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Scotch  (1 Viewing)
Scotch Game [C45], Scotch Gambit [C44] & Scotch Four Knights [C47]
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Two Knights Defence inc. Wilkes-Barre Variation [C56-C59]
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Italian  (1 Viewing)
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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By: FizzySoda
Philidor  (1 Viewing)
Philidor's Defence, Hanham, 3...exd4 & 3...f5 [C41]
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Vienna  (1 Viewing)
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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1...e5 Endgame repertoire
I intend to play, for sometime, a repertoire revolving around endgames or 'technical' play. I wondered if it could be possible to build an exhaustive one offering positions, a bit in Caro-Ka...

Started 07/29/13 at 11:49:18 by nocteus
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By: Confused_by_Theory
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Vienna or 4 knights with g3
Hi all,
Looking for some advice on the Vienna or 4 Knights with g3. Is one better than the other? Or do they pretty much transpose to each other? How are the positions in general? Any books recon...

Started 03/02/13 at 05:35:14 by Mtal
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Symmetrical e-pawn structures
Hi, I often get this structure in my games.
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I am looking for some good strategical explanations about how to play it (in the middlegame or the endga...

Started 04/04/15 at 19:13:11 by nocteus
5 3475 Last Post 04/06/15 at 13:13:16
By: chk
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Best way to play against Glek system
Hello dear friends

I just wanted to ask which is the best way to play against glek system..Its quite a rare opening...So there are two lines one line is with Bc5 and the other is with d5.....

Started 12/01/14 at 19:38:13 by chandrashekharkoravi
4 3334 Last Post 12/02/14 at 12:35:33
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The Boring 2 Knights (formerly Boring Italian)
Hi Guys!
I've been looking at the line 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.d3 Be7 5.O-O O-O 6.Re1 d6 7.a4 for a while and I haven't been able to find a fully convincing route to equality for Black.<br ...

Started 10/19/14 at 22:24:39 by ruzomberok
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By: barnaby
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Bologan's Black Weapons in the Open Games
A new book of Bologan is coming: Bologan's Black Weapons in the Open Games: How to Play for a Win if White Avoids the Ruy Lopez. Do you know what lines are going to be considered? Thanks a lot

Started 09/06/14 at 11:26:48 by Pingudon
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By: Igor
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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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By: chandrashekharkoravi
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Tiv's Attacking w/ Guioco and Ruy
Anyone have this? Thoughts?
Enough useful stuff in terms of 'ideas', or...
...just 'Here's some of my games, and I'll waste time on an opening themed DVD explaining the latter stages too'?<...

Started 11/22/13 at 02:37:29 by Bibs
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By: Paddy
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C40: Latvian Gambit 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 f5!? refuted?
I heard about a refutation of this gambit. What is the line?

Started 03/17/12 at 13:39:54 by kshorg
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By: Markovich
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Looking for an alternative to play against 1.e4 e5
I, like many, play chess from time to time. Childrens and work dont allow me to study much, so I basically do tactical exercises to stay fit, and look at commented games from to time to ti...

Started 08/18/13 at 15:19:09 by Tibor
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By: ErictheRed
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Poll: Favorite Non-Lopez 1 e4 e5 Black Rep. Book?
Vote for your favorite non-lopez 1 e4 e5 Black repertoire book. For this poll, disregard "Beating the Open Games" coverage of the Ruy Lopez Exchange variation and "Play 1 e4 e5!" and "The Chess Advant...

Started 08/24/10 at 02:50:57 by Anonymous3
3 5191 Last Post 08/13/13 at 08:25:49
By: chandrashekharkoravi
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Lifetime 1...e5 repertoire
Hi everyone,
I hope that this message finds everyone well.  I have posted here with various frustrations over the last year or so as I have come to grips with playing 1...e5.  I am finally starti...

Started 11/01/09 at 04:25:55 by smrex13
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By: MNb
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Mikhalchishin - 1.e4 e5: An active Repertoire

Started 07/03/12 at 18:34:59 by ghenghisclown
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By: gwnn
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C44: Ponziani Opening by David Taylor
I am co author [with Keith Hayward] of the book Play the Ponziani.  New theory has come out since the book was written.  I am here to answer any questions about this opening.

Started 11/26/12 at 20:13:40 by Dave Taylor
2 2989 Last Post 11/29/12 at 23:26:07
By: CaptainDunsel
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C44: Play the Ponziani book
What do you think of this book? What do you think of the Ponziani? I use to play 1..e5 when I was below 2000 and never knew anything against this opening. So maybe good for surprise value? It seems ra...

Started 03/26/10 at 13:23:22 by Reverse
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Question about pgn updates
Hi I am a new subscriber of ChessPub and I am still getting familiar with the site.
In pdf ebooks section I see a File called "PGN(updates)". Can somebody tell me what's it's utility and what doe...

Started 07/01/12 at 18:45:18 by cistup
1 1674 Last Post 07/02/12 at 11:52:54
By: GMTonyKosten
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End of Bonus material subscribers section e4e5
There will be no new updates to the bonus surveys on the Two Knights and Kings Gambit.
During the last two years if have made surveys on the Two Knights and the Kings Gambit, that were available ...

Started 03/04/09 at 09:49:31 by micawber
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By: MNb
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System against Danish, Goering, and Ponziani!
OK, here's where I am coming from: I am planning to put some work into the Ruy Lopez, so I can have a reliable complement to the Sicilian and expand my chess horizons as well. (Also from a pragmatic p...

Started 03/16/10 at 10:35:12 by ChevyBanginStyle
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C20-C59: Open Games - On the Way to Ruy Lopez
New year is starting with very good news! A Chess Stars book by Igor Lysyj and Roman Ovetchkin on open games.   Smiley

Started 01/12/12 at 09:56:37 by Mortal Games
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