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Caro-Kann  (1 Viewing)
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274 3376 Last Post 07/01/20 at 02:03:38
In: Re: Bologon on the Caro-K...
By: HgMan
Pirc Defence [B07-09]
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135 2039 Last Post 06/28/20 at 09:26:21
In: Re: Pirc 4 Bf4: Best Line...
By: Confused_by_Theory
Modern Defence 1...g6 [B06]
Moderators: TN, Willempie
87 1240 Last Post Yesterday at 02:43:14
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By: HgMan
Alekhine  (1 Viewing)
Alekhine's Defence [B02-B05]
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By: Ametanoitos
Scandinavian  (1 Viewing)
Scandinavian Defence/Centre Counter 1 e4 d5 [B01]
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164 1867 Last Post 06/05/20 at 08:54:43
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By: RoleyPoley
1. e4 ... 1. e4 ...
Caro, Pirc/Modern, Alekhine & Scandinavian [B01-19] with GM Justin Tan
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1.e4 vs Minor Defences by Parimarjan Negi
No release date yet, but Quality Chess has it listed in their 2020 catalog. It will cover the Scandinavian, Pirc/Modern,
Alekhine, and other unusual defenses.
GM Negi's books are always a tr...

Started 02/02/20 at 01:18:09 by scvchess
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By: Confused_by_Theory
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Caro-Kann 4. ...Nd7 + 5. ...h6
hi again,
recently I tested another Caro-Kann sideline, which to my knowledge was always refuted with one move and no analyses followed.
I speak about the line:
1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 de...

Started 12/23/19 at 15:09:38 by gewgaw
2 844 Last Post 12/25/19 at 13:24:08
By: gewgaw
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Cato-Kann 4. ...Nd7+5. ...Nb6
Hi all,
I introduced a "bombastic" novelty on move seven, who can explain the hidden thoughts on it?  Wink Wink
1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 de4 4.Ne4 Nd7 5.Ng5 Nb6 6.Bd3 Nf6 7.Ne2 a5N
In 1988, Ka...

Started 12/12/19 at 18:32:54 by gewgaw
2 888 Last Post 12/14/19 at 22:13:50
By: gewgaw
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"Beating Unusual Chess Defences: 1 e4" - out soon.
Hey folks,
Some of you may be interested to know that the above title is finally finished and due for release from mid- to late October. Info can be found here: <br

Started 09/18/11 at 20:34:13 by IM Andrew Greet
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By: lg
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Playing against 1.d4 g6 with no Pirc/King's Indian
After 1.d4 g6, are there any good ways to play against the Modern that don't allow Black to transpose to the Pirc or King's Indian? The only system I know of is transposing to Larry Kaufman's recommen...

Started 07/30/11 at 20:07:32 by Anonymous3
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By: MNb
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1 e4 Repertoire: Grandmaster lines explained
Does anyone have this Fritz trainer DVD from Chessbase by Sam Collins? Is this DVD worth getting for an e4 player? I can not find any reviews for this DVD yet online.
1 e4 Repertoire: Grandmaster...

Started 02/08/10 at 13:23:54 by kstevens
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By: lg
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looking for a repertoire against the modern.
i have been having a hard time against the modern, whether its the rat, gurgundeze, and the Nh6, h5, d5 system, etc.  i have thought about e4, d4, nc3, f4 opening; 150 attack; e4, d4, c3, then f4; or ...

Started 08/09/09 at 07:03:04 by wcywing
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20 11305 Last Post 12/07/09 at 15:50:42
By: Ludde
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1.e4 repertoire book?
Hi, I am playing the London. (1.d4 2.Bf4 3.Nf3) but i wanna start with 1.e4. Can you recommend me a book to made a shorter repertoire, i dont mind the lines with = but i dont want to study a lot.<br /...

Started 11/22/09 at 04:06:29 by peon4rey
11 8979 Last Post 11/22/09 at 21:21:22
By: kylemeister
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Davies Starting out book
Hi all,
Has anyone seen Nigel Davies Starting out: The Modern??
What do people think about it?

Started 08/05/08 at 04:49:39 by Zatara
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27 20172 Last Post 10/10/09 at 10:21:53
By: HoemberChess
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Grand Prix Attack against ...d6
Anyone out there have a comprehensive understanding of the "Grand Prix" type attack against the "Pirc" or "Modern" or ...d6.  Do I have this right, is there actually such a thing.  I found a very dyna...

Started 08/26/09 at 21:38:22 by Pilotknight
9 6893 Last Post 10/01/09 at 14:23:56
By: RdC
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1.e4 b6 or 1.e4 g6?
Hi all,
Reading through this forum I would conclude that the first system, i.e. 1.e4 b6 is inferior to the second (1.e4 g6). But is it so, and what is the main differences to consider for those w...

Started 09/10/09 at 15:25:42 by bohdan
2 3889 Last Post 09/28/09 at 12:44:37
By: nyoke
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Caro-Kann versus 2..Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qd6 Center-Counter
In what aspects does the C-K offer more than the 3..Qd6 Scandinavian for Black?
And which is safer for Black?
(C-K doesn't only mean 3.Nc3, but also the Advance, the Panov, 2.c4, the Exchan...

Started 08/30/09 at 19:19:06 by HoemberChess
5 3619 Last Post 09/01/09 at 18:51:41
By: Willempie
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Modern or Nimzovitch or somehting else?
I've been playing the Nimzovitch defense (e5 or Kevitz system) for a while now and getting a decent (and fun) game when White goes into the main lines. However, more and more lately I'm running into 2...

Started 08/16/09 at 17:21:09 by Carld
6 3854 Last Post 08/19/09 at 05:44:24
By: Carld
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Vs. e4 with least theory?
What is the opening vs. e4, that you can play with nearly always the same setup and the same position, with least theory just from your feeling, right away?
I suppose it is the Scandinavian (play...

Started 05/15/05 at 07:21:05 by Roger 3 (Guest)
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104 41106 Last Post 08/16/09 at 01:25:32
By: TN
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Nimzowitch defence
As it isn't a e4 e5 line this is a follow up from this topic
TN wrote on 06/30/09 at 07:45:26:
[quote author=Schaakhamster link=1243681760/0#8 date=1246346982]Perha...

How does Black equalise against the two variations I gave at the

Started 06/30/09 at 08:00:50 by Schaakhamster
2 3166 Last Post 06/30/09 at 10:06:08
By: Michael Ayton
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Alekine or Modern/Pirc
Hi everyone,
I am wondering which has a better reputation the Modern/Pirc or the Alekine's defence??

Started 02/17/09 at 21:55:38 by Zatara
13 5348 Last Post 03/09/09 at 11:12:12
By: Holbox
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Problem in a Wisnewski line
Hi guys!
I was checking the following line from Wisnewski's "Play 1...Nc6" (pg. 54):
1. e4 Nc6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 f6 4. f4 Nh6 5. Nf3 Bf5 6. c3 e6 7. Bd3 Be4 8. Qe2 f5 9. Nbd2 Qd7 10. O-O Nf7 11...

Started 02/10/09 at 17:51:53 by Chess_Addict
3 2423 Last Post 02/17/09 at 20:02:20
By: realpolitik
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Suttles—Chess on the Edge
Several months ago, I put an order into a local bookstore for the new books on Duncan Suttles.  They still haven't arrived.   Undecided
Has anybody had a look at them?  Any thoughts?

Started 01/04/09 at 22:53:46 by HgMan
7 4069 Last Post 01/21/09 at 01:35:00
By: refutor
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Poll: Which is riskier-3..Qa5 CC or 4..Bf5 Classical CK?
I guess the question has been asked before a number of times, but I did't find anything among the top 10 results of normal searching.
I'd like to ask someone who really knows a lot about 3..Qa5 S...

Started 12/31/08 at 16:49:14 by HoemberChess
2 2438 Last Post 01/01/09 at 21:02:13
By: TN
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N8e7 in the Nimzovitch
I've been playing 1...Nc6 for a little while now, and doing well enough to stick with it. But, I've been wondering why I don't see strong players play the King's knight out to e7 to facilitate the the...

Started 12/24/08 at 09:47:03 by Carld
2 2511 Last Post 12/28/08 at 16:57:26
By: Knut S.
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