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  1. Standard member yavash
    lovin the sea breeze
    03 Feb '09 21:51
    Hi

    Whats the thinking behind the Hammerschlag opening - other than being a completely new opening for us beginners...

    As white i usually try to castle asap but havent seen this i others' games. As black i aim to bring my bishop out to check the king then try and pile on the pressure...

    any thoughts?
  2. 03 Feb '09 22:03 / 1 edit
  3. 03 Feb '09 22:08
  4. Standard member yavash
    lovin the sea breeze
    03 Feb '09 22:13
    cheers for the previous threads but any general tips for black and white?

    the previous threads give a lot of chess moves but not the thinking behind it... i've found next to nothing written on it...

    thanks
  5. 03 Feb '09 22:23
    Tip for White: Don't play it.
    Tip for Black: Thank your opponent profusely if he plays it against you.
  6. 03 Feb '09 22:23
    No No NO.

    You are not getting off that easy - you play over the games
    and YOU figure out the ideas.

    But I will give you the spirit behind the opening.

    You get Black out of the opening books and tempt him forward
    in a premature attack.

    Play out the games posted - you will get the idea.

    (but beware - poeple rarely post their quick hammerings there may be
    a few quick wins for Black missing - so these games may not tell
    the full story).
  7. 03 Feb '09 22:34
    So if you play this opening, you get your schlag hammered?
  8. 03 Feb '09 22:35 / 1 edit
    Tournament 3786 Tournament 3787 - Here are some example games, to give you some ideas/plans
  9. 03 Feb '09 22:35 / 1 edit
    Also worth checking out:

    Tournament 3783
    Tournament 3784
    Tournament 3785
    Tournament 3786
    Tournament 3787

    Edit: Bah! Beaten to it! Kudos KnightStalker47.
  10. 03 Feb '09 22:37
    Originally posted by Mad Rook
    So if you play this opening, you get your schlag hammered?
    The hammering of the schlag is the first part, then comes the
    crunching of the gussel and twisting of the slobervirst.

    I'd listen to the Fat Lady.
  11. 04 Feb '09 03:49
    hammer schlo.... err.. what?
    hammer schlag hidden tiger dragon crouching ?

    I'm still yet to try this obscene opening in one of my games.
    I'll stick to loosing the regular way
  12. Standard member randolph
    the walrus
    04 Feb '09 04:54
    Originally posted by Meadows
    Also worth checking out:

    Tournament 3783
    Tournament 3784
    Tournament 3785
    Tournament 3786
    Tournament 3787

    Edit: Bah! Beaten to it! Kudos KnightStalker47.
    A tournament that I won is deemed to be "worth checking out"? I feel so honored.
  13. Standard member yavash
    lovin the sea breeze
    06 Feb '09 10:58
    cheers for this guys -