Originally posted by toeternitoe
Having trouble facing the likes of the Veresov,Torre,London,Hodgson etc....
Anyone know of interesting games I can check to nick some ideas?
I like active pieceplay and don't mind giving up a pawn to achieve it,even if it results in an objectively slightly inferior position.
Sorry about the slow reply.
The Slav/Schlecter Gruenfeld formation (...d5, ...c6, and a kingside fianchetto) is a reliable response to these openings.
I remember when Ken Smith and John Hall came out with the first edition of their book on the Colle- the best line they had led to equality, and they were writing for White!
Here's a high-level game showing it against the Torre: