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Caro-Kann (with g6) For the KID/KIA player
Hi all!
Basqueknight and others, including myself, have been discussing what's the best line for a KID/KIA player against 1.e4.  The topic has turned to the Caro-Kann variation: 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3...

Started 09/20/05 at 00:46:07 by Smyslov_Fan
9 3665 Last Post 09/23/05 at 00:28:18
By: Willempie
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Caro-Kann Exchange Variation
Hi all, this is my first post here. I have a question regarding a certain position in the Caro-Kann exchange variation - I have some thoughts on various plans in this position and I wondered if anybod...

Started 01/17/09 at 19:04:32 by agentreno
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By: agentreno
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Lakdawala on the CK
http://www.everymanchess.com/chess/books/The_Caro-Kann%3A_Move_by_Move
Slav, CK and London? It's probably good for him to write on 1...d6. Some change in the pawn structure and piece development....

Started 10/19/11 at 19:58:52 by Alias
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By: TN
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Caro-Kann: Modern Main Line 4...Nd7 problems
Hello everyone!
I am new here and couldn't find a thread on the Caro-Kann Modern Main Line 4...Nd7 line so I decided to start one!
I was playing this line until recently but uncovered some s...

Started 11/01/10 at 14:43:27 by AKFan
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By: gewgaw
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Caro-Kann for the rest of my chess-career?
Hi,
I`am looking for a solid and not so fast developing defence against 1.e4. I think about to play 1..e5, but I love to make 1....c6 work( because I like the idea to play the slav)....- is the C...

Started 01/09/08 at 10:38:13 by wolfsblut
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By: HoemberChess
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Grandmaster Repertoire Vol 7
Exiting news
According to the qualitychess catalog they are planning to publish a repertoire book based on the caro-kann for black by GM Schandorff !!
ALthough it won´t be published soon, I ...

Started 07/09/09 at 12:48:53 by boki
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By: MNb
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Need some ideas in the Advance CK with 3...c5
Hi! In the recent Sants Tournament, Barcelona, I was faced with a line of the advance CK and I still didn't find a good way to face it. The line goes: 1.e4 c6, 2.d4 d5, 3.e5 c5, 4.dxc5 Nc6, 5.Nf3 Bg4,...

Started 08/30/10 at 21:23:06 by Jorge Fernández Vázquez
12 11419 Last Post 07/08/14 at 12:58:54
By: GMTonyKosten
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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...

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Started 10/01/09 at 08:54:08 by Keano
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By: kylemeister
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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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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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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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17 12605 Last Post 10/20/21 at 17:33:31
By: semper_fidelis
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Most material on the Gurgenidze variation
I'm looking for resources with the most material on the Gurgenidze variation 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 g6
Thanks in advance

Started 06/24/16 at 22:43:39 by George Jempty
10 10288 Last Post 12/22/22 at 14:46:56
By: tracke
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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
13 13173 Last Post 07/01/20 at 02:03:38
By: HgMan
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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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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
5 4532 Last Post 07/12/18 at 00:53:39
By: HgMan
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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
3 3958 Last Post 01/16/19 at 11:01:26
By: BobbyDigital80
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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 2757 Last Post 12/14/19 at 00:14:03
By: Leon_Trotsky
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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
4 3356 Last Post 10/09/21 at 17:01:59
By: semper_fidelis
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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
8 3742 Last Post 04/07/20 at 22:58:49
By: TopNotch
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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
4 2226 Last Post 09/13/20 at 10:41:01
By: Fllg
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