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  1. 19 Apr '06 02:12
    Could anyone tell me what opening this is? I see it all the time on another online chess site.

    Also, any tips against it would be nice
  2. 19 Apr '06 02:21
    Originally posted by Panic123
    Could anyone tell me what opening this is? I see it all the time on another online chess site.

    Also, any tips against it would be nice
    Horrible! People play strang openings online especially blitz sites. I've had a similar opening played against me on here twice.

    Both times the game ended under 15 moves. 1 was 8 moves black lost the queen, another was around 13ish move checkmate I think.

    As white you should try for, Nf3, Bc4 Nc3 with the idea of Nd5 hitting the queen and the c7 pawn since it will be a fork etc.... The best square for the black knight is on f6 and the queen is depriving black's knight of his best square.

    Horrible!
  3. 19 Apr '06 02:25
    Greco defence (ECO: C40)
  4. 19 Apr '06 02:29
    thanks guys
  5. 19 Apr '06 07:45 / 1 edit
    It is better than its reputation. It is not good move but I think it is playable under 1600 level...
  6. 19 Apr '06 19:31
    I dunno, it doesnt sound like a good idea. http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1271139
  7. 20 Apr '06 02:23
    These were back in the day, 1.5 years ago so the rating difference wasn't that big. Maybe Rhp will fix that one day, and store the actual ratings during the game instead of new ratings.

    Game 800048

    Game 840032
  8. 21 Apr '06 18:37
    I see it alot in blitz on ICC with lower rated players. The best for white is just to develop normally. In a few moves black will be in trouble because he has no good place to put his g knight which usually controlls d5 square and you can harass the queen to no end, developing in the process. I don't know why people play it.