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3.d4 against the Petroff
Are there any good sources that recommend 3.d4 (the Steinitz Attack) against the Petroff? I've seen some games in this line and it looks interesting, but I don't know if there's been much coverage of ...

Started 08/23/17 at 22:31:35 by bobbyh64
7 1024 Last Post 10/28/17 at 20:59:58
By: kylemeister
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1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Bd3
I remember, that some years back
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Bd3 was played by some strong players. Can someone recommand me some sources about this line? Was it analyzed in NI...

Started 07/13/17 at 21:52:40 by Ender
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By: Ender
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Petroff - Stafford Gambit
Hi all.
Stafford Gambit goes
1. e4 e5
2. Nf3 Nf6
3. N:e5 Nc6
This is an interesting line (for Blitz games anyway) that is not considered good for black, however white needs to...

Started 06/25/17 at 19:21:14 by Sispal
7 947 Last Post 06/28/17 at 00:32:57
By: IsaVulpes
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Modernized: The Petroff Defense
is the book Modernized: The Petroff Defense from Meropolitan Chess going to be published in the near future? According to the Publisher's website the release date was November 2015.

Started 04/29/16 at 16:24:16 by grandpatzer
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By: grandpatzer
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The Petroff: Move by Move
What to expect from Mr. Lakdawala?
About the Author                               3
Series Foreword                               5
Bibliography                      ...

Started 07/23/15 at 14:54:25 by alyechin
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By: CanadianClub
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C42-C43: 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6! :)
I started to learn this defence a little and tried it out in some blitz games already. I just wonder if you would consider the modern line 3.Nxe5 d6 4.Nf3 Nxe4 5.Nc3 as really dangerous for black or n...

Started 09/25/08 at 14:36:13 by Strategy_Rules
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By: Jupp53
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C42-C43: White (Scotch Player) versus Petrov?
I don't see the Petrov Defense played at my local club and therefore I haven't spent much time on it in recent years.  I would like to strengthen my repertoire as White as I am becoming more active ...

Started 05/30/11 at 15:54:05 by WSS
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By: Jupp53
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Petroff 3.d4,5.dxe5: still a serious line?
Hi all, this is my first post, although I have been following the forum for a long time. I hope my question will not be seen as too basic-uninteresting.
Recently I started playing the 3.d4 petrof...

Started 12/10/14 at 16:04:52 by DMel
4 2810 Last Post 12/18/14 at 21:18:36
By: Pale Horse, Pale Rider
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Poll: C42-C43: Play the Petroff by Har-Zvi and Gupta
There is a new book on the Petroff announced for 2011.
The Petroff Defence is a world-class opening, renowned for its tremendous reliability. It has stood the test of time and enjoys a reputat...

Started 09/09/10 at 22:34:06 by Mortal Games
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By: RoleyPoley
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C42-C43 The Petrov for the rest of your chess life
I have played a lot of French and Caro, but I got tired of lack of space. I watt to change to 1... e5 but do not want to study so much theory. Is the Petrov as good as the Caro or French? Kramnik, Ana...

Started 09/08/13 at 21:23:07 by Pingudon
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By: Pale Horse, Pale Rider
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C42: Theoretical status of Cochrane Gambit?
What is the theoretical status of the Cochrane Gambit in the Petroff? 1: e4 e5 2: Nf3 Nf6 3: Nxe5 d6 4: Nxf7?
And what is the topical lines right now?

Started 04/17/13 at 10:52:14 by ViktorN
13 5570 Last Post 05/13/13 at 10:53:07
By: chk
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C42: Playing Chess against the Petroff
In the London Chess Classic, Adams played an unusual setup against Giri's Petroff:
[Event "1st FIDE GP London 2012"]
[Site "London ENG"]
[Date "2012.09.25"]
[Round "5"]

Started 09/26/12 at 07:20:43 by TN
10 5083 Last Post 11/14/12 at 11:55:47
By: Jupp53
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C42: Cochrane Gambit
I want to know if actually Cochrane Gambit is possible to play or theory think is dubious.
I see some games of GM Sulskis

Started 09/26/07 at 06:15:50 by Fishy
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By: chk
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C42-C49: Play the Petroff
Everyman's Play the Petroff looks like it is no longer going to happen, not advertised othe site no more? Any info?

Started 03/03/12 at 23:13:27 by najdorfslayer
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By: powerplay
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C42-C43: New Petroff Defence Repertoire Book
Chess Stars seem to have a new Petroff Defence repertoire book to be released on 10.09.11:
It looks interesting; I ha...

Started 09/04/11 at 21:43:09 by Gilchrist is a legend
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22 20098 Last Post 02/06/12 at 13:35:36
By: Zatarra
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C42: 8...Qe8 in the Petroff
I'm watching the WWCC now, and Humpy Koneru has just played the following new idea:
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nxe5 d6 4.Nf3 Nxe4 5.Nc3 Nxc3 6.dxc3 Be7 7.Be3 0-0 8.Qd2 Qe8
What to make of this move...

Started 11/15/11 at 14:37:47 by TN
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C42-C43: Sakaev's Petroff book
Is there somebody who has already read Sakaev's book on the Petroff (Chess Stars)?
How do you rate the chapter on the Vienna? I want to know if it is worthwile to buy the book because I'm searchi...

Started 10/04/11 at 14:13:09 by Sisyphus
11 7977 Last Post 10/22/11 at 10:03:23
By: najdorfslayer
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C43 Petroff: Symmetrical Variation Modern Attack
Everyone tells me that this line: 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.d4 Nxe4 4.Bd3 d5 5.Nxe5 Bd6 and they mention the Timman - Yusupov candidate match of 1992 as a turning point (

Started 08/27/11 at 22:35:52 by F22
8 4414 Last Post 09/05/11 at 08:37:34
By: F22
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C42: Boden-Kieseritzky Gambit
A well-known friend of mine wants to publish a book about the Boden-Kieseritzky Gambit, which he wants to re-christen, the Morphy Gambit. I was wondering why he would want to promote a line that has a...

Started 08/22/11 at 03:21:01 by tbronto
2 3417 Last Post 08/23/11 at 02:28:57
By: MNb
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C42-C43: Petroff Refutation?
Ive recently changed from 1 ...c5 to 1...e5 and adopted the petroff defense with successful results so far. Its apparent I never really got the grasp of the sicilian over the years.
However, man...

Started 07/02/11 at 10:16:38 by Zatarra
8 5197 Last Post 08/02/11 at 13:46:07
By: BPaulsen
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