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Ragozin , Vienna, Cambridge Springs, Lasker, Tartakower [D38-39 & D50-69]
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65 1007 Last Post 11/25/18 at 18:22:47
In: Re: Pert on the Ragozin -...
By: tony37
QGD Intro
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Tarrasch & Semi-Tarrasch, Exchange Variation, 5 Bf4 [D30-37 & D41-42]
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98 1814 Last Post 09/16/18 at 20:25:54
In: Re: Learn to Play the Que...
By: MW
Queen's Gambit Accepted [D20-D29]
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72 679 Last Post 10/07/18 at 22:52:57
In: Re: QGA 3. e4 e5 4. Nf3 r...
Main Slav Defence [D16-19], Slow Slav [D11-12], Exchange [D13-14] Chebanenko [D10 & D15]
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185 2323 Last Post 11/02/18 at 22:01:00
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By: Pingudon
Semi-Slav  (2 Viewing)
Meran Defence [D47-49], Anti-Meran [D45-46], Botvinnik [D44], Moscow [D43], Triangle [D30-31]
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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
72 989 Last Post 09/26/18 at 08:15:04
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By: kylemeister
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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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
4 2950 Last Post 11/14/18 at 20:39:30
By: Laramonet
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Idea in 5 Bf4 system
In a recent game, after 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. Bf4 c6 6. e3 Be7 7. Qc2 O-O, I was faced with 8. Ng5.
The main idea being that 8. .. h6 is met with 9. h4. That might be Black...

Started 11/08/18 at 00:52:26 by RdC
4 295 Last Post 11/08/18 at 17:40:20
By: FreeRepublic
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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
8 1122 Last Post 10/29/18 at 21:03:00
By: Leon_Trotsky
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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
13 2500 Last Post 09/30/18 at 23:42:15
By: kylemeister
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Why are playing the Big Boys like this?
The elite players against d4 usually play like Nimzo move order 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 but if white play Nf3 then 3.d5. With this move order they just avoid the exchange variation witg Nge2. All the rest se...

Started 09/29/18 at 11:36:51 by Pingudon
8 559 Last Post 09/30/18 at 12:16:58
By: RdC
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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
12 4694 Last Post 09/10/18 at 00:22:43
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 2282 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 1584 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 2660 Last Post 07/18/18 at 06:45:06
By: MNb
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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 3484 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 1031 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 1442 Last Post 12/04/17 at 17:30:00
By: kylemeister
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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 39761 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 1626 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 (Ex Member)
6 2369 Last Post 04/17/17 at 10:58:09
By: GMTonyKosten
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No coverage of Chigorin Modern Gambit?
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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 1701 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 2898 Last Post 12/23/16 at 17:38:20
By: barnaby
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