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Caro-Kann  (2 Viewing)
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280 3431 Last Post 10/20/21 at 17:33:31
In: Re: 3.Nc3 de4 4.Ne4 Nf6 5...
By: semper_fidelis
Pirc Defence [B07-09]
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138 2098 Last Post 08/03/21 at 02:19:20
In: Re: Pirc -Czech Var. B07...
By: cathexis
Modern Defence 1...g6 [B06]
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88 1289 Last Post 11/21/21 at 12:06:16
In: Re: The Modern Tiger (Tig...
By: Pawnpusher
Alekhine  (1 Viewing)
Alekhine's Defence [B02-B05]
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159 2567 Last Post 09/11/21 at 18:56:03
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By: MW
Scandinavian  (1 Viewing)
Scandinavian Defence/Centre Counter 1 e4 d5 [B01]
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167 1941 Last Post 11/19/21 at 20:34:27
In: Re: The Fianchetto Scandi...
By: TonyRo
1. e4 ... 1. e4 ...
Caro, Pirc/Modern, Alekhine & Scandinavian [B01-19] with GM Daniel Fernandez
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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 23291 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
9 8218 Last Post 10/01/09 at 14:23:56
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 4327 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
5 4295 Last Post 09/01/09 at 18:51:41
By: Willempie
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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 4643 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 51050 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 3722 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 6694 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 2961 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 5027 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 2966 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 2950 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 4309 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 49589 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 10273 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 6136 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 12471 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 6596 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 1986 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 4272 Last Post 02/15/08 at 05:50:54
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