57 ( +1 | -1 ) What do you play as white??i rarely play d4 any more. maybe 5% of my games are d4. i play the averbakh variation in the king's indian as white. against moves after 1...d5> regular stuff. i might start playing d4 again soon, i think.
e4 is my favorite.
i like the advance variations in both french and caro-kann. and c3 sicilians always.................. against e5, i play my favorite the vienna game or king's gambit.
no one i think has ever played a pirc against me here at gameknot. i almost forget what i like to play against that. i guess austrian attack with Bd3.
83 ( +1 | -1 ) KID, Sicilanand Queen's Gambit Declined are my favourites. I usually play:
When I play e4 I expect sicilian dragon/najdorf from my opponent. But if I get a 1. ... e5 reply I might go with Bishop's Opening. I don't like Roy lupez because sometimes it leads to some really boring games, especially if you are [playing against weak players.
I hope for a King's Indian Defense, Queen's Qambit Declined. I like KID because it's really aggresive, complicated and interesting. I only have started playing this game lately but already have fallen in love with it.
I also play 1.Nf3, 1.c4(which I don't like much lately) and a few odd ones(against weak players usually, just to confuse them and force them to make mistakes).
Over all my favourites are Sicilian and King's Indian!