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Réti
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[A04-A14]
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100 1293 Last Post 04/30/19 at 12:11:06
In: Re: The Modernised Reti b...
By: GMTonyKosten
Symmetrical English
Symmetrical English
[A30-A39]
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76 762 Last Post 05/06/19 at 08:02:41
In: Re: Hedgehog, endgame lin...
By: gillbod
English 1...e5
English 1...e5
King's English 1 c4 e5 [A20–29]
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64 535 Last Post 11/23/18 at 18:40:40
In: Re: Reverse Dragon
By: MNb
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 04:44:22
In: Re: Nimzo-English
By: mn
Bird's
Bird's  (1 Viewing)
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
In: Re: Bird's to Austrian (P...
By: MartinC
Flank Openings Flank Openings
English, Réti & all Flank Openings [A00-39] with IM David Cummings
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The Elshad System for White
I now see on Forward Chess that The Elshad System for White, by I. Nemtsev (Mongoose Press) was just published this May. I read that the system should consist of the moves 1. c3, 2. Qa4 and a quick ad...

Started 05/16/19 at 11:26:23 by grandpatzer
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By: Leon_Trotsky
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The Modern English vol. 2
KI missing?
Content:
Chapter 1. 1.c4 c5. Symmetrical with ...g6 13
Main Ideas 13 Step by Step 16 Annotated Games 25
Chapter 2. 1.c4 c5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nc3 e6
Main Ideas 34 Step by...

Started 03/13/19 at 15:03:30 by alyechin
10 1715 Last Post 04/27/19 at 07:37:04
By: Pantu
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Bombastic Bird
Hi all,
I was wondering if anyone got to look at the Bombastic Bird dvd by chess base and what they think of it? I am kinda interested in it. I always thought the Bird was interesting and think i...

Started 02/08/19 at 14:44:08 by Mtal
1 471 Last Post 04/18/19 at 21:23:57
By: drawyah
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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: tipau
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Opening repertoire books with 1.g3 as White
As subject above, are there any opening repertoire books with 1.g3 as White? I mean, allowing 1...e5, so no Reti as White, and no King's Indian Attack, but some sort of reversed Pirc or reversed Moder...

Started 03/05/19 at 18:48:23 by grandpatzer
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17 1306 Last Post 03/13/19 at 05:32:40
By: kylemeister
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Marin's English Love Vol.1 and 2
2 new DVD's: Marin's English Love Vol.1 and 2 - A complete repertoire for White after 1.c4
https://shop.chessbase.com/en/products/marin_english_love_vol_1_and_2

Started 03/07/19 at 14:04:50 by TD
4 864 Last Post 03/09/19 at 06:06:29
By: Leon_Trotsky
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Bombastic Bird
Hi all,
I was wondering if anyone got to look at the Bombastic Bird dvd by chess base and what they think of it? I am kinda interested in it. I always thought the Bird was interesting and think i...

Started 02/08/19 at 14:46:03 by Mtal
5 771 Last Post 02/09/19 at 18:13:48
By: mn
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Botvinnik English
The English has been my 'go to' opening when I need to rest my QP openings. I'm thinking of  using it more. The Botvinnik English grip is very appealing. My question to my learnt friends is against wh...

Started 02/06/19 at 14:18:15 by ham204
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By: MNb
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"Best line known yet versus Cummings line v. QGD
Hi All,
Playing the QGD as Black, my reply to the English starts 1.c4 e6 2.Nc3 d5. In a recent game I was surprised by the continuation 3.e3 and continued 3..., Nf6 4.Nf3 Be7 5.b3 b6 6.Bb2 Bb7 7....

Started 11/06/18 at 16:30:40 by Laramonet
2 1064 Last Post 11/06/18 at 23:13:14
By: MNb
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Romanishin english?
I have seen this line becoming popular, and I think I've heard it being called the Romanishin english but I am not sure. Is this what it is called and is there any good material on it?

Started 11/06/18 at 06:40:54 by jmorris
1 675 Last Post 11/06/18 at 08:12:19
By: kylemeister
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Georgiev/Semkov English
Has anyone given this one much of a look? I have looked at a couple of chapters, it engages a good deal (so far) with the Cummings book, which I like a great deal. The premise of avoiding the fianchet...

Started 11/02/18 at 00:11:09 by Pawnpusher
2 947 Last Post 11/03/18 at 01:30:23
By: Pawnpusher
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The Full English Opening by Hansen
The Full English Opening: Mastering the Fundamentals by Carsten Hansen. New in Chess. July 2018.
Looks like a very interesting book, not a repertoire book, but a coverage of all English lines. Ho...

Started 06/15/18 at 09:42:06 by grandpatzer
6 2870 Last Post 11/02/18 at 18:35:38
By: Laramonet
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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 02:20:22 by Mtal
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24 4837 Last Post 09/24/18 at 11:19:39
By: PANFR
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King's Indian Attack
I like to play sometimes the King's Indian Attack and i have almost all the books on the subjet. But i never found serious analysis and maybe the best set up for black : 1.e4 (or 1.g3 or Nf3) c5 2.Nf3...

Started 12/21/06 at 08:40:24 by parisestmagique
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34 15519 Last Post 09/04/18 at 17:52:35
By: TonyRo
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Georgiev/Semkov on English
Chess Stars Publishing has announced a new book on the English,
(obviously the first volume in a whole series on 1c4 for White)
The Modern English Volume 1: 1.c4 e5
by Kiril Georgiev and Semko S...

Imo Semkov´s books are always very readable, pr

Started 07/23/18 at 08:36:04 by tracke
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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What to play against the reti and english?
Hi all, I usually play e6 against everything, going for a French or classical Dutch. What should I do vs the english and reti? I am starting to feel my classical is not the best vs those openings? Any...

Started 07/08/18 at 04:28:11 by Mtal
7 1518 Last Post 07/10/18 at 07:50:23
By: brabo
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A Strategic Opening Repertoire For White, 2nd ed
Anyone know the publisher and projected release date for the second edition of this book?
Thanks

Started 04/01/07 at 17:58:41 by notyetagm
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By: helmet
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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: Pawnpusher
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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 13:53:45 by HgMan
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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
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By: Marcellus
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