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Trompovsky
Trompovsky
[A45] & Pseudo-Tromp [D00]
Moderators: CraigEvans, Bibs
65 745 Last Post 08/20/16 at 12:22:04
In: Re: Trompowsky - Miladino...
By: TalJechin
Torre
Torre
Torre Attack [D03] [A46-48]

16 115 Last Post 02/11/14 at 15:54:46
In: Re: Terrible play... some...
By: ErictheRed
London
London
London System 2 Nf3 & 3 Bf4, Neo-London System 2 Bf4 inc. Jobova-Prié Attack [A45-48, D00, D02]

79 780 Last Post 01/05/17 at 20:03:39
In: Re: What should a London...
By: Jobavian
Veresov
Veresov
2 Nc3 [D01]

24 287 Last Post 01/16/16 at 00:45:21
In: Re: Veresov with 1. d4 Nf...
By: Bibs
Colle
Colle
Colle. Colle-Zukertort Attack & Anti-Colle [A47-8, D02, D04-05]

42 623 Last Post 09/16/16 at 12:33:02
In: Re: Colle reputation
By: motörhead
BDG
BDG  (1 Viewing)
Blackmar-Diemer Gambit [D00]
Moderators: CraigEvans, Bibs
108 3982 Last Post 01/03/17 at 17:16:29
In: Re: Lange Gambit?
By: CraigEvans
Barry
Barry
Barry Attack & Vorotnikov-Kogan-Hebden Attack [D00]

7 107 Last Post 11/13/16 at 18:03:02
In: Re: Spectacular Game in t...
By: abrahampayton
d-Pawn Specials d-Pawn Specials
Tromp, Colle, London, Torre, Veresov, BDG, Barry etc. [A45-49 & D00-05] with IM Richard Palliser
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torre vs london
How would you comepare the two? Would you play one over the other vs certain openings? Seems to me the London is good vs g6 stuff but the torre shines against e6 lines. Well maybe the London is more c...

Started 02/12/14 at 21:21:17 by Mtal
9 2887 Last Post 12/20/16 at 10:08:05
By: RdC
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Trying to put a dpawn special rep together
Hi all,
I have played different dpawn specials in the past and have done ok with them in over the board play. Coming back to chess after a little layoff and also having some family obligations, I...

Started 02/12/14 at 15:12:29 by Mtal
9 3358 Last Post 12/10/16 at 09:14:07
By: StevenRusso
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Nimzo Indian / Queen's Indian vs d-pawn specials
Hi,
Does anyone know decent lines against d-pawn specials when Black is a Nimzo/Queen's Indian player?

Started 07/25/16 at 23:26:41 by kevinludwig
4 602 Last Post 11/29/16 at 19:42:46
By: fling
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New chess base DVD on the tromp
Hi all, I was wondering if anyone looked at the New troll DVD by chess base? How is it? Is it complete? I was wondering cause I did not see the lines for black where he plays ne4, c5, and qa5 check. O...

Started 08/26/16 at 20:45:21 by Mtal
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By: Mtal
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3 1476 Last Post 06/13/16 at 19:32:48
By: ErictheRed
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Dealing with the Slav as a Colle Player
Hi all,
So I like to play the different Colle's and seem to do well with them, but the Slav always seemed a tough nut to crack. I was wondering if anyone could recommend a good book that explains...

Started 05/11/16 at 07:12:46 by Jsnow
2 561 Last Post 05/11/16 at 20:30:25
By: Equinox
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Poll: How to beat the d-Pawn Specials: 1...Nf6 or 1...d5
Hi,
Objectively speaking, which move is stronger for Black to thwart and defeat the d-Pawn Specials: 1...Nf6 or 1...d5 ?
In other words: Against which move are the d-Pawn Specials less effec...

Started 06/12/15 at 11:08:36 by Marc Benford
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18 4688 Last Post 01/16/16 at 21:26:40
By: ako
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1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 b5!?
I have no idea where to put this, because I am even sure what this opening is called, but I saw this in the FIDE Women World Championskap and thought that it looked interesting to take advantage of th...

Started 04/25/15 at 22:20:24 by DenVerdsligeRejsende
6 1817 Last Post 04/28/15 at 09:40:01
By: RdC
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Barry vs Tarzan
Hi all, I was just wondering, is there a big difference between the Barry Attack when compared to the Tarzan Attack? Is the move order in the Tarzan a way to avoid some of the challenging lines in the...

Started 03/04/15 at 20:55:45 by Mtal
2 1568 Last Post 03/08/15 at 01:45:56
By: urusov
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The New Old Indian book now out.
Dear All,
Managed to get hold of a copy at the weekend and seems to have some very original and interesting content.
The section on the Tromp looks interesting as there seems to be some extr...

Started 06/20/11 at 17:57:53 by Nelson
13 6968 Last Post 12/29/14 at 15:27:52
By: HgMan
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1.d4 d5 2.Bf4 Nf6 3.Nc3!? The Baadur Attack.
This seems to be an interesting line that is gaining some support from various elite attacking players lately!
I'd like to exchange some ideas here.  Cheesy
In particular, find Jobava's games wi...

Started 11/10/14 at 22:59:59 by Snow_Lion
4 2168 Last Post 11/27/14 at 23:30:41
By: GMTonyKosten
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what do you play against d5?
I was wondering what my fellow d pawn plays play against d5? For myself I am not sure what to do. Should I play a queens gambit (with mknight on f3 which rule out some exchange lines.) Or try one of t...

Started 02/12/14 at 21:17:30 by Mtal
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15 5304 Last Post 09/08/14 at 23:36:05
By: kylemeister
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1.d4 Nf6 2.g4!? what is this gambit?
I'm searching for the name. Is there a clear refutation?

Started 03/17/12 at 13:35:53 by kshorg
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18 11109 Last Post 07/08/14 at 00:03:02
By: eggman
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Avrukh on d-pawn specials
I couldn't find an existing thread devoted to this.
I have it and it's quite good.  It's divided into sections that respectively benefit players of 1...d5, 1...Nf6-2...e6, and 1...Nf6-2...g6 (and...

Started 05/02/13 at 15:53:51 by Markovich
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16 10515 Last Post 12/11/13 at 02:30:03
By: VitolinishBoom
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chess is sometimes really odd
yesterday I lost a game due to a bad opening as white ... I mean openingwise I can play almost everything by feeling, any opening ... but originally I wanted to play 1.e4, but then I saw my opponent p...

Started 10/21/13 at 22:38:01 by battleangel (Ex Member)
2 3875 Last Post 10/22/13 at 15:16:35
By: ErictheRed
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1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 c5 3.c3
In other posts we've discussed how to enliven things up after other anti-benoni systems.  Anybody have any thoughts on how to counter the tedious 3.c3?  Of course the exchange Slav is possible and I'v...

Started 09/30/04 at 12:12:12 by Glenn Snow
13 7086 Last Post 09/26/13 at 00:08:47
By: kylemeister
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1.d4e6 2.e4b6 3. ???
Hello,
So far after 1. d4 e6 I play 2 e4.  It is not that often that you can have "total" center control, so if black allows me to take it, I grab it!
My results are pretty good against Pirc...

Started 09/03/13 at 20:56:52 by mani
4 3173 Last Post 09/04/13 at 20:02:34
By: mani
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A D pawn repertoire for white
Hello Champs,
I just subscribed and I wish to start building a repertoire for white, but I do not know where to start.
Could you advice me, knowing :
1. I am about 1600 points (on the ...

Started 08/25/13 at 16:53:35 by mani
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19 9596 Last Post 09/01/13 at 08:25:52
By: MartinC
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Proper way for black to play against stonewall
friends
There are lots of books and vedios to play against a particular opening.So can you recommend a line against stonewall.I was crused by this line in blitz games..So please recommend some li...

Started 08/13/13 at 09:32:02 by chandrashekharkoravi
5 2749 Last Post 08/15/13 at 19:13:00
By: chandrashekharkoravi
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Question to IM Richard Palliser
Hello IM Richard Palliser,
2 month ago you wrote about the chigorin (http://www.chesspublishing.com/content/8/apr13.htm). You rated the move 6... e5 with "!", but why? How would black answer, 7. ...

Started 07/03/13 at 12:30:13 by manfred89
6 2860 Last Post 07/05/13 at 10:33:21
By: GMTonyKosten
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