Queen's Pawn Games1.d2-d4 d7-d5 ohne 2.c2-c4
Queen's Pawn Games are openings which begin with the moves 1.d4 d5 but do not continue with 2.c4. As a rule, that leads to closed pawn structures in the centre.
Previously Queen's Pawn Games were very popular above all in normal club chess. White has simple attacking plans and a pattern for development which worked in general without great theoretical knowledge. In the meantime openings such as the London System (a setup with Bf4) have also been employed by players like World Champion Carlsen, Sergey Karjakin and Wesley So.
Londoner System als Beispiel
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