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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  (1 Viewing)
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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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
6 2672 Last Post 01/08/18 at 13:45:59
By: Fllg
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Welcome to the 1 e4 e5 Forum
Welcome to the 1 e4 e5 Forum
Dear Readers,
Welcome to the 1 e4 e5 section of our Forum at Please feel free to use this area of the Forum as a place where you can enjoy p...

Started 01/06/03 at 14:39:49 by GMPaulMotwani (Ex Member)
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By: GMPaulMotwani - Ex Member
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Last update from GM Paul Motwani
GM Paul Motwani's final 1 e4 e5 update, and 4 updated eBooks, have just been posted at
We are sad to see him go but GM Paul Motw...

Started 01/19/03 at 21:44:51 by yaltmax
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By: yaltmax
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GM Nigel Davies is taking over
GM Nigel Davies will be taking over the 1 e4 e5 site and this discussion board shortly. Stay tuned for his January update.

Started 01/29/03 at 17:44:50 by yaltmax
1 2725 Last Post 01/30/03 at 05:51:32
By: GMNigelDavies
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Is the Urosov refuted?
Today I received the analysis of my correspondence ICCF chessfriend Marco Bulgarini where he has a convincing triumph in a correspondence game with other good player playing with the black side the Ur...

Started 02/17/03 at 17:17:47 by Fratenben
1 3883 Last Post 04/20/03 at 00:17:54
By: Bilbo Baggins
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e5 repertoire
Hi everyone!
As I am changing my repertoire against e4, I am hesitating between a lot of lines. For instance, I would like to play e5, but I find (well, I think!) that in a few lines (like the go...

Started 05/06/03 at 17:32:33 by FRED (Guest)
5 4370 Last Post 07/18/03 at 09:17:34
By: Not a GM yet (Guest)
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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)
4 4638 Last Post 08/21/03 at 10:53:09
By: Matthew Malicki (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
7 3767 Last Post 08/22/03 at 08:33:41
By: yaltmax
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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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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
0 1566 Last Post 02/22/04 at 23:59:14
By: Glenn Snow
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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)
14 5267 Last Post 01/04/05 at 13:46:54
By: kamiel
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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)
6 2911 Last Post 01/07/05 at 16:19:04
By: MNb
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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)
2 1960 Last Post 01/10/05 at 15:36:46
By: Michael Ayton
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