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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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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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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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By: BPaulsen
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C42 (and C24/C27): Interesting Opening
Over the years playing amateur chess I have been confronted from time to time with a line that I think is interesting for white. I am not sure if the way I am handling it is correct as black. Any fe...

Started 03/11/11 at 14:53:58 by walkingterrapin
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By: MNb
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C43: Does this Petroff line still hold up?
In the 3.d4 Petroff, after 3...Nxe4 4.Be3 d5 5.Nxe5 Nd7 6.Nxd7 Bxd7 7.0-0, the move 7...Qh4 is not considered on this site as far as I can find. Aside from the main line 7...Bd6, only 7...Be7 is cons...

Started 06/30/11 at 03:29:32 by Mark Stephenson
3 2467 Last Post 07/02/11 at 23:12:35
By: Vass
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What Petroff variation for a 1450 elo rating level
Hi ,
This is Thork . I want to ask you what is the best variation to face the Petroff . 1.e4 - e5 2 . Nf3 - Nf6 3 . Bc4 gambit ? Try to transpose to the 4 Knights Belgrade Gambit ? 1.e4 - ...

Started 06/15/11 at 23:52:35 by THORK
2 2187 Last Post 06/16/11 at 23:38:46
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