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QGD Mainline
Ragozin , Vienna, Cambridge Springs, Lasker, Tartakower [D38-39 & D50-69]
Moderators: proustiskeen, TN
77 1176 Last Post 10/17/22 at 19:29:47
In: Re: Ragozin Repertoire tr...
By: FreeRepublic
QGD Intro
QGD Intro
Tarrasch & Semi-Tarrasch, Exchange Variation, 5 Bf4 [D30-37 & D41-42]
Moderators: proustiskeen, TN
108 2085 Last Post 11/02/22 at 19:41:51
In: Re: 5..Nf6 Tarrasch
By: FreeRepublic
QGA
QGA  (1 Viewing)
Queen's Gambit Accepted [D20-D29]
Moderators: proustiskeen, TN
74 692 Last Post 11/12/21 at 11:05:44
In: Re: Modernized QGA
By: RoleyPoley
Slav
Slav
Main Slav Defence [D16-19], Slow Slav [D11-12], Exchange [D13-14] Chebanenko [D10 & D15]
Moderators: proustiskeen, Jupp53
190 2408 Last Post 06/17/22 at 20:25:32
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By: Stigma
Semi-Slav
Semi-Slav  (1 Viewing)
Meran Defence [D47-49], Anti-Meran [D45-46], Botvinnik [D44], Moscow [D43], Triangle [D30-31]
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181 1995 Last Post 07/18/22 at 13:06:20
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By: dfan
Catalan
Catalan
Catalan Opening [E01-09]
Moderators: proustiskeen, TN
78 1053 Last Post 05/10/22 at 19:11:41
In: Re: Catalan lines with .....
By: FreeRepublic
1. d4 d5 2. c4 1. d4 d5 2. c4
Slav, QGA, QGD, Catalan, etc. [D06-66 & E01-09] with GM Justin Tan
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Slav exchange
Hi all, Is there any books or videos that give good coverage of the slav exchange for black? I been thinking of playing the semi-slav actually and I like the slav move order but I'm kinda afraid of th...

Started 06/03/22 at 19:07:31 by Mtal
4 507 Last Post 09/29/22 at 12:39:10
By: Kerangali
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Countering the Queen's Gambit
Does anyone have Countering the Queen's Gambit by Prusikin from New In Chess? Any thoughts?
https://www.debestezet.nl/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=5316

Started 03/26/22 at 09:54:27 by TD
2 828 Last Post 05/18/22 at 18:42:43
By: fluffy
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Chigorin - still in good shape?
One week ago I played a game against the chigorin-system; I assumed with the help of avrukh this system is in trouble and was surprised about black´s possibilities:
1.d4 d5 2.c4 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 [3....

Started 05/06/11 at 13:31:47 by gewgaw
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66 76777 Last Post 05/11/22 at 06:54:19
By: Kyuken
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Georgiev on Slav Gambits & Catalan
Slav Gambit and Siblings
by GM Kiril Georgiev
Chess-Stars , May 2021
The book presents a consistent White repertoire against 1...d5, based on gambit systems where White gives up the c4-pa...
tracke  Smiley

Started 04/09/21 at 15:57:32 by tracke
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19 6080 Last Post 01/27/22 at 12:52:21
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Qc2 dxc4 5.e4
Hi all,
I'm wanna know more about this line, any source is welcome:)

Started 10/11/20 at 19:33:55 by gewgaw
7 2423 Last Post 10/14/20 at 23:00:22
By: MW
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Sources on the Qc2 Anti Meran for White
Hey, question is in the title Smiley

Started 10/12/20 at 20:03:48 by mxstoe
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By: mxstoe
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QGD Exchange Carlsbard Structure with g5
In Antonsen - Burmakin 1/2-1/2 2014 Chesspub game annotated by Max Illingworth, he notes, "1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 c6 6. Qc2 h6 7. Bh4 Be6 8. e3 Nbd7 that 9. Bd3 is met with 9...

Started 10/04/20 at 05:58:40 by trw
3 1418 Last Post 10/04/20 at 08:12:29
By: trw
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1.d4 d5 2.c4 Be6?!
Grandmaster Repertiore The Queen's Gambit doesn't even mention this line. It may be considered a garbage sideline by experts but it's still not fun facing this for the first time. So what is the best ...

Started 09/21/20 at 00:50:19 by HagenWatch1
11 3104 Last Post 09/23/20 at 10:02:53
By: Seeley
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Books/Sources QGD Mainline with 4.Nf3 (Be7 5.Bg5)
Hey, have there been any Sources since the older Kramnik 1.Nf3 Books that cover the position after 1.Nf3 d5 2.d4 Nf6 3.c4 e6 4. Nc3 (intending Be7 5.Bg5) and the deviations possible in the second and ...

Started 06/04/20 at 10:07:13 by mxstoe
9 3385 Last Post 06/15/20 at 19:24:28
By: Pantu - Ex Member
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Lifetime Repertoires: The Nimzo-Ragozin
IM Christof Sielecki and FM Daniel Barrish have a joint repertoire up on Chessable, a general work against 1. d4 and 1. Nf3.
Main choices are the Nimzo and the Ragozin.
There are 2 related S...

Started 10/17/19 at 12:44:00 by JFugre
14 7790 Last Post 06/08/20 at 19:43:47
By: WSS
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Books that recommend 000 in the queens gambit exch
Hi all, are there any books or even videos that recommend castling queen side for white in the queens gambit exchange? I know I have an older d4 rep book by Keene that does, but was wondering if there...

Started 04/05/20 at 12:02:00 by Mtal
1 1468 Last Post 04/05/20 at 14:24:33
By: Stigma
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Chigorin Exchange Variation - 10.Nxc6!?
Hi Everyone,
while assembling my black repertoire vs. 1.d4, which contains the Chigorin Defense, I stumbled upon a possibility for White that I could not find equality against. It is in the Excha...

Started 02/26/20 at 05:51:58 by Kyuken
2 1858 Last Post 02/28/20 at 20:24:40
By: Kyuken
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Playing the Queen's Gambit: A Grandmaster Guide
I saw on amazon.com an announcement for new QUALITY CHESS book written by Denmark GM Lars Schandorff (Elo 2505) about QGD:
# Paperback: 256 pages
# Publisher: Quality Chess (May 2009)
# Language: English...

Started 01/07/09 at 16:58:43 by rossia
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97 66175 Last Post 02/28/20 at 10:00:06
By: semper_fidelis
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1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 dxc4
1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 dxc4
Where is the best detailed coverage of this line, possibly in printed form (book)? I often struggle as White vs this apparently nonsensical (but tricky, IMHO) line...

Started 08/17/19 at 07:38:38 by grandpatzer
6 3684 Last Post 12/24/19 at 19:24:21
By: scvchess
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Welcome GM Robert Hungaski!
I am really pleased to announce that GM Robert Hungaski is taking over the 1 d4 d5 2 c4 section. He is a professional chess player (Grand Master since 2013) and coach (FIDE Senior Trainer) from the Un...

Started 12/19/19 at 12:51:13 by GMTonyKosten
3 2353 Last Post 12/24/19 at 19:19:32
By: scvchess
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Books advocating the main line Slav for White?
Are there any fairly recent books - I mean actual paper books: not DVDs, videos, Chesstable products or similar - analyzing the main line Slav from White's perspective? I mean, 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 N...

Started 12/21/19 at 10:14:21 by grandpatzer
9 3717 Last Post 12/23/19 at 18:40:22
By: semper_fidelis
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Nf3 without Nc3, queen's gambit exchanged line
Are there well known articles on 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.cxd4 exd4 5.Bg5.
This isn't technically the exchange variation since white hasn't played Nc3, but are there any well known discussions...

Started 11/24/19 at 21:55:52 by kevinfat
7 3375 Last Post 12/20/19 at 19:55:38
By: stockhausen
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QGA databank by Hungaski
https://www.modern-chess.com/en/chess-databases/database=90
Released few days ago. One of the few QGA resources these days.
I know that Hungaski plays a lot in Argentina, but he is officiall...

Started 12/05/19 at 22:16:14 by Leon_Trotsky
1 1933 Last Post 12/16/19 at 02:49:47
By: scvchess
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Queen's Gambit book by Lemos
Apologies if this is common knowledge, but I've just noticed that next month (or January in the US) Everyman are publishing a Queen's Gambit repertoire book for White by Damian Lemos. What interests m...

Started 10/10/16 at 22:38:59 by Straggler
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25 21093 Last Post 10/28/19 at 23:41:02
By: ReneDescartes
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Opening Repertoire the Queen's Gambit - Lemos
Opening Repertoire the Queen's Gambit - Lemos
This book was published a few days ago by Everyman. Is it actually a repertoire book (as the title suggests) or else (nowadays one cannot be sure of ...

Started 08/17/19 at 07:20:14 by grandpatzer
1 2364 Last Post 10/14/19 at 05:11:34
By: VGA
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