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Alapin [B22]
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85 833 Last Post 09/09/19 at 13:12:09
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By: Paddy
Bb5 Systems
Bb5 Systems
Rossolimo Variation [B23], [B30-1], Moscow Variation & Hybrid [B51-2]
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54 450 Last Post 09/26/19 at 17:25:17
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By: tony37
Closed Sicilian [B23-26]
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36 367 Last Post 06/21/17 at 17:27:10
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
Grand Prix Attack [B21 & B23]
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By: RoleyPoley
Morra  (2 Viewing)
Smith-Morra Gambit [B21]
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By: TopNotch
Anti-Sicilians Anti-Sicilians
2.c3, Moscow, Rossolimo, Closed, GPA, Morra, etc. [B20-31 & B50-55] with IM Sam Collins
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which is a better Repertoire
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

Started 08/13/10 at 04:39:16 by Zatara
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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
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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 17093 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 1607 Last Post 04/27/10 at 11:43:35
By: zoo - Ex Member
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Na3 is it junk??
Is 1.e4 c5 2.Na3 Junk??  Is the Grand Prix better? 

Started 06/06/08 at 06:09:57 by Zatara
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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
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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
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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 9554 Last Post 09/10/09 at 17:26:56
By: kylemeister
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1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.g3
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 7443 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
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 8071 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
closed sicilan

Started 05/24/07 at 20:35:15 by Franck Steenbekker
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78 61910 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 2916 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 3991 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 1362 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 1472 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 3635 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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By: chk
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Dangerous Weapons: Anti-Sicilians
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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By: MartinC
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Closed vs c3
I've dabbled with both the Closed and the c3 Sicilian. I think I would much prefer to play one or both of them as White vs. the Sicilian rather than playing the Open Sicilian. So, my questions for tho...

Started 03/18/09 at 03:13:05 by Scott
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By: BPaulsen
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