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QID
QID
Queen's Indian [E12-E19]
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Bogo-Indian
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[E11] & Keres Defence 2...Bb4+ [A40]
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Tango
Tango
Two Knights Tango [A50]

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Modern Benoni
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[A60-79]
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Weird Benonis
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Czech Benoni, Schmid Benoni, Snake Benoni [A40, A43-44 & A60]
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In: Re: Avrukh 1.d4 book
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Nimzo and Benonis Nimzo and Benonis
Benoni, Nimzo, QI, Bogo, etc. [A40, A43-44, A50, A56, A60-A79 & E10-59] with GM John Emms
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Sources for old main line with 4.g3 Bb7
What are the best sources for 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 b6 4.g3 Bb7 for Black? Is this line still considered good? I'm particularly interested in the variation 5.Bg2 Be7 6.O-O O-O 7.Nc3 Ne4 8.Qc2 Nxc3 9....

Started 02/05/19 at 22:53:49 by BobbyDigital80
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By: mn
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Repertoire books with 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3
Are there any good repertoire books from White's point of view with 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3? I mean, avoiding the Nimzo and considering in some detail all Black replies, e.g. 3...Bb4+, 3...d5 3...b6 et...

Started 01/30/19 at 18:14:45 by grandpatzer
2 292 Last Post 01/31/19 at 10:00:12
By: whatteaux
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QI - 12.h4!!N
Hi there,
last Sunday I played a game I wanna share with you:)
First the notation:
1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.g3 d5 4.c4 Be7 5.Bg2 0-0 6.0-0 b6 7.cd5 ed5 8.Nc3 Bb7 9.Bf4 Na6 10.Rc1 c5 11.Ne5 ...

Started 10/22/18 at 20:07:42 by gewgaw
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By: gewgaw
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The Queen's Indian by Bologan
Hi,
A strategic weapon against 1.d4: The Queen's Indian Defense by Bologan will be a new DVD by Chessbase.
He said in the preview that he will give a repertoire with ...Ba6. But what will he...

Started 04/25/15 at 10:16:41 by wolfsblut
11 6258 Last Post 09/19/18 at 13:25:08
By: buddho
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Deal with 5. Dc2 gambit in QID or play QGD?

This line I find quite annoying for Black, although with preparation Black is fine. In practical play though pl...

Started 04/11/18 at 22:43:44 by Leon_Trotsky
3 1290 Last Post 04/14/18 at 13:23:06
By: Bibs
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Deal with 5. Dc2 gambit in QID or play QGD?

This line I find quite annoying for Black, although with preparation Black is fine. In practical p...

Started 04/11/18 at 22:49:38 by Leon_Trotsky
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By: Leon_Trotsky
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Deal with 5. Dc2 gambit in QID or play QGD?

This line I find quite annoying for Black, although with preparation Black is fine. In practical pl...

Started 04/11/18 at 22:45:43 by Leon_Trotsky
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By: Leon_Trotsky
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Deal with 5. Dc2 gambit in QID or play QGD?

This line I find quite annoying for Black, although with preparation Black is fine. In practical play though pl...

Started 04/11/18 at 22:44:06 by Leon_Trotsky
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By: Leon_Trotsky
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Why so much hatred towards the Modern Benoni?
I've seen so many analysis videos, live streams, etc. where strong players (usually IM and up) refer to the Modern Benoni as a 'terrible opening for black.'  Angry
However, no one ever bothers to g...

Started 03/09/18 at 02:39:53 by BigTy
6 2008 Last Post 03/13/18 at 19:25:12
By: LeeRoth
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Black resources for 1. d4 Cf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 c5
I have two recent resources for this line, albeit when White continues with the main Fianchetto Benoni variant with 4. d5: the book by Thinkers and the Modern Chess database by Marin Part I. Are there...

Started 01/31/18 at 05:02:00 by Leon_Trotsky
1 1067 Last Post 01/31/18 at 06:52:10
By: Stigma
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Black resources for 1. d4 Cf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 c5
I have two recent resources for this line, the book by Thinkers and the Modern Chess database by Marin Part I. Are there any other Black resources for this line specifically ?

Started 01/31/18 at 04:58:29 by Leon_Trotsky
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By: Leon_Trotsky
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Reloaded Weapons in the Benoni Structures
There is a new book by Milos Pavlovic comming:
http://www.thinkerspublishing.com/forthcoming-publications.html
The TP publication schedule isn't updated, so I asked them a few questions. It ...

Started 06/23/17 at 21:30:35 by AJZ
5 3753 Last Post 11/28/17 at 23:59:42
By: BigTy
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Guide to the Bogo-Indian
It seems as though most works on the Bogo-Indian tend to be repertoire books, which recommend specific lines rather than explain or rationalize the positions and ideas derived from playing the opening...

Started 09/16/17 at 14:50:44 by HgMan
3 1486 Last Post 09/17/17 at 20:03:20
By: bragesjo
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GM Repertoire Nimzo Indian
Got this book yesterday.
The book is basically dived in three parts.
Part 1 varios 4th moves.
Part 2  4 e3
Part 3 4 Dc2
If anyone is interested  I give some quick lines
4...

Started 01/31/17 at 16:48:48 by bragesjo
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21 11088 Last Post 07/18/17 at 11:20:22
By: ReneDescartes
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Seirawan's Anti-Nimzo from White's perspective
I'm talking about 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Bg5. I'd like to try and make this into a decent white weapon. It has move order benefits (play whatever you like against the QGD/Benoni). It also seems principled...

Started 07/12/17 at 21:28:05 by gillbod
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By: ErictheRed
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New DVD about Blumenfeld Gambit
Today I saw a new DVD about Blumenfeld Gambit by Andrew Martin.
I gues it is a typical Martin DVD = more verbal than concrete theory.
Has anyone here watched it?
Blumenfeld gambit is ve...

Started 06/16/17 at 15:43:07 by bragesjo
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19 6110 Last Post 06/22/17 at 17:58:44
By: bragesjo
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Question about 4.g3 Ba6 in QID
The main line of the 4.g3 QID is 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. b3 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Be7 7. Bg2 c6 8. Bc3 d5 9. Ne5 Nfd7 10. Nxd7 Nxd7 11. Nd2 O-O 12. O-O
but recently this line has become p...

Started 04/09/16 at 00:09:10 by BobbyDigital80
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By: BobbyDigital80
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New Nimzo/Bogo-Indian Repertoire book
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBqNwiS5fAM
It's scheduled for Autumn and being made by German IM Christof Sielecki. He's been doing the excellent chess youtube channel for number of years now und...

Started 03/03/13 at 21:25:54 by LostTactic
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By: WSS
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Meeting 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 with 2...c5
As Black, after 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 I become uneasy because I know one of those "attack" openings is probably coming, like the Torre, Colle, Colle-Zuckertort, Barry, Stonewall etc.
I saw that 2...c5 ...

Started 07/26/15 at 22:49:13 by AlienOctopus
11 4931 Last Post 08/06/15 at 03:53:15
By: yolocounty
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What do Nimzo-Bogo players play vs 1.Nf3 2.c4 3.g3
I don't play any Indian defense, but I was just curious about players who play the Nimzo + Bogo Indian complex...
Against 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 they play the Nimzo-Indian.
Against 1. d4 ...

Started 06/21/15 at 21:16:13 by Marc Benford
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By: bragesjo
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