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Pterodactyl variation
What are the main differences between the Dragon/Accelerated as compared to the Pterodactyl (e4 c5 Nf3 g6!?)?  Are there any independent lines white should be aware of?  Or should white just continue ...

Started 12/01/03 at 16:15:58 by nexirae
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By: AmateurDragoneer
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Maroczy Bind with Nh6
e4 c5 Nf3 Nc6 d4 cxd4 Nxd4 g6 c4 Bg7 Be3 Nh6 Nc3 0-0 Be2 f5 exf5 Bxd4 Bxh6 (If Bxd4 then Nxf5 Bc5 d6 Ba3 Nfd4 = +) Rxf5 0-0 Qb6 Nd5 Qxb2 (Bxf2?? Kh1 Qd4 Bg4) Rb1 Qa3 Nc7 Rb8 Nb5 Qc5 Bxd4 Qxd4
wh...

Started 08/26/03 at 12:22:24 by trevV (Guest)
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Accelerated Dragon, Main Line:7.--Qa5 or 7.--0-0 ?
Hi,
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 7391 Last Post 09/06/14 at 10:38:47
By: PANFR
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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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Problem with the Accelerated Dragon
I have just recently begun playing the accelerated dragon to avoid the yugoslav, but i have come accross a problem.
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cd 4.Nxd4 g3 5.c4 Nf6 6.Nc3 Bg2 7.NxN bxN 8.e5 and my kn...

Started 03/04/08 at 02:05:29 by kobesarmy
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By: J-dog
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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?
https://www.modern-chess.com/accelerated-dragon-with-gm-alex-fier-video-dat...

Started 02/12/22 at 09:35:34 by TD
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By: bragesjo
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Masroczy bind ideas in acc. dragon
Hi,
I wonder if someone could give a beginner at openings theory a briefing on the different ideas in the maroczy bind situation that can appear in the dragon. The main question is how white play...

Started 06/05/07 at 12:58:21 by chesscheese
6 5170 Last Post 06/13/07 at 19:19:46
By: JudgeDeath
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Silman & Donaldson or Hansen & Nielsen ?
Should I buy Silman & Donaldson : Accelerated Dragons or Hansen & Nielsen : Sicilian Accelerated Dragon?

Started 02/03/06 at 05:36:26 by jarih
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By: fluffy
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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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playing hyper accelerated??
Hi, i am an alekhine player; but now i want to learn other defense against e4. I always think that sicilian is the best but has much theory. Last week i bought a Roman´s DVD collection and he recommen...

Started 08/17/07 at 19:21:01 by peon4rey
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By: Keano
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Forcing a Yugoslav out of the Accelerated dragon
Asking anybody to share there experiences playing white to force a Yugoslav style regular dragon out of the accelerated dragon by playing a Bc4 , Be3 , f3 set up . Where can White go wrong and where c...

Started 01/19/08 at 03:03:12 by krieger
5 3521 Last Post 01/20/08 at 11:43:21
By: bragesjo
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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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Accelerated Dragon questions from a newbie
Hi,
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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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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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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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
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By: ACSian
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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
5 3089 Last Post 02/18/21 at 11:05:52
By: TD
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Move-orders in the Accelrated Dragon
Hi guys!
I am considering taking up the Accelrated Dragon as my second defence against 1.e4(my other defence is the Najdorf variation).
I was just wondering which move-order I should play: ...

Started 08/01/05 at 14:17:30 by Milkman (Guest)
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By: TimS (Guest)
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B35 Acc Dr 7...Qa5 8.0-0 d6 9.Nb3 Qc7 and now??
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 Qa5 8. O-O d6 9. Nb3 Qc7
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Started 05/31/09 at 22:19:10 by kingpingpong
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