After placing all of the small wooden pieces on the board, she stared at the black and white checkered squares for a little while before finally making her first move. Gently picking up the white pawn, she moved it up two squares.
As expected, she had something prepared.
Her first move was not E4 or even D4. It was C4, The English Opening.
Well, it wasn't the first time I'd played against this opening either.
I had never seen this girl on the world stage before. For all I knew, she was an amateur. However, for some reason, something didn't feel right. I couldn't let my guard down, like that one match against Mizuhara.
Taking a moment to think, I responded with a pretty standard Knight F6, the Anglo-Indian Defence.
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