England’s Opening Moves: Splits Openings and the Western Opening

I’m putting the Splits openings and the Western Opening in the same post because, although some will disagree, there is really only one version of the Western Opening that makes any kind of sense (and that’s pushing it!) The Splits openings These openings are strange. I wouldn’t say I’d never use them but there isContinue reading “England’s Opening Moves: Splits Openings and the Western Opening”

England’s Opening Moves: Southern Openings

Having looked at England’s Northern openings, let’s have a look at the Southern openings that could be an option. There are three useful Southern openings, although two of them don’t seem to be much different from each other and possibly aren’t quite as useful as the third! Each opening is named after a local riverContinue reading “England’s Opening Moves: Southern Openings”