[Win the game with rare openings] London System from the perspective of white pieces
The London System is a chess
opening that usually arises after 1.d4 and 2.Bf4 or
2.Nf3 & 3.Bf4. It is a “system” opening that can be
used against virtually any black defence and thus comprises a smaller
body of opening theory than
many other openings. The London System is one of the Queen’s
Pawn Game openings where White opens with 1.d4 but
does not play the Queen’s Gambit.
It normally results in a closed game.
the London is a set of solid lines where after 1.d4 White quickly
develops his dark-squared bishop to
f4 and normally bolsters his centre with [pawns on] c3 and e3 rather
than expanding. Although it has the potential for a
quick kingside attack, the white forces are generally
flexible enough to engage in a battle anywhere on the board.
Historically it developed into a system mainly from three variations: