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  1. Standard member beauroberts
    Father of Three
    27 Feb '14 03:47 / 1 edit
    The English and the French have a storied rivalry and history. I was curious if the two clash just as much on the chess board as in history.

    Has anyone ever came across 1. c4 e6. How did it turn out?
  2. Standard member caissad4
    Child of the Novelty
    27 Feb '14 05:09
    Many, many times with black. I have done very well with it both OTB and here.
  3. 27 Feb '14 12:21
    its a simple generic reply, there is a rather brilliant and quite famous game of Nakamura in this line, Krasenkow v Nakamura, I posted a video originally done by national master Rene Phillips on my youtube channel, you can check it out here,

    http://youtu.be/6XzQvpmqsro

  4. 27 Feb '14 12:25
    What about playing Sicilian against agent of FBI or a Petroff (Russian) against an Amerian official?
    (I hev in mind some open tournament, somewhere alongs Mediterranean coast...)
  5. Standard member wolfgang59
    Infidel
    02 Mar '14 20:44
    VERSUS
  6. 03 Mar '14 04:11
    You say Versus, he says Verses.
    You say Cursus, he says Curses.
  7. Standard member ChessPraxis
    Cowboy From Hell
    03 Mar '14 05:24
    "There's no such thing as a bad set of 2 moves in the opening. If there were it would be possible to mate in two moves."- I.R. Fool (Serendipitously discovered the mate bearing his name)
  8. Standard member wolfgang59
    Infidel
    03 Mar '14 08:43
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    You say Versus, he says Verses.
    You say Cursus, he says Curses.
    Lets call the whole thing off.