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Caro-Kann
Caro-Kann
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275 3381 Last Post 09/13/20 at 10:41:01
In: Re: 4... Nf6 in the class...
By: Fllg
Pirc
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Pirc Defence [B07-09]
Moderators: TN, Willempie
136 2050 Last Post 09/21/20 at 19:49:43
In: Re: Austrian Attack and T...
By: Confused_by_Theory
Modern
Modern
Modern Defence 1...g6 [B06]
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87 1241 Last Post 09/24/20 at 22:33:59
In: Re: Modernized Modern by...
By: Confused_by_Theory
Alekhine
Alekhine
Alekhine's Defence [B02-B05]
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158 2538 Last Post 09/01/20 at 14:29:34
In: 4PA Sergeev Variation, 8....
By: Kam
Scandinavian
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Scandinavian Defence/Centre Counter 1 e4 d5 [B01]
Moderators: TN, Willempie
164 1867 Last Post 06/05/20 at 08:54:43
In: Re: Killer Scandinavian
By: RoleyPoley
1. e4 ... 1. e4 ...
Caro, Pirc/Modern, Alekhine & Scandinavian [B01-19] with GM Justin Tan
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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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20 3498 Last Post 09/10/20 at 19:46:31
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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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
2 993 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 1000 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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38 35115 Last Post 04/09/19 at 04:04:45
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
2 1890 Last Post 03/17/19 at 07:00:26
By: TN
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Bologan Caro-Kann book
https://www.newinchess.com/bologan-s-caro-kann
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 5226 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
11 6586 Last Post 03/14/17 at 22:47:51
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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47 45619 Last Post 01/07/17 at 01:08:53
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. ...de 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 4092 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
4.Bi...

Started 06/05/16 at 18:30:46 by Templare2
4 8228 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
2 3896 Last Post 10/20/16 at 22:27:07
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 9665 Last Post 09/29/16 at 17:41:08
By: JEH
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Chess Base Power play 17-Attack with 1. e4
Anyone knows which line  Daniel King suggests against the Caro Kann?
Tnx

Started 05/06/12 at 18:55:51 by Templare2
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15 19264 Last Post 09/29/16 at 12:07:20
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
6 8149 Last Post 04/06/16 at 03:43:20
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
4 6343 Last Post 01/28/16 at 13:54:13
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 5960 Last Post 10/20/15 at 13:15:55
By: Bibs
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e4 e6 d4 c6
Hello all,
I came across the unusual sequence 1. e4 e6 2. d4 c6 for the first time today.  My game continued 3. c4 d5 4. ed cd 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Nf3 with a transposition to the Panov-Botvinnik.  A qu...

Started 07/25/15 at 16:38:38 by ULIFT
8 7268 Last Post 07/27/15 at 01:42:54
By: Bibs
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Alekhine Books for 2300+
What are some key Alekhine books for 2300+ players, as in, the player herself or himself, as well as for playing against 2300+ opposition? I have Lakdawala (2014) and Taylor (2010) so far. But unlike ...

Started 05/09/15 at 03:40:31 by DenVerdsligeRejsende
2 5192 Last Post 05/09/15 at 18:41:25
By: TN
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Free Material
Hello, I am pretty new to this forum. I have been playing chess for over 10 years without any real lessons.  I am looking for some free material to get me started.
I usually open with e4.  I pla...

Started 11/24/14 at 00:10:27 by Michael Cobb
10 9730 Last Post 02/22/15 at 01:13:48
By: urusov
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Poll: Which do you hate the most: Caro-Kann or French?
You play 1. e4
Which reply do you least want to see from Black:
1...c6 the Caro–Kann
or
1...e6 the French Defence
?
Don't hesitate to post a message to explain why you ha...

Started 06/25/14 at 19:37:11 by Marc Benford
3 6541 Last Post 07/09/14 at 11:12:28
By: bragesjo
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