Many players don’t like to play 1.f4, but in this video you will see once again how openings are not so important when we have a good middle and endgame foundation. I am trying to convince you to play Bird’s opening, but you should certainly take a look to learn the typical position types that arise from such an interesting setup. Enjoy and don’t forget to share your feedback!
00:00 Bird’s Opening VS 2436 Player
04:40 Bird’s Opening VS 2405 Player
08:46 Bird’s Opening VS 2411 Player
12:30 Bird’s Opening VS 2528 Player
18:00 Bird’s Opening VS 2461 Player
22:15 Bird’s Opening VS 2297 Player
27:34 Closed Sicilian VS 2449 Player
32:20 Bird’s Opening VS 2498 Player
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