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Pirc Defence [B07-09]
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By: Confused_by_Theory
Modern  (1 Viewing)
Modern Defence 1...g6 [B06]
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By: HgMan
Alekhine  (2 Viewing)
Alekhine's Defence [B02-B05]
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Scandinavian  (1 Viewing)
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 Justin Tan
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Bologan's new DVD
Chessbase has a new DVD by Bologan on white playing against minor (?!) lines after e5. He proposes plane for White against Pirc, Scandinavian and Alekhine.
The small part shown in s...

Started 03/14/13 at 19:36:22 by lg
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By: lg
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Anyone know anything about the other Sniper book?
I was browsing around Amazon and was surprised to find a book on The Sniper by GM Ron Henley. Anyone know anything about it? I looked around but really haven't found any information about it.

Started 02/16/12 at 23:24:36 by Carld
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By: Sniper
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June2012 game request
hi guys,
         I wanted to make a request (If it is allowed under chess pub forum rules) to please give me the pgn of the game Liu-Qinqan-Vidit analysed in 1.e4 section of June 2012. Unfortuna...

Started 06/14/12 at 10:41:43 by Vidit
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By: Bibs
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Greet vs. Nimzowitsch defence
Recently I started reading the book "Play 1...Nc6!" by C. Wisnewski.
One intriguing line is called "el Columpio".
A. Greet in his excellent book "beating unusual chess defences 1.e4...

Started 05/14/12 at 11:10:44 by Sisyphus
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By: Sisyphus
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Scandinavian vs Caro Kann
As I understand it main line Scandinavian is similar to a bf5 caro Kann . so could someone explain to me what are the reasons to play caro Kann instead of Scandinavian which seems to cut out the other...

Started 04/07/12 at 13:39:53 by FischerTal
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By: Gilchrist is a legend
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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: <br

Started 09/18/11 at 20:34:13 by IM Andrew Greet
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36 38110 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
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By: MNb
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Colorado Defence 1.e4 Nc6 2.Nf3 f5!?
I open this topic for fans of the COLORADO DEFENCE.
Anybody out there???

Started 01/05/03 at 03:58:00 by SutterCane
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By: Djy
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Beating unusual responses to 1. e4
I see that everyman chess has this title slated for publication late next year

Started 10/04/10 at 11:57:23 by spagh3tti
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22 14648 Last Post 11/08/10 at 14:24:24
By: Stigma
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Balogh Defence 1 e4 d6 2 d4 f5!?
There's been quite a lot of incidental comment about this defence, but so far as I know no dedicated thread, so I thought I'd start one. I placed it here rather than in Daring Defences since I imagine...

Started 10/20/10 at 09:44:19 by Michael Ayton
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By: Stefan Buecker
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1. e4 ... White Repertoire Book?
Hi all,
Lately I've been working on my white repertoire, with 1. e4 as the basis and basically "playing the main lines" against most openings. For playing against the Sicilian, I purchased "Exper...

Started 11/19/08 at 15:40:40 by Phobetor (Ex Member)
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By: TonyRo
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Weird move order 1.e4 d6 2.d4 c5!?
Does anybody know anything about this unusual transpositional move? Is there any published theory on it?
On my database most games go either 3.Nf3 with an Open Sicilian or 3.c3 with a c3 Sicilian...

Started 04/20/10 at 00:49:52 by Stigma
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By: TN
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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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By: lg
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Modern/Pirc and sicilian dragon
When you play the modern/pirc is it important to also study the sicilian dragon? As you can get in similar positions after c5 and cxd4 in the pirc and modern.
Thanks Grin

Started 12/25/09 at 11:25:17 by jitb
1 2082 Last Post 12/27/09 at 22:48:34
By: Glenn Snow
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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 11806 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
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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?

Started 08/05/08 at 04:49:39 by Zatara
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27 20875 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
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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 3986 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
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