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Chebanenko Slav new move
In the game Nikolic-Stefansson, the game went 1. d4 d5
2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 a6 5. c5 Nbd7 6. Bf4 Nh5 7. e3 g6 8. h4!?. h4 appears to be a novelty and a very good one at that, it forces blac...

Started 01/11/04 at 16:55:31 by Billy_Cember (Ex Member)
3 3237 Last Post 04/26/04 at 12:02:12
By: GMRuslanScherbakov
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The Slav: 4.e3 Bg4
In the Slow Slav the line 4...Bf5 was extensively analysed on this site. But what about the line 4...Bg4 ? Black has to give up the bishop after 5.h3, but so does he in 4...Bf5. Why is the popularity ...

Started 03/25/03 at 07:27:53 by alex8 (Guest)
3 3438 Last Post 07/24/04 at 19:44:30
By: SutterCane
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Exchange Slav: 6. ...Nh5
Does anyone know the story on this line:
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 cxd5 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. Bf4 Nh5.
NCO says 7. Bd2 Nf6 8. e3 +=, but I have some complaints.
I don't really see ...

Started 07/28/04 at 23:27:41 by kevinludwig
2 2084 Last Post 08/09/04 at 19:12:26
By: kevinludwig
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Thrilling System ???
Hi friends,
can our experts recommend what is best for WHITE vs:
1.d4 d5
2.c4 c6
3.e3 Nf6
4.Bd3 "e5"
Thanks for help!

Started 08/27/04 at 18:45:33 by SutterCane
1 1770 Last Post 09/02/04 at 21:10:38
By: Glenn Snow
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Slav 4.e3 Bf5
In "Play 1.d4!" Palliser gives, "1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.e3 Bf5 5.cxd5 exd5 6.Qb3 Qc7 7.Bd2 e6 8.Bb5+ Nbd7!? 9.O-O a6! 10. Bxd7+ Nxd7 11.Ne5!".  Palliser's game continued with 11...Rc8, but I don'...

Started 03/20/04 at 15:38:06 by Glenn Snow
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22 9203 Last Post 10/07/04 at 02:23:00
By: Geof Strayer (Guest)
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Meran System 8...Bd6
What do people think of 8...Bd6 in the Meran:
1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 e6 5.e3 Nbd7 6.Bd3 dxc4 7.Bxc4 b5 8.Bd3 Bd6
I can find no mention of this in Ruslan's ebooks. However this line ...

Started 11/05/04 at 19:10:54 by Harvey Williamson
6 3351 Last Post 11/07/04 at 10:09:29
By: lnn2
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d4 d5 c4 c6 nc3 e5!?
Does this site has anything specific on this opening, whatever its called? are there any books on this line?

Started 12/14/04 at 21:25:55 by Craig (Guest)
1 2036 Last Post 12/14/04 at 22:15:00
By: HgMan
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Transpositions to the Slav
I'm a Slav player and have been struggling to find the best way to transpose to a Slav position after 1 c4.  Obviously, Black can play 1 ... c6, or 1 ... Nf6, and there are endless ways to reach a sta...

Started 11/26/04 at 14:47:13 by HgMan
7 2787 Last Post 12/17/04 at 14:55:43
By: John Cox (Guest)
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Move order question in the exchange Slav.
After 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.xd5 xd5 4.Nf3 does black have any good independant variations from the Nf6 main line? If not why does white almost always include Nf3 before exchanging? e6 leading to a semisla...

Started 01/22/05 at 14:11:40 by arthur (Guest)
1 1566 Last Post 01/26/05 at 16:43:29
By: Markovich
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exchange slav
how do u make the exchange slav interesting/complex after
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. cxd5 cxd5

Started 03/13/05 at 20:47:43 by misreal9 (Guest)
7 2902 Last Post 03/23/05 at 10:36:45
By: Markovich
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Slav Defense Help for White
I was looking for some good, solid sidelines to play against the Slav Defense, since whenever I play the a4 Bxc4 0-0 Qe2 (the Dutch Variation) I take a beating. I think I've got the Semi-Slav figured ...

Started 03/25/05 at 22:37:39 by Profi
1 1678 Last Post 03/26/05 at 08:41:31
By: lnn2
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can anyone annotate this game??
Hi all,  Grin
   Please help me  annotate this games, thanx~~ Wink (BTW it's not mine )
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 Bf5 6. Ne5 Nbd7 7. Nxc4 Qc7 8.
g3 e5 9. dxe5 Nxe5 10. ...

Started 04/15/05 at 05:07:08 by nihlathaks
2 1423 Last Post 04/25/05 at 05:47:10
By: John Simmons (Guest)
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The New Slav
IM Martin discusses the following line against the Slav, which he calls "The New Slav":
1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 dxc4 4.e3 Be6!?
Part 1:<br ...

Started 05/04/05 at 06:25:05 by JN
3 2102 Last Post 05/04/05 at 11:46:52
By: JN
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Suechting Variation
I am looking for information about the Suechting variation of the Slav which consist of playing 4...Qb6 instead of the Chebanenko 4...a6.
It would great if Ruslan could publish an article about i...

Started 06/02/05 at 07:03:56 by Richard Dumoulin (Guest)
5 2570 Last Post 06/07/05 at 19:17:00
By: HgMan
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Sadler:  "The Slav"
I was sure that if I went back through old threads I'd find some discussion of Matthew Sadler's "The Slav," but couldn't find it mentioned.
I know that his book on the QGD is frequently mentioned...

Started 05/03/05 at 05:14:35 by Longspur (Guest)
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16 7757 Last Post 06/25/05 at 23:44:05
By: Smyslov_Fan
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cd cd
current status of exchange slav??? whats the deal

Started 07/09/05 at 08:11:44 by emoskow
6 2819 Last Post 07/11/05 at 13:33:35
By: Smyslov_Fan
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Complete repetoire for a Slav player.
I am considering taking up 1.d4 d5 as Black and am happy with a slav against 2.c4. Is there a good book available as a complete repetoire for Black against London System, Torre etc, that would work w...

Started 07/26/05 at 04:46:37 by TomR
1 1582 Last Post 07/26/05 at 09:38:28
By: lnn2
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Slav questions
Hi, I have a couple of questions about the Slav, and in particular line D17.
Firstly, in line D17 with Morozevich's 11...g5, could someone help me understand a problem I have, please?  I have bee...

Started 09/22/05 at 15:51:42 by slates
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32 9935 Last Post 09/29/05 at 13:47:00
By: Semkov (Guest)
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Why 4...Bd6 in the Road Map?
In the road map for d4-d5, one move order is as follows:
1. d4 d5
2. c4 e6
3. Nf3 c6
4. e3 Bd6
I don't understand 4...Bd6. Crafty agrees that it's good, but when I have White ...

Started 11/04/05 at 12:12:13 by tewald
10 3373 Last Post 11/06/05 at 12:30:56
By: Smyslov_Fan
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Bronstein-Steiner Slav: 5. a4 Bg4!?
5... Bg4 might well be renamed the Chinese Slav since as far as i know they are probably the only 2600s playing it nowadays (see following two games from World Team Championship). Every source i've re...

Started 11/12/05 at 02:22:10 by lnn2
0 1077 Last Post 11/12/05 at 02:22:09
By: lnn2
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