Yeah, the mysterious rook move. In all closed games Rd1 is often useful, x-raying the Queen. Sooner or later the center will open and then it will reveal its power. So Rd1‘s just an educated guess basically. ;)
Good news (uhm, not sure though^^):
I climbed the ladder >2300 (peaking 2322) in Blitz playing anonymously. I performed some tests meanwhile, so I was just playing my rated games quietly.
Actually I wanna restart my rated games with this account as well.
Today: how to open the can:
I'll stick to this 3. ... Qb6!? which is is Schroedingers Caro-Cat between 3. ... Bf5 and 3. ... c5.
Unless there's a refutation.
Wait, what? Computer says 0/0/0? Well then!
very impressive Sargs
Thanks. Online skirmishes are just training after all, but in such cases you know that you are on track.
Still experimenting and polishing. :)
This CK line with the „concrete“ ef6 has become trendy recently, it has always been grossly underrated. The outrageous ...h7-h5! made it fashionable.
Played some training games today, not really well. An energetic win though, 1/0/0