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QGD Mainline
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Ragozin , Vienna, Cambridge Springs, Lasker, Tartakower [D38-39 & D50-69]
Moderators: proustiskeen, TN
63 947 Last Post 12/06/17 at 17:56:18
In: Re: Cambridge Springs Def...
By: FreeRepublic
QGD Intro
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Tarrasch & Semi-Tarrasch, Exchange Variation, 5 Bf4 [D30-37 & D41-42]
Moderators: proustiskeen, TN
93 1766 Last Post 12/12/17 at 16:35:51
In: Re: Art of the Tarrasch D...
By: fling
QGA
QGA
Queen's Gambit Accepted [D20-D29]
Moderators: proustiskeen, TN
71 670 Last Post 10/03/17 at 21:52:58
In: Re: 3 Nf3 a6
By: mn
Slav
Slav
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
Semi-Slav  (2 Viewing)
Meran Defence [D47-49], Anti-Meran [D45-46], Botvinnik [D44], Moscow [D43], Triangle [D30-31]
Moderators: proustiskeen, TN
171 1843 Last Post Today at 09:24:02
In: Re: 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3....
By: Stigma
Catalan
Catalan
Catalan Opening [E01-09]
Moderators: proustiskeen, TN
70 928 Last Post 07/21/17 at 00:55:23
In: Re: The Catalan: Move by...
By: Stigma
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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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 yesterday at 00:30:53 by BigTy
2 114 Last Post Yesterday 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...

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Started 11/26/17 at 21:51:13 by mn
4 325 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
3 711 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 1613 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 30520 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
3 755 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 1365 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
3 922 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 1828 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 1581 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 2881 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 1715 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 5745 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 2787 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 bobbyh64
6 2091 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 1923 Last Post 05/16/16 at 17:18:39
By: Mtal
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New ChessBase DVDs on QGD
Two new ones out: one on the exchange variation, one a general look at the opening by an IM/amateur duo.  Can anyone who has seen either of these comment on their quality?  Would also be interested in...

Started 02/22/14 at 21:29:22 by LeeRoth
12 8002 Last Post 03/30/16 at 20:04:52
By: alyechin
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Poll: What do You think is the most solid choice?
I have lost some confidence after some bad games. I want first of all not to lose. What do You think?

Started 02/05/16 at 03:17:11 by Pingudon
3 1611 Last Post 02/05/16 at 17:04:15
By: Pingudon
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Will There Be a January 1.d4 d5 Update?
Congratulations on becoming a GM-elect Max!  It's a wonderful accomplishment.
I was downloading the annual database files for Gold subscribers and confirmed that your December update (which was p...

Started 02/04/16 at 21:42:47 by WSS
0 769 Last Post 02/04/16 at 21:42:47
By: WSS
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Chigorin: 3. Nc3 dxc4 4. d5 Ne5 5. e4
Hi,
I have Chigorin According to Morozevich, and as far as I can tell, this variation/move order isn't covered in the book (also I don't see many games in my database, although my database might...

Started 12/24/15 at 19:34:14 by kevinludwig
2 1420 Last Post 01/11/16 at 18:41:35
By: CarriedbyGg
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