In praise of the Grob

The Grob (1. g4) is a much maligned opening but one of our members (who shall remain nameless as this post may be seen by prospective opponents) is rather fond of using it and has had a surprising amount of success with it.

He may like to know that he is not alone as a fan of the opening and that it has received strong support at high level, as can be seen in this YouTube video:

Tommy Opposite