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Frequency of Dutch Sidelines vs Main Lines?
I'm looking to take up the Dutch as an occasional weapon, but I'm a bit worried about the prospect of having to deal with all the options White has on moves 2 and 3 (Nc3s, Bg5s, g4s, etc.).
I wa...

Started 02/21/18 at 10:51:20 by mn
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By: RdC
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Der listige Leningrader - Kindermann (2016, DVD)
I have his 2 Leningrad (German & English) books and his old (German) videos. Does this DVD give anything new? It struck me that the videos with the "motive" are old games, some with 7...Qe8 (which he ...

Started 12/04/17 at 12:58:46 by TD
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By: MHG
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Making the leningrad great again.
Hi everyone,
I started to seriously prepare to play the leningrad dutch recently and I wanted to share what I came up with.
For starter I think that 7 ... c6 is probably a good move, maybe a...

Started 12/27/16 at 20:32:55 by Sinn
11 2163 Last Post 12/04/17 at 00:41:21
By: BigTy
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L'Ami Stonewall Dutch ChessBase DVD
I personally liked this DVD a lot, but have there been any significant developments since publication, particularly in the 1.d4 f5 2.g3 Nf6 3.Bg2 e6 4.c4 d5 5.Nf3 Bd6 6.c4 0-0 and 5.Nh3 lines?

Started 10/26/17 at 17:58:33 by TN
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By: TN
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Cummings against the Stonewall Dutch
I've been thoroughly enjoying a first pass through David Cummings's English repertoire book. Having started to dip my toes into the Stonewall Dutch, I was interested in his recommendations for White. ...

Started 10/06/17 at 03:40:46 by HgMan
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By: ErictheRed
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Classical Dutch - White Seems Better
A revelation I know - I have always had a soft spot for this line, but I can't seem to find equality:
After 1.d4 f5 2.g3 Nf6 3.Bg2 e6 4.Nf3 Be7 5.O-O O-O 6.c4 d6 7.Nc3 we have:
7...Ne4!? (This was always my g...

Started 05/22/13 at 03:59:46 by TonyRo
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By: HgMan
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Are there any drawbacks to this move order?
I want to reach the Christmas tree Leningrad via 1.d4 e6 eg
1. d4 e6 2. c4 f5 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nc3 d6 
Are there any drawbacks to this move order (apart from the...

Started 03/13/17 at 00:14:47 by befuddled
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By: brabo
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Stonewall - A fighting repertoire against 1.d4
There is a new Chessbase DVD about the "Dutch Stonewall" out. The line 1 d4 f5 2 c4 Nf6 3 Nc3 e6 4 Nf3 Bb4 5 g3 isn't mentioned like in other ressources like "The Stonewall Dutch" by Johnsen, or "The ...

Started 01/28/17 at 05:09:59 by alyechin
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By: fling
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Dutch Defence 2.Bg5 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7
What do you think is the best line after 1.d4 f5 2.Bg5 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7
I believe 4. h4 is best what do you experts think?

Started 02/23/12 at 20:42:34 by Mark Eldridge
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By: Bibs
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Question about Stonewall move-order 1...e6
Hi, guys, can you please help me understand why
1. d4 e6 2. c4 f5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 d5 heading for a stonewall is bad? I've looked in some books I have and not one of them mentions this. It's so...

Started 08/26/16 at 14:53:53 by TCH
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By: fling
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Leningrad Dutch - dipping toe in the water
I open 1. d4 d6, aiming to play Pirc/KID/Old Indian
I am thinking of adding
1. d4 d6 2. Nf3 f5
and/or
1. d4 d6 2. c4 f5
for some variety.
To dip my toe in the water and ...

Started 06/16/16 at 15:39:57 by JEH
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By: Viking
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Dutch refuted by Staunton gambit???
I heard rumours that the Dutch is refuted by the Staunton gambit!  Shocked
Am I the only one? Anyway I don't believe it!
But the Staunton seems to have become more popular recently, and especiall...

Started 02/06/08 at 16:36:31 by FightingDragon
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By: dunne
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Question to Malaniuks "The Leningrad Dutch"
Hello,
I got a question regarding a variation in Malaniuks book "The Leningrad Dutch": According to the table of contents he recommends in the main line after 8. b3 e5 instead of Kindermanns reco...

Started 01/11/16 at 15:45:05 by Kijal
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By: PatzerNoster
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Can white get advantage of dutch stonewall ??

Started 08/14/13 at 17:05:21 by chandrashekharkoravi
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26 15218 Last Post 11/16/15 at 18:43:44
By: Confused_by_Theory
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Poll: What should I play against 1. Nf3 f5 ?
Hello.
I start with 1. Nf3, but I don't know exactly what to play against 1...f5 the Dutch.
Ideally my weapon against the Dutch should fit these three criteria:
- It should be an object...

Started 07/12/15 at 00:30:07 by Marc Benford
3 2019 Last Post 07/13/15 at 09:11:26
By: chk
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Early h4 against the Leningrad Dutch
Hi everyone,
Has anyone had any experience playing against the early attack.
1.d4 f5 2.c4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6 4.h4!?
This seems to be an early attack against black's overall plan to fianchetto...

Started 08/18/08 at 05:56:17 by josephr115
9 4919 Last Post 06/30/15 at 23:22:01
By: erasmus_b_dragon
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Anyone checked out new "Killer Dutch" book yet?
Title says it all. Simon Williams put out a new book with the same title as his DVD on the Dutch. Now that it's been available a few weeks, I'm just wondering if anyone has bought it, and what opinion...

Started 05/21/15 at 18:04:20 by Fromper
2 1538 Last Post 05/22/15 at 20:01:32
By: Fromper
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Dutch Leningrad Marin DVD
Anyone viewed?
Lines? (notably: ...c6, ...Qe8, ...Nc6 w/ Na5 or Ne5 which?)
Depth?
References to other texts?
Clarity of explanations?

Started 11/15/13 at 03:15:27 by Bibs
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By: chk
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New Leningrad Dutch Book
I just noticed that Chess Stars is planning to release a new Leningrad Dutch repertoire book authored by none other than Malaniuk himself!!
http://chess-stars.com/Future_Plans.html
As they remind...

Started 07/27/13 at 05:31:23 by Ty
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By: TD
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Wijk aan Zee - Leningrad
Followers of the Tata tournament in the Netherlands will have noted that both Carlsen and Caruana have played the Leningrad, but to no avail, both losing to Polish player Wojtaszek.
Carlsen in pa...

Started 01/15/15 at 23:29:18 by RdC
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By: chk
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