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Pirc Defence [B07-09]
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Modern Defence 1...g6 [B06]
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Alekhine's Defence [B02-B05]
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Scandinavian Defence/Centre Counter 1 e4 d5 [B01]
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Caro, Pirc/Modern, Alekhine & Scandinavian [B01-19] with GM Justin Tan
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Bologan Caro-Kann book
I contacted New In Chess, and they said in three weeks the book should be out. There is now excerpt, but I think it looks like 7...Cd7 instead of 7....

Started 05/02/18 at 19:42:09 by Leon_Trotsky
10 1407 Last Post 05/23/18 at 15:26:06
By: califax
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Options against the Panov
Any suggestions for options against he panov attack where I avoid simplified positions or endings out of the opening? Wasn't there a good system by bologan at one point?

Started 03/13/17 at 18:11:23 by Reverse
11 2942 Last Post 03/14/17 at 22:47:51
By: kylemeister
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The Corn Stalk Defense
What do the following 6 1 e4 repertoire books recommend against the Corn Stalk Defense, 1 e4 a5?
Starting Out: 1 e4
Opening for White According to Anand volume 5
The Italian Gambit and ...

Started 10/06/10 at 06:39:17 by Anonymous3
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47 31641 Last Post 01/07/17 at 01:08:53
By: Uberdecker
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Another option in the 3. Nc3 Nimzowitsch Defense
1. e4 Nc6 ; 2. d4 d5 ; 3. Nc3
The main line 3. has been under a cloud for a while. The alternative 3. ...e6 is really more French than Nimzo and 3. ...Nf6 is unsatisfactory.
Instead, i...

Started 01/01/17 at 17:27:24 by Uberdecker
2 1844 Last Post 01/02/17 at 01:11:58
By: Uberdecker
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Complete Opening repertoire - IM John Watson
Hallo everyone.
Any additional information about the new opening repertoire on DVD's?
Watson White Repertoire
1.Lets Get Started
2.Alekhine 1 of 2
3.Alekhine 2 of 2

Started 06/05/16 at 19:30:46 by Templare2
4 4518 Last Post 11/15/16 at 16:11:06
By: Reverse
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Alekhine Modern variation options
As I understand it, some of the main choices in the Alekhine Modern variation are as follows:
1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. d4 d6 4. Bg4 Be2 c6
1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. d4 d6 4. g6
1. e4 Nf6 2...

Started 10/20/16 at 20:55:33 by kevinludwig
2 1681 Last Post 10/20/16 at 23:27:07
By: TonyRo
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Sam Collins 1.e4 DVD
Anyone got any info about the lines covered by Sam Collins in the new Chessbase DVD based on 1.e4 for white?
Is it a 're-pack' of his repertoire book from a few years ago? From the screenshots on...

Started 12/09/09 at 23:22:30 by naughtyknight
10 6547 Last Post 09/29/16 at 18:41:08
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Chess Base Power play 17-Attack with 1. e4
Anyone knows which line  Daniel King suggests against the Caro Kann?

Started 05/06/12 at 19:55:51 by Templare2
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15 12707 Last Post 09/29/16 at 13:07:20
By: PatzerNoster
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1.e4 d6 2.Bc4
For a while now I have been playing the Hanham Philidor, via the 1...d6 move order. After 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 e5 I nearly always get a perfectly decent position, and quite often win. But a large proportion...

Started 03/27/11 at 21:20:11 by Straggler
6 5482 Last Post 04/06/16 at 04:43:20
By: ChevyBanginStyle
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Smerdon's gambit of goodness
Hi all,
Simple question till what level can one play the repertoire outlined in the Smerdon book???  Yes I know he plays it and is a GM.  But other mere mortals, you know us????  LOL.
Thank ...

Started 11/02/15 at 21:54:13 by Zatara
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By: Chivas
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The North Sea Defence
Lately I've followed a thread at a swedish forum with Martens defending his (and Gerard Welling's)  invention, The North Sea Defence:
1.e4 g6 2.d4 Nf6!?
and now either
A) 3.Nc3 d5 4....

Started 06/25/05 at 10:10:49 by TalJechin
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27 21146 Last Post 12/31/15 at 08:58:04
By: Stefan Buecker
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3...e6 against Fantasy Caro
I was thinking of switching my response from 3...Db6 and 3...dxe4 to 3...e6 against the Fantasy Variation in the Caro-Kann. I think that this might be solidest, but I do not see much literature on thi...

Started 07/13/15 at 03:45:13 by DenVerdsligeRejsende
6 3536 Last Post 10/20/15 at 14:15:55
By: Bibs
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e4 e6 d4 c6
Hello all,
I came across the unusual sequence 1. e4 e6 2. d4 c6 for the first time today.  My game continued 3. c4 d5 4. ed cd 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Nf3 with a transposition to the Panov-Botvinnik.  A qu...

Started 07/25/15 at 17:38:38 by ULIFT
8 4331 Last Post 07/27/15 at 02:42:54
By: Bibs
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Alekhine Books for 2300+
What are some key Alekhine books for 2300+ players, as in, the player herself or himself, as well as for playing against 2300+ opposition? I have Lakdawala (2014) and Taylor (2010) so far. But unlike ...

Started 05/09/15 at 04:40:31 by DenVerdsligeRejsende
2 3093 Last Post 05/09/15 at 19:41:25
By: TN
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Free Material
Hello, I am pretty new to this forum. I have been playing chess for over 10 years without any real lessons.  I am looking for some free material to get me started.
I usually open with e4.  I pla...

Started 11/24/14 at 00:10:27 by Michael Cobb
10 6465 Last Post 02/22/15 at 01:13:48
By: urusov
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Poll: Which do you hate the most: Caro-Kann or French?
You play 1. e4
Which reply do you least want to see from Black:
1...c6 the Caro–Kann
1...e6 the French Defence
Don't hesitate to post a message to explain why you ha...

Started 06/25/14 at 20:37:11 by Marc Benford
3 4093 Last Post 07/09/14 at 12:12:28
By: bragesjo
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Bologan's new DVD
Chessbase has a new DVD by Bologan on white playing against minor (?!) lines after e5. He proposes plane for White against Pirc, Scandinavian and Alekhine.
The small part shown in s...

Started 03/14/13 at 19:36:22 by lg
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By: lg
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Anyone know anything about the other Sniper book?
I was browsing around Amazon and was surprised to find a book on The Sniper by GM Ron Henley. Anyone know anything about it? I looked around but really haven't found any information about it.

Started 02/16/12 at 23:24:36 by Carld
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15 20721 Last Post 02/07/13 at 09:00:10
By: Sniper
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June2012 game request
hi guys,
         I wanted to make a request (If it is allowed under chess pub forum rules) to please give me the pgn of the game Liu-Qinqan-Vidit analysed in 1.e4 section of June 2012. Unfortuna...

Started 06/14/12 at 11:41:43 by Vidit
4 4175 Last Post 06/14/12 at 14:03:02
By: Bibs
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Greet vs. Nimzowitsch defence
Recently I started reading the book "Play 1...Nc6!" by C. Wisnewski.
One intriguing line is called "el Columpio".
A. Greet in his excellent book "beating unusual chess defences 1.e4...

Started 05/14/12 at 12:10:44 by Sisyphus
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By: Sisyphus
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