Zenmastur vs Ovyron No it's not another GROB!

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Zenmastur vs Ovyron No it's not another GROB!

Post by Zenmastur » Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:13 am

1.e4
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Re: Zenmastur vs Ovyron No it's not another GROB!

Post by zullil » Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:18 am

Zenmastur wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:13 am
1.e4
Let's start with 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4

Black has previously claimed that this opening gives an advantage to Black.

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Re: Zenmastur vs Ovyron No it's not another GROB!

Post by Zenmastur » Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:22 am

zullil wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:18 am
Zenmastur wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:13 am
1.e4
Let's start with 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4

Black has previously claimed that this opening gives an advantage to Black.
He said he want's to play a "regular" game. By "regular" he means we don't pre-arrange an opening. We just play and see what develops.
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Re: Zenmastur vs Ovyron No it's not another GROB!

Post by Ovyron » Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:26 am

Zenmastur wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:13 am
1.e4
Thanks for accepting my challenge! I'm glad you went for this as I have my drawn line ready and would like to see it tested. At least I expect the Spanish, but would be even happier with something else...

Let's see how long I last without having to switch on an engine! :mrgreen:

1. e4 e5


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Re: Zenmastur vs Ovyron No it's not another GROB!

Post by Ovyron » Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:26 am

zullil wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:18 am
Zenmastur wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:13 am
1.e4
Let's start with 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4

Black has previously claimed that this opening gives an advantage to Black.
Omprakash is testing that one.

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Re: Zenmastur vs Ovyron No it's not another GROB!

Post by zullil » Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:31 am

Ovyron wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:26 am
zullil wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:18 am
Zenmastur wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:13 am
1.e4
Let's start with 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4

Black has previously claimed that this opening gives an advantage to Black.
Omprakash is testing that one.
OK.

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Re: Zenmastur vs Ovyron No it's not another GROB!

Post by Zenmastur » Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:32 am

Ovyron wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:26 am
Zenmastur wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:13 am
1.e4
Thanks for accepting my challenge! I'm glad you went for this as I have my drawn line ready and would like to see it tested. At least I expect the Spanish, but would be even happier with something else...

Let's see how long I last without having to switch on an engine! :mrgreen:

1. e4 e5

That surprises me. I thought you would play a French!

Hmmm...

Now I'm not sure what I want to play...let me think about it...
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Re: Zenmastur vs Ovyron No it's not another GROB!

Post by Ovyron » Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:40 am

Zenmastur wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:32 am
That surprises me. I thought you would play a French!
You had it backwards.

What I said, back when Harvey Williamson was attacking my 1.g4, and I thought I could defend it, was that I wasn't sure about being able to defend the French against him. I don't know if you're stronger than Harvey so the French would be suicide!

What I said:
Ovyron wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:44 pm
Dann Corbit wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:28 pm
It seems very likely that the whole line is nearly forced up to this point.
And this is the reason I can guarantee a draw in this line and not, say, in the French. In the French (if I was black) I have no idea what Harvey would play, there's just too many lines and I can't check them all, I could just miss a key move and then be losing, and I wouldn't know it until it's too late.
(emphasis... well, mine)

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Re: Zenmastur vs Ovyron No it's not another GROB!

Post by Zenmastur » Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:35 pm

Ovyron wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:40 am
Zenmastur wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:32 am
That surprises me. I thought you would play a French!
You had it backwards.

What I said, back when Harvey Williamson was attacking my 1.g4, and I thought I could defend it, was that I wasn't sure about being able to defend the French against him. I don't know if you're stronger than Harvey so the French would be suicide!

What I said:
Ovyron wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:44 pm
Dann Corbit wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:28 pm
It seems very likely that the whole line is nearly forced up to this point.
And this is the reason I can guarantee a draw in this line and not, say, in the French. In the French (if I was black) I have no idea what Harvey would play, there's just too many lines and I can't check them all, I could just miss a key move and then be losing, and I wouldn't know it until it's too late.
(emphasis... well, mine)
I could play 2.Nf3 and be done with it. If you play for a drawing line I think it'll be a long drawn out boring affair. Not much to my liking. I've been wondering how your hardware will fair in a King's Gambit. I'm not sure it will be any better than a Spanish as there are plenty of boring lines here as well and there is much more risk for white. The last one I played was as black and I totally screwed it up and ended up with a draw. I have been wanting to explore some of the more interesting lines so maybe now is the time. I'll look at it and if everything looks good I'll do that. Otherwise a Spanish is my next choice.
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Re: Zenmastur vs Ovyron No it's not another GROB!

Post by Ovyron » Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:42 pm

Oooh, I have a lot of experience beating the Muzio variations, in case you want to hand me a Knight :mrgreen:

Otherwise, the King's Gambit is very playable, last time I couldn't bust it, so it'd probably provide a much more interesting draw than the Spanish.

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