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Caro-Kann  (1 Viewing)
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271 3335 Last Post 05/22/19 at 16:23:37
In: Re: 3.Nc3 de4 4.Ne4 Nf6 5...
By: kylemeister
Pirc  (1 Viewing)
Pirc Defence [B07-09]
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134 2014 Last Post 08/01/19 at 12:27:25
In: Re: Pirc 4 Bg5: Best Line...
By: Confused_by_Theory
Modern  (1 Viewing)
Modern Defence 1...g6 [B06]
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84 1189 Last Post 08/13/19 at 06:05:23
In: Re: The Modern Tiger (Tig...
By: Confused_by_Theory
Alekhine  (2 Viewing)
Alekhine's Defence [B02-B05]
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155 2505 Last Post 04/29/19 at 15:33:47
In: Re: Tal-Larsen 1965
By: edgy
Scandinavian  (1 Viewing)
Scandinavian Defence/Centre Counter 1 e4 d5 [B01]
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162 1838 Last Post 08/01/19 at 23:00:38
In: Scandinavian with 3...Qd6...
By: mn
1. e4 ... 1. e4 ...
Caro, Pirc/Modern, Alekhine & Scandinavian [B01-19] with GM Justin Tan
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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 4268 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 1785 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 3205 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 1819 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 1869 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 3105 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 35949 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 8047 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 4598 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 9782 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 5124 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 1474 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 3176 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 11126 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 2789 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 2134 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 2803 Last Post 07/04/07 at 11:58:23
By: Klick
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I just wanted to know if the St-George (1. e4-a6 2. d4-b5) is still plaid and where to find some interesting examples. Miles beat Karpov with it in 1980 and Michael Basman wrote two (?) books about it...

Started 06/14/07 at 15:15:56 by thibdb13
0 1035 Last Post 06/14/07 at 15:15:56
By: thibdb13
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Transposing from Nimzowitch defence to Pirc
I quite like playing the Nimzowitch defence (1. e4 Nc6) as black when White plays 2. d4, preferring the black-squared strategy of 2. ...e5 and not 2. ...d5. I then often get to play a "tango" type pos...

Started 06/07/07 at 10:46:56 by Knut S.
7 4063 Last Post 06/12/07 at 18:48:12
By: Knut S.
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Beating the 1.e4...! Is there such a book?
I am looking for a repertoire book for white against all minor responses to 1.e4, i.e. all openings where black doesn´t play c5, e6 or e5. (I hear the furious howl of the of the pirc or al...

Started 12/13/06 at 22:06:50 by Lou_Cyber
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By: Knut S.
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