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Caro-Kann  (1 Viewing)
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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  (1 Viewing)
Pirc Defence [B07-09]
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136 2050 Last Post 09/21/20 at 19:49:43
In: Re: Austrian Attack and T...
By: Confused_by_Theory
Modern Defence 1...g6 [B06]
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87 1240 Last Post 07/06/20 at 02:43:14
In: Re: Modernized Modern by...
By: HgMan
Alekhine  (1 Viewing)
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 Defence/Centre Counter 1 e4 d5 [B01]
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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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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 4015 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 42948 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
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 3283 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??

Started 02/17/09 at 21:55:38 by Zatara
13 5629 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 2537 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 4243 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 2558 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 2604 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 3696 Last Post 12/15/08 at 23:27:18
By: peon4rey
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Looking for a new opening against e4
I have been playing the caro kann for a few years now and its a great opening I've had a lot of success with, but I feel like it's now time for me to expand my opening repertoire.
I'm looking fo...

Started 10/22/08 at 00:48:07 by up and comer
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110 41077 Last Post 11/08/08 at 10:16:44
By: mangler
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Poll: Defense's to e4
Cry It will be interesting to see the statistics later

Started 02/12/06 at 16:35:53 by Brian Colmark(Guest) (Guest)
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15 9028 Last Post 09/17/08 at 18:44:38
By: cyronix - Ex Member
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Opinion needed!
1.e4 Nc6 2.Nc3
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My idea here as black is to use this to avoid the kings gambit against a certain opponent (a good friend and FM). After 2.Nf3 my in...

Started 06/23/08 at 20:33:41 by Gerbarts
11 5199 Last Post 07/25/08 at 10:56:33
By: jaki
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'New' 1.e4 repertoire book?
I was reading a review of 'An Aggressive Opening Repertoire for the Club Player' by Nikolai Kalinichenko
...with the following text about the lines covered...
The aggressive opening repertoi...

Started 04/10/08 at 17:52:10 by naughtyknight
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16 10949 Last Post 06/10/08 at 04:39:27
By: Anonymous - Ex Member
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Nimzowitsch Defence - what is the critical test?
Does anyone know what is White's best line against 1.e4 Nc6? White's main moves are 2.d4 and 2.Nf3, although in the former line White has a few options against each of 2...d5, 2...e5 and 2...

Started 04/11/08 at 22:53:41 by Chevalier
11 5724 Last Post 04/14/08 at 04:13:11
By: Legion XIX
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Hi, everyone!
I am wondering if anyone plays 1 e4 g5, the so-called Macho Grob (Basman Defense), or Borg. What do you think of this opening?
Please give some lines to discuss. Thanks!

Started 03/19/08 at 20:31:11 by Gambit
1 1715 Last Post 03/20/08 at 08:31:25
By: Willempie
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The greatest of all time is dead. Peace be upon yo
I dont think I can find a better place to write about Bobby than under 1.e4.
I cant believe its true that he is dead. Such a fantastic player.
He was the best player of all time. A great war...

Started 01/18/08 at 18:09:47 by kalle99
8 3604 Last Post 02/15/08 at 05:50:54
By: DoubledPawns
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Davies new 1 e4 repertoire DVD
Any reactions to the new DVD
I think it's refreshing to see a white repertoire DVD, hope there a few more coming in the near future.
I ...

Started 12/15/07 at 20:03:57 by ghenghisclown
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26 12631 Last Post 12/28/07 at 11:58:48
By: winawer77
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St George theory and praxis
There are not too many Forum threads on the St George so I thought I’d open a new one. I’ve been having a look at some of the critical(?) lines and would be interested to hear people’s views.

Started 12/12/06 at 01:47:09 by Michael Ayton
3 3160 Last Post 08/20/07 at 20:03:19
By: thibdb13
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Duras gambit
Is there any litterature about the Duras gambit (1.e4-f5)?

Started 08/19/07 at 15:47:34 by thibdb13
1 2562 Last Post 08/19/07 at 16:42:49
By: kylemeister
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What the H... is doing Mr. Watson here? ;-)
I have bought everything Mr. Watson has written about the French, I,II and III. Dangerous openings (THE FRENCH) and now he is talking about THE CARO!!  Shocked Oh no what a nightmare! What are we (French p...

Started 05/13/07 at 18:58:32 by Pingudon
7 3266 Last Post 07/04/07 at 11:58:23
By: Klick
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