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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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1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Be7
Do you ever play it, there are some nasty lines in it with early Qg4s.

Started 07/19/22 at 04:05:36 by MJMcCready
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Main repertoire choice with Winawer, 7. Dg4 0-0
For those of you who play the Winawer, especifically the main line with 7. Dg4 0-0 8. Ad3 Cbc6, and either choosing one (or all?!) of 13...Ad7, 13...Df7 or 13...b5 in the absolute main sequence, do yo...

Started 02/17/18 at 22:52:28 by Leon_Trotsky
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New test for making index..
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Started 05/07/10 at 21:25:09 by dom
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C00: Steiner in battle of giants Kalmykia 2009
It is about "Korchnoi vs Spassky in Elista"
We can chat long time abo...

Started 12/20/09 at 18:44:47 by dom
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C01,C07-C09:Winning with the French .. in Montreal
I know, it's ssoooooo easy to say French is a good opening when looking at Short's games in current tournament at Montreal:  Embarrassed  score : 0/2 in Exc...

Started 07/25/07 at 21:12:07 by dom
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All this wandering got my mind wondering
just wondered what the latest news on the white side of the french is.
What are the lines in vogue now?
What is black doing differently?
Is my alekhine-chatard still a good choice?<br /...

Started 07/27/06 at 02:11:46 by BasqueKnight
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Hi, What is going on with the update? Cry Anybody knows?

Started 05/18/06 at 01:56:17 by French2006
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McDonald's comment a la Tarrasch
I like how GM McDonald introduces his latest French update:
The first two games this month demonstrate the importance of understanding the ideas behind an opening. In both cases, as soon as Wh...

Started 02/27/06 at 14:57:45 by notyetagm
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C00-C19: GM Susan Polgar,Chess Life,French Defense
GM Susan Polgar has a monthly column on openings in the US chess magazine Chess Life. Does anyone here know if she had covered any of the French Defense lines in her column, and if so which months? Th...

Started 07/05/05 at 05:36:33 by notyetagm
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Neil McDonald at Southend 2005
Any chance of the moves of your games in the French at Southend this Easter being published. How did you save that game against Lawrence Trent

Started 06/27/05 at 12:39:31 by Obi-Wan Kenobi (Guest)
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C00: King's Indian Attack Games Compilation
To see a fine collection of 56 KIA games, and replay them, move by move, viewing the kibitzing of others go to:

Started 05/12/04 at 19:37:29 by Minji
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Beat the French with 3.Nc3 by Harikrishna
Does anyone have the Thinkers Publishing book Beat the French with 3.Nc3 by Pentala Harikrishna?

Started 07/13/21 at 10:25:00 by BobbyDigital80
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3. Nc3 Video series on chess24
I noticed IM Baskin did not know 6...Qa4 was called "The Hook Variation" after his founder William Hook from British Virgin Islands.

He called it "The Kovalenko Variation".

Started 02/11/17 at 10:12:02 by alyechin
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By: Stigma
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1.e4 e6 2.d3 d5 3.Qe2
I have Vitiugov's book French Reloaded which I have high respect for.
Recently I was looking at some sidelines though - and somewhat bizarrely his two lines against this 3.Qe2 end in advantage fo...

Started 09/15/16 at 19:11:31 by Keano
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Parimarjan's first book e4 vs the French and other
From Chessbase website, today news :
...French lines given in "Read a PDF extract from the book"

Started 09/17/14 at 08:46:52 by dom
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(thead locked) unbalancing the French
It is tough to get a plus against the French. White seemed to be slightly better but Black was able to equalize.

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Nf3 Bb4+ 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Bd3 O-O 7. ...

Started 07/21/13 at 17:00:19 by sloughter
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By: dom
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C00-C19: Watson's French reviews March 09
Our own much-valued Chess Publishing author John Watson has some very interesting comments on the spate of recent material on the French at
This s...

Started 03/10/09 at 10:44:20 by Paddy
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By: saubhikr
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C00-C19: Mastering French series
I can't find a description of long each video is. Part three is particularly bothersome because it covers the classical, Winawer and Rubenstein in one go!  Can you do that in less than three hours?<br...

Started 12/03/08 at 08:54:33 by ghenghisclown
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