Do you understand the patterns in your favorite openings or have
you just memorized lines? Use the color reversal feature found in the Chess
Openings Wizard Professional and Express versions to get some insight.
Do you recognize this position?
This is actually the French Winawer with colors reversed.
You may not realize it, but much of your memory of your openings
is tied to the colors of the pieces. COW's ability to reverse the colors
allows you to check to see if you truly understand the patterns in your
Start by opening your repertoire ebook. Then right click on the
diagram and choose Mirror Position Side to Move. Now see if you can
follow along in your favorite lines. Better yet, put Chess Openings Wizard in
training mode and
test yourself. You'll be amazed at the insights you'll get about your openings.
Mirroring positions is just one of the
power tools in Chess Openings Wizard Professional.