Most Underrated & Aggressive Chess Opening for White
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Most Underrated Chess Opening for White | Colle–Zukertort System

Most Underrated Chess Opening for White | Colle–Zukertort System

Today I’d like to share with you one of the most underrated chess openings for White: the Colle–Zukertort System. It is a universal chess opening system that can be played against any move by Black.

Similar to the London System, but more aggressive and less well-known, this opening system typically follows this move order: 1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 e6 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bd3 c5 5.b3 Nc6 6.0-0 Bd6 7.Bb2 0-0 8.Nbd2.

It’s important to note that you develop your queenside knight to d2 instead of the usual square c3, as you want to keep the diagonal open for your dark-squared bishop on b2, which will be a key piece for your future kingside attack.

Watch the full video lesson to learn the common opening setup, key ideas, and middlegame attacking plans for White.

Below, you can find the variations shown in the video:

I hope you enjoy reading this blog post.

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