Past and Future of Chess

Classical vs. Modern vs. Hyper-Modern: Chess Principles

Classical vs. Modern vs. Hyper-Modern: Chess Principles

In chess, there are three fundamental opening principles: it is either (1) classical, (2) hypermodern, or (3) modern. There have been many arguments throughout the years whether a differentiation is valid, after all the history of their creation is vague. There are some people that deny the existence of such opening principles, claiming that they…