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  1. 08 Jul '11 18:00
    Hi all
    Iv'e had some success with the Creepy Crawley, Anyone know of other unusual openings that actually work.
  2. 08 Jul '11 18:39 / 1 edit
    Any opening will work as long as your opponent doesn't know how to take advantage of useless moves.
  3. 08 Jul '11 19:19
    Originally posted by rob39
    Hi all
    Iv'e had some success with the Creepy Crawley, Anyone know of other unusual openings that actually work.
    http://www.asigc.it/teoria/uon/uon.htm

    have fun
  4. 08 Jul '11 19:24
    Originally posted by rob39
    Hi all
    Iv'e had some success with the Creepy Crawley, Anyone know of other unusual openings that actually work.
    i like the Roly Poly
  5. 08 Jul '11 19:36
    Idk if it qualifies as unusual but the old indian has impresive statistics:
    http://www.365chess.com/opening.php?m=5&n=183&ms=d4.d6.c4.e5&ns=7.34.54.183
  6. Standard member hunterknox
    Hopeless romantic
    08 Jul '11 19:44
    Grob for victory!

    Otherwise, what Eldar said.
  7. 08 Jul '11 19:57
    You could always try the Fred. Ketchuplover likes it.
  8. Donation ketchuplover
    G.O.A.T.
    10 Jul '11 13:22
    Originally posted by Eladar
    You could always try the Fred. Ketchuplover likes it.
    Now I admire it from a distance
  9. 10 Jul '11 16:47
    Anyone tried "Balogh's" defense? I've had some success with it in fast games but I think it is a bit dangerous for slow games.
  10. 12 Jul '11 12:56
    I've had mixed success as black with 1.D4 . E5



    Very aggressive and good fun, however against strong opponents they typically just surrender the gambit pawn back and get a development advantage.
  11. 12 Jul '11 15:48
    Originally posted by AyreH
    Anyone tried "Balogh's" defense? I've had some success with it in fast games but I think it is a bit dangerous for slow games.
    I've tried 1 BCG here 8206416
    but my opponent threw away a bishop at move 5 so it's not very representative
    Crazy opening,don't really understand it
  12. 15 Jul '11 05:15
    unusual openings....well any opening is unusual if you are not familiar with it...an opening is only a means to an end..to successfully develop and strategically located the elements necesary to unleach hell into the middle game....
  13. 16 Jul '11 03:57
    If they work they become not unusual.
  14. 16 Jul '11 13:23
    bingo