Opening preparation is a very important step in any player’s career. It is next to impossible to play high-level chess without a proper opening preparation. Almost all players realize that, but nevertheless they miss some very important yet extremely powerful ideas when it comes to the openings. The good news is you won’t need to spend more time on your openings or forget everything you play and start from scratch. Using the following opening preparation “secrets” you will be able to take whatever you already know and have in terms of opening preparation and take it further. Let’s begin.