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Caro-Kann  (2 Viewing)
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By: semper_fidelis
Pirc  (1 Viewing)
Pirc Defence [B07-09]
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By: cathexis
Modern Defence 1...g6 [B06]
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By: Confused_by_Theory
Alekhine  (1 Viewing)
Alekhine's Defence [B02-B05]
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Scandinavian Defence/Centre Counter 1 e4 d5 [B01]
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By: RoleyPoley
1. e4 ... 1. e4 ...
Caro, Pirc/Modern, Alekhine & Scandinavian [B01-19] with GM Daniel Fernandez
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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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By: Straggler
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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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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
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By: grandpatzer
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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 1634 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 1637 Last Post 12/14/19 at 22:13:50
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
10 6617 Last Post 05/23/18 at 14:26:06
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
2 4759 Last Post 01/02/17 at 01:11:58
By: Uberdecker
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Complete Opening repertoire - IM John Watson
Hallo everyone.
Any additional information about the new opening repertoire on DVD's?
Watson White Repertoire
1.Lets Get Started
2.Alekhine 1 of 2
3.Alekhine 2 of 2

Started 06/05/16 at 18:30:46 by Templare2
4 9278 Last Post 11/15/16 at 16:11:06
By: Reverse
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Alekhine Modern variation options
As I understand it, some of the main choices in the Alekhine Modern variation are as follows:
1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. d4 d6 4. Bg4 Be2 c6
1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. d4 d6 4. g6
1. e4 Nf6 2...

Started 10/20/16 at 19:55:33 by kevinludwig
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By: TonyRo
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Sam Collins 1.e4 DVD
Anyone got any info about the lines covered by Sam Collins in the new Chessbase DVD based on 1.e4 for white?
Is it a 're-pack' of his repertoire book from a few years ago? From the screenshots on...

Started 12/09/09 at 23:22:30 by naughtyknight
10 10892 Last Post 09/29/16 at 17:41:08
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Chess Base Power play 17-Attack with 1. e4
Anyone knows which line  Daniel King suggests against the Caro Kann?

Started 05/06/12 at 18:55:51 by Templare2
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By: PatzerNoster
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1.e4 d6 2.Bc4
For a while now I have been playing the Hanham Philidor, via the 1...d6 move order. After 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 e5 I nearly always get a perfectly decent position, and quite often win. But a large proportion...

Started 03/27/11 at 20:20:11 by Straggler
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By: ChevyBanginStyle
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Smerdon's gambit of goodness
Hi all,
Simple question till what level can one play the repertoire outlined in the Smerdon book???  Yes I know he plays it and is a GM.  But other mere mortals, you know us????  LOL.
Thank ...

Started 11/02/15 at 21:54:13 by Zatara
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By: Chivas
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3...e6 against Fantasy Caro
I was thinking of switching my response from 3...Db6 and 3...dxe4 to 3...e6 against the Fantasy Variation in the Caro-Kann. I think that this might be solidest, but I do not see much literature on thi...

Started 07/13/15 at 02:45:13 by DenVerdsligeRejsende
6 6874 Last Post 10/20/15 at 13:15:55
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