Bird Opening

chess equipment: Bird's opening chess book

Bird's opening begins with 1.f4, creating a structure resembling a reverse dutch. This can be a great opening if you like to play the dutch as black as it allows you to use this opening as both colours. Despite the dutch being popular, the Bird's opening has remained fairly unknown but not due to being unsound. We can use this to our advantage by surprising our opponent with this rare yet effective opening move.

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