Speed: Bullet to Correspondence  Rating: 1000 to 2500

English Opening: King's English VariationBETA


e5 grabs control of the center. This is by far the most common response to the English opening. The position resembles a reversed Sicilian, with the difference being that White has an additional tempo compared to what would normally happen in a Sicilian.

From here, White has a few options depending on the structure they want to play into.