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Re: Jobrava london vs lines with bf5
Reply #2 - 06/02/21 at 00:19:10
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Darthmambo wrote on 05/31/21 at 19:13:47:
Hi all,

For those jobrava london players out there, I feel like I do not get much vs lines with bf5. So let's say d4 d5, nc3 nf6, bf4 and for. I do the usual f3, and then push my pawns, eventually playing bd3 and trading it. The usual stuff that's in all the jobrava material. Oh well, just wanted to know how people feel about it. If any advice on playing the position, that would be great.


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Re: Jobrava london vs lines with bf5
Reply #1 - 06/01/21 at 18:28:53
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I play those lines a bit with White. Objectively, I would say you just have to accept that they're nothing special. The main objective is to unbalance the game and steer towards an unusual position that you might have greater familiarity with despite the verdict of theory.

The problem I find is that I do get a sinking feeling that I'm playing for positional cheapos, and if Black knows what he's doing, play can get quite narrow and there isn't a huge amount to look forward to.
  

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Jobrava london vs lines with bf5
05/31/21 at 19:13:47
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Hi all,

For those jobrava london players out there, I feel like I do not get much vs lines with bf5. So let's say d4 d5, nc3 nf6, bf4 and for. I do the usual f3, and then push my pawns, eventually playing bd3 and trading it. The usual stuff that's in all the jobrava material. Oh well, just wanted to know how people feel about it. If any advice on playing the position, that would be great.
  
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