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  1. 11 Dec '06 03:02
    Anyone able to refer me to a good website as far as openings are concerned?
  2. 11 Dec '06 03:05
    Originally posted by dmnelson84
    Anyone able to refer me to a good website as far as openings are concerned?
    Didn't somebody just ask this?

    That question is WAY to broad. I consider myself an openings addict - I don't know why I like learning about new openings, but I do. So, to give you an answer that you probably won't like, you'll have to be more specific. For example, do you like closed or open positions? Are you a tactical or positional player? Do you mind studying theory, or are you the type of player that only wants to study ideas?
  3. 11 Dec '06 03:10
    shredderchess.com is a good place to start if you want an opening database.
  4. 11 Dec '06 03:39
    Particularly fond of the King's Indian Attack. Any site or book (there are too many to know which to buy) is what I'm really after.
  5. 11 Dec '06 03:45
    Originally posted by exigentsky
    shredderchess.com is a good place to start if you want an opening database.
    Thanks.
  6. Standard member buffalobill
    Major Bone
    11 Dec '06 12:01
    This is your best opening primer: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Chess_openings
    And the Exeter Chess Club has lots of good stuff: http://www.exeterchessclub.org.uk/Openings/sic10.html
  7. 11 Dec '06 13:51
    chessgames.com is also a decent place to start. Their Opening explorer is a decent start (even just the little bit you don't have to pay for) and the pages on the specific openings can be a great help (links to games and other players kibitzes).