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Caro Kann 1. e4 c6 2. Ne2 d5 3. e5
I am looking for some theory in this line. But not the main line with 3. d4. .more about the lines with black playing 3. ... Bf5 4. Ng3 or 3. ... Bg4 4. f3 or h3 and 3. ... c5 4. b4.
Is there any...

Started 02/04/11 at 16:56:05 by nobibla
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The Extreme Caro-Kann
The Extreme Caro-Kann
Attacking Black with 3.f3
by Alexei Bezgodov
New in Chess, 2014, 272 pages
This book just popped up in the New in Chess shop. Sample pages are available at [url]

Started 01/12/14 at 21:24:54 by Aziridine
14 13576 Last Post 04/02/15 at 12:45:36
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6.N1e2 any good against the Kann?
Have a importen game comeing up against the Kann
Want too get him out of book and try too outpaly him
A IM gave this line too me
1. e4 c6   2. d4 d5   3. Nc3 dxe4   4. Nxe4 Bf5   5. ...

Started 01/08/15 at 19:55:10 by Woodmover
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Winning with the Dynamic Caro Kann Foxy 162
Apologies if I've missed this elsewhere but has anyone seen this DVD by Andrew Martin ? I'm interested in the Larsen-Bronstein variation and wanted to know if he comes up with a credible anser t...

Started 03/27/15 at 10:51:22 by Laramonet
3 2350 Last Post 03/31/15 at 22:08:40
By: Paul Brondal
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Caro Kann 3. e5 c5!?
Following top level chess, today the main line caro-kann definitely starts with 3. e5 Bf5
I find quite strange that nobody tries 3...c5!? because according to different sources (nunn, gallagher,...

Started 06/16/11 at 09:59:38 by Alesab
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By: MaSu
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Trap in the Caro
I was sitting next to a last round game in a recent Open, which went like this

5. Bg5 is not especially unusual. I found two previous...

Started 11/10/14 at 14:40:47 by RdC
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By: RdC
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New Chessbase DVD from V.Bologan on the Advance
Hello there,
Just to post here that CB has just just published a new DVD on the CK advance variation by V.Bologan.
I will do my best to give some feedback in the next couple of days as I pla...

Started 07/10/14 at 16:31:16 by LGXIII
3 2646 Last Post 07/14/14 at 15:48:43
By: chk
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Strange Caro-Kahn.
Hi! It's my first post here.Sorry for my very bad English ^( (I am from Russia)I`m 2100 player.
Tomorrow I`ll play against Caro player.He usually plays very strange variation 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc...

Started 01/07/11 at 19:31:09 by zvonok (Ex Member)
2 2155 Last Post 07/08/14 at 12:58:54
By: GMTonyKosten
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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
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By: GMTonyKosten
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DW: Caro-Kann
According to Everyman has announced
Dangerous Weapons: The Caro-Kann
by John Emms, Richard Palliser & Jovanka Houska
~224 pages, $25/€19 , forthcoming july2010
As the project i...

Started 08/05/09 at 14:39:18 by tracke
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By: GMTonyKosten
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Caro 3.Nd2
This move has me absolutely flipping out from the black side of the board...I refuse to believe that it is the exact same thing as Nc3...As far as I can tell though there are no moves of independent v...

Started 11/30/03 at 15:16:03 by nexirae
6 3310 Last Post 07/08/14 at 12:58:54
By: GMTonyKosten
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Advance Caro-Kann 3...c5, 6.Qg4!?
In the Advance Caro-Kann with 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.e5, I sometimes wonder whether 3...c5! deserves to be called the main line (instead of 3...Bf5). After, for example, 4.dxc5 Nc6 5.Bb5 e6 6.Be3 Nge7 7.c3...

Started 05/28/03 at 17:20:56 by Paul Cumbers
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By: Vass
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Advanced Caro transposing to Gurgenidze
I used to play the Modern pretty often and found that I loved playing the Gurgenidze when given the opportunity.  I now primarily use the Caro when facing e4.  However, any time someone uses the Advan...

Started 06/30/06 at 08:15:18 by jovy1097
14 6782 Last Post 03/31/14 at 08:02:32
By: Keano
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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
6 4084 Last Post 03/29/14 at 14:28:06
By: zoranp
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"Teplitsky Variation"
I don't believe anyone here has discussed the possibility of turning an Advance Caro into a Modern Teplitsky Variation 
 ( ).<br...

Started 10/05/13 at 10:17:24 by ghenghisclown
6 4972 Last Post 03/24/14 at 23:35:10
By: Keano
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Is caro-kann refuted ???
[pgn][Event "?"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "2012.08.03"]
[Round "?"]
[White "you"]
[Black "Opponent"]
[Result "*"]
[ECO "B16"]
[Annotator "Koravi Sir"]
[PlyCount "53"...|/pgn]

Started 02/13/14 at 22:27:27 by chandrashekharkoravi
5 3462 Last Post 02/20/14 at 12:05:17
By: Bibs
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Not playing ...c5 in the Classical Caro
In the classical caro, Black aims to plays ..c5.
Sometimes it is not appropriate, and I can think of two scenarios why: (i) if Black has played Bg4xNf3 then ...c5 liberates the position for Whit...

Started 02/03/14 at 09:00:40 by lnn2
2 1652 Last Post 02/09/14 at 09:09:31
By: lnn2
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Caro-Kann: playing for the win quotes?
Recently I saw the following game by Vachier-Lagrave in the 4... Nd7 Caro-Kann in a line which was thought to be better for White:
Jonathan Dourerassou (2484) -Maxime Vachier Lagrave (2722) Le P...

Started 01/13/14 at 14:50:08 by lnn2
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By: MarkG
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...Na6 in the Caro Kann
Is ...Na6 in the Caro Kann considered in any of the SOS books?
If not it would seem to qualify, as 2...Na6 has been played several times by Serbian GM Markovic, including this year, and a few tim...

Started 10/06/13 at 15:13:27 by George Jempty
6 4938 Last Post 10/10/13 at 06:50:58
By: Ametanoitos
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Lakdawala on the CK
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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