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Quick fix against the Pirc
I'm going to a G/29 tournament at my local club tonight and intend to play the Veresov.  I've got stuff against everything except the Pirc, which I always seem to lose sgainst online.  Anyone want to ...

Started 05/10/11 at 21:32:10 by Kristi
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By: Keano
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Pirc New chessbase disc
I have just bought volume 2 of Marin's DVD on the Pirc. While his books are great I didn't really like his Leningrad DVD- which didn't really present a lot in the way of theory. This latest DVD on the...

Started 08/22/14 at 05:57:46 by Anon
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By: Mainline_Novelty
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simple plan against the Pirc?
Semko Semkov thought that the best method against 1 d4 d6 is 2 e4! (his notation). I don't want to learn the classical KID from white (which black can make me play after 2 Nf3) so maybe I should try t...

Started 07/02/11 at 13:44:12 by gwnn
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By: chandrashekharkoravi
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Pirc with 4. Bg5
It was mentioned in some updates last year that 4. Bg5 has proven to be rather successful against the Pirc. I recently reached the white side of a Pirc and though a bit about trying this line, but I f...

Started 01/12/10 at 09:14:34 by Meat
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By: omegablitz
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1..d6 repertoire - new book due
Any hunch as to what lines this is likely to cover? I don't know the author's repertoire for example
http://www.everymanchess.com/chess/books/1___d6%3A_Move_by_Move

Started 09/06/11 at 22:54:31 by glut
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By: Michael Ayton
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New book: Chess Developments – The Pirc
Hi,
Everyman chess announced a new book „Chess Developments – The Pirc“ for July ´12 by James Vigus. I am an addictated Pirc/Modern player and from my point of view Mr. Vigus did a great job with...

Started 04/21/12 at 10:40:29 by PatzerKing
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By: GabrielGale
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Viktor Moskalenko: The Perfect Pirc-Modern
Hi,
the new Pirc/Modern book by Viktor Moskalenko is published and a pdf-excerpt is avaialble (New in Chess -> Shop).
I had a look at it and the second-to-last chapter (chapter 7) is the cla...

Started 01/26/13 at 09:10:51 by PatzerKing
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By: dimis - Ex Member
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Czech Pirc
Are there any publications on this opening for Black or is it just bad?

Started 02/18/12 at 10:22:03 by najdorfslayer
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By: Wwqlcw
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Playing the Pirc ...
I'll make this brief.  Thinking about playing the Pirc. My rating is only 1700 so I'm not sure what book would be best to start with? Chernin, Vigus or Gallagher? I know about the Tella book, but I pr...

Started 02/15/12 at 06:10:07 by VitolinishBoom
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By: VitolinishBoom
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How to play against black lion
Hi chessfriends!
I am going to play an important game with white in the next days. My opponent is a black lion player, so my question would be: What is supposed to be the best line for white?<br ...

Started 01/23/12 at 15:45:02 by cynima
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By: MNb
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IM Andrew Greet´s book against Pirc
Hi Pirc-fellows,
at the moment I am checking the lines against the Pirc that IM Andrew Greet suggests in his new book “Beating unusual chess defences:  1.e4”. I (ca. 2300 Elo) like the Pirc becau...

Started 11/15/11 at 17:45:58 by PatzerKing
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By: chk
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The Pirc in Black and White
What does James Vigus recommend against 4 Bf4 (after 1 e4 d6 2 d4 Nf6 3 Nc3 g6) in his book "The Pirc in Black and White"?

Started 07/02/11 at 00:44:53 by Anonymous3
2 2032 Last Post 07/30/11 at 21:00:56
By: Anonymous3
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Pirc Player Suggestion against 3.f3
G'Day,
What do you Pirc'ers do against people that try to dodge your opening via 1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.f3?
So far I've been playing the Sämisch, but I don't really like that. Alburt/Chernin in ...

Started 05/10/11 at 20:24:34 by Vulpes
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By: OrangeCounty
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Lion Defense
1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 Nbd7 4. Nf3 e5 5. Bc4 Be7
In this positioon is 6. Ng5 the way to go or is it better to just think of King safety and play 6. 0-0.  Any thoughts and games would be appre...

Started 03/16/11 at 01:45:16 by walkingterrapin
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By: walkingterrapin
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Question about ch 1 in SO Pirc/Modern
1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. f4 Bg7 5. Nf3 c5
It's rather basic.  Gallagher gives this as a response to 1.e4, but why would black take the effort to play c5 on move five when he can claim a Si...

Started 02/11/11 at 03:11:10 by Jay
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By: MNb
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Pirc: Be3 and Qd2 systems
The Sämisch Attack against the KID and the Jugoslav Attack against the Dragon are established theory. I have always found it a bit strange, that the same setup against the Pirc is not more popular. Wi...

Started 09/13/06 at 03:52:23 by MNb
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By: Stigma
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Pirc , 3. Bd3
I have been playing 3. . . e5 and after 4. c3, the recommended 4. . . d5!, but after 5. dxe5 Nxe4; 6. Bxe4 dxe4; 7. Qxd8+ Kxd8, I don't love Black's position and White's position seems easier to play,...

Started 10/13/10 at 19:20:30 by ChessMonkey
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By: TN
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5.h3 Pirc & 5.Bc4 Philidor in my White armory
My choices versus the
* Philidor: (4.Nf3 Nbd7) 5.Bc4 //a useful study could be games by Mark Hebden
* Pirc: (4.Nf3 Bg7) 5.h3 //who...?
I am creating my repertoire vs. 1..d6 and looki...
(I know that

Started 10/18/10 at 20:33:36 by HoemberChess
7 3474 Last Post 10/28/10 at 04:13:52
By: TN
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Lion (3_Nbd7 4f4/g4) with Philidor/Hanham or 1_g6?
I wonder if it is worth the energy for me (with my modest 40-50 OTB-games a year) to study (and play) more than one so-called _sound_ defences vs 1.e4 against u2200-players (until I am "2200+")... Pro...

Started 07/25/10 at 10:51:24 by HoemberChess
3 2761 Last Post 07/26/10 at 07:26:18
By: BPaulsen
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1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 e5 - B08
This is a pretty solid if not particularly adventurous line with some similarities to the queenless middlegames of the Spanish Berlin. In this line 4.de de 5.Qd8 Kd8 6.Bg5 Be6 7.000 Nd7 8.f4 is the "m...

Started 03/03/10 at 18:27:13 by Tripler64
5 3512 Last Post 06/02/10 at 22:29:19
By: motörhead
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