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Réti
Réti
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By: MW
Symmetrical English
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[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
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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 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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"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
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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
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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
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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 10:42:06 by grandpatzer
6 1517 Last Post 11/02/18 at 18:35:38
By: Laramonet
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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: Krudos
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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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24 2538 Last Post 09/24/18 at 12:19:39
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 12478 Last Post 09/04/18 at 18:52:35
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 09:36:04 by tracke
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24 3614 Last Post 08/31/18 at 03:49:50
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 05:28:11 by Mtal
7 758 Last Post 07/10/18 at 08:50:23
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 18:58:41 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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27 8284 Last Post 06/19/18 at 16:39:33
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 14:53:45 by HgMan
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15 3322 Last Post 03/26/18 at 09:43:03
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 2178 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 4184 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
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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
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By: Fllg
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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 19550 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
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By: mn
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