Thursday, August 22, 2019

"The 10 Top Chess Openings": an overview indeed

The 10 Top Chess Openings” by the Chesswebsite in 10 minutes inventories the opening moves of 10 opening amateur chess players should know.

I wonder about his inclusion of the Fried Liver Attack in the Two Knights Defense, because Black usually plays Na5 on move 6 and sacrifices a pawn for very active play.

The mention of the London System is interesting, because it looks so amateurish.  It is related to the Colle.  Against negligent defense, White can set up an impenetrable barrier on the dark squares to mount a King Side attack.
Some people say Magnus Carlsen is no longer at his peak, and has played some garbage openings recently.

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