Knights before Bishops.

Otherwise your Rook and Queen will end up among rocks and hard places. I won as White.

[Event "Casual Blitz game"] [Site "

"] [Date "2022.09.27"] [White "Anonymous"] [Black "Anonymous"] [Result "1-0"] [UTCDate "2022.09.27"] [UTCTime "00:38:47"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [Variant "Standard"] [TimeControl "300+0"] [ECO "D21"] [Opening "Queen's Gambit Accepted: Rosenthal Variation"] [Termination "Normal"] [Annotator ""] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. Nf3 e6 { D21 Queen's Gambit Accepted: Rosenthal Variation } 4. Nc3 g6 5. e4 Bg7 6. Bxc4 b6 7. O-O Bb7 8. d5 exd5 9. Bxd5 Bxd5 10. exd5 Bxc3 11. bxc3 Nf6 12. Re1+ Kf8 13. c4 a6 14. Qd4 Rg8 15. Bh6+ Rg7 16. Ng5 Kg8 17. Qxf6 Qxf6 18. Re8# { White wins by checkmate. } 1-0

@Nerwal said in #2:
> That's not the reason why Black lost.

Why so serious? Basic openings want Knights before Bishops with some exceptions. The Rooks location on g7 is fairly amusing.

Hehe... look at Black's pieces, look at the rook...

Confession: I like to make people look like monkeys Way more than winning games. This one is such example.

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