Originally posted by RegicidalNot a fair evaluation. Black's 5th move should be either ...Nc6 or ...e6
It's got to be the panov attack.
edit: Woops, the question was for caro players.
Originally posted by gambit3The Advance Variation is said to score better at the top level. I'm going to give it a bash - the Bronstein-Larsen is too drawish for my liking.
I read that the Panov Botvinnik Attack is the best way to play against the Caro Kann.
Originally posted by buffalobillYup yup, drawish and that's what I hate especially if your trying to win with white. I'm trying to learn the advanced.
The Advance Variation is said to score better at the top level. I'm going to give it a bash - the Bronstein-Larsen is too drawish for my liking.
Game 1687059 TNG's a Caro player. In my other game with him we were heading down the exact same line, so I varied a little - now he's got threats.
Originally posted by Sir LoosalotI'll check out the advanced for now and see how that goes. Sort of like a french but with there bishop outside the pawn chain.
different point of view:
CK players love an endgame. Not too many complications, a solid game, and yes, CK often gives black an equal and even a better endgame. Next the CK masochists (thats a compliment!) have fun in a 90 move endgame to slowly push you over the board.
The answer to your question: With the above in mind, make a mess of it. Sacrif ...[text shortened]... es not feel comfortable in a type of position you have a good chance to beat him. (or her)