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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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118 1850 Last Post 03/02/21 at 03:11:32
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Yugoslav 9 Bc4
Yugoslav 9 Bc4
Yugoslav Attack [B77-B79] inc. Chinese Variation [B77], Soltis Variation[B78]
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By: XChess1971
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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By: bragesjo
Dragon Sicilians Dragon Sicilians
Dragons and Accelerated Dragons [B27, B34-39 & B70-79] with GM Chris Ward
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"Modern" Dragon?
I've noticed TWIC consistently employ the term "Modern Dragon" when indicating recent top GM games which employed a Yugoslav attack (including a Chinese Dragon - Radjabov). Is this to distinguish it f...

Started 10/07/08 at 14:24:19 by Frankly
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By: Scholar
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"The New Sicilian Dragon" by Simon Williams
New Dragon book by everyman - "The New Sicilian Dragon" by Simon Williams
Grandmaster and well-known Sicilian Dragon expert Simon ...

Started 06/08/09 at 11:23:35 by saubhikr
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By: parisestmagique
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1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 g6 3.d4 xd4 4.Qxd4 Nf6 5.Bb5
Does black have a viable alternative to going into an endgame after Nc6?

Started 03/01/08 at 02:58:53 by bob000
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By: IM Andrew Greet
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1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 g6 move order pros and cons
What are the pros and cons to this move order for the accelerated dragon ? I'm interested in it to avoid having to face the Rossolimo, one of my favourite lines as White. For 3.c3, d5 seems a good ans...

Started 07/09/10 at 15:42:13 by Laramonet
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By: XChess1971
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2 Bc4 2nd move altenative
I have been studing the dragon for a while and don't get to use it much at the local club cause people avoid it.  One guy has gotten me twice with 2 Bc4 games I will post.  Is their some alternative o...

Started 02/28/09 at 17:18:34 by lakersfan
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By: Stefan Buecker
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2...g6 3d4 cd 4Qd4
What´s the current state of art in the line 1 e4 c5  2 Nf3 g6  3 d4 cd4 4 Qxd4 Nf6  ?
Can White gain something with 5e5, 5Bb5 or 5Nc3 ?!
Looking at recent games I´ve got the impression that...

Started 05/21/07 at 11:43:38 by tracke
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By: MNb
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2009 Dragon theory developments
I thought that we could summon up whats has been happening theorticelly over the past year
Here are some starting thoughts
New reference book for white : Opening for White according to Anand...

Started 12/29/09 at 21:20:06 by bragesjo
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By: bragesjo
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9. Lc4: 12. Kb1 Permanent choice for Black?
I think that I might quit the Najdorf because it is becoming wholely ridiculous the amount of theory there, and in exchange I insert the Dragon. The main line with 12. Kb1 in Jugoslaw is probably most...

Started 07/28/15 at 21:55:29 by DenVerdsligeRejsende
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By: XChess1971
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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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9.Bc4 Qa5 10.0-0-0 Nxd4 11.Bxd4 Be6
Throughout the years I have understood that a knight on e5 is always needed. It defends the kingside an is ready to attack on the queenside. White looks for a positional way to put pressure on black's...

Started 09/26/16 at 14:50:02 by XChess1971
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A Dragon Question for Mr Dearing
To Mr Dearing I bought your Dragon book 11 months ago and it has increased my understanding no end. A club mate also bought your book despite his insistence that the Dragon is unsound. He outrates me ...

Started 01/25/06 at 14:41:39 by snakebite
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By: madhacker
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A note for Mr. Chris Ward
Hi,Mr.Ward! I would just like to draw your attention to a recently played game of mine in which I managed to beat an International Master in the Classical Variation.
Here it is:

Started 02/01/06 at 14:26:28 by M_Arounopoulos
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A repertoire for white against the dragon
I just received Chessbase Magazine 117 and there is an article by Rogozenko called 'A repertoire for white against the dragon part 3'. This deals with the  ...Qa5 lines. Has anyone seen the previous p...

Started 04/28/07 at 12:41:38 by goldaxe
8 3671 Last Post 05/26/07 at 18:18:34
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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Analyze my first Dragon game
So I've recently returned to chess after a break of a few months. I'm rated around 1700 USCF, and I've decided to finally give up on the Smith-Morra Gambit as my main weapon against the Sicilian, bite...

Started 01/21/11 at 02:32:32 by Fromper
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By: Fromper
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Anand 11
Just found details of Anand 11 on the Chess-Stars website

Started 07/18/08 at 23:17:02 by JackVincennes
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By: ArKheiN
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Poll: Annoying lines
Hi all!
I have my own views about some of these variations and I was wondering what other dragonplayers feel about facing them over the board. I have tried to include the "main variations" and ot...

Started 02/06/04 at 17:53:28 by DragonPlayer (Guest)
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Any thoughts about this game
I noticed the following game from the current US championship. I thought that the resulting endgame between Shankland - Robson was simply good for white becouse of better structure. Black made an inte...

Started 05/19/10 at 15:12:53 by bragesjo
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By: Ufuk
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Why is Chris Ward so late?
Surely it is time for some Dragon games ??
I really feel he must be changed to someone who is not so busy.

Started 09/27/04 at 22:13:34 by gunter (Guest)
1 1984 Last Post 09/28/04 at 08:37:41
By: AmateurDragoneer
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