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Bb4+ in the Catalan
What is the idea of Bb4+ after 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2?
The most popular line going by number of games is
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Nf3 O-O 7. O-O c6 8...

Started 01/08/07 at 06:29:14 by d_d
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Catalan from English Move Order
John-Paul Wallace in hs excellent survey on the Catalan recommends after 1,d4d5 2,c4 e6 3,Nf3 Nf6 4,g3 dxc4 which does indeed look like a good try for early middlegame complications. But I wonder what...

Started 08/24/06 at 11:38:48 by akita
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By: Smyslov_Fan
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Catalan
Recently I have been starting to play the Catalan as white and I have been having  some troubles lately. Any help will be greatly appreciated!
1) 1.d4 d5 2.c4 pxc4 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.g3 e6 5.bg2 c5  Her...

Started 01/25/06 at 00:52:19 by Ilan Meerovich(Guest) (Guest)
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By: Ilan Meerovich(Guest) (Guest)
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The Catalan?
What is the status of the Catalan? Quite often I see it called drawish and boring. In Chessbase's description of the Marin CD they start "The Catalan is an opening in which Black may well be able to o...

Started 04/18/05 at 02:34:43 by Alias
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By: MNb
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early g3 in Slav.
1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 dxc4 5.g3!?
This isn't played very often, but I am yet to find a convincing way for Black to equalise here, any thoughts? ???

Started 08/15/05 at 07:29:13 by TomR
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By: Markovich
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Catalan
I've been unsuccessfully searching this site for .pdf ebooks, .pgn playable books, whatever, on the Catalan.  Could someone point me in the right direction?
Thank you in advance!

Started 03/09/05 at 23:42:47 by Mark Neil (Guest)
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By: Mike Thomas
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Open Catalan with 5...Nc6 and 6...Nd7
Does anyone know the latest theoretical status of this line?
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 dxc4 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. Qa4 Nd7
The game could follow
7. Qxc4 Nb6 8. Qd3 e5 9. Nxe5 Nb4 10. Qc...

Started 06/30/04 at 08:09:27 by Lobachevsky (Guest)
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No Coverage of Catalan?
Is the Catalan covered at this site?  All I can find is the Bogo-Catalan, but where's the closed, open, etc.?

Started 04/10/04 at 16:42:15 by epound
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What do I do against the Catalan?
I think the Catalan should go here, as it is not a Nimzo nd too boring to be a daring defence. I am a QGD player, and after 1. c4 I play 1... e6. However, after 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. d4 I find myself...

Started 07/24/03 at 10:01:23 by not a gm yet (Guest)
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