[Event "Rizsatt's Study: London - QGD Setup"] [Site "https://lichess.org/study/WY587X0O/CCl1zLtf"] [Date "2023.04.01"] [White "London"] [Black "QGD Setup"] [Result "*"] [Annotator "https://lichess.org/@/Rizsatt"] [UTCDate "2023.04.12"] [UTCTime "01:40:15"] [Variant "Standard"] [ECO "D02"] [Opening "Queen's Pawn Game: London System"] [Source "https://lichess.org/study/JWpDtic1/iAL0zVHh"] [Orientation "white"] 1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bf4 e6 4. e3 Bd6 { Developing the Bishop, and asking what we're going to do with our Bishop. With the Bishop on e7, we can play similarly. } 5. Bg3 { The main move: The idea is that if Black plays ...Bxg3, we'll take it with the h-pawn, to open up the file for our rook. } 5... O-O 6. Bd3 c5 { Whenever Black plays ...c5, we'll usually respond with } 7. c3 { Building the pyramid. } 7... Nc6 8. Nbd2 { Delaying a little castling, gives us a little flexibility in development. } 8... b6 9. O-O Bb7 { And now, we continue with the plan of } 10. Ne5 { To play the f4 move, and start building our kingside attack ideas. } 10... Qc7 11. f4 { [And we can continue with Qf3 (to control the square of e4, which has become weak in this structure), Bh4, and finish development on the queenside. } *