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Accelerated Dragon and 2700+ players
Hi.
I enjoy playing the Accelerated Dragon on the club level as it is a solid opening, yet offers Black some decent counter chances.
However, I am bit concerned that there are hardly any t...

Started 08/08/18 at 11:45:12 by Horatio
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By: ako
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The Hyper Accelerated Dragon (Thinkers Publishing)
I was perusing the Thinkers Publishing website for upcoming books and I came upon this title as being scheduled to be released in October 2016: "The Hyper Accelerated Dragon, a repertoire for Black" b...

Started 10/04/16 at 02:35:50 by abrahampayton
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By: TopNotch
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new accelarated dragon
is it out yet>and what is the book contents by chapter please.any comments on andrew greets acc. dragon book welcome. 2018.

Started 01/12/18 at 07:29:14 by petertohen
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the Accelerated Dragon by Heine Nielsen
Hi.
Iam returning  too the the Accelerated Dragon. Is Heine Nielsen old book still valid ? or should i go for Greets book or wait for Lalics new book ?

Started 04/22/14 at 21:13:12 by TomKarlsen
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By: CanadianClub
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8...e6 in the Yugoslav Accelerated Dragon
So, I'm a newcomer to the accelerated dragon and in the process of picking up on the opening theory related to this fun idea. I've picked copies of both Greet's "Starting Out: the Accelerated Dragon" ...

Started 02/22/15 at 02:11:05 by abrahampayton
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classical 7.Be2 - win against lower rated players
After the so-called classical variation in the Accelerated Dragon:
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 g6 5.Nc3 Bg7 6.Be3 Nf6 7.Be2 0-0
a very good titled player said me yesterday that maybe ...

Started 11/28/14 at 12:45:43 by CanadianClub
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By: kylemeister
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Accelerated Dragon, Main Line:7.--Qa5 or 7.--0-0 ?
Hi,
i want to know, which continuation do you prefer in the main line accelerated dragon after the following moves:
1.e4-c5 2.Nf3-g6 3.d4-cxd4 4.Nxd4-Nc6 5.Nc3-Bg7 6.Be3-Nf6 7.Bc4
Now, ...

Started 06/22/14 at 16:58:12 by MaSu
3 4259 Last Post 09/06/14 at 11:38:47
By: PANFR
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Lalic 2014. Play the Accelerated Dragon
New everyman book peter lalic
176 p.  Shocked

Started 04/15/14 at 19:39:03 by Sniper
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By: kylemeister
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Accelerated Dragon questions from a newbie
Hi,
I'm a French Defense player (elo aprox 1950). But I saw last week a video called "The Accelerated Dragon Assault" or something like that in a friend house (in fact not the entire video) and I...

Started 12/19/12 at 12:23:33 by CanadianClub
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By: ArKheiN
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B35: Accelerated Dragon with 7...Qa5
I have subscribed to the Dragon section from the beginning and really appreciate Chris Ward's annotations, but it seems to me that the choice of games is sometimes rather odd and that some important g...

Started 04/20/10 at 11:48:31 by Paddy
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By: bragesjo
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Lev Alburt on the Accelerated Dragon
In Chess Openings For Black, Explained, Lev Alburt gives 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 g6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nc6 and says "As we'll see in a later chapter on the Maroczy, this is more accurate than 4...Bg7." He never e...

Started 09/13/12 at 12:54:59 by BobbyDigital80
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By: tony37
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Trying to find a game
Dear chess friends,
I saw a very impressive game in the New In Chess magazine some time ago, maybe two years ago. I want to analyse this game for my chess club's website. Unfortunately, I can't r...

Started 08/20/12 at 15:58:33 by Spongebobiscool
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By: TalJechin
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AcceleratedDragon 7. Bc4 Qa5 8. 0-0 0-0 9. h3
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 Qa5 8. 0-0 0-0  9. h3
This seems to be a less common move.  In Donaldson/Silman's book I believe they recommended 9.  ...Qb4...

Started 05/21/12 at 04:05:33 by Highfive
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By: Highfive
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Books on Maroczy Bind for White?
Are there any good books out there that explains the Maroczy Bind for white? I was thinking of playing the English and I know you can transpose to this. Also, is this the way to go as white or are you...

Started 02/17/12 at 06:07:27 by Mtal
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By: Gilchrist is a legend
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B35 Acc Dr 7...Qa5 8.0-0 d6 9.Nb3 Qc7 and now??
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 Qa5 8. O-O d6 9. Nb3 Qc7
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Started 05/31/09 at 23:19:10 by kingpingpong
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By: bragesjo
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B35: ...Qh5 after ...Qa5
I played this against my dad yesterday.
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 g6 5.Nc3 Bg7 6.Be3 Nf6 7.Bc4 Qa5 8.0-0 Qh5
It just popped into my head and I didn't think too hard before playing it. I ...

Started 06/07/11 at 17:57:02 by mic4h
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By: Stefan Buecker
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Any new Accelerated Dragon Book rumors out there?
I'm curious if there are any rumors of a new Accelerated Dragon book in the works?  I believe the last book (not including chessbase or dvd's) was the Starting Out series, and that seemed like a long ...

Started 05/08/11 at 03:04:07 by MrAlekhine
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By: nimzo5
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B34: Strange Accelerated Dragon
I had a game on Saturday where mhy oponent played the following unusual move order:
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6
If white plays normally black seems to either get an ...

Started 04/11/11 at 14:05:06 by WillT
11 7516 Last Post 04/18/11 at 16:07:39
By: MNb
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B38: accel dragon - Maroczy with early f3
This is a bit of a crossover question.
In the KID Saemisch it seems that Black can transpose to the Marozcy, though it never seems to occur. I'm interested in this for two reasons, because I'm co...

Started 03/15/11 at 11:56:00 by TicklyTim
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By: bragesjo
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Maroczy structure study materials?
I was wondering what the best book/webpage/material is for getting acquainted with this structure and possibly the typical ideas and plans.  Suggestions?

Started 03/15/11 at 15:16:26 by Jay
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By: Jay
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