Stonewall Attack: An Opening System for White's Army

Chess Opening Systems
For White's Army
[Stonewall Attack]

Stonewall Attack
- Overview -

White Openings Systems - Stonewall Attack Moves: 5

White's Moves Only:
1. d4, 2. e3, 3. f4, 4. c3, 5. Bd3

Noted by Ken Wilsdon: "The Colle and Stonewall can be used alternately, although Black has many fine setups against the Stonewall."

Stonewall Attack
- Example Sequence -

Here's an example of the Stonewall Attack played properly (the following moves are from the sample game on Wikpedia.

Notice that it's the main pattern of 4x Pawns, zig-zagged on dark-squares across the Expanded Center, plus the light-Bishop that counts as the Stonewall Attack, not necessarily the number of moves taken to reach it):

[Event "Stonewall Attack"]
[Date "2012.01.15"]
[White "?"]
[Black "?"]
[Result "*"]
[PlyCount "11"]

1. d4 d5 2. f4 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. Nf3 c5 5. c3 Nc6 6. Bd3 {Stonewall Attack} *

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