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Mokele Mbembe 1.e4 Nf6 2.e5 Ne4!?
Hi!
Does anybody here know something about the "Mokele Mbembe", which is categorised by 1.e4 Nf6 2.e5 Ne4 ?
It is named after a mystic dinosaur which is said to still exist in Kongo.
Th...

Started 10/18/05 at 09:21:22 by FightingDragon
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By: TN
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Yudovich - Larsen, Moscow 1962
This game, important for the theory of Alekhine's defense, went:
1.e4 Nc6 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.e5 Nd5 4.d4 d6 5.c4 Nb6 6.exd6 exd6 7.Nc3 Be7 8.Be2 O-O 9.O-O Bg4 10.b3 Bf6 11.Be3 d5 12.c5 Nc8 13.h3 Bh5 14....

Started 12/27/10 at 15:35:22 by Markovich
6 2010 Last Post 12/30/10 at 18:29:02
By: TalJechin
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Recent tries on the Alekhine-Voronezh
First of all, my regrets and complaints) on not seeing anymore the frequent posts by IM John Cox
which were keeping us posted on recent tries on the Alekhine.
His posts were helping us to k...

Started 06/10/07 at 12:30:01 by lg
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By: Markovich
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Strange Alekhine
Anyone have any ideas against 1e4 Nf6 2 e5 Nd5 3 d4 c5..... ? Obviously it's possible to c3 sicilian it, but it's the sort of line that you should be able to play for more against.  Every time I try t...

Started 12/16/10 at 00:38:18 by Sizeable Rabbit
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By: MartinC
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Alekhine Defence Working Group
Hello,
Sorry to start a new thread on this -
I would like to join this group, if somebody would show me how.
Thanx in advance

Started 09/01/10 at 20:38:58 by persiandrunkard
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By: Markovich
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Building an Alekhine Repertoire....
Hello all,
I really like the Alekhine, and have played it on and off (not too seriously, I have to add) for as long as I've played chess. I have the Davies book, and used to have The Complete Alekhine...

Started 12/03/08 at 20:23:28 by TonyRo
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Alekhine Miles variation 6. Be2 g6
I was looking at the old nemesis of the Alekhine: 4. Nf3 when I stumbled onto 1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. d4 d6 4. Nf3 dxe5 5. Nxe5 c6 6. Be2 g6 (instead of Bf5) which is apparently Miles original idea whe...

Started 10/07/10 at 11:35:25 by Schaakhamster
1 957 Last Post 10/09/10 at 13:04:51
By: lg
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New Alekhine defence book
Alekhine Alert!: A repertoire for Black against 1 e4
Timothy Taylor
Former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor takes a contemporary look at one of Black's most ambitious counters to 1 e4, the A...

Started 01/29/09 at 14:09:10 by rossia
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By: MarkG
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Alekhine 3.Nc3
Recently I have tried to get back into OTB chess. One of my games (with me as black) began  1.e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. Nc3 Nxc3 4.dxc3
This didn't strike me as odd at the time as I have always felt th...

Started 10/03/09 at 17:58:23 by MarkG
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By: Bauerndiplom
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New Alekhine Book pushed back
I notice that V. Bogdanov's Play the Alekhine has been pushed back a month to November. Anybody have any word on its contents? I have his book on the French and found it first rate for explaining the ...

Started 08/19/09 at 04:31:50 by Bowen
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By: lg
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Any bets on Reinderman's use of Alekhine's Defence
Ok, two Alekhine's Defences against 1.e4, the result? A loss and a draw. Will he continue to use the defence or resort to plan B...whatever that is. As a GM one would expect a highly developed and var...

Started 01/24/10 at 23:05:25 by Bowen
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By: Paddy
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Alekhine 3 d4 d6 4 Nf3 c6 5 Be2!
I've been looking at this line recently and wondering about alternatives to 5 ...de 6 de Bg4 (which might be best), transposing to the Flohr Variation. Has anyone got/know of any material on 5 ...g6 o...

Started 02/08/10 at 15:12:36 by Michael Ayton
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By: Michael Ayton
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Short Plays the Alekhine in Corus
Nigel Short played Alekhine against Peter Leko today in Corus 2010. As usual the top players doesn't want to go into the tougher stuff and Leko played the exchange, and Short (probably following the s...

Started 01/27/10 at 12:48:57 by Ludde
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By: Markovich
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Sutovsky - Reinderman Corus Alekhine's Defence
Alekhine's Def. game, Sutovsky - Reinderman, Rd1, Group B,  Corus. Any thoughts as it develops?
I am watching it live on ICC, move 18.
Black seemed to get an awkward position and then try to...

Started 01/16/10 at 14:15:32 by Bowen
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By: Bowen
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Alekhine's Defense Working Group
We discussed this earlier.  I have initiated a Google group for this purpose, and I need people's private email accounts so as to be able to invite them to join.
I am somewhat at a loss, however,...

Started 12/30/09 at 14:38:10 by Markovich
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By: Markovich
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Black Rep with the Alekhine Advice
Hey Guys. I am taking the alekhine, so for someone who enjoys playing Complicated, interesting, imbalanced positions what lines of the alekhine would you recommend against the following lines:
1....

Started 12/30/09 at 19:26:33 by Reverse
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By: thibdb13
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Alekhine as a club weapon
Hi, i started to play chess tournaments and i am thinking seriously in my repertoire. I wanna know if you consider the alekhine as a good weapon in club levels?
Why?
Which are the problems ...

Started 09/18/06 at 01:44:33 by peon4rey
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By: lg
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Voronezh Variation  9.... e5   Loads of Action!
IMPROVEMENT FOUND IN THE VORONEZH LINE    9.... e5 INVOLVING 21….e4.

An entertaining hypothetical game and the pawn storm theme will be used as the central theme to the analysis. Pawn stor...

Started 05/31/09 at 14:13:39 by Kam
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By: Matemax
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Another New Alekhine Defence Book
Alekhine Alert will be released under the Everyman Chess banner under the authorship of Tim Taylor, scheduled release January, 2010. Cool

Started 09/19/09 at 06:12:25 by Bowen
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By: lg
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Alekhine ´s line against modern
Hi, i ´ve been playing the alekhine for 6 months with good results (for black). Now, im studing it for a tournament but i read that in the line e4 Nf6 e5 Nd5 d4 d6 Nf3...
black is almost lost in ...

Started 09/03/07 at 05:02:19 by peon4rey
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