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In: Re: 1.Nf3 f5 2.d3 Nc6
By: Confused_by_Theory
Symmetrical English
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[A30-A39]
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77 773 Last Post 03/10/20 at 19:50:42
In: Re: Sveshnikov blitz&rapi...
By: gwnn
English 1...e5
English 1...e5
King's English 1 c4 e5 [A20–29]
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65 537 Last Post 11/21/19 at 20:21:25
In: Re: English Keres-like li...
By: MartinC
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
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Bird's Opening 1 f4 inc. From's Gambit 1 f4 e5 [A02-03]
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65 1194 Last Post 08/20/19 at 21:07:34
In: Re: From Gambit book - qu...
By: Latvian1
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
11 2366 Last Post Yesterday at 19:54:19
By: pirx
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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
9 2162 Last Post 04/05/20 at 12:08:05
By: Mtal
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Double Fianchetto by Hausrath
As a promotional gift I got the 2020 calendar from Thinkers Publishing.
Contains some nice photos with a young lady holding chess books from TP.
And some covers of published or forthcoming ...

Started 01/16/20 at 19:19:18 by tracke
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By: pirx
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David Cummings new English book
On the Everyman website, the forward catalogue shows that David will be a co-author with Raetsky and Chetverik of a new Complete Repertoire with 1 c4. Publication date is April 2020.
Does anyone ...

Started 01/29/20 at 09:16:45 by Krudos
6 652 Last Post 03/21/20 at 17:06:50
By: Straggler
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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: kylemeister
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Michael Roiz's new English series
Curious to know whether anyone has brought volume 1 of Michael Roiz's new series on the English from Modern Chess...?
I'm a fan of his work but having only brought one series from Modern Chess (o...

Started 03/15/20 at 18:46:41 by MW
7 514 Last Post 03/17/20 at 12:24:07
By: Bibs
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Revival of 1 b3
As mentioned at http://www.chesspublishing.com/content/12/index.htm, GM Jobova has revived interest in 1 b3.
Amongst the games is the sequence 1. b3 Nf6 2. Bb2 g6 3. Bxf6 gxf6 4. c4 Bg7 5. Nc3 f5...

Started 12/30/12 at 12:21:24 by RdC
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By: MNb
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Black vs 1. c4 and 1. Nf3 for the Slav player
Hello all.
I'm ditching my not-so-trusty King's Indian and taking up the Classical Slav against 1. d4.  Unfortunately this necessitates changing my repertoire against c4 and Nf3.  I hope ChessPub...

Started 06/06/14 at 15:15:15 by ULIFT
12 6417 Last Post 02/02/20 at 12:01:19
By: Laramonet
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Odessky again on b3 & b6
There´s something very interesting announced at Amazon.de (but, so far, neither at Amazon.com nor at newinchess.com)
Winning quickly with 1.b3 and 1...b6   Odessky´s sparkling lines and deadly traps<br...

Started 12/24/19 at 11:33:28 by tracke
5 780 Last Post 12/25/19 at 07:52:37
By: MW
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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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66 26417 Last Post 11/21/19 at 04:58:50
By: MW
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Dutch vs Reti and English
Hi all, I was looking for some book recommendations showing how to play the dutch vs the Reti or English. I do not mind the system (Lenengrad, Classical, etc...) as black. Just looking for something t...

Started 07/07/19 at 02:10:49 by Mtal
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By: Mtal
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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: MW
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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
11 4683 Last Post 06/21/19 at 03:45:07
By: Stigma
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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 1450 Last Post 04/18/19 at 21:23:57
By: drawyah
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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 4910 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
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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 2149 Last Post 02/09/19 at 18:13:48
By: mn
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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 2135 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 1693 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 2053 Last Post 11/03/18 at 01:30:23
By: Pawnpusher
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