Originally posted by harisankars2003I've found that the best reply to Bd3 is simply Bxd3. If White wants to help me trade off my bad bishop 4 move into the game, I'm happy to oblige. Also, I seldom have problems with castling kingside. Since I'm going to be pushing my pawns on the queenside, that's not where I want my king. I say, castle kingside, and if he wants to open his king up by sending a pawn storm at your king, let him do it.
hi what would be the best reply to Bd3?Also castling king side was bit risky.It would lead to a similar sort of KIA with too many tactical oppurtunities for white like a sacrifice of piece.
Originally posted by harisankars2003I play the Caro-Kann (though I’m no expert!) and I’ve studied this variation recently. After:
Originally posted by harisankars2003If f4 then Qa5+, with the idea of Qa6. Black is aiming to either play on the light squares (since White's light square bishop has been exchanged and the White's central pawns leave the light squares weak), or to exchange queens.
hi i think he played f5 after e6.what all responses possible for black against a kingside attack by white?.
Originally posted by harisankars2003I don't like that. I rather prefer Fischer-Steinmeyer: 1.) e4 c6 2.)d4 d5 3.)Nc3 dxe4 Nxe4.
1.e4 1.c6 2. d4 2.d5 3. e5 3.Bf5 4.Bd3!? what shld be blacks plan.now i exchanged bishops 4.Bxd3 5.Qxd3 5 e6. A really bad opening for black !! can an caro kann expert tell me how to deal this? my c5 was met with b3 and it was almost difficult for me .f6 would lead to a backward pawn.my opponent castled king side and started a kingside expansion wh ...[text shortened]... ow to tackle the above variation?? i have started playing carokann and my favourites are e5,c5.