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Réti
Réti
[A04-A14]
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96 1161 Last Post 08/17/17 at 13:34:05
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By: WSS
Symmetrical English
Symmetrical English
[A30-A39]
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74 752 Last Post 10/16/17 at 07:28:59
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By: TN
English 1...e5
English 1...e5
King's English 1 c4 e5 [A20–29]
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63 521 Last Post 12/19/15 at 00:42:04
In: Re: Help to complete a re...
By: TN
English 1...Nf6
English 1...Nf6
English 1...Nf6 & others, Mikenas Attack, Nimzo-English, Pseudo-Grunfeld [A10, A13, A15-19]
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26 191 Last Post 07/22/17 at 05:44:22
In: Re: Nimzo-English
By: mn
Bird's
Bird's
Bird's Opening 1 f4 inc. From's Gambit 1 f4 e5 [A02-03]
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65 1190 Last Post 12/02/16 at 16:07:58
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By: MartinC
Flank Openings Flank Openings
English, Réti & all Flank Openings [A00-39] with IM David Cummings
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Cummings Everyman English Repertoire
I was somewhat surprised to see that Chesspubs resident Flank specialist will be publishing a repertoire book with Everyman very shortly (https://www.everymanchess.com/opening-repertoire-the-english)....

Started 11/16/16 at 16:27:01 by gillbod
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English/Reti/Nimzo-Larsen mover orders
I've been bashing around with a variety of ways of getting to a fairly standard position for White: pawns on b3, c4, d4, & e3; knights on f3 & c3; bishops on b2 & e2; queen on c2, etc. The recent fun ...

Started 08/26/17 at 14:53:45 by HgMan
14 959 Last Post 09/29/17 at 21:10:48
By: CanadianClub
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Why 1.c4 g6?
In Svidler's chess24 series on the Grunfeld, he recommends 1...g6 against c4, claiming that it avoids the "proper English positions". Given that he recommends 1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 c5 for Black as well, is t...

Started 09/14/16 at 05:37:25 by cheese111
9 1434 Last Post 09/26/17 at 12:23:28
By: mn
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Is The Reti Just Easier Than The Engiish?
As an amateur player looking for the easiest way out of the opening, I found that the Reti might actually be easier than the English. I like a one-size fits-all approach to the opening and don't like ...

Started 07/17/17 at 18:01:28 by SouthofGrey
9 946 Last Post 08/22/17 at 22:29:30
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Good books on the Reti opening
It seems to me that there aren't very many books on the Reti opening seen from white's perspective. Delchev has one but that only covers the anti-slav. I'm very fond of Marin's books on the English bu...

Started 03/20/17 at 15:11:37 by Paul Brondal
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By: BladezII
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Best English Repertoire book for White?
What is in your view the best English opening repertoire book, advocating, for White, the e3 and Nge2 line vs 1...e5? I see that there are a few books advocating the Botvinnik set up vs 1...e5 (with N...

Started 05/12/17 at 20:58:11 by grandpatzer
9 1716 Last Post 05/15/17 at 14:48:17
By: grandpatzer
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Bird Opening
Hi!
Next week i'll start my first correspondence tournament in years.
I would like to play the Bird Opening to avoid opening novelties. I have the Taylor's book. Is it still viable?
Tnx...

Started 03/21/17 at 16:40:47 by Templare2
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1.c4 e6 from Black's point of view.
I plan to have 1.c4 e6 as a secondary weapon against 1.c4 and 1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 e6 as a secondary weapon against 1.Nf3. I am happy to transpose into a Ragozin QGD, QGE or a Catalan with Bb4+. Apart from ...

Started 02/23/17 at 23:43:46 by befuddled
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By: befuddled
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Reversed Grunfeld
Why is there so little mention in de (KIA/Reti-)books of the Reversed Grunfeld after 1.Nf3 d5 2.g3 c5 3.Bg2 Nc6 4.d4 or 3...Nf6 4.0-0 Nc6 5.d4?

Started 04/15/16 at 10:32:35 by TD
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By: TonyRo
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Attacking the English/Reti A Black Repertoire
Chess Stars forthcoming repertoire vs English and Reti:
Attacking the English/Reti A Black Repertoire with 1...e5/1...d5
by Alexander Delchev and Semko Semkov - June 2016
Anyone knows ...

Started 05/27/16 at 20:45:05 by grandpatzer
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18 9033 Last Post 12/07/16 at 18:03:43
By: Tauromachie
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The Complete Polar Bear System by Danielsen
GM Henrik Danielsen released "The Complete Polar Bear System - Strong & potent!" (P. 322)
Surprisingly From's Gambit is missing. In the preface he wrote: "...Nevertheless here is a complete book ...

Started 05/05/16 at 16:13:09 by alyechin
1 1620 Last Post 11/02/16 at 15:57:01
By: buddho
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New book on 1. c4 and 1. Nf3
New in Chess are advertising a new book on how to play against everything that isn't 1. e4 or 1. d4 .
https://www.newinchess.com/GM_Repertoire_19___Beating_Minor_Openings-p-7629.html
The sug...

Started 10/07/16 at 12:29:11 by RdC
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By: RdC
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Damian Lemos Fianchetto System
It seems that GM Lemos (I'm a fan) has a new book coming out that is largely about the Fianchetto KID and Grunfeld...the description, however, http://www.amazon.com/Opening-Repertoire-Fianchetto-Weap...

Started 10/22/13 at 06:35:07 by ghenghisclown
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20 14671 Last Post 10/05/16 at 20:12:50
By: gillbod
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Does the English have to transpose to the Tarrash?
Hi All, I was wondering, is there a way to avoid the Tarrasch or Semi Tarrasch when playing the English? Well I think I can handle the Semi, but the Tarrasch is an opening I never liked to play agains...

Started 08/01/16 at 00:00:03 by Mtal
3 1534 Last Post 09/04/16 at 18:19:05
By: Jupp53
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Delchev/Semkov against English/Reti
Hi everyone,
just saw this announcement by Chess Stars Publishing:
Attacking the English/Reti A Black repertoire with 1...e5/1...d5
by Alexander Delchev and Semko Semkov - June 2016
Smiley tracke...

Started 04/13/16 at 12:28:30 by tracke
2 1680 Last Post 07/15/16 at 02:29:24
By: Seeley
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1 Nf3 Nf6 2 c4 Nc6!?
I got a a vision about a crazy opening idea for black.
Is it possible to play Nf3 Nf6 c4 Nc6? The idea is to play reversed Dragon,  Tango,  Bogo Indian or Nimzo Indian depending on whites reply?

Started 07/02/16 at 12:24:40 by bragesjo
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By: bragesjo
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Best books for Black vs English Opening?
What are in your view the best books giving lines and / or a repertoire for Black vs the English Opening?

Started 06/11/16 at 07:57:30 by grandpatzer
1 1063 Last Post 06/11/16 at 12:46:35
By: TN
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Grunfeld vs 1.Nf3/1.c4
I usually play the KID but I'm lately thinking to switch to the Grunfeld. The problem is I don't know what to play against 1.Nf3/1.c4. With the KID is easy to play against the flank openings. Not so w...

Started 04/03/16 at 08:30:16 by gramsci
3 1371 Last Post 04/07/16 at 08:22:51
By: gramsci
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QG player against Reti / English
Having trawled through many similar threads in the archives, I'd still like to ask a question. As a QGD Tartakower player, I've recently purchased the Scherbakov book on the Triangle system as a possi...

Started 03/28/12 at 11:41:11 by Laramonet
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