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Any new Accelerated Dragon Book rumors out there?
I'm curious if there are any rumors of a new Accelerated Dragon book in the works?  I believe the last book (not including chessbase or dvd's) was the Starting Out series, and that seemed like a long ...

Started 05/08/11 at 02:04:07 by MrAlekhine
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By: nimzo5
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B34: Strange Accelerated Dragon
I had a game on Saturday where mhy oponent played the following unusual move order:
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6
If white plays normally black seems to either get an ...

Started 04/11/11 at 13:05:06 by WillT
11 8924 Last Post 04/18/11 at 15:07:39
By: MNb
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B38: accel dragon - Maroczy with early f3
This is a bit of a crossover question.
In the KID Saemisch it seems that Black can transpose to the Marozcy, though it never seems to occur. I'm interested in this for two reasons, because I'm co...

Started 03/15/11 at 11:56:00 by TicklyTim
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By: bragesjo
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Maroczy structure study materials?
I was wondering what the best book/webpage/material is for getting acquainted with this structure and possibly the typical ideas and plans.  Suggestions?

Started 03/15/11 at 15:16:26 by Jay
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By: Jay
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B36-B39: Any Accelerated Dragon fan here?
In this forum we see mostly standard dragons, probably because it is a lot more popular and funnier than the accelerated dragon! I am getting interested in the accelerated dragon as a solid weapon(Gur...

Started 11/06/06 at 21:11:38 by ArKheiN
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By: TicklyTim
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Maroczy bind 7. ...Ng4 in Accelerated dragon
In Andrew Greet's book Starting Out: The Accelerated Dragon one of the chapters is devoted to
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5.  c4 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6
7.  Nc3  Ng4 

Started 12/21/10 at 03:17:14 by Highfive
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By: TicklyTim
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Missing Maroczy against Hyper Accelerated
OK, time for my first post here! It's been great reading for a bit, but I feel like joining the fun!
I have a repertoir problem for White against the Dragons. I feel like I'm move-ordered by a ce...

Started 07/30/10 at 18:28:06 by Randomeister
12 7831 Last Post 08/05/10 at 12:43:33
By: Randomeister
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Acc. Dragon sideline
Does anybody know an antidote to 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 g6 5.Nc3 Bg7 6.Be3 Nf6 7.Bc4 Ne5?  Normal appears to be 8.Bb3 Neg4.  Here De la Villa gives 9.Bf4 e5 10.Ndb5 d5! 11.Nxd5 Nxd5 12.Qxd...

Started 07/19/10 at 13:32:41 by Markovich
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By: Bonsai
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accelerated dragon
What is best and most active system vs Maroczy bind? 

Started 07/17/10 at 04:38:23 by Zatara
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By: bragesjo
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Unusual 6. Nxc6 Move Order in Accel.
I can't find any books covering this line to give any analysis as to why this move order is unfavorable since it isn't mentioned anywhere.
1.e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd 4. Nxd4 g6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. N...

Started 02/28/10 at 13:49:57 by trumpet83
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By: Spree K
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Accelerated Dragon 5.Nc3 8...a5
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Bg7 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 O-O 8. Bb3 a5
I am wondering what the latest theory is in this position. Is 9.0-0 supposed to be better than 9.f3 and how do...

Started 01/15/10 at 01:41:52 by MemoryMaster
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By: MemoryMaster
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Accelerated dragon as a defence vs. 1.Nf3/1.c4
I'm an aspiring club player who has been playing the accelerated for over a year now using Andrew Greet's book as a source.  I've become fairly comfortable with the opening and consider it to be my "b...

Started 08/21/09 at 12:28:42 by Highfive
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By: PatzerNoster
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Nov. Update on Accelerated Dragondorf
The industrious British GM's churned out another top-class set of annotations- but unfortunately the critical line of the Accelerated Dragondorf seems to have been skipped over. I refer after 14. f4 t...

Started 11/17/09 at 10:18:35 by ACSian
6 5549 Last Post 11/25/09 at 05:30:49
By: ACSian
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Accel-Dragon: Classical with Be2
I played the accel-dragon in a league game last night. It's a line where Black seems to equalize comfortably but at the risk of making the position stale.
The opening went 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3....

Started 09/16/09 at 12:51:38 by TicklyTim
4 2307 Last Post 09/17/09 at 05:10:43
By: kylemeister
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The Hyper-Accelerated Dragon move order issue
I play Accelerated Dragon against 1.e4 players. Sometimes I go for normal move order (i.e. 2....Nc6) and sometimes hyper-accelerated 2...g6 version. Even here, namely after 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 g6 3.d4, havi...

Started 08/23/09 at 10:09:39 by Kubi
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By: Kubi
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How to play the Maroczy bind?
I've been having trouble against the accelerated dragon. I set up a Maroczy bind but have trouble finding an active plan. The games that give me the most trouble are those where black plays for b5 and...

Started 09/13/05 at 18:07:21 by Arthur I (Guest)
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By: Keano
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Accelerated dragon variation good for white?
This position that is reached after the following moves seems to be extremely critical. Can white gain an opening advantage after 13.h5 and if so what does that continutation look like?
I read on...

Started 07/21/09 at 11:20:01 by greymattermatters
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By: bragesjo
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Acc Dragon Greets 21...Ld7 in Maroczy only +=?
I do not find an equaising way after Greets 211...Ld7 in his Maroczybook for black. 1.e4 c5 2.Sf3 g6 3.d4 cd: 4.Sd4: Sc6 5.c4 Sf6 6.Sc3 Lg7 7.Le2 Sd4: 8.Dd4: d6 9.Le3 0-0 10.Dd2 Le6 11.Tc1...

Started 05/30/09 at 18:11:21 by Bromstein
3 2628 Last Post 06/20/09 at 18:57:57
By: Bromstein
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accel Dragon, Be3, f3, Qd2
In the Accel Dragon recently a player played the Be3, f3, Qd2 system to which I played 8..d5.
After 9.0-0-0 dxe5; 10.Nxc6 Qxd2; 11.Bxd2 bxc6; 12.fxe4 I followed with 12..Bg4.
I found the Bis...

Started 06/10/09 at 13:00:04 by TicklyTim
3 1968 Last Post 06/11/09 at 09:00:47
By: TicklyTim
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Poll: What is the best book on the Accelerated Dragon?
Wondering what everybody thinks is the best book on this opening. Since there was some controversy (Tiviakov's comments), the topic interests me.

Started 04/26/09 at 06:30:23 by ghenghisclown
6 5181 Last Post 04/29/09 at 14:19:06
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