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Grünfeld Defence [D70-D99]
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By: Bonsai
Dutch
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Dutch Defence [A80-A99]
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Benko
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Benko Gambit [A57-A59]
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Budapest
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Budapest Gambit 3...Ng4 & Fajarowicz 3...Ne4 [A51-52]
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English Defence
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Lines with ...b6: English Defence [A40 & A50], Owen's Defence [B00]
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Albin
Albin
Albin Counter Gambit [D08-09]
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Grünfeld, Dutch, Benko, etc. [A40, A50-2, A57-9, A80-99, B00, D08-9, D70-99 & E10] with GM Glenn Flear
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Old Indian, classical setup
Hi, my apologies is this is not the right forum for this opening. Is there good book on the Old Indian with the classical setup (Nbd7, Be7,etc.), that is to say without ...e4 or ...Bf5? As an e4 e5 pl...

Started 10/08/16 at 15:55:02 by nocteus
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By: nocteus
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Uberdeker Defence
My fighting defence is akin to the following : Nimzo/Bogo/Q's Indians, Two-Knights' Indian,  English Defence, 1. d4 Ktc6 (don't know the name of this one), but I have reasons to prefer it above all th...

Started 03/15/06 at 17:58:37 by Uberdeker(Guest) (Guest)
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By: Uberdecker
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Positional Stable Choice against Wolga Gambit
What is a positional, stable choice against the Wolga Gambit, especially for 2300+? I have been playing the Awrukh-style Fianchetto main line with 10. Rb1, but I have never won against this in a tourn...

Started 04/21/15 at 04:30:11 by DenVerdsligeRejsende
4 1990 Last Post 09/13/16 at 14:14:16
By: CanadianClub
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Bg5 vs the dutch?
Hi all, 
I was thinking of giving Bg5 a try vs the dutch. Looking on line I see there are a few books out on it. Can anyone recommend a good one for the white side? Thanks.

Started 05/09/16 at 21:12:07 by Mtal
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By: Mtal
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2.Bg5 in the Dutch
Is the 1.d4 f5 2.Bg5 all it's hyped up to be as a destroyer of the Dutch?  I like it that White does not allow Black to play a normal Dutch but is there a line that Black can use to wriggle out a =+ o...

Started 03/04/16 at 11:53:06 by ham204
9 1186 Last Post 03/05/16 at 01:13:39
By: kylemeister
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What do people here think of the Dzindzi Indian?
What do people here think of the Dzindzi Indian?  
1. d4  g6  2. c4 Bg7  3. Nc3 c5  4. d5. Bxc3+
And not just the main variation above…. How about the whole system/approach of starting off ...

Started 05/25/09 at 23:52:55 by fan1972
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18 11258 Last Post 11/13/15 at 19:47:29
By: AJZ
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Dzindzi-Indian : Crazy Benko/Fajarowicz Hybrid
I just came across this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GyJ6VpFqDYI of an internet blitz game where a GM whipped out this insane sequence as Black : 1. d4 Nf6 ; 2. c4 a6 (As I recall the standar...

Started 09/12/15 at 13:47:35 by Uberdecker
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By: JEH
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Palliser - De Groot - Simmelink, correspondence
I am trying to find the game De Groot - Simmelink, correspondence 1996 which is quoted both in play 1.d4 and Tango! by Palliser. Does anyone here happen to have it? Checks of correspondence and online...

Started 06/26/15 at 14:47:10 by befuddled
2 1029 Last Post 06/27/15 at 17:28:59
By: befuddled
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Leningrad Dutch book that explains the idears?
Hi all,
I was thinking of trying out the Leningrad Dutch and I was wondering, is the a book out there anyone could recommend that explains the idears behind it, strategy, plans, typical position...

Started 06/25/15 at 16:49:45 by Mtal
3 1160 Last Post 06/26/15 at 11:09:14
By: Bonsai
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Sidelines of Leningrad Dutch via 1. d4 d6
I was thinking of adding Leningrad Dutch as a reserve opening, but by avoiding 1. d4 f5 sidelnes like 2. Nc3, 2. Bg5, all sorts of gambits and what have you, by doing 1. d4 d6 then go ...f5/...Nf6/......

Started 04/04/15 at 21:53:26 by DenVerdsligeRejsende
2 1347 Last Post 04/05/15 at 08:39:27
By: TN
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Solid and Safe Against the Wild Indians
The new DVD by Nick Pert is out. It is about the Fianchetto against Grünfeld and KID. I did not know where to put this post because Grünfeld and KID are in different sections, but to me I have serious...

Started 03/20/15 at 18:54:02 by DenVerdsligeRejsende
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D90
Last sunday I played a grunfeld in a strange sideline:
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.Nf3 Bg7 5.cd5 Nd5 6.Bg5
There a several lines with Bg5, but have you seen it at move 6? After some thoughts...

Started 11/25/14 at 16:00:53 by gewgaw
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By: gewgaw
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The New Old Indian
Hi all,
What do people think of this book??  Carsten Hansen remarked on Chesscafe.com that he didn't know the audience since the book deals with many "styled player".  Some times the book has sha...

Started 12/24/11 at 06:08:57 by Zatara
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By: patkue
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Englund Gambit 1.d4 e5!?
I've been playing the Englund Gambit as of late with much success. If accepted, it takes your opponent out of their game from the start and leads to some interesting possibilities. But be forewarned, ...

Started 08/14/14 at 17:29:51 by Grobmeister
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By: TN
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Nigel Davies: 1...d6 Universal
No one's commented yet on this DVD, upcoming. Usually news travels fast.
A good question is how does Davies propose avoiding a simple transposition to a KID, since after 1.d4 d6 2.Nf3 , e5 is at ...

Started 09/08/07 at 02:26:33 by ghenghisclown
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By: kylemeister
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Anti-dutch line 1 d4 e6 2 g4!?
to prevent some gambit- and sidelines I enter the dutch after d4 with e6 and only then f5.
Now I was faced for the first time with 2 g4 and did not play 2...f5  Embarrassed
I checked my dutch books - all...

Started 08/08/14 at 22:33:59 by Horse Badorties
5 2012 Last Post 08/09/14 at 20:43:25
By: ErictheRed
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Interesting Modern Defense move order/trap
I just played a blitz game and ran into what I can only describe as a strategic trap.  Here's the PGN:

Any thoughts on White's best here after 3...Nc6?  I'd never seen the move before; I guess 5.d5! must be the way to go.  Black played a surprising 10...Bxd4! and was already at least equal.

Started 07/10/14 at 00:55:17 by ErictheRed
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By: ErictheRed
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Note to Glenn
Try to be a bit more 'Daring'...this isn't the Gruenfeld only section. Note how diverse the interest is (primarily Dutch) in the topics people post about. Arguably the Gruenfeld is less 'played out', ...

Started 03/19/14 at 02:41:42 by leavenfish
6 3131 Last Post 03/30/14 at 18:31:12
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