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Problem with the Accelerated Dragon
I have just recently begun playing the accelerated dragon to avoid the yugoslav, but i have come accross a problem.
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cd 4.Nxd4 g3 5.c4 Nf6 6.Nc3 Bg2 7.NxN bxN 8.e5 and my kn...

Started 03/04/08 at 02:05:29 by kobesarmy
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20 6843 Last Post 03/07/08 at 23:03:32
By: J-dog
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Hyper acc vs Acc
What do you guys consider the pros and cons of playing the hyperacc instead of the acc?

Started 10/24/05 at 11:23:49 by Weber (Guest)
8 3904 Last Post 02/23/08 at 19:14:12
By: Annihilator
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Forcing a Yugoslav out of the Accelerated dragon
Asking anybody to share there experiences playing white to force a Yugoslav style regular dragon out of the accelerated dragon by playing a Bc4 , Be3 , f3 set up . Where can White go wrong and where c...

Started 01/19/08 at 03:03:12 by krieger
5 1883 Last Post 01/20/08 at 11:43:21
By: bragesjo
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I'm seeing on line ( the game  Almasi, Z-Tiviakov   Reggio Emilia 2007
1. e4 c5  2. Nf3 Nc6  3. d4 cxd4  4. Cxd4 g6  5. c4 Nf6  6. Nc3 Nxd4  7. Qxd4 d6  8. Be2 Bg7

Started 12/31/07 at 15:08:16 by Templare2
4 2079 Last Post 01/19/08 at 13:40:07
By: Anders
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andrew greets new accelarated dragon book?
is it out yet>and what is the book contents by chapter please.any comments on andrew greets acc. dragon book welcome. 2007.

Started 09/15/07 at 02:05:09 by inn3
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By: inn3
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Maroczy bind (Ehlvest-Perelshteyn)
I'm new to this forum and as a subscriber. I'm in the playing group average club level, but like to analyse.
In the game:
[Event "It 'World Open'"]
[Site "Philadelphia (USA)"]<...

Started 08/24/07 at 12:23:29 by Odd Gunnar Malin
2 1336 Last Post 08/25/07 at 07:13:14
By: OstapBender
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Starting Out Accelerated Dragon
I notice this book is out very shortly in the US. Earlier in the year the writer was reluctant to say much about the book. Could he now tell us a little about what to expect.
Tiviakov is also re...

Started 07/23/07 at 22:01:03 by ano
1 1161 Last Post 07/24/07 at 07:41:24
By: Bibs
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Masroczy bind ideas in acc. dragon
I wonder if someone could give a beginner at openings theory a briefing on the different ideas in the maroczy bind situation that can appear in the dragon. The main question is how white play...

Started 06/05/07 at 13:58:21 by chesscheese
6 2967 Last Post 06/13/07 at 20:19:46
By: JudgeDeath
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Is the accelerated dragon a good opening ?
Is the accelerated dragon a good opening ? Why is it not played by the 2600 ELO players ?
What is the reason for this ? There must be a drawback. Is it because of the the Maroczy bind only ?<br /...

Started 03/31/07 at 19:44:03 by kalle99
7 3101 Last Post 05/19/07 at 12:26:58
By: exigentsky
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New book on Accelerated Dragon
Quote from IM Andrew Greet on 03/09/07 at 13:35:03: "I'm currently working on a second book for Everyman entitled 'Starting Out: Accelerated Dragon'. (Maybe in due course I'll start another thread to ...

Started 03/16/07 at 02:58:27 by ano
3 1635 Last Post 03/25/07 at 21:20:02
By: kalle99
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Silman & Donaldson or Hansen & Nielsen ?
Should I buy Silman & Donaldson : Accelerated Dragons or Hansen & Nielsen : Sicilian Accelerated Dragon?

Started 02/03/06 at 05:36:26 by jarih
10 5555 Last Post 01/17/07 at 18:36:57
By: fluffy
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Is Black OK in this line
Hi, As it says, is black OK in the below game I recently played as black? ... especially after about move 10 or so
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 g6 4.d4 cxd4 5.Nxd4 Bg7 6.Be3 Nf6 7.Nxc6 bxc6 8.e5 Ng8 9...

Started 07/31/06 at 14:47:35 by BigBen
6 2160 Last Post 08/02/06 at 22:02:08
By: bragesjo
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Acc dragon Nh6 line
what are peoples opinions on the line
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5.
c4 Bg7 6. Be3 d6 7. Be2 Nh6 8. Nc3 O-O 9. O-O f5 10. exf5
after Nxf5
vs main line gxf5
is bl...

Started 05/13/06 at 01:05:58 by beez(Guest) (Guest)
0 1905 Last Post 05/13/06 at 01:05:57
By: beez(Guest) (Guest)
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Hyperaccelerated Dragon : pseudo Benoni lines
These lines begin after :
1 e4 c5
2 Nf3 g6
3 d4 Bg7
Statistics for these lines disagree between different databases , and they are rather badly covered by books on Accelerated Drag...

Started 03/28/06 at 09:49:58 by photophore
5 2359 Last Post 04/06/06 at 00:33:06
By: I need to know(Guest) (Guest)
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Weird 5th move in the ACC
I noticed recently in a Blitz game the following line:
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 g6 5.c4 Bh6 !? or ?!
Have you ever seen this line before? Is it playable? The player with the black ...

Started 11/19/05 at 06:29:00 by Ametanoitos
2 1124 Last Post 11/21/05 at 06:19:11
By: TimS
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Move-orders in the Accelrated Dragon
Hi guys!
I am considering taking up the Accelrated Dragon as my second defence against 1.e4(my other defence is the Najdorf variation).
I was just wondering which move-order I should play: ...

Started 08/01/05 at 15:17:30 by Milkman (Guest)
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69 16728 Last Post 11/02/05 at 09:16:28
By: TimS (Guest)
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Transposing from Accelerated to regular dragon
It seems to me that white players who do not wish to play the Marcozy bind can force a transposition into the Yugoslav attack through these moves:
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cd4 4.Nd4 g6 5...

Started 10/16/05 at 10:01:46 by kriegerstein
1 1054 Last Post 10/16/05 at 10:37:44
By: Smyslov_Fan
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Uogele help
I have a question about the Uogele.
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 g6 5.Nc3 Bg7 6.Be3 Nf6 7.Bc4 0-0 8.Bb3 a5 9.0-0 a4 10.Nxa4 Nxe4 11.Nb5 d6
What to do after 12.Qe2?  This var...

Started 07/10/05 at 00:49:08 by simpsonb
3 2040 Last Post 08/15/05 at 19:33:29
By: TopNotch
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Accelerated Dragon
I understand that a new edition of "The Sicilian Accelerated Dragon: Improve Your Results with New Ideas in This Dynamic Opening" by Peter Heine Nielsen and Carsten Hansen is currently in preparation....

Started 02/22/05 at 15:40:54 by gss1 (Guest)
4 2007 Last Post 04/22/05 at 11:41:21
By: pi (Guest)
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Accelerated Dragon move order question
Some who knows what wrong with the move order 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6!?
Doesn't this avoid the Maroczy line?
Where is the refutation?

Started 04/18/05 at 17:41:47 by CheckMate (Guest)
4 1557 Last Post 04/20/05 at 13:41:53
By: CheckMate (Guest)
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