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QGA Accelerated ...dxc5, ...Bf4 and even ...Nd7!?
I would reach this via a QGA move order because I'm not satisfied with Black's other choices after 3.Nf3.  However to stick with the Slav move order:
1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 dxc4 4.a4 (second most ...

Started 03/24/23 at 12:58:28 by George Jempty
1 460 Last Post 03/24/23 at 16:46:29
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Choose between 7...Dc7 and 7...Sb6 in Slaw
I never could find a definite answer between what the difference is theoretically between 7...Dc7 or 7...Sb6 in this position:

Started 04/10/15 at 21:06:29 by DenVerdsligeRejsende
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By: fling
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books and sources on the slav with 7...Sb6
I want to learn the following variation:
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 Bf5 6. Ne5 Nbd7 7. Nxc4 Nb6 *
Sources, which I considered to buy:

Sakaev: "the complete Sl...

Started 02/19/15 at 21:45:39 by 986
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By: fling
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Possible line for future ChessPub coverage

Lately this 12...g5 move seems to be the latest attempt to bri...

Started 09/22/14 at 00:53:31 by Seth_Xoma
5 5160 Last Post 10/15/14 at 21:48:13
By: Seth_Xoma
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D15 - Slav with 5.e3
I looked at the Chesspub guides and the games, and I can't find anything on 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 dxc4 5.e3 b5. Did I miss something or has it really not been covered?

Started 01/11/12 at 22:54:27 by fling
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By: fling
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Slav - Exchange variation
As I am currently trying to adjust my repertoire against the Exchange Slav, I had a look at the game Cramling-Blomqvist and couldn't find anything on this in Avrukh's GM17. And it is not mentioned in ...

Started 07/25/14 at 09:41:12 by fling
8 6684 Last Post 07/28/14 at 19:09:00
By: TD
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Schlecter Slav
Is the Schlecter Slav covered on this site?  If so, where??? Grin

Started 08/21/04 at 20:19:20 by jnh (Guest)
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By: ErictheRed
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Hack against the a6 Slav
This week's column by Leonard Barden in the Guardian features an interesting attempt to hack up the a6 Slav. The White plan is to exploit the loss of time inherent in playing .. a6 by getting Ne5 and ...

Started 02/22/14 at 12:41:09 by RdC
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By: Jupp53
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slav and semi-slav questions?
Hi all,
I am going back to playing d4 and had some questions.
First off, vs the slav, I was thinking of playing the dutch variation (I think that is what it is called, when black plays 4......

Started 01/29/14 at 16:31:59 by Mtal
1 3073 Last Post 01/30/14 at 12:21:30
By: Ludde
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Play the Slav Question
1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 dxc4 4.e4 b5 5.a4 b4 6.Na2 Nf6 7.f3 the book Play the Slav recommends 7...e5 (which is at least = for Black but tricky). What about the computer suggestion 7...b3 8.Nc3 Ba6?

Started 01/03/14 at 05:12:24 by Anonymous3
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By: ErictheRed
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Complete Slav by Sakaev
Look, what I found at :
"[...] GM Konstantin Sakaev, twice Olympic champion, is joining the Chess Evo...
Obviously Book 2 contai

Started 04/22/12 at 16:35:26 by tracke
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By: ErictheRed
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Chess Developments Semi-Slav Bg5: Coverage Cambrid
I notice that this new everyman book will cover the Cambridge Springs. I would be interested in your views whether the Cambridge Springs is still a reasonable opening, albeit white may still keep a sm...

Started 09/11/12 at 03:21:35 by Anon
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By: BPaulsen
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The "Glasgow Kiss" Variation
1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.e3 Bf5!
Take a look at this one:
We have talked about this line quite a lot in chesspub but i remained silent for ...

Started 11/09/12 at 21:31:37 by Ametanoitos
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22 18509 Last Post 12/06/13 at 03:30:45
By: lnn2
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Queen Slav
1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 was called Queen's Slav by Euwe. What's your opinion guys: is this a good way to combat the Slav from white's point of view? I have the following variations in mind:
1) 3. ....

Started 08/19/11 at 13:15:41 by NeverGiveUp
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By: Akilea
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Bologan's a6 Slav coverage (on DVD)
Greetings chess fans,
I was interested in Bologan's new DVD on the Chebanenko/ a6-slav. I was specifically wondering if he addresses Schandorff's recommendation in the new "Playing 1.d4" book.  I...

Started 09/13/12 at 20:12:32 by Nietzsche
13 16764 Last Post 11/04/13 at 08:59:05
By: Laramonet
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Slav via 1.c4 c6 2.Nc3 d5 3.e3 / Vigus Repertoire
Hello, I have been following Vigus' repertoire recommendations in the Slav, then came up against the following move order. 1.c4 c6 2.Nc3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.d4 I just explored it with a database to find tha...

Started 09/27/12 at 08:53:41 by buddho
3 3744 Last Post 09/27/12 at 11:44:31
By: TD
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Exchange sacrifice in the sokolov defence
Yesterday I was going through Vigus' analysis on the sokolov defence in the slav. He recommended an exchange sacrifice after the moves
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 xc4 5. a4 Bf5 ...

Started 08/24/12 at 09:13:40 by jitb
0 2036 Last Post 08/24/12 at 09:13:39
By: jitb
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Interesting Variation in 6. Nh4 Slav Defense
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 Bf5 6. Nh4 Bd7 7. g3 e6 8. Bg2 c5!
I ran into this variation in a few games against an FM, thankfully just in blitz. 6. Nh4 is something I keep in t...

Started 11/08/09 at 05:02:57 by BPaulsen
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18 19126 Last Post 07/24/12 at 00:40:30
By: BPaulsen
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Kaufman's 4.Qc2 Slav Analysis
In Larry Kaufman's new book "The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White", he gives 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Qc2 dxc4 5.Qxc4 Bf5 6.g3 e6 7.Bg2 Be7 8.0-0 Nbd7 9.e3 0-0 10.Rd1 Qc7 11.Nc3 Ne4 12.Nd2 Nx...

Started 07/04/12 at 19:50:33 by Anonymous3
1 2676 Last Post 07/04/12 at 20:54:19
By: gewgaw
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Chebanenko Exchange / Exchange Slav with 6...a6
What's been happening in this line recently? 7.Rc1 always seems to be recommended (see for instance the ChessPub pdf) but if it were particularly strong you'd expect more strong players to play 5.c...

Started 06/20/12 at 12:44:06 by Justinhorton
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By: Justinhorton
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