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Pirc Defence [B07-09]
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Modern Defence 1...g6 [B06]
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Alekhine's Defence [B02-B05]
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Scandinavian Defence/Centre Counter 1 e4 d5 [B01]
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1. e4 ... 1. e4 ...
Caro, Pirc/Modern, Alekhine & Scandinavian [B01-19] with GM Daniel Fernandez
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Meanwhile where is Fernandez?
Haven't been updated since May.

Started 08/02/23 at 17:57:39 by sanaz
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By: FreeRepublic
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Starting to play the modern more
Hi all,
I recently started playing the modern in blitz against everything and I am actually doing pretty well and kinda liking it. I guess what started it was I bought the latest chess base DVD o...

Started 02/23/22 at 01:20:40 by Mtal
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By: Confused_by_Theory
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3rd move idea for White vs. the Scandi
I've been playing 3.Nf3 the last half-decade or so but 3...Bg4 probably equalizes but now I've hit upon the idea of 3.h3!?  After 3.Nc3 (obviously best but I don't want to have to learn 3...Qa5, 3...Q...

Started 04/24/23 at 22:04:05 by George Jempty
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By: George Jempty
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Does anyone play the St. George's Defence.
I played it a hell of a lot last year and found it be to not as terrible as some people make out. I found it fun to play also as it can often throw your opponent. Does anyone play it? Why? Why not?

Started 07/19/22 at 03:59:20 by MJMcCready
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By: George Jempty
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The Modernized Nimzovich Defense 1.e4 Nc6! - Bauer
New book by Christian Bauer from Thinkers Publishing. Anyone already has it? If so, a short review should be appreciated.

Started 10/08/20 at 14:14:50 by grandpatzer
5 2883 Last Post 10/17/22 at 19:52:55
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Opening rep the modern defence vs modern move by m
Hi all, I wanted to read up on the modern defence with c6. I like those positions vs the Austrian attack. Lol I probably should read up on the other lines too. Anyway I was just wondering during how O...

Started 02/01/22 at 03:13:37 by Mtal
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By: CanadianClub
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Book on Italian Game & French
Can someone tell me the best book on Italian Game as White for Beginners & French Opening as Black for beginners? The book should be instructive i.e covering all the ideas right from the opening ti...

Started 01/24/22 at 18:23:23 by Vishnu
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By: MaxJudd
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Caro played aggressively?
I was wondering if there ways to play the Caro aggressively? So for instance, against the classical you can play the nimzovich variation and when they take on f6 you take with the g pawn. Is it possib...

Started 01/22/22 at 00:14:26 by Mtal
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By: MNb
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Openings for Beginners?
I would like to know which are the best openings that can be taught to as well as learned for beginners for both White as well as Black.When I searched on you tube, I came across a few videos which re...

Started 08/15/21 at 05:12:23 by Vishnu
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1.e4 vs Minor Defences by Parimarjan Negi
No release date yet, but Quality Chess has it listed in their 2020 catalog. It will cover the Scandinavian, Pirc/Modern,
Alekhine, and other unusual defenses.
GM Negi's books are always a tr...

Started 02/02/20 at 01:18:09 by scvchess
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By: Confused_by_Theory
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New line in the Caro Kann Advance?
1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 Bf5 4.Bg5?!
This 4th move by White isn't mentioned in Chess Training Repertiore Moves 4: 200 Openings by Tim Sawyer and I'm wondering if this one had a name yet. Stockfish gi...

Started 10/22/20 at 11:15:22 by HagenWatch1
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By: GMTonyKosten
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Caro-Kann 4. ...Nd7 + 5. ...h6
hi again,
recently I tested another Caro-Kann sideline, which to my knowledge was always refuted with one move and no analyses followed.
I speak about the line:
1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 de...

Started 12/23/19 at 15:09:38 by gewgaw
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By: gewgaw
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Cato-Kann 4. ...Nd7+5. ...Nb6
Hi all,
I introduced a "bombastic" novelty on move seven, who can explain the hidden thoughts on it?  Wink Wink
1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 de4 4.Ne4 Nd7 5.Ng5 Nb6 6.Bd3 Nf6 7.Ne2 a5N
In 1988, Ka...

Started 12/12/19 at 18:32:54 by gewgaw
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By: gewgaw
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The North Sea Defence
Lately I've followed a thread at a swedish forum with Martens defending his (and Gerard Welling's)  invention, The North Sea Defence:
1.e4 g6 2.d4 Nf6!?
and now either
A) 3.Nc3 d5 4....

Started 06/25/05 at 09:10:49 by TalJechin
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By: Leon_Trotsky
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Caro-Kann Poisoned Pawn Capablanca 4...Af5

Started 03/11/19 at 21:15:06 by Leon_Trotsky
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By: TN
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Bologan Caro-Kann book
I contacted New In Chess, and they said in three weeks the book should be out. There is now excerpt, but I think it looks like 7...Cd7 instead of 7....

Started 05/02/18 at 18:42:09 by Leon_Trotsky
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By: califax
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Options against the Panov
Any suggestions for options against he panov attack where I avoid simplified positions or endings out of the opening? Wasn't there a good system by bologan at one point?

Started 03/13/17 at 18:11:23 by Reverse
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By: kylemeister
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The Corn Stalk Defense
What do the following 6 1 e4 repertoire books recommend against the Corn Stalk Defense, 1 e4 a5?
Starting Out: 1 e4
Opening for White According to Anand volume 5
The Italian Gambit and ...

Started 10/06/10 at 05:39:17 by Anonymous3
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By: Uberdecker
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Another option in the 3. Nc3 Nimzowitsch Defense
1. e4 Nc6 ; 2. d4 d5 ; 3. Nc3
The main line 3. has been under a cloud for a while. The alternative 3. ...e6 is really more French than Nimzo and 3. ...Nf6 is unsatisfactory.
Instead, i...

Started 01/01/17 at 17:27:24 by Uberdecker
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