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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
11 1017 Last Post 04/25/17 at 16:28:26
By: ReneDescartes
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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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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
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By: Sinn
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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
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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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: RoleyPoley
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Question to Malaniuks "The Leningrad Dutch"
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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By: Confused_by_Theory
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Poll: What should I play against 1. Nf3 f5 ?
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 1429 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 3554 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
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By: Fromper
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Dutch Leningrad Marin DVD
Anyone viewed?
Lines? (notably: ...c6, ...Qe8, ...Nc6 w/ Na5 or Ne5 which?)
References to other texts?
Clarity of explanations?

Started 11/15/13 at 03:15:27 by Bibs
6 4517 Last Post 04/16/15 at 11:56:32
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!!
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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Dutch Bf4 vs Everything Anti-Dutch?
Lately I've been running across a group of players that play Bf4 in the Dutch (mostly early) at some point and talk about The Dangerfield Attack? I haven't been able to find much on it. One site that ...

Started 11/03/11 at 16:18:23 by Rookpawn
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25 9147 Last Post 07/06/14 at 12:09:31
By: Sisyphus
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Re: A91 Dutch ideas for White
I'm confused; maybe that was a copy/paste error?  The moves you gave were an Anti-Meran Semi-Slav, which has nothing to do with the Dutch.

Started 04/21/14 at 06:50:17 by ErictheRed
6 2602 Last Post 05/14/14 at 19:21:19
By: cma6
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The Ginger GM and the Classical Dutch DVD
Has anybody run across any info on Simon Williams' Classical Dutch DVD? If not check his website under gingergm.

Started 01/21/10 at 22:19:52 by Bowen
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By: xzibit
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The Diamond Dutch
Anyone here received a copy of the book? I am playing the Classical more and more lately, however, looking in the index from the sample pages offered on Chessvibes, it appears there are only three gam...

Started 02/17/14 at 01:41:34 by KampongBoy
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By: Ludde
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