The central cannon vs screen horse defense saga has been going on for centuries. It is still the most played opening today.
One of the fiercest variations that the screen horse defense can offer is the double cannons cross river variation. Black forms a blockade of red's pawn rank, thereby compressing the development of red's chess pieces. In almost all of the variations that follow, blood is spilt everywhere. During my recent break, I surfed the net far and wide and this was one of the files that I found for the site. It is also quite an in depth analysis showing the evolution of this opening.
The first 3 pages of this board show the "traditional" ways of this opening. Watch it and you will see how much blood is shed in this variation.
Two boards have been given for you to compare the variation. Enjoy.
The basic formation of this variation.
On to page 02 for more on this opening ...
First created : 15th May 2012
Last modified: 16th May 2012
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1. An internet file which I found.
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