Saturday, December 31, 2011

du Chattel's opening system: The 4 pawns attack

A rarely played line in the du Chattel's opening system is the 4 pawns attack (see diagram). In my own tournament practice no player chose to play it as White.  It was played once against the dutch master Philip du Chattel as we can see. As I could find no material to work on, here are a few computer assisted lines.