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  1. Standard member chessisvanity
    THE BISHOP GOD
    01 Sep '07 20:16
    Any openings that have the style of bringing both black knights out no matter what white does?

    (i know there are exceptions if white chases a knight)

    I know about 1.d4....nf6 2.c4....nc6....

    But i'm curious about 1.e4 openings etc etc etc
  2. 01 Sep '07 20:44
    a whole lot, bringing out both knights is a good idea for black or white after both sides bring out a pawn. then the bishops. then either castle or bring out the queen. then move another piece. then drop ten and punt.
  3. Standard member chessisvanity
    THE BISHOP GOD
    01 Sep '07 20:47
    nah i meant....both black knights first....before anything....unless white chases the first knight......
  4. Subscriber duecer
    anybody seen my
    01 Sep '07 21:32
    Originally posted by chessisvanity
    nah i meant....both black knights first....before anything....unless white chases the first knight......
    unless you move them to the a and f position, you will clog the middle which will make development of your pieces problamatic. moving knights to the outside ranks also decreases their effectiveness.

    just my opinion
  5. 01 Sep '07 21:49
    Originally posted by chessisvanity
    Any openings that have the style of bringing both black knights out no matter what white does?

    (i know there are exceptions if white chases a knight)

    I know about 1.d4....nf6 2.c4....nc6....

    But i'm curious about 1.e4 openings etc etc etc
    There is 1. e4 Nc6 2. Nf3 Nf6... then White has several choices for move 3: Nc3; Bb5; e5.

    I wouldn't want to be Black in this line, though!
  6. 02 Sep '07 00:21
    1.e4,Nf6 2.e5,Nd5 3.d4,Nc6 is a line in the Alekhine defense.
  7. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    Gonzalo de Córdoba
    02 Sep '07 07:49
    Originally posted by chessisvanity
    Any openings that have the style of bringing both black knights out no matter what white does?

    (i know there are exceptions if white chases a knight)

    I know about 1.d4....nf6 2.c4....nc6....

    But i'm curious about 1.e4 openings etc etc etc
    There is probably a line in the English in which Black does this. Most of the time, however, White has a central Pawn which can advance and push the Knights around. This of course leads to Alekhine's Defense.
  8. 02 Sep '07 08:16
    there's also the four knights opening. e4 e5, nf3 nc6, nc3 nf6. it looks pretty boring.
  9. 02 Sep '07 11:56
    Don't know anything about e4, but I like the Black Knight's Tango, I even tried to study it(I gave it up, and chose the modern defence)
  10. Standard member Dutch Defense
    Stealer of Souls
    02 Sep '07 12:29