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Fantasy variation against the Caro Kann!!
Surely the Fantasy Variation (1.e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3.f3!) has to be the most exciting way to meet the Caro Kann. Can't understand why more players don't play it. Shocked Shocked

Started 08/18/10 at 19:05:34 by tickleme
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By: FreeRepublic
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Squeezing the Caro-Kann
 
Squeezing the Caro-Kann — Simple Chess
by Alexander Khalifman and Sergei Soloviov
Chess Stars Ltd Sofia, 252 pages, January 15th 2022
On their homepage there‘s now a preview (only bibliography ...

Started 12/18/21 at 10:45:34 by tracke
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By: bragesjo
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3.Nc3 de4 4.Ne4 Nf6 5.Nf6 ef6 Caro-Kann
Today I had a quick look at this line of the Caro-Kann (1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3/Nd2 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Nf6 5.Nxf6 exf6) and think this line could be an interesting surprise variation. However when searching fo...

Started 06/27/12 at 13:44:16 by TN
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By: semper_fidelis
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The Fashionable Caro-Kann - still fashionable?
I bought the DVD "The Fashionable Caro-Kann Vol.1 and 2" by Vidit Gujrathi and played the recommended lines with some success in a few games until I switched to another defense for a while.
I am ...

Started 04/01/20 at 14:49:57 by HAJS
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By: semper_fidelis
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Depressing new system (1.e4 c6 2.Nf3 d5 3.d3)
3.d3 de 4.de Qd1 5.Kd1
Somehow everything looks good for white Sad

Started 05/24/21 at 16:53:03 by adal
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Yet another Caro Kann book...
True, this time from QC, this time by Lars... Apparently QC were the last major publisher without Caro book within last several years  Wink
http://www.qualitychess.co.uk/products/1/390/playing_the_...

Started 10/18/20 at 21:58:42 by semper_fidelis
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By: TD
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Win with the Caro-Kann
Gambit is publishing a new book on the Caro-Kann by one of my favourite authors on openings Sverre Johnsen, together with T.R. Hansen.
http://www.gambitbooks.com/books/Win_With_the_Caro-Kann.html...

Started 11/05/20 at 11:35:45 by TD
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By: Stefan Buecker
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h4 Advance
Which is the best  practical line against the h4 Advance Caro Kann which equalizes?

Started 10/16/20 at 16:06:49 by mxstoe
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By: Lauri Torni
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Sources on Panov Attack against Caro
I am trying to find resources to learn Panov attack. I have the CB monograph by Zoran Petronijevic (B13-14) and Caro-Kann Defence Panov Attack-Anatoly Karpov & Mikhail Podgaets book so far. The CB mon...

Started 04/22/10 at 20:57:56 by Kubi
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By: FreeRepublic
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4... Nf6 in the classical
I recently took up the Caro-Kann again after not having played it for the past two years. When I got back to it there had been some changes. One of them seems to be that 4... Nf6 in the classical has ...

Started 09/12/20 at 10:49:58 by HAJS
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By: Fllg
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Bologon on the Caro-Kann
The follow up to Bologon’s Kings Indian and Bologon’s Ruy Lopez/Open Games, it seems we now have Bologon’s Caro-Kann to look forward to next year!

Started 12/18/17 at 10:43:17 by najdorfslayer
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By: HgMan
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C-K Revisited by Rambaldi
The Caro-Kann Revisited  by Francesco Rambaldi
As seen in the coming soon section at Thinkers Publishing.
tracke Smiley

Started 03/13/20 at 21:19:40 by tracke
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By: Laramonet
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Fernandez on the Caro-Kann
If Bologan's new book isn't enough, there will shortly be an alternative: The Modernized Caro-Kann by GM Daniel Fernandez, from Thinkers Publishing (not Metropolitan Publishing, who produced two excel...

Started 05/17/18 at 20:28:43 by Straggler
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By: brabo
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The Fashionable Caro-Kann - still fashionable?
Since it was released I have the DVD "The Fashionable Caro-Kann Vol.1 and 2" by Vidit Gujrathi and have played the recommended lines with some success in a few games until I switched to another defens...

Started 04/05/20 at 18:50:03 by HAJS
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By: TopNotch
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new Caro-Kann repertoire DVD from Chessbase
https://www.niggemann.com/en/caro-kann-berliner-geheimvarianten-1-2.html
Anyone have any idea of whether an English release is planned?

Started 12/13/19 at 13:29:37 by Wwqlcw
3 2053 Last Post 12/14/19 at 00:14:03
By: Leon_Trotsky
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Exchange Caro-Kann with 4.Bf4
Is there any downside for White to use the move order 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4.Bf4 instead of the more usual 4.c3? 4.Bf4 stops lines with ...Qc7 in which Black prevents Bf4, so I was wondering i...

Started 01/15/19 at 17:35:56 by BobbyDigital80
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By: BobbyDigital80
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Caro-Kann exchange variation
MNb wrote on 09/30/09 at 11:49:12:
It amazes me that Keano, usually a very sensible and reasonable guy, defends this book. He neglects the two main complaints: the three authors systematically evaluate equal positions as sligh...

MnB - this i

Started 10/01/09 at 08:54:08 by Keano
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By: kylemeister
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Unorthodox tries in the Main Line Caro-Kann
This is a dangerous path. I should stick to the well-trodden path, I know I should. But I can't resist exploring some of the following. I'm sure they have some merit in shorter games, but does either ...

Started 07/11/18 at 16:34:54 by HgMan
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By: HgMan
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Bronstein-Larsen
1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Nf6 5.Nxf6+ gxf6

I don't want to pretend that this is superior to the mainline Caro Kann, but is it theoretically sound? And to what extent might one acquire any...

Started 09/10/17 at 03:13:46 by HgMan
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By: HgMan
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Finnish Variation (4...h6)
Does the Finnish Variation of the Caro Kann (1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 dxe4 4.Nxe4 h6) have any independent merit? Naturally some lines can diverge back into mainline theory—and 4...h6 can also serve as a...

Started 07/10/18 at 05:20:55 by HgMan
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By: HgMan
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