Latest Updates:
Slav Slav
Main Slav Defence [D16-19], Slow Slav [D11-12], Exchange [D13-14] Chebanenko [D10 & D15]
(Moderators: proustiskeen, TN)
Topics: 189
Posts: 2390
Pages Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 10
There are no actions to perform.
 
Subject Sort (A-Z) / Started By Replies Views Last Post
Normal Topic
"Anti-Slavs"
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Qc2 or the more unusual Qb3?!
Against the latter I have been looking at a6 intending a quick b5 against almost anything to try to make the queen misplaced. If  c5,...

Started 07/22/06 at 08:57:02 by KingDan
0 1392 Last Post 07/22/06 at 08:57:00
By: KingDan
Normal Topic
"Chess Explained, The Main-Line Slav"
Seems "Chess Explained, The Main-Line Slav" by Vigorito is out (28-Apr). Any feedback ?

Started 05/10/09 at 02:34:50 by saubhikr
1 1159 Last Post 05/12/09 at 20:15:05
By: nestor
Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies)
(D10) 1d4 d5 2c4 c6 3Nc3 dxc4 4a4 e5 (as Black)
I am surprised to see that _at club level_ how many players begin with the queen's knight on move three against the Slav.  Of course, I know that there is nothing wrong with the move. By playing this ...

Started 04/20/09 at 09:16:34 by HoemberChess
« Pages 1 2 all »
This topic contains 1 attachment
16 6231 Last Post 04/22/09 at 21:37:55
By: kylemeister
Normal Topic
....e5 or c5 break?
What is usually the best break in slav, e5 or c5? Which one give more winning chances...
thx

Started 04/29/16 at 20:31:55 by Tibor
3 2587 Last Post 04/30/16 at 20:47:50
By: ErictheRed
Normal Topic
...a6 slav
Hi all,
What do people think of the a6 slav?  1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 a6???  Is it sharper than regular slav of the slav with 5...e6??  IS it still playable?/
Thanks,
ZATARA

Started 05/31/08 at 04:25:11 by Zatara
1 1168 Last Post 06/04/08 at 07:43:08
By: Smyslov_Fan
Very Hot Topic (More than 25 Replies)
...a6 Slav (and Bologan's Chebanenko book)
Apologies if I've missed the thread on this one, but whilst waiting for James Vigus' book on the Slav I've been going through Matthew Sadler's Slav book (and Flear's recent SO work) and came across th...

Started 05/14/08 at 00:56:02 by slates
« Pages 1 2 3 all »
33 17862 Last Post 09/15/08 at 18:37:27
By: kylemeister
Normal Topic
...a6 Slav / recent Topalov win with c5 / Bf4
In a recent tournament, Topalov played a game against ...a6 Slav (Barcot or someone).  He played c5, Bf4, Bd2, then Na4, Nb6, Nxc8, etc.  Does anyone have a score of the game? (Yes, I need to be bette...

Started 06/13/06 at 06:29:47 by MrET
1 1182 Last Post 06/13/06 at 09:42:54
By: Alias
Very Hot Topic (More than 25 Replies)
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 for Slav Players
I always had a dilemma with this move order when I played the Slav. What is the best response for a Slav player, when White does not want to play the line 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4? If ...

Started 03/28/12 at 23:02:34 by Gilchrist is a legend
« Pages 1 2 3 4 all »
59 27387 Last Post 08/21/12 at 19:20:06
By: Bauerndiplom
Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies)
1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Nf3 Bf5
Do you know of web-articles on the line:
1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Nf3 Bf5

Started 08/22/07 at 09:33:06 by player2006
« Pages 1 2 all »
20 6910 Last Post 08/23/07 at 17:58:26
By: kylemeister
Normal Topic
1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 dxc4 5.a4 a5!?
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 a5!?
In the book SOS vol 10, GM Artur Kogan advocates this variation for black, but in my database it scores badly for black, do you think it's play...

Started 12/07/09 at 01:26:05 by okpawn
1 1382 Last Post 12/08/09 at 15:35:21
By: jitb
Normal Topic
1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 Qb6
recently i faced this queenmove in some ICC games. So now, i search the most ambitious line for white, the way how one gets advantage against it. So far, the critical variations seem for me to be 5.c5...

Started 09/02/09 at 23:11:09 by MatrixX
0 887 Last Post 09/02/09 at 23:11:08
By: MatrixX
Normal Topic
1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c6 4.f3
What is the recommended line against 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c6 4.f3?
Thanks

Started 04/26/08 at 17:18:49 by Arnold Gove
7 2468 Last Post 04/27/08 at 20:48:23
By: nyoke
Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies) Poll
Poll: 3. Nc3 or 3. Nf3 in the Slav?
After 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6, 3. Nf3 seems to be the main move. However, in virtually all the variations with Nf3 first, White plays Nc3 next or very soon. In fact, if one started 3. Nc3 and Black does not...

Started 02/22/08 at 21:23:52 by exigentsky
« Pages 1 2 all »
24 10607 Last Post 12/02/08 at 21:35:56
By: Kowl
Normal Topic
3.Nc3 or 3.Nf3 against the Slav.
There is a question which is often neglected and I can't find a clear answer to it in the books I have nor on chesspublishing. In the Slav, after 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6, what are the respective merits of 3.N...

Started 12/01/08 at 02:17:57 by Sleepy kitten
8 5914 Last Post 01/26/09 at 13:50:14
By: AlanG
Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies)
4. e3 Bg4 Slav Theoretical Question
I'm not sure why Black takes White's knight in this variation:
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bg4 5. h3 Bh5 6. cxd5 Bxf3
Why not just ...cxd5 7. g4 Bg6 8. Ne5 e6 9. Nc3 Nfd7 10. Nxg6 hxg...

Started 03/01/10 at 23:43:43 by exigentsky
12 3910 Last Post 03/06/10 at 14:24:54
By: BPaulsen
Normal Topic
4. e3 slav book
Hi,
Does anyone know a book on the 4. e3 slav variation, a little more basic than Avrukh's 1. d4 with explanatory prose?
Thanks Smiley
PS I don't like "starting out: slav and semi-slav" by ...

Started 06/18/09 at 17:12:20 by jitb
7 2552 Last Post 06/22/09 at 15:21:23
By: TicklyTim
Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies)
4...Bf5!? in a 4.e3 slav?
1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.e3 Bf5!?
Does this completely equalize? Are there some active tries white can try against it? Perhaps something with g2-g4 or something? (I don't like the Nf3-h4xg6 va...

Started 02/28/09 at 17:49:28 by Zatox
11 5184 Last Post 03/02/09 at 22:47:47
By: dfan
Normal Topic
4.Qc2
I play the 4.Qc2 Slav according to "Wojo's Weapons". Do you know if there is any other (white repertoire) book or article that advocates this move?

Started 04/22/17 at 10:38:02 by TD
2 2519 Last Post 04/22/17 at 17:36:06
By: TD
Normal Topic Poll
Poll: 4.Qc2 or 4.e3 vs. the Slav
The starting position is 1.Nf3 d5 2.d4 Nf6 3.c4 c6.
Aside from the fact that I am a Catalan player (after 3..e6 I play 4.g3), what do you think, which sequence is stronger for White?
A) 4.e...

Started 02/07/09 at 12:17:16 by HoemberChess
5 2090 Last Post 02/12/09 at 10:23:22
By: HoemberChess
Normal Topic
5....Qa5!? in mainline Slav
Hi, I have just seen a new idea (at least as far as I can tell) that certainly isn't covered in the opening books I own and has not appeared on the radar of the best players.
(This was played on ...

Started 07/18/09 at 22:14:23 by Smyslov_Fan
6 2118 Last Post 07/23/09 at 20:48:29
By: MNb
Pages Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 10
There are no actions to perform.
 
Normal Topic Normal Topic
Sticky Topic Sticky Topic
Locked Topic Locked Topic
Locked Topic Sticky Locked Topic
Moved Topic Moved Topic
Global Announcement Global Announcement
Locked Global Announcement Locked Global Announcement
Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies) Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies)
Very Hot Topic (More than 25 Replies) Very Hot Topic (More than 25 Replies)
You can view Topics in this Board.

You cannot post replies to Topics in this Board.
You cannot start new Topics in this Board.
You cannot post Attachments in this Board.
You cannot start Polls in this Board.
 
  ‹ Board Index   Top