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Ragozin , Vienna, Cambridge Springs, Lasker, Tartakower [D38-39 & D50-69]
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64 968 Last Post 02/06/18 at 08:42:57
In: Re: Pert on the Ragozin -...
By: CanadianClub
QGD Intro
QGD Intro
Tarrasch & Semi-Tarrasch, Exchange Variation, 5 Bf4 [D30-37 & D41-42]
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95 1788 Last Post 03/28/18 at 17:15:34
In: Re: Pros and cons of 1.d4...
By: FreeRepublic
QGA  (1 Viewing)
Queen's Gambit Accepted [D20-D29]
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71 670 Last Post 10/03/17 at 21:52:58
In: Re: 3 Nf3 a6
By: mn
Slav  (2 Viewing)
Main Slav Defence [D16-19], Slow Slav [D11-12], Exchange [D13-14] Chebanenko [D10 & D15]
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185 2319 Last Post 04/22/17 at 18:36:06
In: Re: 4.Qc2
By: TD
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  (1 Viewing)
Catalan Opening [E01-09]
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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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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
10 1069 Last Post 04/09/18 at 14:42:40
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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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
14 896 Last Post 03/23/18 at 04:33:52
By: mn
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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
2 470 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
4 725 Last Post 12/04/17 at 17:30:00
By: kylemeister
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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
3 1134 Last Post 10/17/17 at 18:36:17
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 2014 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 34403 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 1125 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 1783 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 1212 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 2265 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 2105 Last Post 12/17/16 at 19:23:43
By: Seeley
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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
10 3454 Last Post 11/22/16 at 15:05:37
By: Marcellus
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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 2124 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 6640 Last Post 07/11/16 at 21:10:48
By: ErictheRed
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Coherent Repertoire vs QGD and Catalan
Hello, I have played the Tarrasch for a couple of years and used it against both the QGD and Catalan but I cannot get used to the style of play required and frequently find myself at a loss at what to...

Started 04/26/16 at 15:24:12 by ham204
8 3399 Last Post 07/01/16 at 11:09:13
By: GabrielGale
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Best Material on Tartakower variation?
What are the best sources for learning the QGD Tartakower variation for Black?

Started 05/29/16 at 23:30:45 by BobbyDigital80
6 2526 Last Post 05/31/16 at 10:44:31
By: GMTonyKosten
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Attacking rep vs the slav and semi-slav
Hi all,
I was wondering if anyone could recommend a nice rep vs the slav and semi slav? Oh also I usually play nf3 on move 2. I like to attack and enjoy complicated positions but have not found a...

Started 05/13/16 at 17:18:49 by Mtal
6 2387 Last Post 05/16/16 at 17:18:39
By: Mtal
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