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Chigorin, Breyer, Zaitsev [C90-99]
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Marshall Gambit [C89] & Anti-Marshall [C88]
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By: FreeRepublic
Archangel & 3...Bc5 [C78 & C64]
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By: cathexis
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Open Variation [C80-C84]
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Exchange Variation [C68-C69] & Delayed Exchange [C85]
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By: George Jempty
Berlin Defence [C65 & C67]
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Schliemann Gambit/Jaenisch 3...f5 [C63] and Delayed Schliemann [C70]
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By: PlayerCorres
1. e4 e5 Spanish 1. e4 e5 Spanish
(Ruy Lopez) [C60-99] with IM Harry Grieve
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The Modern Steinitz -- what's wrong with it?
I’ve noticed there’s been a bit of interest on the Forum recently (from Bibs and others) in the Modern Steinitz, so I thought I’d open a couple of new threads on it. This one is intended to be general...

Started 03/12/08 at 00:30:08 by Michael Ayton
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By: kylemeister
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Thank you Victor Mikhalevski!
Victor Mikhalevski has announced that after a very long stint he is stepping down from producing the content for the CPub sections on the open games. He's always done a great job for us.
Thank yo...

Started 12/04/21 at 20:40:47 by Phil Adams
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By: PatzerNoster
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Opening suggestions for 1 e4 e5 update
As Victor has mainly focused on the Ruy Lopez and Italian game, it would be nice to have more games from other openings, e.g. the Scotch!

Started 12/21/21 at 04:48:56 by PatzerNoster
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By: Jonathan Tait
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Opening Repertoire, the Ruy Lopez - Donknjas
This book should be published soon by Everyman. I hope that it advocates the main line Ruy for White. We really need a book  from White's point if view, after a lot of books from Black's side, IMHO. W...

Started 10/06/19 at 09:34:13 by grandpatzer
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By: Jonathan Tait
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Will Negi's 1.e4 e5 book be one book or two?
Negi's 1.e4 vs Minor Openings was just published. Does anybody know if his final unpublished book 1 e4 e5 will be one volume or split in two volumes?

Started 09/23/20 at 13:59:20 by HagenWatch1
13 7043 Last Post 10/08/20 at 17:36:33
By: grandpatzer
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The Rosen variation...but one move early.
Here is the line with the Rosen variation but one move early.
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6
5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. d4?!
The point of the move is to ignore the attack on the...

Started 08/14/20 at 13:42:38 by HagenWatch1
9 3978 Last Post 08/17/20 at 15:56:32
By: trw
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Modern Chess: Open Ruy López by Marin
New from today (02.01.2020):
Recommends Dilworth Attack against 9. c3.

Started 01/03/20 at 00:42:00 by Leon_Trotsky
11 7017 Last Post 01/11/20 at 17:54:16
By: BeeCaves
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Old good Steinitz defence
Yesterday i played a game with this variation but failed to have anything with white. I checked in my database but received no good advice from GM exemple. For exemple i saw a game Bronstein-Campora 0...

Started 02/26/06 at 22:42:55 by parisest magique(Guest) (Guest)
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16 20089 Last Post 12/23/19 at 13:13:45
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Kaufman's Moller Repertoire
I'm getting interested in the Moller/Arkhangelsk lines from the new Kaufman book.
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5 a6 4 Ba4 Nf6 5 0-0 Bc5!? 6 c3 (6 d3 transposes to 5 d3 systems, 6 Nxe5 is okay for Black ...

Started 11/05/19 at 21:35:56 by fjd
9 5341 Last Post 11/12/19 at 19:25:23
By: MaxJudd
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Recent(-ish) resources on the Mainline for White?
Just wondering whether I missed some important publication, or there really isn't one (like the long lack of a new black Najdorf book until the recent effort by J & J Doknjas)?!
I'm awa...

Started 03/13/19 at 04:18:43 by IsaVulpes
5 4703 Last Post 03/13/19 at 23:17:07
By: fjd
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How to counter the thematic kingside attack?
I feel tired of defending the black side of the Closed/Slow d3 Ruy Lopez. Not that it is challenging theoretically but the task of the white player to coordinate an attack is sooo easy. <br /...

Started 09/30/18 at 13:55:16 by nocteus
1 3227 Last Post 09/30/18 at 18:24:32
By: RdC
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Some Yurtaev Questions
So I'm looking at picking up the good ol Yurtaev Variation (5...b5 6 Bb3 Bc5), and I had a few general questions:
1. If White knows what he's doing (particularly in the critical pawn sac ab5/Na3 ...

Started 07/06/18 at 20:04:28 by fjd
8 6140 Last Post 07/25/18 at 23:27:25
By: fjd
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Book covering the Ruy Lopez Anderssen (5.d3)?
What is the best (fairly recent) repertoire book dealing with 5.d3 (Anderssen), or 6.d3, in the Ruy, from White's point of view?

Started 06/17/18 at 09:39:13 by grandpatzer
3 5434 Last Post 06/17/18 at 12:17:21
By: Stigma
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Classical Berlin/Beverwijk Variation
Is this line considered good for black?
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nf6 4.0-0 Bc5
I'd love to play this line if it's good. You just get your pieces out and play! Is there any recent coverage of ...

Started 09/15/16 at 19:34:12 by BobbyDigital80
6 7858 Last Post 12/20/16 at 11:52:36
By: Jobavian
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10. Na3 in the Siesta as against Timman last year
In the online chessbase I can only find one game with 10. Na3 after the sequence 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 d6 5.c3 f5 6.exf5 Bxf5 7.O-O Bd3 8.Re1 Be7 9.Re3 e4, a game where Timman beat IM Poets...

Started 11/03/15 at 21:29:52 by George Jempty
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By: George Jempty
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New Ruy Lope book
Looking forward to the new Ruy Lopez book by Bologon! Heard from the grape vine it will cover the Breyer  Smiley

Started 05/18/15 at 20:39:01 by najdorfslayer
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By: Seth_Xoma
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Most instrutive Ruy Lopez games
I recently upgraded my subscription acount to include e4 e5 section and I was wondering if anynone can recommend specific instruktive games to look at?
I already have a White repertour based in C...

Started 07/29/13 at 14:52:27 by bragesjo
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By: bragesjo
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Vinogradov Variation
I didn't see this posted anywhere even after a search on the forums. Any resources on this variation? 
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Qe7
Thanks in advance.

Started 02/15/14 at 03:45:08 by Seraph
2 4263 Last Post 02/15/14 at 18:27:22
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1...e5 and Ruy Lopez expert
Hello dear chess lovers. I am looking for a role player/specialist on 1...e5. I know many players play 1...e5 lets say top 100 but is there any real specialist who has played 1...e5 almost exc...

Started 11/11/13 at 01:38:28 by Bogojump
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By: BladezII
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Cozio Defence
In my database it appears as if many white players have not prepared against the Cozio Defence very well. Most play either c3 before 0-0 or 0-0 before c3 but many also play d4 directly before c3 or ev...

Started 05/22/10 at 12:54:22 by JhF
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