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”

Early Game Alliances: England/France

The “Entente Cordiale” is the well established name for the Anglo-French alliance. It comes from a contemporaneous alliance established in 1904 between the two states, aimed at defending themselves from German aggression but – more importantly – ending direct colonial competition. England’s POV If England is to win the game, she has to attack France.Continue reading “Early Game Alliances: England/France”