Originally posted by UmbrageOfSnowi play with same idea, except i play on the other side with 1. ... c6 allowing a Caro-Kann transposition or a Slav game...
So I've been sold on the Dutch Defense as my response to 1d4, responding 1...e6 instead to allow the possibility for them to transfer into the French Defense. What other possibilities does white have besides going into the Stonewall Dutch or French?
Originally posted by Dutch DefenseYou're missing the point, and from your name, I'd think I might want your advice. I plan to play black and open 1.d4 e6
Polish Defense 1.d4 b5 2.e4 Bb7 3.Bd3 e6 4.Nf3 a6 5.0-0 Nf6 6.Re1 c5 7.c3