Jonathan wanted to have something on this session thinking
about the English Opening, but, in case you don't play that
system, I'll broaden it out a bit.
The experience of meeting novelty
It needn't be a completely new move, of course, just new to
Let's see if we can create that experience for you.
Some examples that we came up with:
As White, facing 1.d4 e5!?
As White, facing 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nd4!?
As Black, facing 1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Nf6 3.d4!?
Some examples for more experienced players, can be found in