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Pirc: 4.h3 in combination with g4 and Bg2
Hello pirc players,
Does anyone have a recommendation what to play against the move 4.h3 in combination with g4 and Bg2? I can't find this moves in any of my books and the results in my database ...

Started 10/21/09 at 12:06:16 by Dutch Pircer
5 1739 Last Post 11/10/09 at 19:49:59
By: Ludde
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A question for new in chess yearbook addicts :)
Hi guys, I have developed some interest for the line 1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6 4.Nf3 Bg7 5.Be2 0-0 6.0-0 a6 !?
In his Pirc work Vigus says this was extensively analized in 3 successive NIC Ybs (7...

Started 09/25/09 at 21:21:08 by Chess_Addict
4 1363 Last Post 09/30/09 at 11:58:34
By: Chess_Addict
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Universal system against 4.Be3 followed by f3orh3
HI! sytsem
I've found some very interesting  system for Black in Pirc. The very popular system for White is to play 4.Be3 and 5.h3  or 5.f3. The normal game in this style is:
1.e4 d6 2. d4 ...

Started 09/12/09 at 11:35:50 by Chwileulotne85
9 2081 Last Post 09/14/09 at 15:04:21
By: SWJediknight
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Pirc Alert! II
I'm sure other people on this forum got an e-mail from NIC about the new Pirc Alert! book. I was just wondering if anyone knew anything about the details of this book. I thought the first one was pret...

Started 07/31/09 at 15:32:10 by TonyRo
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28 8815 Last Post 08/27/09 at 14:06:23
By: Antillian
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Hi all,
I am wondering till what level can one play the Pirc/Modern?  Or should I say at what level is it harder to play for a win vs better players?   for example such a question about 1....c5 a...

Started 04/26/09 at 04:46:57 by Zatara
3 1503 Last Post 06/08/09 at 00:49:37
By: Pingudon
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Nakamura and the Rat
Has anyone noticed that GM Hikaru Nakamura is playing the Rat (the Modern) regularly recently or has he played this for some time (and I have been missing stuff??)? I know he played the "famous" 2 Qh5...

Started 05/08/09 at 07:05:19 by GabrielGale
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By: GabrielGale
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Equalize in accelerated classical Pirc(5.Be3 6.h3)
I've read DiePircDie recently and this stuff amazed a lot. My beloved Pirc was in dark clouds for a moment.
Inn all variations authors really soundly refuting Pirc! Sad
However, I must admit...

Started 06/02/09 at 21:07:47 by Chwileulotne85
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Dangerous Weapons: The Pirc and Modern
It still takes sometime, but its coming!  Smiley

Started 07/27/08 at 17:00:51 by FM Dikkie
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Roman's analysis of the Pirc?
Can anyone provide access to the article & analysis called "Die Pirc Die"? The web site link for it is dead, and I'm really interested in reading up on the subject.
A friend of mine was telling ...

Started 05/07/09 at 03:06:30 by FirebrandX
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Refutation of Aus attack 5...0-0,for 10..exf4 ??
Hi everyone!
For some time I'm a chessmaniack:)
I have started to play my beloved Pirc/modern defence some time ago. I was going throught a many publications and books on it, and checking al...

Started 03/13/09 at 11:26:14 by Chwileulotne85
7 1667 Last Post 03/27/09 at 20:13:07
By: MaSu
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Simple question
Why (B08) 1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6 4.Nf3 Bg7 5.Be3 is called the ''150 Attack'' ?
I'm so new to the Pirc/Modern.

Started 03/06/09 at 02:50:24 by star1
8 1504 Last Post 03/06/09 at 19:37:36
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Missing move order in "Pirc in Black and White"?
Vigus' book doesn't seem to cover the 1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6 4.Nf3 Bg7 5.Be3 move order. I assume 5...c6 is the standard move, transposing into other lines?
I like to delay ...Bg7 against Be3...

Started 03/03/09 at 21:05:55 by Whitlingham
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By: Whitlingham
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The Black Lion 2nd edition
Dear all,
can anyone give his opinion to this book ?
I had a look at the first edition and did nt found enough ideas against the most critical lines of the philidor, for instance
(1.e4 ...

Started 12/11/08 at 18:52:53 by e4d6
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By: MNb
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Pirc for CC
I've been reading through a number of the Pirc threads, all of which seem to share a consistent refrain: the opening is fine, but White has so many viable options to make Black's life uncomfortable th...

Started 01/10/09 at 21:34:08 by HgMan
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PIRC for Black - I need a suggestion
I'd like to ask to Pirc experts to solve a problem for me.
I have some problems to understand the line 4. Be3. I have "The Pirc in Black and White", "Pirc Alert!" and the DVD of Davies but I can'...

Started 12/29/08 at 21:27:20 by Templare2
9 1836 Last Post 12/30/08 at 14:14:03
By: MNb
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Attack against the pirc defence
Hello everyone:
Based on my repertoire, Usually open my game with d4 & Nf3 and based on my opponent response, I decide what path to follow.
I like to take the pirc path on move 3 instead of ...

Started 10/30/08 at 14:28:19 by DionTheGreek
4 1562 Last Post 11/04/08 at 19:25:00
By: DionTheGreek
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Pirc Austrian Attack, please help White!
I'm not sure what to think about the following variation of the Pirc Austrian Attack (4. f4) :
1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nf3 g6 4. f4 Bg7 [4...a6, 4...e6] 5. Nf3 c5 [5...0-0] 6. Bb5+ Bd7 ...

Started 09/03/08 at 14:42:55 by zoo (Ex Member)
6 1618 Last Post 09/05/08 at 06:47:40
By: thibdb13
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Most critical line agains the PIRC?
Hi friends: I want to know your opinion about the most critical line black has to face when playing the Pirc. What are the big guns playing?

Started 04/27/08 at 21:46:48 by Pingudon
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By: Bibs
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Czech system
I was wondering if any of you play the so-called czech system.
1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 c6
Ive seen some very interesting games in this system when white plays 4.f4 Qa5 and im thinking about a...

Started 09/12/03 at 15:51:54 by Nolan (Guest)
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35 15153 Last Post 07/31/08 at 22:59:33
By: Michael Ayton
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1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 e5 again
1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 e5 4.dxe5 (which CB 9 identifies under ECO code B07)
please someone tell me the exact name of this so-called endgame variation (of what!?), which i'd ocassionally like to p...

Started 04/21/08 at 20:19:28 by HoemberChess
7 2061 Last Post 04/23/08 at 13:29:45
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