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Abhi yadav

Abhi yadav 4 months ago

Useful Leningrad or Useless?

Is it good to play the Leningrad dutch ?

I loved that opening in past a lot wins against titled players online in blitz.

But is it cool to play it in classical 

I think in past I had issue in h4 line. 

Is it possible for us to avoid that line?

All suggestions are welcome. I love the leningrad but need some support.


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GM_Avetik Grigoryan

GM_Avetik Grigoryan 4 months ago

Hi Abhi! 
Leningrad is ok but not great.
To avoid h4, you can play 1...f5 2...Nf6 3...d6 instead of g6. 
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Abhi yadav

Abhi yadav 4 months ago

Thanks you so much .I am just trying to learn new openings ideas.

 I think ideas matters instead of variations

I normally focus on piece placement, key squares, key files, important pawn levers, impo pawn structures, impo endgame positions etc of any opening which I play, 

I also love to see latest or classics of that opeings