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  10 Years since last congress

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Wed Feb 19 2014 9:47PM | MsgID: 17205234


Originally posted by: "TheDoctor87"


When i last played OTB the Queens Gambit seemed to be something that was in fashion in a big way, my question is this; What is the current fashion for opening play at congress level?




I would suppose that would depend on your level of play, but just a perusal of Chess Life suggests that there is no real favoritism between 1.e4 and 2.d4. It mostly just depends on your personal taste.



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Tue Feb 18 2014 5:43PM | MsgID: 17202042


Lmao... Perhaps tournament would be a better word.... But now you have me thinking of that word out of context too lol



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Tue Feb 18 2014 12:03PM | edited: 12:03:49 | MsgID: 17201345


I feel that you and I might have differing definitions of the term "congress".



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Tue Feb 18 2014 8:48AM | MsgID: 17201057


My Fiance and I have entered our first congress together. As for me, its been ten years since my last congress.

When i last played OTB the Queens Gambit seemed to be something that was in fashion in a big way, my question is this; What is the current fashion for opening play at congress level?