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Maroczy Bind Qb6
1.e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.nxd4 g6 5.c4 Qb6 !?
can this move help black to have more fun vs Maroczy bind ?

Started 02/12/24 at 13:04:23 by piefr1
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By: RosemarysBaby
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Accelerated Dragon
Hi Dragonners. Let's say we "forced" white to play the moves : 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 g6 3.d4 cxd 4.Nxd4 Bg7 5.Nc3 Nc6 6.Be3 Nf6 7.Bc4 i see 3 options for Black
A/ ... Qa5 8.0-0 slightly better for White<...

Started 02/27/24 at 16:30:29 by parisestmagique
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By: robertjamesbobbyfischer
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Accelerated Dragon with GM Alex Fier
I would like to know the index of variations from this course from Modern Chess. What does he play against the Maroczy?

Started 02/12/22 at 09:35:34 by TD
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By: bragesjo
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New accelerated Dragon books
I will play in a accelerated dragon thematical event in December.
I made quick look about books on the opening.
The first thing I discovered was that Panjwani book got a 2nd editi...

Started 03/16/19 at 14:21:38 by bragesjo
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By: FreeRepublic
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Modernized Acc Dragon
Just saw an advertising cover in another brand new TP book (Swiercz RL1):
The Modernized Accelerated Dragon  by Carsten Hansen
tracke  Smiley

Started 02/16/21 at 12:12:20 by tracke
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By: TD
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Why do coaches recommend the Accelerated Dragon?
Lately, I notice that a lot of coaches recommend the Accelerated Dragon for club players vs 1.e4. These coaches are IM's and GM's who are chess coaches. I heard even some masters say that their coach ...

Started 01/05/21 at 08:36:18 by doefmat
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By: XChess1971
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Understanding Maroczy Structures
Does anybody have this book by Mikhalchishin & Mohr and what do you think of it?

Started 11/29/19 at 16:05:26 by TD
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By: doefmat
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1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.Nge2 g6 4.d4 cxd4 5.Nxd4 Bg7
6.Be3 Nf6 7.Bc4 O-O 8.Bb3
surprising idea , I never saw this, but it seems to fully equalize
9. f3 e6 10.Qd2 d5

Started 09/06/18 at 10:23:16 by gsgs
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By: gsgs
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11...b5 12.h4 h5 ?!
1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.Nf3 g6 4.d4 cxd4 5.Nxd4 Bg7
6.Be3 Nf6 7.Bc4 O-O 8.Bb3 d6 9.f3 Bd7 10.Qd2 Nxd4
11.Bxd4 b5 12.h4
12...h5 alleged white advantage but maybe just an easily
drawn en...

Started 09/06/18 at 10:57:59 by gsgs
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By: MNb
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Accelerated Dragon and 2700+ players
I enjoy playing the Accelerated Dragon on the club level as it is a solid opening, yet offers Black some decent counter chances.
However, I am bit concerned that there are hardly any t...

Started 08/08/18 at 10:45:12 by Horatio
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By: Lauri Torni
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The Hyper Accelerated Dragon (Thinkers Publishing)
I was perusing the Thinkers Publishing website for upcoming books and I came upon this title as being scheduled to be released in October 2016: "The Hyper Accelerated Dragon, a repertoire for Black" b...

Started 10/04/16 at 01:35:50 by abrahampayton
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By: TopNotch
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new accelarated dragon
is it out yet>and what is the book contents by chapter please.any comments on andrew greets acc. dragon book welcome. 2018.

Started 01/12/18 at 07:29:14 by petertohen
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the Accelerated Dragon by Heine Nielsen
Iam returning  too the the Accelerated Dragon. Is Heine Nielsen old book still valid ? or should i go for Greets book or wait for Lalics new book ?

Started 04/22/14 at 20:13:12 by TomKarlsen
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By: CanadianClub
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8...e6 in the Yugoslav Accelerated Dragon
So, I'm a newcomer to the accelerated dragon and in the process of picking up on the opening theory related to this fun idea. I've picked copies of both Greet's "Starting Out: the Accelerated Dragon" ...

Started 02/22/15 at 02:11:05 by abrahampayton
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classical 7.Be2 - win against lower rated players
After the so-called classical variation in the Accelerated Dragon:
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 g6 5.Nc3 Bg7 6.Be3 Nf6 7.Be2 0-0
a very good titled player said me yesterday that maybe ...

Started 11/28/14 at 12:45:43 by CanadianClub
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By: kylemeister
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Accelerated Dragon, Main Line:7.--Qa5 or 7.--0-0 ?
i want to know, which continuation do you prefer in the main line accelerated dragon after the following moves:
1.e4-c5 2.Nf3-g6 3.d4-cxd4 4.Nxd4-Nc6 5.Nc3-Bg7 6.Be3-Nf6 7.Bc4
Now, ...

Started 06/22/14 at 15:58:12 by MaSu
3 7417 Last Post 09/06/14 at 10:38:47
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Lalic 2014. Play the Accelerated Dragon
New everyman book peter lalic
176 p.  Shocked

Started 04/15/14 at 18:39:03 by Sniper
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By: kylemeister
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Accelerated Dragon questions from a newbie
I'm a French Defense player (elo aprox 1950). But I saw last week a video called "The Accelerated Dragon Assault" or something like that in a friend house (in fact not the entire video) and I...

Started 12/19/12 at 12:23:33 by CanadianClub
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By: ArKheiN
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B35: Accelerated Dragon with 7...Qa5
I have subscribed to the Dragon section from the beginning and really appreciate Chris Ward's annotations, but it seems to me that the choice of games is sometimes rather odd and that some important g...

Started 04/20/10 at 10:48:31 by Paddy
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By: bragesjo
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Lev Alburt on the Accelerated Dragon
In Chess Openings For Black, Explained, Lev Alburt gives 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 g6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nc6 and says "As we'll see in a later chapter on the Maroczy, this is more accurate than 4...Bg7." He never e...

Started 09/13/12 at 11:54:59 by BobbyDigital80
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