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C02: Another lost tempo in the Advance
A while ago Dom raised the idea of White losing a tempo in the Euwe line of the advance variation
http://www.chesspub.com/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1199562081
and the general feeling was the idea ...

Started 07/31/08 at 08:46:08 by JonathanB
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By: JonathanB
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C02: Question re. Watson's advance French line
Does anyone know of a good line for white against Watson's suggestion of the following line in the advance French:
1.e4 e6  2.d4 d5  3.e5 c5  4.c3 Nc6  5.Nf3 Bd7  6.Be2 f6  7.0-0 cd  8.cd fe  9.N...

Started 04/30/03 at 16:43:49 by newbie (Guest)
8 6551 Last Post 11/28/04 at 14:56:18
By: HgMan
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C02: Advance  4. c3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Bd7 6. Be2 Nh6
I'm trying to get additional information on this line.  Ziegler recommends it on the Chessbase DVD but I can't get find any additional information on various lines which follow including 7. Bxh6 gh.  ...

Started 03/09/09 at 20:19:00 by d107111
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By: d107111
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C02: Milner-Barry Gambit Declined
In The Flexible French Moskalenko suggests that 5 ...Qb6 6 Bd3 Nh6!? 7 0-0 cd 8 cd Nf5 9 Bf5 ef 10 Nc3 Be6 is OK for Black (11 Ne2 h6!) even though Black has played ...Qb6 instead of ...Be7, given tha...

Started 12/17/10 at 11:16:56 by Michael Ayton
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By: OldGrizzly
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C02: kupeichik variation
is the kupreichick  variation  ( 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 c5 4.c3 Nc6 5. Be3!?) a good weapon vs the french? It looks like  it's not very popular i 'd like to know why.

Started 08/24/04 at 02:04:57 by piefr (Guest)
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By: HgMan
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C02: Giving tempo in Euwe variation
I reached end of my reading of Sveshnikov's book about the Advance.
An interesting (new?) move is following one in Euwe variation:
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 c5 4.c3 Nc6 5.Nf3 Bd7 (Euwe variation ...

Started 06/15/08 at 18:48:17 by dom
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By: dom
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C02: Need input; Advance Variation
Greetings,
In the line;
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 c5 4.c3 Nc6 5.Nf3 Bd7 6.a3 f6 (is this best?) 7.ef
Now how should black recapture?
I am aware that 7.Bd3 is more common & also that a...

Started 01/21/05 at 21:27:19 by Voprak
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By: Templare
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C02: Milner Barry Gambit deferred.
The Milner gambit has to a large extent been analysed out.
1 e4 e6
2. d4 d5
3. e5 c5
4. c3 Nc6
5. Nf3 Qb6
6. Bd3 Bd7 7. Nc3 or 0-0
However white can play 6.a3 when b...

Started 02/26/08 at 12:59:40 by flaviddude
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By: MartinC
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C02: Looking for a good system vs the French.
As an e4 player, I must confess that, as others have said in the past, playing against the French can be depressing.  I just don't get the type of positions I like.  Years ago I played the French as b...

Started 03/30/10 at 13:20:14 by yankdog
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By: MNb
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C02: Offbeat French via Nimzo move order
Does anyone have any experience of/thoughts on the line 1 e4 Nc6 2 Nf3 e6 3 d4 d5 4 e5? So far as I know 4 ...f6!? is meant to be reasonable for Black, but there are many alternatives: 4 ...b6, 4 ...Q...

Started 09/28/05 at 16:29:06 by Michael Ayton
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By: lnn2
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