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  1. 09 Nov '07 16:58 / 1 edit
    [Event "unrated blitz match"]
    [Site "Free Internet Chess Server"]
    [Date "2007.11.09"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "GuestYCPJ"]
    [Black "AJSmoothie"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "-"]
    [BlackElo "1029E"]
    [ECO "A45"]
    [TimeControl "300+1"]

    1. d4 Nf6 2. e3 b6 3. Nf3 Ba6 4. c4 d5 5. b3 e6 6. Nbd2 c5 7. g3 Nc6 8. Bg2 cxd4 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. Nxd4 Nxd4 11. exd4 Bb4 12. a3 Bc3 13. Bb2 Bxb2 14. Ra2 Nc3 15. Qc2 Nxa2 16. Qxb2 Rc8 17. Qxa2 Rc1# {GuestYCPJ checkmated} 0-1

    I thought it was an interesting game... should white take my bishop at move 4? Was I right to play 6...C5 before Bb4?

    Just want some current theory or opinions on this type of response to the Colle...
  2. Standard member irontigran
    Rob Scheider is..
    09 Nov '07 17:59
    Originally posted by ChessJester
    [Event "unrated blitz match"]
    [Site "Free Internet Chess Server"]
    [Date "2007.11.09"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "GuestYCPJ"]
    [Black "AJSmoothie"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "-"]
    [BlackElo "1029E"]
    [ECO "A45"]
    [TimeControl "300+1"]

    1. d4 Nf6 2. e3 b6 3. Nf3 Ba6 4. c4 d5 5. b3 e6 6. Nbd2 c5 7. g3 Nc6 8. Bg2 cxd4 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. Nxd4 Nxd4 11. exd4 Bb4 ...[text shortened]... t some current theory or opinions on this type of response to the Colle...
    i will play a colle against you if youd like, they lead to enjoyable games

    i would just need 7/14
  3. 09 Nov '07 18:59
    interesting system, I would be more than happy to let you try it on me
  4. 09 Nov '07 22:45 / 1 edit
    The game wasn't really a Colle System. A distinctive characteristic of the Colle System is that White doesn't play c2-c4 in the opening. Your game was techincally a Catalan Opening (by transposition).