Yes, I have spent almost as many hours contemplating chess openings as actually playing the Game of Kings.
Yes, I realize that most games stays within theory for at most 4 moves.
Still, I cannot resist to go into the "what-to-play-loop" yet again.
So, I have been faithful to the Good Old London System for some time but I am getting bored with it. Rumor has it that David Rudel is working on a new Colle book. Changing from the London to some version of Colle is perhaps not as refreshing as I would like. I feel "1. e4??" is coming my way. "Chess Openings for Kids" will be my compass into the hopefully revitalizing world of double pawn openings.
Blog readers with a sweet tooth for betting should know that the Total for number of months until the next Opening Phobia Attack is 3.5.