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Italian Game 3 Bc4, Evans Gambit, Giuoco Piano, Bishop's Opening, Max Lange Attack [C50-55]
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The trendy a4 Modern Italian
Dear ChessPubbers, It has been some time since the Forum analysed any openings and variations in a collaborative manner. I thought I will attempt to begin a discussion in the very old Italian game.<br...

Started 10/30/16 at 12:46:07 by GabrielGale
11 1817 Last Post 08/03/17 at 12:32:04
By: Keano
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Hungarian Defense
Is there any book dedicated to the Hungarian Defense? 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Be7? I find it very hard to get a "real" advantage against it in practical play, apart from that space advantage that vani...

Started 03/06/17 at 15:10:32 by grandpatzer
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evans gambit declined
I stumbled upon this game :
[pgn][Event "DEN-chT 1112 50th"]
[Site "Denmark"]
[Date "2012.01.29"]
[Round "6.1"]
[White "Hector, Jonny"]
[Black "Hagen, Andreas Skyt...|/pgn]
I always thought that 5.b5 was a bad idea since I read it in pinsky's book. I even stopped playing the evans because I didn't like the declined version of it (too symmetrical especially if black play a6,h6 and doesn't take the knight on d5).
But then I saw this 7.Be2 and I don't know it feels interresting again. The position seem complex and stockfish seems ok with it (let him go to 25 depth if you want him to appreciate it).
It seems that all the other games continued with 7.d4 which is refuted.

Started 02/15/17 at 17:36:56 by Sinn
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By: Sinn
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Guioco Piano audio presentation.
With the growing populatity of the Italian game at the higher echelons of chess, you might get some insight into the secrets of the Guioco Piano from this audio presentation.
Or maybe not Smiley<br...

Started 11/26/16 at 10:13:38 by JEH
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Ways for white in Guico Piano for +=
We can try to find ways for white to play against Guico Paino.
I would like to show a game
[pgn][Event "Jagannathji Shinde Trophy"]
[Site "Solapur"]
[Date "2013.04.14"]
[Round "...|/pgn]
I think 14Qf3 was slightly better instead of trading of queen..

Started 04/10/15 at 05:01:24 by chandrashekharkoravi
4 2179 Last Post 11/13/16 at 01:32:30
By: Arnaudov
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Best Italian Repertoire Book?
Hello, I'm wondering which repertoire books that feature the italian game against 1. e4 e5 you all think are the best? I'm pretty unfamiliar with resources involving 1. e4 e5, having played 1. d4 excl...

Started 06/03/16 at 07:56:02 by up and comer
14 3686 Last Post 11/13/16 at 01:29:36
By: Arnaudov
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Is the compromised defense in the Evans Gambit =?
Here are a couple of games played against Deep Fritz 14:
Moody-Deep Fritz 14 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bxb4 5. c3 Ba5 6. d4 exd4 7. O-O dxc3 8.Qb3 Qf6 9. e5 Qg6 10. Nxc3 Nge7 11. Ba3 O...

Started 02/05/16 at 00:50:50 by sloughter
8 2217 Last Post 06/21/16 at 18:40:40
By: TN
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Sveshnikov Line with 7. Be2

Does anybody know if there are some text covered analyses (e.g. NIC Yearbook,...) ? What's your opinion of this line ? I thin...

Started 03/22/16 at 05:00:26 by Jobavian
1 716 Last Post 03/22/16 at 19:40:40
By: Fllg
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Marin's Beating the Open Games Max Lange Attack
Just in case this correction has not been pointed out previously, on page 169 of the second edition, there is a publishing mistake in row 2.  The beginning of the line is printed under the wrong move ...

Started 12/22/15 at 07:51:20 by crdII
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Marin's Beating the Open Games
This might have been posted before but I have found a mistake on page 198 of the second edition.  Rows 4 and 5 should have been printed under the 6.0-0 Ba7 heading instead of the 6.Nbd2 Ba7 heading.  ...

Started 12/06/15 at 06:18:07 by crdII
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Hungarian Defense
Are there any books or articles that cover the Hungarian defense against the Giuoco Piano for black ?

Started 07/15/15 at 16:41:48 by SupaKoopaTroopa
1 984 Last Post 07/15/15 at 18:26:38
By: RdC
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C54: Kaissiber Competition Chat Thread
Opinions, Chat, Analysis, Refutations etc.

Started 07/13/09 at 01:21:47 by GMTonyKosten
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By: ArKheiN
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C52: Evans Gambit accepted - Mieses Defense
The Mieses defense to the Evans accepted goes as follows:
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bxb4 5. c3 Ba5 6. d4 exd4 7. 0-0 Nge7!?
I was curious as to how people recommend playing agains...

Started 01/26/14 at 01:59:21 by cramie10
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By: brabo
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C52: Best place for the Black Bishop in The Evans
After 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bb5 5.c3 where is the best place to go?

Started 07/18/11 at 00:41:56 by Pingudon
14 5914 Last Post 10/22/14 at 12:06:09
By: chandrashekharkoravi
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C50: Hungarian(?) Defense
This one just cropped up...
1.e4 e5 Nf3 Nc6 Bc4 d6
I'm confused as to the best move here...or at least the best options here.  I played what seemed to be the most common move, d4.  

Started 12/09/03 at 19:05:38 by nexirae
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By: kylemeister
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C54: Best line for black

Here white has a plans of g4,Nf1 and attacking the black's king...There are lot of good lines for black l...

Started 06/10/14 at 06:00:25 by chandrashekharkoravi
5 2647 Last Post 06/11/14 at 15:49:58
By: Smyslov_Fan
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C50-C54: Giuoco Piano against low rated players
Hello friends
         I want to know is there any way to get an advantage for black or the best way to play against d3-Nc3-Be3 of white.Lower rated players mostly plays that against me
The ...

Started 08/15/13 at 18:47:48 by chandrashekharkoravi
13 7819 Last Post 06/10/14 at 14:18:37
By: Smyslov_Fan
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C54: Giuoco Piano for black
Can some one please tell me how to play this line with black..White has all sorts of plans..How can we play with black So can we play with black
Note: edited to correct the spelling of the opening in the title, and to provide an ECO code for the opening. ~SF March 1st, 2014

Started 03/01/14 at 14:33:24 by chandrashekharkoravi
9 5224 Last Post 03/04/14 at 19:52:59
By: RdC
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C55: Max Lange Gambit
Is there anything new on the "Max Lange Gambit"
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.0-0 Nf6 5.d4 Bxd4 6.Nxd4 Nxd4
(a) 7.f4 d6 8.fxe5 dxe5 9.Bg5 or
(b) 7.Bg5

Started 12/27/11 at 11:27:54 by kevinfat
1 2083 Last Post 03/03/14 at 17:53:55
By: chandrashekharkoravi
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C56: Max Lange Attack current status?
Anyone know the current status of the max lange attack?  I just got a book called A startling chess opening Repertoire by IM Chris Baker.  In it he suggests playing the max lange.  I will post the mai...

Started 12/25/07 at 18:54:40 by megazord
6 9092 Last Post 02/17/14 at 18:16:31
By: chandrashekharkoravi
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