Similarly, if an equal position worsens and becomes a clearly inferior position, it also deserves a question mark. It can also be given if a move makes a difficult position clearly worse or extends the possibility of a win considerably. If you don’t understand why a question mark is given, then stop and analyze the position a bit until you feel you have a clear idea why the move is bad.
Back to Basics: Openings by Carsten Hansen