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Réti
Réti
[A04-A14]
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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
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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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Line against grob for black?
Hi all, I know I saw this line in a book or video somewhere. It is g4 d5, c4 pxp, Bg2 Bxg4, Bxb7 and sack the exchange etc... One of my friends plays g4 against me now and then and wanted something fu...

Started 05/16/18 at 03:20:22 by Mtal
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By: Hadron
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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
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By: njandr
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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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21 5548 Last Post 03/24/18 at 13:34:21
By: njandr
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Question on new chess base dvd on nimzo-larsen?
Hi all, I was reading the write up on the New chess base nimzo-larsen DVD and it said that on b3, d5, on move two white should play nf3 with an exclamation mark. I thought I read something that white ...

Started 02/12/18 at 17:35:42 by Mtal
14 1282 Last Post 02/22/18 at 03:03:44
By: Marcellus
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Black Repertoire against flank openings
Hello,
I am using serious stuff against 1. e4 ("Playing the french" by Aagard / Ntirlis") and 1. d4 / 1. c4 / 1. Nf3 ("Playing 1. d4 d5" by Ntirlis) as cornerstone plus my three section chesspubl...

Started 01/28/18 at 06:40:40 by Karpfenkopf
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30 2137 Last Post 02/21/18 at 23:51:14
By: Bibs
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1.Nc3 d5 2.e4 dxe4 3.Nxe4 Qd5!? 4.?
What do Van Geet/Dunst-players play against 3...Qd5? Do they enter the Scandinavian via 4.Nc3 or do they play something else?

Started 11/04/17 at 21:04:10 by TD
3 672 Last Post 01/30/18 at 16:15:37
By: TD
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B06/B08
Hi there, I've a question.
I wanna play a set-up like this with Black:
1.e4 g6 2.d4 Bg7 3.Nc3 c6 4.Be3 d6 5.Qd2 b5
I checked this position and was surprised, how many world class player...

Started 01/26/18 at 19:12:17 by gewgaw
13 745 Last Post 01/29/18 at 17:52:14
By: Fllg
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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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By: IMDavidCummings
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Recent resources for a g3-based repertoire
I wanted to know of any recent books, DVDs, e-books, etc. for a g3-based repertoire, like when White starts with 1. c4 or 1. Cf3, in the past couple years, preferably no earlier than 2014. As far I kn...

Started 12/10/17 at 07:25:49 by Leon_Trotsky
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By: Leon_Trotsky
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Recent resources for a g3-based repertoire
I wanted to know of any recent books, DVDs, e-books, etc. for a g3-based repertoire in the past couple years, preferably no earlier than 2014. As far I know, the last major work on this was the three ...

Started 12/10/17 at 07:24:22 by Leon_Trotsky
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By: Leon_Trotsky
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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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28 17967 Last Post 11/01/17 at 18:55:18
By: Jupp53
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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 2267 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 1667 Last Post 08/22/17 at 22:29:30
By: Avatar
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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 2608 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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22 9904 Last Post 02/17/17 at 00:40:18
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 11494 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
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By: buddho
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