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Tarrasch
Tarrasch
[C03-C09]
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129 1115 Last Post 03/13/21 at 03:07:02
In: Re: French Tarrasch 3...N...
By: H-HH
Classical
Classical
Steinitz 4 e5, 4 Bg5, McCutcheon, Alekhine Chatard Attack & Hecht-Reefschlaeger [C10-14]
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118 1940 Last Post 06/01/20 at 12:57:22
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Rubinstein
Rubinstein
Rubinstein with ...dxe4, including Fort Knox [C10], and also Burn [C11]
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34 355 Last Post 08/23/20 at 10:41:33
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By: winawer77
Advance
Advance  (2 Viewing)
[C02]
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Exchange
Exchange
Exchange Variation (inc. Winawer Exchange) [C01]
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By: Fllg
French French
French Defence [C00-C19] with IM John Watson
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C00-C19: A system against french for 1450 elo kid
Hi ,
This is THORK , a full member of chesspublishing . I´m training a kid 1450 elo rating level and I wonder what is the best option for him to face the French Defense . ¿ Milner - Barry Attack...

Started 06/12/11 at 19:54:16 by THORK
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By: Bibs
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C00: 1.e4,e6 2.d4,d5 3.Bd3!?
Is it ok for white. or just an easy game for black.
I need something new against the french.

Started 04/06/07 at 14:05:25 by Nl
12 10191 Last Post 03/05/21 at 20:07:18
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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French Defence Move by Move by Lemos
Does anyone know which variations Lemos recommends?  No clues on the Everyman website so far.

Started 11/22/20 at 08:50:59 by snakebite
3 1054 Last Post 01/27/21 at 15:30:15
By: TD
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Variation on Milner-Barry Gambit
GM Jesse Kraai put a video on YouTube recommending a new twist on an old gambit last year:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1xu3ft3v_4
The idea is like the Milner-Barry Gambit, except that white ...

Started 01/23/21 at 23:14:37 by Fromper
2 423 Last Post 01/24/21 at 23:44:08
By: Fromper
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New upcoming book: The Modern French by Kryakvin
Looks like Chess Stars is working on a new French defense book. Expected in August. I wonder what the recommendations will be. In any case, looking forward to learning more about it...

Started 06/03/20 at 00:44:25 by ehpotsirhc
11 3270 Last Post 11/13/20 at 10:10:36
By: bragesjo
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Modernized French Volume 2
Hi all, anyone know what the modernized French Volume 2 covers? Thanks.

Started 03/24/20 at 22:42:44 by Mtal
14 3370 Last Post 08/30/20 at 02:44:46
By: ReneDescartes
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Lifetime Repertoires: French Defense by Anish Giri
This course was released on Chessable this week. 400 lines, the bulk of which are the Winawer.
Would love to hear some French experts opinion on this course. I played the French when I first star...

Started 08/20/20 at 04:33:01 by scvchess
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15 3796 Last Post 08/23/20 at 21:51:15
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Which 1 d4 Defense is Most Like the French?
I want to create a complete repertoire for White and Black based on the French Defense. So I have two questions:
1) Which do you think is more similar, especially in pawn structure, to the French...

Started 02/10/20 at 23:03:47 by Arnaudov
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By: bragesjo
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French with 3...h6
I have just seen a new ebook (by FM Alexis Harakis) on Everyman's website, on 3...h6 in the French after both 3.Nc3 and 3.Nd2. Remarkably, it includes some analysis specifically responding to John Wat...

Started 06/18/20 at 16:57:31 by nestor
2 794 Last Post 06/23/20 at 15:09:39
By: Krudos
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eBooks Severely Outdated Here!
Why are the Classical and Rubinstein and Advance eBooks often updated (latest being this month for both), but the Winawer and Tarrasch severely outdated (2006 and 2004, respectively)?
I get that ...

Started 03/16/20 at 20:18:50 by FrenchRefutes1e4
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By: fling
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1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.e5 Nfd7 5.Nce2
I have one simple question on a line which should be totally innocuous but I find it difficult to play against:
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.e5 Nfd7 5.Nce2 c5 6.c3 Nc6 7. f4 Qb6  (is this best? So...

Started 03/09/20 at 13:14:11 by Lauri Torni
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By: Lauri Torni
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Winawer with b6
Hi all, I was just wondering what is the current opinion of the winawer with b6? I know theres some classic games in it that are interesting but you hardly see it played. I feel theres so many ways yo...

Started 01/16/20 at 17:33:43 by Mtal
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By: MW
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A new french defence move by move
I saw on the everyman website that there is a new French defence move by move coming out by Damian Lemos. Anyone knows what it is one? I believe there already 2, and older one on the winawer and one o...

Started 01/16/20 at 19:32:24 by Mtal
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By: Mtal
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Non Repertoire-based Book Recommendation?
I have Gligoric's book, which is a bit dated now (published in 1975), but it analyzes all of its contemporary lines instead of just constructing a repertoire for either color. Does anyone have any rec...

Started 11/15/19 at 23:53:42 by fei-chang-ming
5 1913 Last Post 11/19/19 at 23:15:42
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Winawer: 7...0-0 8. Ad3 Cbc6 with 13. Dg4 b5
Just wondering on how Berg's 13...b5 in the main line of the 13. Dg4 Winawer is doing. I do not see many games with this line in the database, and was wondering how were Black's ideas against Negi's 1...

Started 09/09/17 at 04:33:13 by Leon_Trotsky
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22 9247 Last Post 10/21/19 at 06:59:32
By: Leon_Trotsky
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French defence deep dive
Hi all,
I was wondering if anyone for French defence deep dive. I wanted to know what lines it covered. It was not clear from the website.
Also if anyone thought it was good.
Thanks.

Started 07/24/19 at 12:01:48 by Mtal
9 4125 Last Post 08/04/19 at 00:53:06
By: Stigma
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GM Harikrishna's chessable course on the french
Has anybody here seen Harikrishna's course on "toasting the french" at chessable? It offers a repertoire for White based on 3. Nc3. Of all the anti-french repertoires I have seen during my 40 years of...

Started 07/13/19 at 05:53:34 by tp2205
6 3080 Last Post 07/14/19 at 12:05:06
By: tp2205
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Modernised French Defence by Miedema
http://chessbookshop.com/katalog_detail.asp?ant=False&kodknihy=8024&page=1&id=&l...
Not sure if anyone saw this yet, but I was looking on this Czech book store website. Modernised French Defence...

Started 02/28/19 at 23:24:17 by Leon_Trotsky
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47 19035 Last Post 07/01/19 at 04:50:42
By: Leon_Trotsky
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Marin's dvd on the French
Hi all, anyone have the dvd by Marin on the French? Is it a rep? Or just teaching you positions? What do people think of it? I think he has a pgn book out on it, was wondering how the dvd was. Thanks....

Started 06/08/19 at 23:39:48 by Mtal
3 2228 Last Post 06/11/19 at 15:01:53
By: Stigma
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Steinitz main line on move 7

The Ntirlis/Aagaard book here recommends 7...a6, Lakdawala recommends 7...cxd4 and Witiugow gives both. 7...Ae7 is in Moskalenko...

Started 02/05/19 at 06:45:38 by Leon_Trotsky
9 3446 Last Post 03/30/19 at 16:08:04
By: MaxJudd
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