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Ragozin , Vienna, Cambridge Springs, Lasker, Tartakower [D38-39 & D50-69]
Moderators: proustiskeen, TN
64 974 Last Post 08/10/18 at 04:54:05
In: Re: Pert on the Ragozin -...
By: mn
QGD Intro
QGD Intro  (3 Viewing)
Tarrasch & Semi-Tarrasch, Exchange Variation, 5 Bf4 [D30-37 & D41-42]
Moderators: proustiskeen, TN
96 1794 Last Post 08/06/18 at 17:37:11
In: Re: The Tarrasch Defence...
By: abrahampayton
Queen's Gambit Accepted [D20-D29]
Moderators: proustiskeen, TN
71 672 Last Post 05/04/18 at 07:15:07
In: Re: Why isn't the QGA mor...
By: kylemeister
Main Slav Defence [D16-19], Slow Slav [D11-12], Exchange [D13-14] Chebanenko [D10 & D15]
Moderators: proustiskeen, TN
185 2319 Last Post 04/22/17 at 18:36:06
In: Re: 4.Qc2
By: TD
Semi-Slav  (1 Viewing)
Meran Defence [D47-49], Anti-Meran [D45-46], Botvinnik [D44], Moscow [D43], Triangle [D30-31]
Moderators: proustiskeen, TN
172 1863 Last Post 03/29/18 at 16:30:18
In: Re: Kramnik’s 5...c5 in t...
By: ErictheRed
Catalan Opening [E01-09]
Moderators: proustiskeen, TN
70 952 Last Post 05/22/18 at 08:43:53
In: Re: Grandmaster Repertoir...
By: MarinFan
1. d4 d5 2. c4 1. d4 d5 2. c4
Slav, QGA, QGD, Catalan, etc. [D06-66 & E01-09] with GM Max Illingworth
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Catalán 4...Ab4+ 5. Ad2 Ae7 resources for Black

I think that this line looks solid for Black, but I have basically no book for Black on t...

Started yesterday at 23:01:25 by Leon_Trotsky
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By: Leon_Trotsky
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Nimzo/QID player avoiding Catalán
I was thinking over how a Nimzo/QID player plays 1. d4 Cf6 2. c4 e6. They are covered after 3. Cc3 Ab4 a Nimzo, 3. Cf3 b6, the QID. If 3. g3, then in addition to transposing to a Tarrasch main line, I...

Started 08/10/18 at 23:00:01 by Leon_Trotsky
6 423 Last Post 08/14/18 at 02:27:45
By: Leon_Trotsky
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Panczyk/Ilczuk on QGD Vienna
Everyman has announced a new book for Summer 2018:
Queen´s Gambit Declined : Vienna   by Panczyk/Ilczuk
~400 pages , 1 d4 d5 2 c4 e6 3 Nc3 Nf6 4 Nf3 Bb4 5 Bg5 dc4
Nice cover: https://www.everymanch...

Started 03/19/18 at 14:50:19 by tracke
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30 2772 Last Post 08/03/18 at 21:25:06
By: mn
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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 23:38:59 by Straggler
11 3963 Last Post 08/03/18 at 19:44:05
By: Leon_Trotsky
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The QGD Move by Move, by Nigel Davies
I wanted to invite comments on this book and throw out a couple of things I'm curious about:
(1)  I was aware of a game Sjugirov-Yusupov from 2014 which went 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cd ed...

Started 10/16/17 at 18:39:49 by kylemeister
4 1790 Last Post 08/03/18 at 03:00:17
By: CourtneyGrant
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Info D06 symmetrical (Austrian Defense)
I am looking for any information on the symmetrical defense (1. d4 d5 2. c4 c5). It is probably not really sound but I would nevertheless like to learn a little bit more about it from black's perspect...

Started 02/01/15 at 16:07:58 by prieber
4 1360 Last Post 07/27/18 at 19:26:23
By: barnaby
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The Exchange Queen's Gambit for Black by Károlyi
The Exchange Queen's Gambit for Black new Black repertoire book by Károlyi. I suppose this is connected to Semi-Tarra...

Started 06/30/18 at 01:34:52 by Leon_Trotsky
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25 1395 Last Post 07/18/18 at 06:45:06
By: MNb
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Karolyi on Semi-Tarrasch
Yesterday distributor Niggemann has announced:
Play the Semi-Tarrasch! - Part 1 by Tibor Karolyi
Chess Evolution ;  224 pages ; € 25 ; May 15th 2018
(up to date release including games from Candida...

Started 05/05/18 at 11:58:39 by tracke
9 1456 Last Post 07/07/18 at 02:26:30
By: Pawnpusher
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Kornev's QGD
Another new Kornev book, it seems, providing a full repertoire to d4, c4.
Quick overview of lines (stolen from the Forward Chess preview):
Exchange variation with 4...Nxd5.
Bf4 variatio...

Started 03/04/18 at 10:32:09 by gillbod
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15 2488 Last Post 05/09/18 at 22:41:18
By: MarinFan
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Drawbacks of 2.Nf3 move order?
Hello Everyone,
I seem to have rather poor results against the QGA simply because I don`t see it often, and thus find myself struggling to remember some of the sharp variations when it actually ...

Started 12/13/17 at 00:30:53 by BigTy
2 735 Last Post 12/13/17 at 21:27:13
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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1 d4 d5 2 c4 e6 3 Nc3 Nf6 4 Bg5 dxc4!?
I've started a new thread to continue the (slightly off-topic) discussion on this line from the "Playing 1 d4 d5" thread.
TonyRo wrote on 11/26/17 at 16:42:46:
I have been playing 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 dxc4 for a long time and quite lik...


Started 11/26/17 at 21:51:13 by mn
4 1049 Last Post 12/04/17 at 17:30:00
By: kylemeister
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Playing The Queen’s Gambit Declined
On Quality Chess forum I noticed that Nikos Ntirlis is finishing his book on QGD, a Black repertoire.
Nikos, can you please answer following:
– this will be a GM Guide format for Black based...

Started 01/07/17 at 11:14:03 by rossia
3 2312 Last Post 08/28/17 at 20:20:36
By: TN
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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 14:31:47 by gewgaw
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56 37288 Last Post 08/04/17 at 07:07:06
By: Jonathan Tait
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Interesting novelty on move 5 in the acc. Ragozin
So, maybe someone is interested in this little idea I came up with. Have fun! Smiley

Started 06/07/17 at 22:05:30 by CarriedbyGg
3 1390 Last Post 06/07/17 at 22:31:17
By: mn
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NO Coverage of 4. e3 Triangle Slav
I might be missing something, but I wasn't able to find any games on Chesspublishing covering 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 e6 4. e3! And then Black goes for a Stonewall setup (...Bd6, ... f5). As this is ...

Started 02/02/17 at 18:52:52 by NegiRefutes
6 2065 Last Post 04/17/17 at 10:58:09
By: GMTonyKosten
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No coverage of Chigorin Modern Gambit?
    Reached Via QGA
1.d4 d5 2.c4 cxd 3.Nc3 Nc6. Nf3 Nf6  5.d5 Na5
Have searched though all the games and there seems no coverage.   There was only one game on the position after move 4 where...

Started 01/12/17 at 05:07:07 by helmet
3 1433 Last Post 01/12/17 at 17:07:53
By: helmet
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New style update by Max Illingworth
I've been a subscriber for a long time and over the years we've had some great 'authors' in charge of the Queen's Gambit section of Chess Publishing, but I want to say I'm really impressed with Max Il...

Started 10/21/16 at 12:16:24 by Paddy
5 2581 Last Post 12/23/16 at 17:38:20
By: barnaby
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QGD beginner's video?
I want to learn the basics of playing the QGD as black. I've learned from past experience that it's best to jump in by watching an intro video to get the basics, and then only buy books for reference ...

Started 12/16/16 at 03:56:34 by Fromper
10 2649 Last Post 12/17/16 at 19:23:43
By: Seeley
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New QGD- book by Nikolaos Ntirlis
Hi all,
at the Quality-blog I red that there will be a new book bei Nikos about QGD. It will be repertoire for black after 1.d4 d5 and it is not far away from appearance.... I would love to know ...

Started 11/05/16 at 12:13:37 by wolfsblut
2 2397 Last Post 11/11/16 at 07:51:31
By: GabrielGale
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Dreev on QGD Bf4 and SlavExchange
Chess-stars has announced a new book by GM Dreev for March 2016:
Bf4 in the Queen´s Gambit and the Exchange Slav
No further infomations, seems to be a white repertoire ?!
tracke  Smiley

Started 11/17/15 at 09:25:23 by tracke
13 7280 Last Post 07/11/16 at 21:10:48
By: ErictheRed
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