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Kings Gambit
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[C30-C39]
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In: Re: C30-C39: John Shaw: T...
By: Fllg
Scotch
Scotch  (3 Viewing)
Scotch Game [C45], Scotch Gambit [C44] & Scotch Four Knights [C47]
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89 780 Last Post 04/08/19 at 21:17:08
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By: stockhausen
2 Knights
2 Knights
Two Knights Defence inc. Wilkes-Barre Variation [C56-C59]
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84 1993 Last Post 02/22/19 at 22:41:17
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By: MicahSmith
Italian
Italian
Italian Game 3 Bc4, Evans Gambit, Giuoco Piano, Bishop's Opening, Max Lange Attack [C50-55]
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124 1418 Last Post 02/04/19 at 18:35:32
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By: RdC
4 Knights
4 Knights  (1 Viewing)
Four Knights inc. Rubinstein's line, Belgrade Gambit, Glek's 4 g3, Three Knights [C46-49]
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37 533 Last Post 10/31/17 at 13:07:54
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By: Jonathan Tait
Petroff
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Petroff/Russian Defence [C42-43]
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75 1001 Last Post 03/18/19 at 00:25:03
In: Re: 'Fight 1.e4 like Caru...
By: mn
Philidor
Philidor  (1 Viewing)
Philidor's Defence, Hanham, 3...exd4 & 3...f5 [C41]
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45 729 Last Post 09/30/17 at 03:44:09
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By: mn
Vienna
Vienna  (1 Viewing)
Vienna Game inc. Hamppe-Allgaier Gambit, Frankenstein-Dracula Variation [C25-29]
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49 806 Last Post 03/14/18 at 18:28:01
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By: VGA
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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I started anew topic
About a TN of Kasparov against Unzicker , 7 Qg4 to which I suggested to reply Nf6 , and it has disappeard
Why??

Started 05/03/06 at 10:59:44 by photophore
6 1883 Last Post 05/05/06 at 08:57:38
By: photophore
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Simple openings
I'm looking for a simple opening as white. I'm currently considering the Spanish 4-knights (1. e4 e5, 2. Nf3 Nc6, 3. Nc3 Nf6, 4. Bb5) scotch 4-knights (1. e4 e5, 2. Nf3 Nc6, 3. Nc3 Nf6, 4. d4 exd4, 5....

Started 03/29/06 at 20:16:09 by topher(Guest) (Guest)
4 1699 Last Post 05/02/06 at 15:44:34
By: grayson - Ex Member
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2...Qe7
A fellow chess player and I are having a discussion about the merits of 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Qe7. MCO-14 gives
3.Nc3 c6 4.d4 d6 5.Bg5 Nf6 6.Qd2 +=.
I didn't find anything in NCO that was anything l...

Started 04/25/06 at 03:24:34 by av(Guest) (Guest)
2 1216 Last Post 04/27/06 at 01:58:39
By: av(Guest) (Guest)
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Limiting other player's openings options
Is there any merit to having a repertoire of openings which share the feature of limiting the other player's opening options, e.g.,  openings like KG or Scotch, QGA, Scandinavian...?

Started 03/25/06 at 02:24:04 by Snap (member as Flea)(Guest) (Guest)
9 2370 Last Post 03/27/06 at 19:38:51
By: Michael Ayton
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Thoughts on Bishop's Opening and f4-f5 Push
I was always under the impression that whatever potency the main line Bishop's Opening held for White lay in the fact that after 1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Nf6 Black has blocked his f-pawn while White's is still f...

Started 02/19/06 at 03:34:50 by dsanchez
3 1625 Last Post 02/20/06 at 11:37:54
By: Willempie
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Simple 1.e4 e5 opening for white
Up untill now ive been playing 2.Bc4, with the ds, c3,
0-0, Nd2 setup, more or less. But im feeling this line isnt for me, and more often than not i struggle for equality...
So i need some...

Started 09/12/05 at 14:23:41 by Bruce (Guest)
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64 14633 Last Post 02/15/06 at 04:34:36
By: RotGut
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Center Game
(Or, for the non-literate/cypherate among us : 1. e4, e5 2. d4, ed4: 3. Qd4, Nc6 4. Qe3 and so on.)
Was popular say ten years ago but I wonder what is thought about this line nowadays...

Started 12/06/05 at 09:49:42 by Strptzr
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By: Strptzr
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Urusov Gambit
Re: the Urusov Gambit (1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Nf6 3.d4 exd4 4.Nf3 Nxe4 5.Qxd4)...  I've played it for White a couple of times and won both games, but they were both against weaker opponents.
Any comments ...

Started 06/22/03 at 01:31:03 by bckm
6 2683 Last Post 11/24/05 at 10:59:42
By: kamiel
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Hunting Elephants
This is another thread which seems to have escaped people's imagination  Cry
Does anyone play the elephant here? Has anyone dabbled in it but thought better of it? Does anyone want to play it but...

Started 12/22/03 at 15:11:54 by CraigEvans
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28 9172 Last Post 11/17/05 at 04:29:36
By: CraigEvans
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I would like your opinion and suggestions
I started to work on e4-e5 for 4 month now. I would like to have your opinion on the material I presented.
I would like to speak about other lines than the ruy lopez. What in your opinion would ...

Started 10/02/05 at 19:52:26 by O.Renet (Guest)
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28 6899 Last Post 11/08/05 at 20:24:47
By: lost highway
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Re: What do you think of my original opening reper
Quote:
Ok this is my repertoire. As black and white i play the same exact thing! Both times I play the philidor defense or philidor like positions.
I am between 1800-2000 (ive never lost a chess gam...

You really d

Started 10/23/05 at 16:38:14 by lost highway
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28 7405 Last Post 10/25/05 at 22:08:25
By: basqueknight - Ex Member
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Does a GM ever take a hand in this forum
I noticed that in some other forums the responsible GM/IM occasionally participates (Eric Prie, John Emms).
Has this ever happened in this forum?
I didnt notice a reaction of mr. Davies when...

Started 09/27/05 at 18:24:41 by micawber
0 780 Last Post 09/27/05 at 13:24:39
By: micawber
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Gorring Gambit
I play the smith-morra gambit and I play the Milner Berry gambit against the caro-kann as well as somthing similar against the french but i dont have a gambit vs e5 and i dont like the white side of t...

Started 09/08/05 at 16:22:05 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
4 1685 Last Post 09/23/05 at 00:18:01
By: basqueknight - Ex Member
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Is there a good book on the danish & danish gambit
Is there a good book on the danish & danish gambit?
I did get the new one on the danish gambit, but man it has so many variations, I like to get something with more idears in it? Also I dont have...

Started 09/18/05 at 03:16:11 by Rasco (Guest)
11 2943 Last Post 09/21/05 at 23:37:01
By: Smyslov_Fan
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Ruy Lopez is not the only e4 e5 line!!!
Olivier, can you please give some new information on other e4 e5 lines and not only stick on Ruy Lopez. Two weeks in a row you only focused on Ruy Lopez.... people here don't only play Ruy Lopez and I...

Started 09/12/05 at 20:37:35 by Ryan Harper (Guest)
1 1261 Last Post 09/12/05 at 17:42:22
By: Paddy
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Opening repertoire e4 e5 for an aggressive player
One of my chess collegues (a Sicilian Sveshnikov player, but only so far) intends to change his opening repertoire with black vs. e4 as he is completely distroyed after one day of internet chess when ...

Started 12/15/04 at 13:50:12 by Dutch-Kalashnikov
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47 18116 Last Post 09/07/05 at 18:48:36
By: Smyslov_Fan
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Danish gambiteer switching to "respectable" games.
Hi,
I have a new student who wants to stop playing the Danish (which I think is a good idea ~ probably why her parents chose me) and move to openings that score better against the best high scho...

Started 08/02/05 at 06:53:10 by Smyslov_Fan
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33 9977 Last Post 08/19/05 at 20:21:53
By: basqueknight - Ex Member
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Urusov v. Boden Kieseritsky
i am currently in the process of putting back together and refreshing on my openings for tournament play, and i was wondering if there were any bishop's opening folks that have any opinions on which o...

Started 02/05/05 at 07:25:02 by Kyle Truhe (Guest)
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16 6285 Last Post 08/12/05 at 20:44:43
By: gurb5000
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Kaufman's book as a starting point?
Hi everyone,
As somewhat of a beginner (a couple of years playing seriously), it's been recommended to me here and elsewhere that sticking to a fairly direct, classical opening system for several...

Started 08/09/05 at 01:27:05 by Scott Rex (Guest)
8 2587 Last Post 08/10/05 at 18:46:29
By: HgMan
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Latvian vs. Bishops opening
In forming my repetoire based around the bishops opening
1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 i occasionally come across a line which i thought i had avoided by opting out of 2.Nf3 namely 2...f5
2...f5 seems incor...

Started 09/12/03 at 19:45:23 by Nolan (Guest)
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