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Kings Gambit
Kings Gambit  (2 Viewing)
[C30-C39]
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In: Re: C30-C39: John Shaw: T...
By: Jonathan Tait
Scotch
Scotch
Scotch Game [C45], Scotch Gambit [C44] & Scotch Four Knights [C47]
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88 770 Last Post 12/12/17 at 23:24:26
In: Re: Book about 1.e4 e5 2....
By: SWJediknight
2 Knights
2 Knights
Two Knights Defence inc. Wilkes-Barre Variation [C56-C59]
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83 1961 Last Post 08/12/17 at 22:09:31
In: Re: C57: Summary: Fried L...
By: Jupp53
Italian
Italian  (2 Viewing)
Italian Game 3 Bc4, Evans Gambit, Giuoco Piano, Bishop's Opening, Max Lange Attack [C50-55]
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120 1375 Last Post 09/22/17 at 11:52:12
In: Re: Is the compromised de...
By: MNb
4 Knights
4 Knights
Four Knights inc. Rubinstein's line, Belgrade Gambit, Glek's 4 g3, Three Knights [C46-49]
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37 533 Last Post 10/31/17 at 13:07:54
In: Re: New Four Knights DVD
By: Jonathan Tait
Petroff
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Petroff/Russian Defence [C42-43]
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73 967 Last Post 10/28/17 at 20:59:58
In: Re: 3.d4 against the Petr...
By: kylemeister
Philidor
Philidor  (1 Viewing)
Philidor's Defence, Hanham, 3...exd4 & 3...f5 [C41]
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By: mn
Vienna
Vienna
Vienna Game inc. Hamppe-Allgaier Gambit, Frankenstein-Dracula Variation [C25-29]
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
1. e4 e5 - Non-Spanish 1. e4 e5 - Non-Spanish
Scotch, Petroff, King's Gambit, Vienna etc. [C20-59] with GM Victor Mikhalevski
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Alternatives for Ruy Lopez for Blitz/Rapid/Surpris
I've been playing the Ruy Lopez (not entirely successfully  Huh) for about 10 years and will keep that going, but I have been thinking of adding another option against 1. ..e5 for  for Blitz/Rapid/Sur...

Started 05/12/16 at 09:40:22 by JEH
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By: BigTy
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How to Beat the Open Games by Sverre Johnsen

Started 12/13/17 at 03:01:25 by Anonymous3
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By: gillbod
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Latvian gambit 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 f5 3. exf5
This interesting line in the Latvian gambit was reached by myself just recently. I could not find this line in the Chess Pub forums.
After 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 f5 3. exf5 e4 4. Nd4 Qf6 5. c3 I decided...

Started 01/06/18 at 02:58:30 by Mark L
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By: Fllg
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First Steps: 1 e4 e5

Started 12/13/17 at 03:05:58 by Anonymous3
2 721 Last Post 12/25/17 at 05:13:16
By: Jonathan Tait
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...Ng4 line in the Italian Game
I've often seen this line recommended for Black when White doesn't play h3:
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 Nf6 5.d3 a6 6.Bb3 Ba7 7.O-O O-O 8.Nbd2
d6 9. Re1 Ng4 10. Re2 Kh8 11. h3 Nh6, with...

Started 08/23/17 at 05:38:36 by bobbyh64
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By: gillbod
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C40: The Elephant gambit
I did not find a thread about this opening so I had to creat a one. A game found from 'chess' magazine:
Tadej Sakelsek vs Philip Corbin
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d5 3.ed5 Bd6 4.d4 e4 5.Ne5 Nf6 Bb5 c6 7....

Started 12/29/09 at 02:29:44 by Rebel-Yell
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By: barnaby
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To play Bishop's Opening or Vienna Game?
Hello,
What are the main differences of playing one or the other? I have noted they lead to similar positions. Plans I have seen:
Nc3, d3, e4, Bc4, f4
Nc2, g2, Bg2, Nge2, f4
f4 and...

Started 05/08/16 at 13:08:52 by Tibor
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By: Arnaudov
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Ponziani Opening. Questions
When with white, my openings go this way:
1e4 e5
2Nf3 Nc6
3c3.            This 3rd move makes it a Ponziani setup.
Now my effort for this slow move (c3) is to try and establish a s...

Started 02/05/15 at 08:06:58 by Peekay
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By: Marcin
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Started 05/24/16 at 17:37:16 by smtpinbox
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By: smtpinbox
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C23: Calabrese Counter-Gambit: 1 e4 e5 2 Bc4 f5!?
So what's wrong with this then? Smiley

Started 03/29/12 at 11:45:00 by Jonathan Tait
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By: Jonathan Tait
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New Open Games book
http://www.everymanchess.com/chess/books/Opening_Repertoire%3A_The_Open_Games_wi...
Hope the book offers different linesto recent books on the subject

Started 04/24/13 at 18:57:30 by najdorfslayer
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By: ruzomberok
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Danish Gambit 3. .. Qe7
The line 1. e4 e5 2. d4 exd4 3. c3 Qe7 is recommended by Bologan in his weighty book on 1. .. e5.
Checking games for the last two or three years, whilst the Danish pops up around 30 to 40 times ...

Started 02/15/16 at 12:03:46 by RdC
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By: kylemeister
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New Open Games Book

Started 05/05/14 at 08:29:07 by najdorfslayer
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By: JEH
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New 1...e5! book by Mikhail Marin!
Hi!
Anyone knows when will be released the new 1...e5! book by Mikhail Marin?


Started 05/10/06 at 18:52:52 by Mortal Games
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By: JEH
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Ponziani sac
Hi, everybody!
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.c3 Nf6 4.d4 Nxe4 5.d5 Bc5 6.dxc6 Bxf2 7.Ke2
Is this playable for Black?

Started 05/31/15 at 20:32:40 by Toshak
10 4663 Last Post 08/20/15 at 19:47:51
By: PANFR
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1...e5 Endgame repertoire
Hi,
I intend to play, for sometime, a repertoire revolving around endgames or 'technical' play. I wondered if it could be possible to build an exhaustive one offering positions, a bit in Caro-Ka...

Started 07/29/13 at 12:49:18 by nocteus
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By: Confused_by_Theory
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Vienna or 4 knights with g3
Hi all,
Looking for some advice on the Vienna or 4 Knights with g3. Is one better than the other? Or do they pretty much transpose to each other? How are the positions in general? Any books recon...

Started 03/02/13 at 05:35:14 by Mtal
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By: brabo
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Symmetrical e-pawn structures
Hi, I often get this structure in my games.
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I am looking for some good strategical explanations about how to play it (in the middlegame or the endga...

Started 04/04/15 at 20:13:11 by nocteus
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By: chk
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Best way to play against Glek system
Hello dear friends

I just wanted to ask which is the best way to play against glek system..Its quite a rare opening...So there are two lines one line is with Bc5 and the other is with d5.....

Started 12/01/14 at 19:38:13 by chandrashekharkoravi
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By: PANFR
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