The Biggest Opening MYTH 14.08.2023 Post navigation PreviousNext 54 Comments Comments navigation Newer comments Yep. My style pretty much does account — albeit loosely — for my opening repertoire. It would be interesting, though, to explore why I play the positional mainline Ruy Lopez with White, but with Black I'm more inclined to seek radical imbalances, with the Alekhine as default, interspersed with such violent gambits as the Marshall Attack and the Traxler (or, as spell check would have it, the Tracker). Reply Generally openProceeds to playing closed ruy lopezGenerally closed Dutch and Benko☠️Hahaha choose wisely Reply 1st Reply 2nd Reply Ok Reply 1st and Second guys cringe Reply I agree man Reply I agree with that Zach, we should play openings that suit us best without worrying about Elo restrictions. Reply This is good advice for life in general. Stop worrying about what people say is "best" to do and focus on what works for you Reply Well, I believe there are some ELO restrictions. It’s difficult to pick up the Grünfeld or the Najdorf Sicilian if you’re below a certain level because there are so many different lines to study, many of them very in-depth and having complex ideas. But for the most part, I agree, and I’ve been advocating for that for years. Play what suits your style best. Reply What is actually the difference between strategics and tactics Reply Me who is 400: That's so true! I am gonna let no one stop me and play the Ruy Lopez! Resigns in 10 moves Reply Me who is 400: That's so true! I am gonna let no one stop me and play the Najdorf! Resigns in 10 moves Reply Im an agressive player and i play queens gambit, I first put the bishop in the diagonal where it attacks the castled king or get the center of the board if takes and develop as much as i can while stopping black from moving properly, So basically you can be agressive on d4 and c4 Reply Of course… This is a general advise good for beginners. But it's generalizing because some tactical beasts played d4 (Kasparov, Pillsbury) and a famous defense that has solid reputation like the Caro kann has been played by both aggressive and positional players (Firouzja and Karpov) Reply Disagree. You should learn different openings, even if they are not based on your playstyle, so that you learn fundamental rules in different positions (passive, agressive, attacking, defensive…) Reply C4 players😢 Reply Yeah, that's like Stockfish's best move… Don't worry about just making best moves, worry about getting into positions that you like. Reply Hold my bongcloud opening Reply Idk the difference Reply Bigger myth then zeus🗿 Reply I play Italian or spanish w white and sicilian w black (just most of the time) Reply I play 1.d4 and just blitz out the same London blunders 1000 games in a row Reply Take note, he didn't say you should play the LONDON SYSTEM nonstop😭😭😂 Reply What is the difference? Reply "Weaker players don't have styles. They only have weaknesses" -Magnus Carlsen Reply All pawns one square up Reply I been playing the London forever since it work the best for me. Started using at 600 elo and still using it at 2300 elo Reply The jobava london system is extremely tactical and aggressive and it starts with d4 Reply For me: English opening players: 😎Bird opening players: 🤡 Reply 1.с4>>> Reply I'll make my transgender opening into real thing like Magnus on my 800 wlo Reply I play surprise like english Reply And if I start with A4? Reply I play 1. D4 D5 2. E4 as white, what does that make me? Reply Me playing the horsey first🤨 Reply Thank you because I'm 700 ELO and I play the french and not too bad with it either but there are so many people who think it's too soon for me to play the french even though I've gained 200 ELO in 4 days Reply meanwhile levy: don't play the sicilian until you reach 2200 elo Reply I play 1.nf3 (king's indian attack) Reply why is bro zesty wid it Reply There’s aggressive and tactical openings for d4 as well. The Jobava comes to mind. I hit an old timer rated around 2400 with it over the board last weekend and he said “What. Is. This?” I still lost but it confused him for a good minute Reply Now I can learn the Ruy Lopez as a 600 Reply hi is queens gambit great for 1000 elo? Reply As an aggressive type of chess player I love playing the kings gambit Reply *E4King E2* Reply Great opinion:Play whatever opening you likeGigachad opinion:Do what you like -The guy who is the autistic guy in my friend group Reply I always play the Queen's gambit Reply What about the rèti Reply evans gambit 🔥🔥🔥 Reply Why do computers play c5? Reply Comments navigation Newer comments Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.