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Ragozin , Vienna, Cambridge Springs, Lasker, Tartakower [D38-39 & D50-69]
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68 1031 Last Post 05/24/19 at 00:45:19
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By: BeeCaves
QGD Intro
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Tarrasch & Semi-Tarrasch, Exchange Variation, 5 Bf4 [D30-37 & D41-42]
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106 1930 Last Post 03/17/20 at 01:41:59
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
QGA
QGA
Queen's Gambit Accepted [D20-D29]
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72 681 Last Post 03/23/20 at 22:27:12
In: Re: QGA 3. e4 e5 4. Nf3 r...
By: Templare2
Slav
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Main Slav Defence [D16-19], Slow Slav [D11-12], Exchange [D13-14] Chebanenko [D10 & D15]
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187 2372 Last Post 03/26/20 at 22:33:03
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By: Jack Hughes
Semi-Slav
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Meran Defence [D47-49], Anti-Meran [D45-46], Botvinnik [D44], Moscow [D43], Triangle [D30-31]
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Catalan
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Catalan Opening [E01-09]
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73 1012 Last Post 12/10/19 at 08:53:10
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By: ham204
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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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
13 1627 Last Post Yesterday at 22:16:39
By: HAJS
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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
2 297 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 43754 Last Post 02/28/20 at 10:00:06
By: semper_fidelis
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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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62 55641 Last Post 12/29/19 at 15:05:28
By: Jonathan Tait
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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 1303 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
3 638 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
9 854 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
7 923 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
1 449 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 12061 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
1 965 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 7820 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 1021 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 2217 Last Post 06/16/19 at 21:56:54
By: Stigma
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State of theory in Cambridge Springs
I was thinking of playing this, perhaps via Nimzo move order if White tries 3. Cf3. But I barely see this in elite tournaments. My only source is the 2002 Panczyk/Ilczuk book. Is the opening still rel...

Started 04/09/19 at 07:43:23 by Leon_Trotsky
11 3136 Last Post 05/01/19 at 23:37:20
By: FreeRepublic
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4 Bf4
In the sequence 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bf4, it appears possible to play the Nimzo/Ragozin idea of 4. .. Bb4. It's not terribly popular, but there doesn't seem anything wrong with it.

Started 02/21/19 at 00:39:32 by RdC
2 1686 Last Post 03/17/19 at 06:58:52
By: TN
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Classical Slav Mainline: 7...Dc7 or 7...Cb6 ¿
I have been debating for years which one to play here:

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Started 02/04/19 at 02:28:29 by Leon_Trotsky
2 1712 Last Post 02/04/19 at 18:13:50
By: ErictheRed
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Why are playing the Big Boys like this?
The elite players against d4 usually play like Nimzo move order 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 but if white play Nf3 then 3.d5. With this move order they just avoid the exchange variation witg Nge2. All the rest se...

Started 09/29/18 at 10:36:51 by Pingudon
11 3549 Last Post 12/30/18 at 10:54:06
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