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A simple white repertoire
Compiled by Once
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Everyone needs an opening repertoire. Here is one that I use when I don't want to think too much. It is based on e4 and then the g3 Vienna against e5, closed sicilian, Be2 against the scandinavian and KIA against just about everything else. Not the strongest lines in the world, but they are easy to play because they lead to similar positions.


A vienna trap well worth knowing
Alekhine vs S Lugowski, 1931 
(C25) Vienna, 12 moves, 1-0

3. d5 is supposed to be the main line, but few know it
J L Watson vs Dreev, 1985 
(C26) Vienna, 33 moves, 1-0

If black doesn't play 3. ... d5, white has a very easy game
Soltis vs Romanishin, 1989 
(C25) Vienna, 39 moves, 1-0

The closed sicilian with Be3 and Qd2
Short vs E Hossain, 1999 
(B26) Sicilian, Closed, 6.Be3, 34 moves, 1-0

The Kings Indian Attack against the French
Jansa vs S Bilyap, 1968
(A08) King's Indian Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

A hassle-free answer to the trendy Scandinavian
F Handke vs V Papadopoulou, 2005
(B01) Scandinavian, 45 moves, 1-0

KIA is just about playable against the Caro-Kann
M Paragua vs C Liang, 2001
(B10) Caro-Kann, 29 moves, 1-0

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