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Caro-Kann
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[B10-B19]
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272 3348 Last Post 12/20/19 at 18:52:21
In: Re: 3.Nc3 de4 4.Ne4 Nf6 5...
By: stockhausen
Pirc
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Pirc Defence [B07-09]
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135 2038 Last Post 01/08/20 at 20:22:56
In: Re: Austrian 150 Attack
By: MartinC
Modern
Modern
Modern Defence 1...g6 [B06]
Moderators: TN, Willempie
85 1205 Last Post 01/15/20 at 13:01:49
In: Re: Another Lakdawala Mod...
By: Wintermondnacht
Alekhine
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Alekhine's Defence [B02-B05]
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156 2506 Last Post 11/23/19 at 20:54:52
In: Alekhine Defense - The Da...
By: lg
Scandinavian
Scandinavian  (2 Viewing)
Scandinavian Defence/Centre Counter 1 e4 d5 [B01]
Moderators: TN, Willempie
163 1865 Last Post 12/23/19 at 13:26:26
In: Re: Scandinavian Portugue...
By: fling
1. e4 ... 1. e4 ...
Caro, Pirc/Modern, Alekhine & Scandinavian [B01-19] with GM Justin Tan
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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
2 355 Last Post 12/25/19 at 13:24:08
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
2 430 Last Post 12/14/19 at 22:13:50
By: gewgaw
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"Beating Unusual Chess Defences: 1 e4" - out soon.
Hey folks,
Some of you may be interested to know that the above title is finally finished and due for release from mid- to late October. Info can be found here: http://www.everymanchess.com/ch.... <br

Started 09/18/11 at 20:34:13 by IM Andrew Greet
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36 34977 Last Post 03/24/12 at 11:21:54
By: lg
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Playing against 1.d4 g6 with no Pirc/King's Indian
After 1.d4 g6, are there any good ways to play against the Modern that don't allow Black to transpose to the Pirc or King's Indian? The only system I know of is transposing to Larry Kaufman's recommen...

Started 07/30/11 at 20:07:32 by Anonymous3
6 5945 Last Post 08/01/11 at 23:54:56
By: MNb
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1 e4 Repertoire: Grandmaster lines explained
Does anyone have this Fritz trainer DVD from Chessbase by Sam Collins? Is this DVD worth getting for an e4 player? I can not find any reviews for this DVD yet online.
1 e4 Repertoire: Grandmaster...

Started 02/08/10 at 13:23:54 by kstevens
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15 12083 Last Post 02/12/10 at 18:06:14
By: lg
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looking for a repertoire against the modern.
i have been having a hard time against the modern, whether its the rat, gurgundeze, and the Nh6, h5, d5 system, etc.  i have thought about e4, d4, nc3, f4 opening; 150 attack; e4, d4, c3, then f4; or ...

Started 08/09/09 at 07:03:04 by wcywing
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20 9771 Last Post 12/07/09 at 15:50:42
By: Ludde
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1.e4 repertoire book?
Hi, I am playing the London. (1.d4 2.Bf4 3.Nf3) but i wanna start with 1.e4. Can you recommend me a book to made a shorter repertoire, i dont mind the lines with = but i dont want to study a lot.<br /...

Started 11/22/09 at 04:06:29 by peon4rey
11 8280 Last Post 11/22/09 at 21:21:22
By: kylemeister
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Davies Starting out book
Hi all,
Has anyone seen Nigel Davies Starting out: The Modern??
What do people think about it?
Thanks,
Zatara

Started 08/05/08 at 04:49:39 by Zatara
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27 18472 Last Post 10/10/09 at 10:21:53
By: HoemberChess
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Grand Prix Attack against ...d6
Anyone out there have a comprehensive understanding of the "Grand Prix" type attack against the "Pirc" or "Modern" or ...d6.  Do I have this right, is there actually such a thing.  I found a very dyna...

Started 08/26/09 at 21:38:22 by Pilotknight
9 6186 Last Post 10/01/09 at 14:23:56
By: RdC
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1.e4 b6 or 1.e4 g6?
Hi all,
Reading through this forum I would conclude that the first system, i.e. 1.e4 b6 is inferior to the second (1.e4 g6). But is it so, and what is the main differences to consider for those w...

Started 09/10/09 at 15:25:42 by bohdan
2 3454 Last Post 09/28/09 at 12:44:37
By: nyoke
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Caro-Kann versus 2..Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qd6 Center-Counter
In what aspects does the C-K offer more than the 3..Qd6 Scandinavian for Black?
And which is safer for Black?
(C-K doesn't only mean 3.Nc3, but also the Advance, the Panov, 2.c4, the Exchan...

Started 08/30/09 at 19:19:06 by HoemberChess
5 3088 Last Post 09/01/09 at 18:51:41
By: Willempie
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Modern or Nimzovitch or somehting else?
I've been playing the Nimzovitch defense (e5 or Kevitz system) for a while now and getting a decent (and fun) game when White goes into the main lines. However, more and more lately I'm running into 2...

Started 08/16/09 at 17:21:09 by Carld
6 3319 Last Post 08/19/09 at 05:44:24
By: Carld
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Vs. e4 with least theory?
What is the opening vs. e4, that you can play with nearly always the same setup and the same position, with least theory just from your feeling, right away?
I suppose it is the Scandinavian (play...

Started 05/15/05 at 07:21:05 by Roger 3 (Guest)
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104 37019 Last Post 08/16/09 at 01:25:32
By: TN
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Nimzowitch defence
As it isn't a e4 e5 line this is a follow up from this topic http://www.chesspub.com/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1243681760
TN wrote on 06/30/09 at 07:45:26:
[quote author=Schaakhamster link=1243681760/0#8 date=1246346982]Perha...

How does Black equalise against the two variations I gave at the

Started 06/30/09 at 08:00:50 by Schaakhamster
2 2681 Last Post 06/30/09 at 10:06:08
By: Michael Ayton
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Alekine or Modern/Pirc
Hi everyone,
I am wondering which has a better reputation the Modern/Pirc or the Alekine's defence??
Thanks,
Zatara

Started 02/17/09 at 21:55:38 by Zatara
13 4621 Last Post 03/09/09 at 11:12:12
By: Holbox
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Problem in a Wisnewski line
Hi guys!
I was checking the following line from Wisnewski's "Play 1...Nc6" (pg. 54):
1. e4 Nc6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 f6 4. f4 Nh6 5. Nf3 Bf5 6. c3 e6 7. Bd3 Be4 8. Qe2 f5 9. Nbd2 Qd7 10. O-O Nf7 11...

Started 02/10/09 at 17:51:53 by Chess_Addict
3 1975 Last Post 02/17/09 at 20:02:20
By: realpolitik
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Suttles—Chess on the Edge
Several months ago, I put an order into a local bookstore for the new books on Duncan Suttles.  They still haven't arrived.   Undecided
Has anybody had a look at them?  Any thoughts?

Started 01/04/09 at 22:53:46 by HgMan
7 3501 Last Post 01/21/09 at 01:35:00
By: refutor
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Poll: Which is riskier-3..Qa5 CC or 4..Bf5 Classical CK?
I guess the question has been asked before a number of times, but I did't find anything among the top 10 results of normal searching.
I'd like to ask someone who really knows a lot about 3..Qa5 S...

Started 12/31/08 at 16:49:14 by HoemberChess
2 1999 Last Post 01/01/09 at 21:02:13
By: TN
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N8e7 in the Nimzovitch
I've been playing 1...Nc6 for a little while now, and doing well enough to stick with it. But, I've been wondering why I don't see strong players play the King's knight out to e7 to facilitate the the...

Started 12/24/08 at 09:47:03 by Carld
2 2045 Last Post 12/28/08 at 16:57:26
By: Knut S.
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From alekhine to scandinavian???
I ve been playing the alekhine since 2005, however now i found that all my oposition  play 2.Nc3 (I dont like this type of positions) or they know the theory so well that i cant get good positions. I ...

Started 12/01/08 at 20:52:04 by peon4rey
6 3379 Last Post 12/15/08 at 23:27:18
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