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I've attached a PGN file containing all of the analysis and ideas given in the recently closed thread on the new book 'The Black Sniper'. The file is not at all comprehensive, merely an overview of th...

Started 04/05/11 at 02:43:22 by TN
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Poll: Book on the Sniper announced
I think this must be what Schiller and others have called the Pterodactyl:
An interesting topic and easier to spell, if nothing else!

Started 01/15/10 at 12:41:05 by tafl
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By: Jesse Gersenson
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The Antique Attack
What do you think of 1.e4 g6 2.c3 Bg7 3.Qb3? Bucker analyses some interesting variations with 3...c5 and 3...d6, but the move 3...d5! seems to equ...

Started 09/23/10 at 08:44:41 by TN
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By: Stefan Buecker
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The Modern after Tiger
It's five years since Tiger Hillarp Persson's inspiring book on the Modern was published -- I haven't been aware of many developments since then and I was wondering if anyone knows of any significant ...

Started 07/29/10 at 10:09:28 by Michael Ayton
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Modern: 4.f4 d5
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I am looking at this position for both black and white and asking myself if this move is ok for black or not. The playable ebook h...

Started 07/09/10 at 12:45:51 by ChessWizz
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By: kylemeister
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Caro -Modern defense Question
I have Davies book on the modern defense and in it he claims that he doesn't fully trust the modern with c6. I assume he is speaking of:
1 e4 g6 2 d4 Bg7 3 Nc4 c6 followed by d5 or d6?
I kno...

Started 04/15/10 at 15:08:26 by Reverse
10 3435 Last Post 05/19/10 at 13:17:17
By: parisestmagique
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Mondern with 3..c5
I played in a tournament over the weekend and my opponent played the modern defense.  So the modern defense is nothing special and I continued with 3.Nc3 thinking we will get typical pirc/modern setup...

Started 03/29/10 at 14:00:13 by Reverse
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Exploiting Black's move order in Tiger's Modern
Consider the Austrian Attack vs. the Modern with a6:
1.e4 g6 2.d4 Bg7 3.Nc3 d6 4.f4 a6 5.Nf3
Here Tiger (in "Tiger's Modern"), Khalifman (in "Opening for White according to Anand IV") and th...

Started 03/22/10 at 14:33:05 by Lobachevsky
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Modern, current theory
Hi forum members,
Does anyone have an overview of the current theoretical status of the Modern? I'm especially interested in many a6-lines and am not concerned about switching to KID if needed. D...

Started 12/20/09 at 03:33:43 by topandkas
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By: parisestmagique
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Transposing to closed sicilian against Modern
I am wondering whether transposing to the closed Sicilian against the Modern is a good idea?, e.g. like this 1. e4 g6 2. f4 Bg7 3. Nf3 c5 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Bc4

Started 01/15/10 at 14:21:51 by VikingForce
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By: Glenn Snow
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Rare ideas against the modern
I would like to dedicate this thread to rare ideas that I have faced against the modern in my online practice, and specifically the a6 lines which I am intending to learn. I am looking for suggestions...

Started 01/08/10 at 05:36:11 by MemoryMaster
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White playing d5?! in the austrian of a6 modern
In the austrian attack of the modern a6 variation several times in blitz games I have met d5 by white as a reaction to ...c5. However I am not sure I know how to take advantage of this fully.

Started 01/07/10 at 02:03:52 by MemoryMaster
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Question about Hippo move orders in the Modern
In the Modern is there any point in being concerned with move orders at all or are we only looking to reach the Hippo set up?
Take the following example in the Modern between Couso-Akesson 2001:<...

Started 12/28/09 at 14:19:41 by MemoryMaster
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Modern defence...h6/h5 defensive resource?
Hi Forum members,
Im looking to take up Modern Defence on my repetoire. Im a fairly strong player but still one thing that keeps perplexing me in this opening. When white launches with h4 (typica...

Started 12/15/09 at 08:25:43 by topandkas
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By: topandkas
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How should the Modern be understood?
First of all let me tell where Im coming from.
I have always been playing 1...e5 and against 1.d4 Ive been playing the Grunfeld.
Now Im trying to understand the modern and Im looking at som...

Started 12/11/09 at 15:59:31 by MemoryMaster
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A question for Modern players
Is the Modern a stand alone opening? Or can White force a transposition into either the King's Indian or Pirc?
Also, is the Modern primarily an ideas opening; primarily variation intense; or abou...

Started 11/17/09 at 00:41:31 by dmp4373
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By: Michael Ayton
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Hi i plays in tournaments..n there is this 2300+ player who love to play this variation as black.
1.d4 g6 2.c4 Bg7 3.e4 c5!? or 1.d4 g6 2.e4 Bg7 3.Nc3 c5!?
what kind of structure can i best ...

Started 06/15/09 at 06:29:18 by Valiantangel
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Modern, Austrian Attack
Hello -
After the Austrian Attack vs the Modern [1 e4 g6, 2 d4 Bg7, 3 Nc3 d6, 4 f4] I've been experimenting w/ 4...e6, as recommended by GM Davies (among others).  Further moves typically go: 4....

Started 04/18/09 at 13:41:48 by jaburr
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Tiger's Modern
What is the general theoretical opinion on the system laid out in the book "Tiger's Modern", 1.e4 g6 2.d4 Bg7 3.Nc3 d6 4.f4 a6? I'm looking for something to play other than 1...e5 or 1...d5 against e4...

Started 04/25/09 at 19:21:41 by zwitter
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By: MNb
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Hi guys,
Finally started playing chess at my local chess club. Will post in General Chess forum about my repertoire and the results.
In my last game with Black, the game went:
1. d4 g6 ...

Started 02/22/09 at 13:59:40 by GabrielGale
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