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QGD Mainline
Ragozin , Vienna, Cambridge Springs, Lasker, Tartakower [D38-39 & D50-69]
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In: Re: Pert on the Ragozin -...
By: FreeRepublic
QGD Intro
QGD Intro
Tarrasch & Semi-Tarrasch, Exchange Variation, 5 Bf4 [D30-37 & D41-42]
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107 2017 Last Post 09/09/21 at 13:25:50
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By: FreeRepublic
QGA
QGA
Queen's Gambit Accepted [D20-D29]
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74 691 Last Post 07/06/21 at 12:15:12
In: Re: Modernized QGA
By: Kyuken
Slav
Slav  (1 Viewing)
Main Slav Defence [D16-19], Slow Slav [D11-12], Exchange [D13-14] Chebanenko [D10 & D15]
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190 2400 Last Post 05/01/21 at 20:31:34
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By: Antillian
Semi-Slav
Semi-Slav  (3 Viewing)
Meran Defence [D47-49], Anti-Meran [D45-46], Botvinnik [D44], Moscow [D43], Triangle [D30-31]
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180 1991 Last Post 09/29/21 at 12:36:37
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By: FreeRepublic
Catalan
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Catalan Opening [E01-09]
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76 1027 Last Post 03/10/21 at 19:18:27
In: Re: A new course on Chess...
By: TD
1. d4 d5 2. c4 1. d4 d5 2. c4
Slav, QGA, QGD, Catalan, etc. [D06-66 & E01-09] with GM Justin Tan
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Georgiev on Slav Gambits & Catalan
Slav Gambit and Siblings
by GM Kiril Georgiev
Chess-Stars , May 2021
The book presents a consistent White repertoire against 1...d5, based on gambit systems where White gives up the c4-pa...
tracke  Smiley

Started 04/09/21 at 15:57:32 by tracke
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15 2842 Last Post 09/21/21 at 11:07:40
By: tracke
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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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By: Jonathan Tait
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1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Qc2 dxc4 5.e4
Hi all,
I'm wanna know more about this line, any source is welcome:)

Started 10/11/20 at 19:33:55 by gewgaw
7 1528 Last Post 10/14/20 at 23:00:22
By: MW
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Sources on the Qc2 Anti Meran for White
Hey, question is in the title Smiley

Started 10/12/20 at 20:03:48 by mxstoe
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By: mxstoe
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QGD Exchange Carlsbard Structure with g5
In Antonsen - Burmakin 1/2-1/2 2014 Chesspub game annotated by Max Illingworth, he notes, "1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 c6 6. Qc2 h6 7. Bh4 Be6 8. e3 Nbd7 that 9. Bd3 is met with 9...

Started 10/04/20 at 05:58:40 by trw
3 829 Last Post 10/04/20 at 08:12:29
By: trw
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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 09/21/20 at 00:50:19 by HagenWatch1
11 1984 Last Post 09/23/20 at 10:02:53
By: Seeley
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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 2384 Last Post 06/15/20 at 19:24:28
By: Pantu - Ex Member
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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 5858 Last Post 06/08/20 at 19:43:47
By: WSS
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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 1010 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 1344 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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97 58523 Last Post 02/28/20 at 10:00:06
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 2843 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 1751 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 2672 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 2505 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 1419 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 18284 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 1856 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 12953 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 1741 Last Post 07/25/19 at 01:12:58
By: sanaz
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