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Philidor's Defence, Hanham, 3...exd4 & 3...f5 [C41]
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Scotch, Petroff, King's Gambit, Vienna etc. [C20-59] with GM Victor Mikhalevski
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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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Started 05/24/16 at 16:37:16 by smtpinbox
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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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1) e4 e5 2)Ne2 ?!
Cool Alapin left us a few funny and eccentric ideas in the opening .
I gave this one a try and noticed the main variation encountered were 2)...Bc5 and 2) Nf6 3)f4 Ne4 or ef4.
Since it's not...

Started 11/25/06 at 07:59:52 by fancies
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By: fancies
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1. e4 e5 2. b4!? An interesting gambit system
I mentioned this idea in the Flank Openings Section, but I found surprise in 1. e4 e5 - no one mentions this idea at all!
The other day I sat down at the board with my friend - he is a beginner a...

Started 11/03/09 at 14:47:17 by BirdBrain
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By: Markovich
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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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1...e5 has destroyed my chess career
Hey Everyone,
Well, after five+ years of playing the French (and Caro now and then), I decided to really commit to  1...e5.  I've gotten some good advice from all of you, but in the last two mont...

Started 08/30/08 at 02:29:20 by smrex13
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By: MNb
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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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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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1.e4 e5 2.d4 ed4 3. Qd4 Nc6 4. Qe3
After playing this opening a few times against FIDE rated opponents (over 2000) and getting good results with it, I'm getting curious.
Does this thing have a name? Is there actually theory about ...

Started 09/20/07 at 19:32:52 by blitzbeest
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By: Paddy
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1.e4 e5 2.d4 Nc6!?
I see some people are into Centre Game here, but can`t black just get around it by 1.e4 e5 2.d4 Nc6? this was a favorite move order by Tony Miles, who of course didn`t mind going into 3.dxe5 Nxe5 4.f4...

Started 05/30/09 at 11:09:20 by downward
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By: Schaakhamster
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1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 non theoretical way to play?
Hi all,
I am looking for a reasonably easy to learn system against the above sequence.  I don't play as much now (work, 2 young kids etc).  In essence I am looking for a system I can learn withou...

Started 07/19/09 at 14:56:02 by The King
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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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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)
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Poll: 2.blacks move Q-h4 in the danish refutation.
pick one and why.refute danish QH4./ 1.e4 e5 2.d-4. Qh-4. i played once agianst and 1000 player.and won.and he didnot play g-6.he played point is the poll. and the anylisis of 2. black Qh-4.

Started 08/27/07 at 03:27:57 by inn3
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By: CraigEvans
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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
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A few lines of the Goring Gambit
The Goring Gambit's just been touched upon in another thread so I thought I'd raise a few of my own questions on it.
Firstly, in the main line 1 e4 e5 2 d4 exd4 3 Nf3 Nc6 4 c3 dxc3 5 Nxc3 Bb4, no...

Started 04/01/08 at 00:00:07 by SWJediknight
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By: SWJediknight
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About books on the ‘Centre game’
Hello all
Does anyone know of a book on the opening ‘Centre game’ i.e
1. e4 e5 2.d4.  Wink
Thank you.

Started 08/19/06 at 09:47:21 by Kiwi
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By: TalJechin
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Advice required.
Having returned to Chess some 18 months ago after a near 20 year break my White repertoire has consisted of a cocktail from the d pawn specials menu which although initially successful, has quite fran...

Started 06/20/08 at 16:22:02 by Oscar6
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By: Oscar6
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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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