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Alapin [B22]
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By: Paddy
Bb5 Systems
Bb5 Systems
Rossolimo Variation [B23], [B30-1], Moscow Variation & Hybrid [B51-2]
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By: Syzygy
Closed
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Closed Sicilian [B23-26]
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
GPA
GPA
Grand Prix Attack [B21 & B23]
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By: fling
Morra
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Smith-Morra Gambit [B21]
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By: smatija
Anti-Sicilians Anti-Sicilians
2.c3, Moscow, Rossolimo, Closed, GPA, Morra, etc. [B20-31 & B50-55] with IM Sam Collins
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Wing Gambit line question?
Does anyone have any insight they can give on this very tactical opening in the wing gambit? The think its called the Nanu Variation?
1. e4 c5 2. b4 cxb4 3. Nf3 d5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. a3 e5 6. c4 Qe6...

Started 09/16/10 at 17:38:26 by TheHug
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By: Templare2
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which is a better Repertoire
HI,
WIth work and other commitments I think Open is too much, hopefully I am wrong.  I was wondering which would be a theoretically better repertoire:
1. Main line 2.c3 systems.  or
2....

Started 08/13/10 at 04:39:16 by Zatara
10 5678 Last Post 09/01/10 at 18:57:15
By: Göran
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Please consider the Anti c3 sicilian!!!
Short ago I was playing in a tournament and my game went 1.e4 e6 2.d4 c5! and after 3Nf3 cxd4 I was in an open sicilian. What do you do to avoid this line?

Started 08/05/10 at 01:05:37 by Pingudon
3 2487 Last Post 08/08/10 at 16:43:46
By: ChevyBanginStyle
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Sicilian Wings Gambit
This Game Was Played in our Rybka Forum match vs a Correspondence/freestyle Player Shahar Tzafrir . We were allowed to use what ever we can and he beat us in mere 23 moves. We had 2 IMs OTB and to IMs...

Started 03/31/10 at 04:11:06 by Master Om
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24 16512 Last Post 06/15/10 at 02:07:50
By: Stefan Buecker
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King's indian atack
I want to ask which is the best defense to King's indian attack.
Is  the c5-d6-e5 formation with Nge7 and g6- Bg7 a good choice?

Started 04/27/10 at 10:58:08 by dimis (Ex Member)
1 1543 Last Post 04/27/10 at 11:43:35
By: zoo - Ex Member
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Na3 is it junk??
Hi ALL,
Is 1.e4 c5 2.Na3 Junk??  Is the Grand Prix better? 
Thanks,
Zatara

Started 06/06/08 at 06:09:57 by Zatara
14 8196 Last Post 04/10/10 at 20:36:45
By: Vidit
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Against the e6 Sicilians
I'm relatively new to playing 1. e4 but I've experienced problems against the (non-Scheveningen) e6-Sicilians. On the other hand I enjoy playing against the Najdorf, Sveshnikov or Dragon.
So my ...

Started 03/08/10 at 09:34:47 by Meat
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By: Smyslov_Fan
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Wing Gambit game
This just in from the Canadian Correspondence Chess Championship:
White: Wayne Hynes
Black: Dan Rotaru
1.e4 c5 2.b4 cxb4 3.Nf3 d6 4.d4 Nf6 5.Bd3 g6 6.a3 bxa3 7.Nxa3 Bg7 8.O-O O-O 9.Bb2 ...

Started 12/06/08 at 01:11:15 by HgMan
6 3501 Last Post 02/27/10 at 22:53:12
By: TN
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anti-anti-e6 sicilian
Recently I (black) had a game that went 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.c4 Nc6 4.Nc3
I had never seen this before of course (or rather never bothered to look at it), to me it seems like an attempt to play a c...

Started 02/11/10 at 21:43:26 by Willempie
9 4568 Last Post 02/17/10 at 21:09:33
By: TN
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Be2 Sicillian
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Be2 Nf6 4. c3
the point is obvious that 4... Nxe4?? losses to Qa4+ so black is supposed to continue 4... Nc6 to close the diagonal and is now threatening Nxe4
but I ha...

Started 09/08/09 at 16:31:08 by trw
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23 9194 Last Post 09/10/09 at 17:26:56
By: kylemeister
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1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.g3
Hello,
What do you think about this variant for white?after 3...d5 is sharp play(Carlsen-Radjabov), but it is good. What about 3...Nc6?what is plan for white?do you know any good games?

Started 06/30/09 at 08:50:03 by dragonman
14 7116 Last Post 09/10/09 at 05:14:37
By: Flick Er12
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1. e4 c5 2. Knf3 d6 3.Bc4 for najdorf player
Hello,
I am a Najdorf player.
I have to face often the above line with black.
The line I was playing is for example 1. e4 c5 2. Knf3 d6 3.Bc4 Knf6 4. d3 g6 5. 00 Bg7, etc.
But some...

Started 07/24/09 at 02:27:53 by raspoutine
7 7756 Last Post 09/08/09 at 05:16:36
By: raspoutine
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Palliser's Anti-Sicilians book
When will the new Anti Sicilian book of supertheoretican Palister apear.
And if mr.Palister read this message what are the recommended lines versus
Alapin
closed sicilan
Bb5

Started 05/24/07 at 20:35:15 by Franck Steenbekker
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78 59815 Last Post 08/29/09 at 19:54:29
By: Bernhard
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1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.b4!? at the British Champs
I saw an interesting version of the Wing Gambit at the British Champs.
Rnd 2; LeMoir vs Burrows saw: 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.b4
As black, I don't think I recall much theory when facing the Wing G...

Started 07/31/09 at 11:57:10 by TicklyTim
3 2792 Last Post 08/01/09 at 03:02:41
By: kylemeister
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2..d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.f3? (B)
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. f3?
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I need an anditode for Black against this move-order. White's aim is to erect a pawn barrier wit...

Started 07/20/09 at 12:44:48 by HoemberChess
9 3797 Last Post 07/24/09 at 12:44:15
By: parisestmagique
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closed/Grand Priz
Hi all,
As a Najdorf player how should one tackle the Grand Priz and the closed??  If I play an early d6 then Grand Priz is good.  If I play a6 then I think a6 is a pointless move in the closed.<...

Started 07/19/09 at 04:08:14 by Zatara
1 1297 Last Post 07/20/09 at 01:42:34
By: MNb
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Nf6, d5 or something else
Hi all,
What to play vs 2.c3 2...d5 2...Nf6 or something else?  I am a tactician who likes semi open/open play.  I have heard that Sveshnikov thinks Nf6 is best but Tiviakov likes 2...d5.  ALso w...

Started 07/19/09 at 04:04:28 by Zatara
2 1399 Last Post 07/19/09 at 06:33:36
By: TN
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What to play as white against the Nimzo sicilian
I usually play the line 1. e4 c5 2. nf3 nf6? 3. nc3 d5 4. bb5+ bd7 5. e5?! bxb5 6. nxb5 with the hope of getting a game like Aagaard-Landa Politiken Cup 2008 which continued 6. .. Nfd7 7.e6 fxe6 8.Ng5...

Started 06/25/09 at 22:32:47 by GuggleBuf
4 3480 Last Post 06/26/09 at 02:31:38
By: kylemeister
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e4 c5, nf3 d6, is there a good anti sicilian?
I was thinking againt the move order e4 c5, nf3 d6, to go into an anti sicilian. What would be a good one that works good with d6? I could try b4, c3 (going into an alpine), d4 and take with the queen...

Started 07/12/07 at 02:17:05 by Darthmambo
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34 19718 Last Post 06/18/09 at 08:51:55
By: chk
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Dangerous Weapons: Anti-Sicilians
Hello,
Anyone know any information yet about this book? According to Everyman, the book is due to be published around January 2009.

Started 06/02/08 at 08:09:03 by Chevalier
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23 16881 Last Post 05/27/09 at 12:05:04
By: MartinC
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