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Chigorin, Breyer, Zaitsev [C90-99]
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In: Re: 9...Na5 10.Bc2 Re8, w...
By: George Jempty
Marshall
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Marshall Gambit [C89] & Anti-Marshall [C88]
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Archangel
Archangel
Archangel & 3...Bc5 [C78 & C64]
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Open
Open
Open Variation [C80-C84]
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Exchange
Exchange
Exchange Variation [C68-C69] & Delayed Exchange [C85]
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By: wkrol
Berlin
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Berlin Defence [C65 & C67]
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Schliemann
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Schliemann Gambit/Jaenisch 3...f5 [C63] and Delayed Schliemann [C70]
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By: Confused_by_Theory
1. e4 e5 Spanish 1. e4 e5 Spanish
(Ruy Lopez) [C60-99] with GM Victor Mikhalevski
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Spanish repertoire
An interesting group project here would be to work out a Spanish repertoire, not necessarily very deep, but deep enough to indicate a strong method of play against all Black's important tries. I am pe...

Started 07/24/11 at 13:04:31 by Markovich
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By: Confused_by_Theory
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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 20:34:12 by BobbyDigital80
6 1233 Last Post 12/20/16 at 11:52:36
By: Jobavian
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Spanish 5.d4
I remember the book published by The Chess Player in 1979, Spanish 5 d4 by Thomas... this was a long time ago. Although objectively it's nothing special if Black defends well, I think 5.d4 is a good w...

Started 08/16/16 at 18:25:19 by grandpatzer
12 1183 Last Post 08/28/16 at 03:18:08
By: barnaby
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Ruy Lopez - Krol variation
In Corr 2004 (Chessbase) I found a new defence to the Ruy Lopez. It is called the Kroll defence(named after Wladyslaw Krol, who's a correspondence player) and it starts with:
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 ...

Started 04/27/05 at 08:10:55 by Trolletje
9 2356 Last Post 07/19/16 at 20:22:57
By: wkrol
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New Chess Stars repertoire book for Black
Chess Stars' "future plans" page shows a black repertoire book by Solozhenkin. Planned publication date is November. The contents page is already on the site. The book seems to offer a complete repert...

Started 07/01/15 at 10:40:22 by Straggler
5 2800 Last Post 07/03/16 at 18:03:20
By: kylemeister
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Siesta correspondence game by Richard Callaghan
I'm trying to find a correspondence game by a past friend of mine, IM Richard Callaghan where he played the Siesta variation as Black.  I'm positive this was available when I had ChessBaseLight2009 bu...

Started 06/18/16 at 02:48:34 by George Jempty
1 644 Last Post 06/18/16 at 05:24:08
By: proustiskeen
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Russian Defence 5. ..d6
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. 0-0 d6
I think this is called the Russian defence, but I can find little information on it. Any reason why it's not popular? Can you point me to any so...

Started 05/19/16 at 15:26:18 by JEH
6 994 Last Post 05/27/16 at 12:16:05
By: George Jempty
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Poll: New Breyer book
Hello friends!
One of the Quality Chess authors and analyst, Nikolaos Ntirlis, is bound to write new book for Black in a single volume, consisting of full repertoire against non Spanish lines, an...

Started 06/06/15 at 16:07:18 by rossia
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By: Fllg
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Question on the Old Steinitz (3...d6)
So the main response to 3...d6 is 4.d4, yet after 3...a6 4.Ba4 d6, the Modern Steinitz, 5.d4 is a blunder, known as the Noah's Ark Trap!
In the books I've seen, they only seem to consider 4...Bd7...

Started 01/21/16 at 15:42:11 by TaimanovExpert
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By: kylemeister
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9. d4 Spanish
Now that the Breyer seems to be extremely difficult to crack, why haven't elite players been switching over to 9. d4? When Giri played this against Carlsen, he got a pretty decent position and I also ...

Started 12/29/15 at 18:26:04 by NegiRefutes
13 1696 Last Post 12/31/15 at 13:20:31
By: RdC
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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
1 851 Last Post 11/06/15 at 20:17:18
By: George Jempty
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which line??
Hi all,
I have taken up 1...e5 as black.  2 knights vs Guico and Nf6 vs scotch and early d5 vs King's gambit.  However,
not sold on what to play vs Spanish.  Here is why:
1. Marshall ha...

Started 10/30/15 at 00:36:26 by Zatara
14 2787 Last Post 11/06/15 at 19:42:05
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 21:39:01 by najdorfslayer
13 5954 Last Post 10/22/15 at 21:03:05
By: Seth_Xoma
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Active Ruy Lopez Repertoire for Black
Does anyone have any suggestions for an active Ruy Lopez repertoire for black? I've looked at a bunch of different lines but can't really decide on one. I want it to be somewhat active, sound, and avo...

Started 01/31/15 at 23:16:02 by BobbyDigital80
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21 8541 Last Post 04/06/15 at 16:53:17
By: CarriedbyGg
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Elementary Tactics
There are some openings where Black can play his third and fourth moves in any order. So there's the very common sequence 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. 0-0. It isn't possible to win a pa...

Started 04/04/15 at 05:43:56 by RdC
1 1310 Last Post 04/05/15 at 08:13:25
By: TN
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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)
12 4830 Last Post 02/19/15 at 00:27:45
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Dreev: Cozio Defence
I got this ebook from Chess-Stars. It looks pretty nice! Unfortunately Dreev seems to misunderstand the concept of "Quick repertoire" - it never goes beyond move 5 or 6... I was hoping to have somethi...

Started 07/07/14 at 23:11:59 by gwnn
10 8526 Last Post 02/12/15 at 14:16:41
By: PANFR
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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 15:52:27 by bragesjo
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Can't Decide Which Line To Play As Black!
There are several lines against the Ruy Lopez that I like to play, but I can't decide on one! The lines I'm interested in are the Berlin, Breyer, Archangel, and Graf. Does anyone else here play any of...

Started 11/17/13 at 09:47:44 by BobbyDigital80
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27 14302 Last Post 07/28/14 at 17:54:16
By: bragesjo
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Zukertort/Anderssen - Cozio Defense in YAMIE Chess
TEASER: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nge7 4. c3 d6 5. d4 Bd7 6. O-O Ng6 7. Ng5 h6 8. Nxf7 Kf7 9. Bc4 Ke7 10. Qh5 Qe8 11. Qg5 hxg5 12. Bg5#
I never thought the Cozio could be so powerful, and then r...

Started 07/24/14 at 14:31:13 by Grunfeldhope
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