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Colors-Reversed Openings
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In all of these games, White loses a tempo, and achieves a well known opening position, with the colors reversed.

Wasted tempo 4.Bd3 / 6.Be2 puts White in Black's shoes.
Dus Chotimirsky vs Janowski, 1907 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 55 moves, 1-0

4.Bd3 and 5.Be2 wastes a tempo
Dus Chotimirsky vs Rubinstein, 1907  
(D61) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack, 55 moves, 0-1

1.d3 and 2.d4?!
A Rodriguez Vila vs J Sanchez Almeyra, 1991 
(B01) Scandinavian, 31 moves, 1-0

1.d3 and 2.d4?!
Nikolaiczuk vs Smyslov, 1986 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 60 moves, 0-1

1.e3 and 2.e4?!
K Nieuwelink vs F Snijders, 2001 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

1.d3 and 2.d4?!
A Hamad vs S A Iuldachev, 2001 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 30 moves, 0-1

1.e3 and 2.e4?!
R Cvek vs P Simacek, 2001 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 15 moves, 1/2-1/2

6.dxc5? wastes a tempo and now White is playing the semi-slav
D Kosic vs Velimirovic, 1996
(D47) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 36 moves, 1-0

Same two players; this time White tries the Meran variation.
D Kosic vs Velimirovic, 1993
(D48) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran, 61 moves, 0-1

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