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Scotch Game [C45], Scotch Gambit [C44] & Scotch Four Knights [C47]
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2 Knights
2 Knights
Two Knights Defence inc. Wilkes-Barre Variation [C56-C59]
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By: Stigma
Italian Game 3 Bc4, Evans Gambit, Giuoco Piano, Bishop's Opening, Max Lange Attack [C50-55]
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4 Knights
4 Knights
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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76 1026 Last Post 07/02/19 at 20:33:08
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By: FizzySoda
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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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 6618 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 2718 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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15 5887 Last Post 08/05/05 at 11:13:12
By: urusov
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just an other book
Does anybody know the book 'SURVIVE & BEAT ANNOYING CHESS OPENINGS', and if so is it a good book

Started 05/14/05 at 14:52:08 by me (Guest)
2 1026 Last Post 05/19/05 at 02:48:02
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Halasz Gambit
Hi to all!
I want to know more about Halasz Gambit
1 e4 e5 2 d4 exd4 3 f4
I tried it in a tournament between my top chess engines , and White score was ridiculous :  Cry
Is it poss...

Started 04/17/05 at 17:42:17 by photophore
1 1736 Last Post 04/19/05 at 09:45:00
By: guidedbyvoices
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Latvian Gambit
As my rating climbs, more and more friends, colleagues and even opponents are telling me that my opening repertoire needs sorting out. The KG is one of those openings, which has been debated elsewhere...

Started 07/14/03 at 22:38:45 by CraigEvans
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By: Markovich
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2. ....Qe7  or 3. ..Qe7 (Brasilian defence)
Im the first time here. Iam Frank from Cologne/Germany.
I am very interested to discuss tjhe position after
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Qe7  or 1. e4 e5  2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Qe7
i have a lot ...

Started 01/10/05 at 15:13:59 by Frank Lommen (Guest)
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By: Michael Ayton
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What must black be prepared for?
Does anyone know a reasonably complete list of (major)opening variations that white can throw at black after 1 ...e5? I'm trying to put together a repertoire for black, and I want to make sure I don't...

Started 01/07/05 at 02:14:22 by Kevin Ludwig (Guest)
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By: MNb
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Ponziani opening e4 e5 Nf3 Nc6 c3
Opinions comments about the ponziani?
Where can I get informations about this opening?

Started 12/26/04 at 09:39:15 by GuestTom (Guest)
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By: kamiel
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My son (7) has taken to playing the Danish as White.  I think I saw someone (was it even Nigel Davies) recommending it for beginners.  I've been accommodating him by accepting the gambit as Black (I u...

Started 11/16/04 at 04:01:47 by HgMan
3 2391 Last Post 11/16/04 at 05:25:15
By: MNb
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Ponziani piece sac
I was looking at a line in the Ponz with my comp, and let it analyze for a while.  After a while it came up with one crazy move, akin to Bc5 in the two knights...
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 c3 ...

Started 09/30/04 at 00:37:18 by nexirae
3 2045 Last Post 10/01/04 at 19:57:06
By: Clarence E. Asbury (Guest)
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i don't really like playing the petroff with white but i like the scotch.  so is 2.d4 after 1.e4 e5 a good way to reach the scotch? if i'm not wrong, Seirawan mentioned something of this sort some tim...

Started 07/19/04 at 13:44:32 by ILS
13 4482 Last Post 07/27/04 at 09:28:40
By: MNb
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Fun opening
This suggestion is intended more for  blitz or skittles use.  Although I suppose it could be used as an occoasional surprise weapon.  I'm sure most of you follow Tim McGrew's Chesscafe article about G...

Started 06/30/04 at 12:01:19 by Glenn Snow
6 3131 Last Post 07/09/04 at 09:24:56
By: Glenn Snow
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Question for Nigel
I was wondering if you'd be kind enough to take a quick look at a post i made in the 'd pawn specials' forum.  I need advice working your new Veresov book into my repetoire.

Started 05/17/04 at 06:46:38 by FusterCluck
2 1946 Last Post 05/19/04 at 15:21:56
By: whitecraw
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Danish Qe7
I wish every reader a pleasant chessyear.
In the category Daring Defenses against 1.d4 Craig
Evans asked about 1.e4 e5 2.d4 exd4 3.c3 Qe7.
I have played the Danish for 15 years or so, b...

Started 01/01/04 at 22:08:36 by M.Nieuweboer (Guest)
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By: alumbrado
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Latvian Nimzo Var.
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 f5 3 Nxe5 Qf6 4 d4 d6 5 Nc4 fxe4 6 Ne3!?
What is wrong with this move?!
In his world-renowned book, My System, Nimzowitsch writes : "Against this move speak (1) tradition, whic...

Started 03/03/04 at 21:13:49 by nexirae
3 2421 Last Post 03/04/04 at 13:01:42
By: CraigEvans
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Paul Motwani
When Nigel Davies took over it was mentioned it was due to Paul Motwani's health problems.  Does anyone know how he is doing now?  I've really enjoyed his past work (I think I have all of his books.) ...

Started 02/23/04 at 04:59:14 by Glenn Snow
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By: Glenn Snow
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Morra Gambit against 1...e
I want to play this line:
1.e4 e5
2.d4 exd4
3.c3 dxc3
How good is it against 1500-2000 opposition, my playing style i maniacal, tactical and "sacrefice all my pieces" b...

Started 07/23/03 at 18:03:57 by OddvarRaugstad
6 3704 Last Post 12/21/03 at 17:23:52
By: M.Nieuweboer (Guest)
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GM Nigel Davies's first 1 e4 e5 update, and 3 updated eBooks, have just been posted at

Started 02/06/03 at 02:29:08 by yaltmax
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By: yaltmax
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Ponziani / Goering Gambit
I would like some help with the following line.
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 c3 Nf6 4 d4 exd4 5 e5 Nd5!? and here I think 6 cxd4 is best. I think Black has two reasonable answers 6...Bb4+ and 6...d6 7 Bb5...

Started 02/22/03 at 22:24:29 by Keith Hayward (Guest)
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