The Colle is definitely not an aggressive opening in the classical sense. If you like the positions that you get with the Colle, by all means, play it. D05 – Queen’s pawn game, Rubinstein (Colle-Zukertort) variation: 1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. Bd3 c5 5. b3. Search the chess games database, download. I selected games played with the Colle-Zukertort System for you below from recent times, but just wins and losses to make it interesting. Study the various lines.

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The Colle is zukettort a one-trick pony if you play it that way. By the way, I play the Colle-Koltanowski variation from time to time and in fact beat my first expert with it at the US Open. The point of putting the bishop on b2 is twofold: I disagree unequivocally with your assessment of the Dragon. Email Required, but never shown. It’s just confusing, and inaccurate, in my view.

Colle System – Wikipedia

Sophia, the middle sister stopped competing many years ago. The point is you pay attention and take the course that best suits you.

However, as much as I love that attack, it is not impossible to defend against. Arlen 2, 15 8. Zukertogt to the ” Everyone’s Second Colle Book ” page for more information.


Learn the Opening the Easy Way: The Colle-Zukertort System

Please double check your statement. I’ve noticed there are fewer resources available to those who want to learn about the Colle-Zukertort, a solid, positional chess opening system for White. This signals that White is playing the Zukertort variation of the Colle System rather than the Koltanowski version. The Colle is definitely not an aggressive opening in the classical sense. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

I’m not sure what you mean by ‘no beginners memorize Even if you play the “normal” Colle System with a pawn on c3 instead of b3 Zuke ‘Em is still be a valuable opening book for your library. Hope thats of use to u.

This is a refreshing writing style with new ideas which should be helpful for the master to beginner player. I guess quite a few here are confusing the the Colle Zuke with the Colle K which is a more solid system in someways but again Colpe can often generate strong chances on the kingside with colke well timed e4 and the mainline has been resurged to an extent by the Phoenix attack. Thinking about it that way makes …Bd6 seem overly committal.

If Black develops his Q-Knight to d7 instead of f6, there is little danger of his and White generally would not play a3. Colle-Zukertort is a good way to advance beyond beginner.


Chess Stack Exchange works best with JavaScript enabled. The reason that the Colle is recommended to beginners is that the ideas and plans are simple, and it works fairly well against any kind of play by black.

98_D05/A46_Colle Zukertort (the b3-Colle)

This removes a guard from the h7 square, often enabling a classic bishop sacrifice on h7 as the start of a mating attack. The centre tends to be fixed or semi fixed and this helps facilitate attacks on the wing and white is better equipped to attack the black kingside with ideas based around Ne5, f4, Rf3 – Rh3, Qh5, dxc5 – Bxf6, Bxh7, Nd2 – Nf3 – Ng Colpe basic structure of the Zukertort variation is shown below. Christophe Strobbe 1 5 I wouldn’t suggest that the Colle Zuke or K are the greatest thing since sliced bread but they are perfectly sound, lead to some interesting attacking positions and are benefited practically by the stereotypes expressed on here.

However, you can still play the Colle System without feeling like you are already behind.

In the Koltanowski version, White plays 5. You will learn how to attack your opponent from move 1 and create a new threat with every single move! You can see that game here on youtube.