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Two Knights Defence inc. Wilkes-Barre Variation [C56-C59]
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Italian Game 3 Bc4, Evans Gambit, Giuoco Piano, Bishop's Opening, Max Lange Attack [C50-55]
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Four Knights inc. Rubinstein's line, Belgrade Gambit, Glek's 4 g3, Three Knights [C46-49]
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Petroff/Russian Defence [C42-43]
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Philidor's Defence, Hanham, 3...exd4 & 3...f5 [C41]
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Vienna Game inc. Hamppe-Allgaier Gambit, Frankenstein-Dracula Variation [C25-29]
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1. e4 e5 - Non-Spanish 1. e4 e5 - Non-Spanish
Scotch, Petroff, King's Gambit, Vienna etc. [C20-59] with GM Victor Mikhalevski
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A disreputable opening repertoire by Jonathan Tait
Just saw that this was posted on everyman's site.
Looks interesting for sure.
They're definitely seems to be room in the opening book market for such a project. I'm not sure about any of yo...

Started 09/19/21 at 14:41:39 by FizzySoda
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By: Jonathan Tait
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Chessable - Grandmaster Gambits 1.e4 (2021)
Anyone has any thoughts on this new Chessable Course, 'Grandmaster Gambits 1.e4' by Simon Williams & Richard Palliser?
The comments on Chessable are all over the place, ranging from love it to ha...

Started 03/08/21 at 03:43:39 by TopNotch
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Alternatives for Ruy Lopez for Blitz/Rapid/Surpris
I've been playing the Ruy Lopez (not entirely successfully  Huh) for about 10 years and will keep that going, but I have been thinking of adding another option against 1. ..e5 for  for Blitz/Rapid/Sur...

Started 05/12/16 at 08:40:22 by JEH
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By: Stigma
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The Electrifying Elephant Gambit
Was this book by Quality Chess published? From the blog entry here:
I don't understand its current status... Thanks for the feedback!

Started 05/08/19 at 14:36:16 by grandpatzer
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By: emary
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The Nakhmanson Gambit. Any takers on this one?
1.e4 e5. 2.Bc4 Nf6 3.d4 exd4 4. Nf3 Nc6  5. 0-0 Nxe4 6. Nc3?!. Anybody here want to take a stab at telling me how this isn’t a serious opening gambit and why Stockfish still gets confused by this line...

Started 09/03/20 at 18:16:28 by HagenWatch1
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Squeezing 1e4 e5 by Khalifman/Soloviov
Chess Stars has announced a new forthcoming book
on the Spanish Four Knights and the road from 2 Nf3 to 4 Bb5 :
Squeezing 1 e4 e5 - a solid strategic approach
by Alexander Khalifman and Sergei Soloviov
~ 280 p...

Started 11/15/19 at 13:10:49 by tracke
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C22: The Centre Game
I came a bit of a cropper with this in round 4 of the EU Championship:
[Event "EU Championship 4th"]
[Site "Liverpool"]
[Date "2008.09.12"]
[Round "4.24"]
[White "Rudd, Jack"]...

Started 09/13/08 at 00:51:13 by Jack Rudd
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The Latvian Gambit Lives! by GM Kosten
Is this seminal book by GM Kosten still available somewhere? Are there plans for a future edition? Thanks.

Started 05/08/19 at 14:40:34 by grandpatzer
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Opening Repertoire: The Petroff - Lakdawala
Could someoke kindly write what he's advocating for Black vs the non-2.Nf3 lines in this book? King's Gambit etc.

Started 08/17/19 at 17:47:37 by grandpatzer
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By: Seeley
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First Steps: 1 e4 e5

Started 12/13/17 at 03:05:58 by Anonymous3
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Khalifman- Soloviev Scotch
I just received my copy, so if anyone has any questions. At first glance, the book looks interesting.

Started 08/20/19 at 10:53:33 by Pawnpusher
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Modern Scotch by Khalifman/Solowiow
Book to be out in mai 2019. Looks like 1. e4 getting more popular  Cheesy

Started 03/26/19 at 21:50:30 by Leon_Trotsky
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1...e5 repertoire based on ...g6 fianchetto
I have Collins' Spanish Fianchetto DVD and saw in some recent NICYB that 3...g6 against the Spanish plays at the high level, especially by Məmmədjarow.
I was thinking of extending th...

Started 02/14/19 at 04:43:54 by Leon_Trotsky
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Meeting 1. e4 e5 2. Qh5
Bologan in his tome Bologan's Black Weapons suggests the line
1. e4 e5 2. Qh5 Nc6 3. Bc4 g6 4. Qf3 Nf6 5. Ne2 Bg7 6. Nbc3 d6 7. d3 Nb4 8. Bb3 Be6 9. 0-0 Bxb3 10. cxb3
It's also possible to p...

Started 11/29/18 at 20:30:15 by RdC
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C40: The Elephant gambit
I did not find a thread about this opening so I had to creat a one. A game found from 'chess' magazine:
Tadej Sakelsek vs Philip Corbin
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d5 3.ed5 Bd6 4.d4 e4 5.Ne5 Nf6 Bb5 c6 7....

Started 12/29/09 at 02:29:44 by Rebel-Yell
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By: Spock68
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New 1.e4 repertoire by Lakdawala
The tittle is "Opening Repertoire: 1 e4" and you can find more informations on everyman chess website.
from publisher :
"In this book, prolific chess author Cyrus Lakdawala recommends a repe...

Started 04/27/18 at 21:49:41 by TUKI
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How to Beat the Open Games by Sverre Johnsen

Started 12/13/17 at 03:01:25 by Anonymous3
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Latvian gambit 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 f5 3. exf5
This interesting line in the Latvian gambit was reached by myself just recently. I could not find this line in the Chess Pub forums.
After 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 f5 3. exf5 e4 4. Nd4 Qf6 5. c3 I decided...

Started 01/06/18 at 02:58:30 by Mark L
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By: Fllg
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...Ng4 line in the Italian Game
I've often seen this line recommended for Black when White doesn't play h3:
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 Nf6 5.d3 a6 6.Bb3 Ba7 7.O-O O-O 8.Nbd2
d6 9. Re1 Ng4 10. Re2 Kh8 11. h3 Nh6, with...

Started 08/23/17 at 04:38:36 by BobbyDigital80
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By: gillbod
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To play Bishop's Opening or Vienna Game?
What are the main differences of playing one or the other? I have noted they lead to similar positions. Plans I have seen:
Nc3, d3, e4, Bc4, f4
Nc2, g2, Bg2, Nge2, f4
f4 and...

Started 05/08/16 at 12:08:52 by Tibor
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By: Arnaudov
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