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QGD Mainline
Ragozin , Vienna, Cambridge Springs, Lasker, Tartakower [D38-39 & D50-69]
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72 1058 Last Post 09/12/20 at 16:15:59
In: Re: Ragozin/Manhattan 5.B...
By: FreeRepublic
QGD Intro
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Tarrasch & Semi-Tarrasch, Exchange Variation, 5 Bf4 [D30-37 & D41-42]
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106 1931 Last Post 05/17/20 at 20:34:08
In: Re: How playable is the Q...
By: Heuristic
QGA
QGA
Queen's Gambit Accepted [D20-D29]
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73 688 Last Post 08/16/20 at 04:52:42
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By: kylemeister
Slav
Slav  (3 Viewing)
Main Slav Defence [D16-19], Slow Slav [D11-12], Exchange [D13-14] Chebanenko [D10 & D15]
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188 2388 Last Post 04/18/20 at 18:04:06
In: Re: Slav with 3.e3
By: kylemeister
Semi-Slav
Semi-Slav
Meran Defence [D47-49], Anti-Meran [D45-46], Botvinnik [D44], Moscow [D43], Triangle [D30-31]
Moderators: proustiskeen, TN
177 1958 Last Post 07/07/20 at 18:03:09
In: Re: What the heck to play...
By: Syzygy
Catalan
Catalan
Catalan Opening [E01-09]
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74 1019 Last Post 08/31/20 at 15:27:44
In: Re: Black repertoire vs....
By: FreeRepublic
1. d4 d5 2. c4 1. d4 d5 2. c4
Slav, QGA, QGD, Catalan, etc. [D06-66 & E01-09] with GM Robert Hungaski
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1.d4 d5 2.c4 Be6?!
Grandmaster Repertiore The Queen's Gambit doesn't even mention this line. It may be considered a garbage sideline by experts but it's still not fun facing this for the first time. So what is the best ...

Started Today at 00:50:19 by HagenWatch1
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Chigorin - still in good shape?
One week ago I played a game against the chigorin-system; I assumed with the help of avrukh this system is in trouble and was surprised about black´s possibilities:
1.d4 d5 2.c4 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 [3....

Started 05/06/11 at 13:31:47 by gewgaw
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63 59956 Last Post Yesterday at 19:23:03
By: fei-chang-ming
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Books/Sources QGD Mainline with 4.Nf3 (Be7 5.Bg5)
Hey, have there been any Sources since the older Kramnik 1.Nf3 Books that cover the position after 1.Nf3 d5 2.d4 Nf6 3.c4 e6 4. Nc3 (intending Be7 5.Bg5) and the deviations possible in the second and ...

Started 06/04/20 at 10:07:13 by mxstoe
9 1060 Last Post 06/15/20 at 19:24:28
By: Pantu
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Lifetime Repertoires: The Nimzo-Ragozin
IM Christof Sielecki and FM Daniel Barrish have a joint repertoire up on Chessable, a general work against 1. d4 and 1. Nf3.
Main choices are the Nimzo and the Ragozin.
There are 2 related S...

Started 10/17/19 at 12:44:00 by JFugre
14 3273 Last Post 06/08/20 at 19:43:47
By: WSS
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The Fashionable Caro-Kann - still fashionable?
I bought the DVD "The Fashionable Caro-Kann Vol.1 and 2" by Vidit Gujrathi and played the recommended lines with some success in a few games until I switched to another defense for a while.
I am ...

Started 04/01/20 at 14:49:56 by HAJS
2 697 Last Post 04/05/20 at 18:47:56
By: HAJS
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Books that recommend 000 in the queens gambit exch
Hi all, are there any books or even videos that recommend castling queen side for white in the queens gambit exchange? I know I have an older d4 rep book by Keene that does, but was wondering if there...

Started 04/05/20 at 12:02:00 by Mtal
1 413 Last Post 04/05/20 at 14:24:33
By: Stigma
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Chigorin Exchange Variation - 10.Nxc6!?
Hi Everyone,
while assembling my black repertoire vs. 1.d4, which contains the Chigorin Defense, I stumbled upon a possibility for White that I could not find equality against. It is in the Excha...

Started 02/26/20 at 05:51:58 by Kyuken
2 692 Last Post 02/28/20 at 20:24:40
By: Kyuken
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Playing the Queen's Gambit: A Grandmaster Guide
I saw on amazon.com an announcement for new QUALITY CHESS book written by Denmark GM Lars Schandorff (Elo 2505) about QGD:
# Paperback: 256 pages
# Publisher: Quality Chess (May 2009)
# Language: English...

Started 01/07/09 at 16:58:43 by rossia
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By: semper_fidelis
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1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 dxc4
1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 dxc4
Where is the best detailed coverage of this line, possibly in printed form (book)? I often struggle as White vs this apparently nonsensical (but tricky, IMHO) line...

Started 08/17/19 at 07:38:38 by grandpatzer
6 1802 Last Post 12/24/19 at 19:24:21
By: scvchess
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Welcome GM Robert Hungaski!
I am really pleased to announce that GM Robert Hungaski is taking over the 1 d4 d5 2 c4 section. He is a professional chess player (Grand Master since 2013) and coach (FIDE Senior Trainer) from the Un...

Started 12/19/19 at 12:51:13 by GMTonyKosten
3 1061 Last Post 12/24/19 at 19:19:32
By: scvchess
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Books advocating the main line Slav for White?
Are there any fairly recent books - I mean actual paper books: not DVDs, videos, Chesstable products or similar - analyzing the main line Slav from White's perspective? I mean, 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 N...

Started 12/21/19 at 10:14:21 by grandpatzer
9 1500 Last Post 12/23/19 at 18:40:22
By: semper_fidelis
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Nf3 without Nc3, queen's gambit exchanged line
Are there well known articles on 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.cxd4 exd4 5.Bg5.
This isn't technically the exchange variation since white hasn't played Nc3, but are there any well known discussions...

Started 11/24/19 at 21:55:52 by kevinfat
7 1466 Last Post 12/20/19 at 19:55:38
By: stockhausen
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QGA databank by Hungaski
https://www.modern-chess.com/en/chess-databases/database=90
Released few days ago. One of the few QGA resources these days.
I know that Hungaski plays a lot in Argentina, but he is officiall...

Started 12/05/19 at 22:16:14 by Leon_Trotsky
1 798 Last Post 12/16/19 at 02:49:47
By: scvchess
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Queen's Gambit book by Lemos
Apologies if this is common knowledge, but I've just noticed that next month (or January in the US) Everyman are publishing a Queen's Gambit repertoire book for White by Damian Lemos. What interests m...

Started 10/10/16 at 22:38:59 by Straggler
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25 14310 Last Post 10/28/19 at 23:41:02
By: ReneDescartes
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Opening Repertoire the Queen's Gambit - Lemos
Opening Repertoire the Queen's Gambit - Lemos
This book was published a few days ago by Everyman. Is it actually a repertoire book (as the title suggests) or else (nowadays one cannot be sure of ...

Started 08/17/19 at 07:20:14 by grandpatzer
1 1350 Last Post 10/14/19 at 05:11:34
By: VGA
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No update in 1.d4 d5 2.c4 section
since April! Isn't this one of the most played and most important opening sections?

Started 06/28/19 at 15:25:25 by sanaz
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22 9725 Last Post 08/23/19 at 14:50:33
By: GMTonyKosten
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Catalan
Hi all,
I was thinking of trying the Catalan. I do not know much about it and an sure my opponents probably will not either. I was wondering what's the play like. I know I seen a few Kramnik game...

Started 07/18/19 at 16:21:18 by Mtal
2 1390 Last Post 07/25/19 at 01:12:58
By: sanaz
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Re: QGD Тartakower databse by Marin
@Mods
Better to change the title into Roman alphabet.
@ forumites
Its an EIL paradigm here - English as an International Language.
Just about everyone manages this, and it’s good i...

Started 05/25/19 at 06:09:47 by Bibs
6 2740 Last Post 06/16/19 at 21:56:54
By: Stigma
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