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Yugoslav 9 0-0-0 & Intro
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Yugoslav Attack [B75-B76] inc. 9 0-0-0 d5 Mainline [B76], 'Dragadorf' [B75], 9 g4 [B76], and Irregular [B75]
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Yugoslav 9 Bc4
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Yugoslav Attack [B77-B79] inc. Chinese Variation [B77], Soltis Variation[B78]
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Classical  (1 Viewing)
6 Be2, 6 Bc4, 6 g3, Levenfish [B70-74]
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Accelerated  (1 Viewing)
Accelerated Dragons, Hyper, Semi, Maroczy Bind [B27, B34-39]
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Dragons and Accelerated Dragons [B27, B34-39 & B70-79] with GM Chris Ward
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Chessable Dragon Course Wing attack Williams
I dont remember if we have discussed Chessable course The Sicilian Dragon : Wing attack? I created a Chessable acount recently and found this base.
The new idea is very provocate move order vs Y...

Started 03/18/24 at 15:58:32 by bragesjo
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Some conclusions about current state of Dragon
I have played several games now following Giris lines as base. This includes a several Correspondence games at ICCF and lots of Lichess games (including Lichess Bundesliga div 1) and a few over the bo...

Started 09/05/23 at 11:41:13 by bragesjo
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h5 Mainline
In the main line of dragon 9.0-0-0 what is the problem with the alternative 9...h5 instead of d5 It doesn't seem to be very easy to find a big advantage for White. For example 10. Bc4 Bd7 11.h3 Kc8 12...

Started 09/05/23 at 12:12:16 by PlayerCorres
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Question on the dragon with 9 ooo?
Hi all,
New to the dragon, it seems like the move to play after 9 ooo is d5. It looks good but just wondering, any other interesting moves black can play or is it really just d5 if you want a gam...

Started 08/21/23 at 23:34:34 by Mtal
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By: kylemeister
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Lifetime Repertoires: Dragon Sicilian
Anish Giri's Chessable course on the dragon landed today...I was unable to resist the nostalgic feelings from my youth and bought it.  As Chessable are terrible at giving any indication of what the li...

Started 06/07/21 at 10:09:28 by Pantu (Ex Member)
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By: bragesjo
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Interesting find in uncritical line
Many years agos there was a Dragon line in Dangerues Weapons book serie with a Yugoslav attack like line but with Be2 played instead of pawn to f3.
In the Yugoslav attack proper taking everything...

Started 07/28/23 at 07:56:42 by bragesjo
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New Dragon DVDs by Ward
I noticed Ward made Chessbase DVD series about Dragon.
I am not up to date on Dragon theory.
Anyone has it and can give comment about it?
Looked hastly to compare Giris line vs Bc4 and ...

Started 10/26/22 at 17:58:48 by bragesjo
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New Dragon book
I noticed that Giri realised a new book about Sicilian Dragon.
The book is based on a online course not shure if anything is updated or not. I dont have the course.
It appers that latest fas...

Started 10/06/22 at 05:35:02 by bragesjo
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Dragon repertoar by Marin from ModernChess
For those interested Marin made a new Dragon opening database for ModernChess. Some odd locking recommendatios like e5 vs Bd4 in 9 000 line.
Not sure I would trust the base, I will lose 2 rated ...

Started 07/22/21 at 13:16:13 by bragesjo
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By: bragesjo
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Accelerated dragon, Morra gambit tricky move order
Ok so I give the Morra the accelerated treatment by
1.e4 c5 2.d4 cxd 3.c3  Bg7 4.cxd d5.  Essentially making it an Alapin.
However when white delays the recapture on d4 what then?
For ...

Started 06/07/21 at 22:03:52 by helmet
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MNb combo Accelerated Dragon and Kalachnikov
MNb has for several years suggested to combine Accelerated Dragon and Kalachnikov. As I understand the idea is to enter Dragon if white plays Nc3 before d4 else play Kalachnikov . Do you think this co...

Started 03/12/21 at 07:52:16 by bragesjo
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By: MNb
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Report from accelerated Dragon event
I played in thematial accelerated Dragon event at ICCF. The thematical move order was 1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 g6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Bg7.
I will not post any games or give any names since they are secrect to ...

Started 05/18/20 at 06:09:35 by bragesjo
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By: bragesjo
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Negis line in Dragon and accelerated Dragon
I start this new thred to separate discusion from an other thread.
Negis book goes for Bc4 yugolav and the lines has no drawback that they lose by force, only allowing an equal position.

Started 07/17/20 at 11:30:51 by bragesjo
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By: XChess1971
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Report from a Dragon thematical corr event at ICCF
The tournament did not go the way I was hoping for. I only won an a single game but I did not lose any games but did not reach semifinal.
The positive side is that I played 2 draws vs a corr SIM ...

Started 02/06/19 at 07:58:19 by bragesjo
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By: MNb
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Should the Dragon have its own section?
sanaz wrote on 08/01/19 at 12:16:44:
I am fairly new to this site and don't know much about how it was in the past but today is the first of August and only 6 sections have been updated for July  Huh.

I have subscribed on and off to...

Started 08/04/19 at 00:22:06 by FrenchRefutes1e4
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New Golubev book featuring the Dragon
I dropped into Chess & Bridge this lunchtime for a browse. Havent been for a while. Saw they had a new book by Golubev on the Sicilian. Its a collection of his games featuring games from the white and...

Started 06/08/17 at 19:28:33 by RoleyPoley
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Sicilian Dragon: Move by Move

Started 07/18/16 at 09:17:24 by TD
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Shaws Dragon lines in Playing 1 e4
The book finnaly arrived today. The book looks impressive and has several new ideas in several sicilian lines.
vs Dragon he goes for 9 0-0-0 yugoslav attack meating d5 with Qe1. He does however n...

Started 06/04/18 at 14:43:12 by bragesjo
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By: Pawnpusher
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9.0-0-0, 12.Bd4 recommendation
Hi guys, been out of the loop for a while in chess but looking to pick up where I left off. Was playing 12...e5 for a long time, but it appears to have fallen on hard times, and I've been dismantled a...

Started 03/03/18 at 15:32:15 by Bancrates
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