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6 Be2, 6 Bc4, 6 g3, Levenfish [B70-74]
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help me.
1.e4.c5 2. nf3d6 3.d4cd 4.nd4 nf6 5. nc3 g6 6be2 bg7 7.00 nc6 8nb3 00 9re1 a6 10.bf1 b5 11 nd5 e6 (nd7 12bg5 h6 bh4 g5 bg3 e6 may be better)12nf6 bf6 13 c3 qc7 14bh6 rd8 15qf3 be7 16qg3 e5 17 f4 ef 18...

Started 01/12/18 at 07:28:32 by petertohen
0 1482 Last Post 01/12/18 at 07:28:32
By: petertohen
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Bc4
Hi everyone,
I am wondering about the normal dragon.  The question is if 6.Bc4 a good line?  Meaning is it better than the lavenfish or 6.g3 but not as good as 9.0-0-0 or 9Bc4???
thanks,<br ...

Started 04/01/09 at 23:41:57 by Zatara
5 4302 Last Post 08/21/17 at 07:15:57
By: kylemeister
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B72-B75: Exploiting 8.a4
In a recent game,
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 a6
my opponent played 8.a4
I sunk into thought. White has played f2-f3 and a2-a4. Where will his ...

Started 02/11/10 at 05:01:28 by Peter Rhodes
12 8262 Last Post 09/21/11 at 15:34:08
By: MNb
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Dragon with 6. Bd3
Salut,
whats the idea behind 6. Bd3 in the "normal" Dragon (1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Sc3 g6 6. Bd3)? In my opinion bishop has to go to e2 or c4 ...
Regards, e2e4

Started 10/04/06 at 11:04:25 by e2e4
1 2250 Last Post 10/04/06 at 19:44:01
By: bragesjo
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Levenfish Attack
What is the current status of Levenfish Attack
After 1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 d6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Nf6 5 Nc3 g6 6 f4 Nc6
There are 3 candidate moves :
7 Nxc6
7 Nf3
7 Bb5
What is the ...

Started 06/13/06 at 12:31:48 by photophore
0 1626 Last Post 06/13/06 at 12:31:47
By: photophore
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More Classical Dragon
In the classical approach to the classical Dragon Fritz 9 suggest a novelty 15..  g5
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 g6 6.Be3 Bg7 7.Be2 0–0 8.0–0 Nc6 9.Nb3 Be6 10.f4 Qc8 11.h3 Rd8 12....

Started 04/25/06 at 17:23:38 by Bragesjo(Guest) (Guest)
8 3459 Last Post 05/30/06 at 01:55:25
By: MNb
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A modern way of classical dragon
Salut,
how about this line:
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be2 Bg7 7. Be3
White waits with 0-0.
7... O-O
Black should maybe wait too and wait with 7. S...

Started 04/21/06 at 09:11:58 by e2e4
4 1990 Last Post 04/26/06 at 04:37:01
By: rooksway18
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6.Bg5... is it dangerous?
Hi Guys,
There is an interesting article on Jeremy Silman's site that claims that 6.Bg5 is problematic for black. I want your opinion on this.
http://www.jeremysilman.com/chess_bits_pieces/0...

Started 11/30/05 at 15:56:00 by kriegerstein
1 1222 Last Post 11/30/05 at 20:04:12
By: lost highway
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Does the f3/O-O Dragon have a name?
What is the name of the Classical Dragon variation where white plays Be2 or Bc4, coupled with an early f3 but he does not O-O-O?  White acts like he might play the Yugoslav by feinting with an early f...

Started 08/01/05 at 12:40:27 by lost highway
3 1507 Last Post 09/18/05 at 23:42:09
By: basqueknight - Ex Member
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6.Bg5
Hi i like playing the Bg5 vs the Najdorf and was wandering if any of my fellow players play Bg5 agaisnt the dragon and what are the ideas?
Thanks for your time and godbless.

Started 08/28/05 at 21:53:44 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
2 1339 Last Post 08/29/05 at 17:46:26
By: roastednuts
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Dragon 6.g3
hi,
I played a game against R. Vasquez (2558), he surprised me with:
6.g3 Nc6 7.Bg2 Nd4 8.Qd4 Bg7 9.a4!? 0-0 10.a5!? Bd7 11. Qb4 with some pressure on my queenside;
up to this game I di...

Started 08/04/05 at 11:49:57 by gewgaw
6 2089 Last Post 08/10/05 at 21:12:57
By: MNb
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playing h4 without f3
Hi Guys,
I played this game recently where white attacks with Be2 and h4 without playing f3. Black won, but white missed something big somewhere. See if you can find it. Wink
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d...

Started 07/20/05 at 12:00:31 by krigerstein (Guest)
0 903 Last Post 07/20/05 at 12:00:30
By: krigerstein (Guest)
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martinez2430-moskow
1.e4.c5 2. nf3d6 3.d4cd 4.nd4 nf6 5. nc3 g6 6be2 bg7 7.00 nc6 8nb3 00 9re1 a6 10.bf1 b5 11 nd5 e6 (nd7 12bg5 h6 bh4 g5 bg3 e6 may be better)12nf6 bf6 13 c3 qc7 14bh6 rd8 15qf3 be7 16qg3 e5 17 f4 ef 18...

Started 07/11/05 at 06:37:05 by eric_moskow
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28 8020 Last Post 07/14/05 at 20:48:59
By: eric_moskow
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Question about the classical variation.
I have been running into some players who insist on playing the classical variation of the dragon.
After 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 g6 6.Be2 Bg7 7.0–0 0–0 8.Be3 Nc6 9.Qd2, I hav...

Started 04/16/04 at 01:02:43 by teyko
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30 9000 Last Post 06/18/05 at 19:59:12
By: lost highway
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Classical Dragon
I was wondering if you guys could help a brother out i want to start playing the white side of the classical dragon. No more Yugoslav i want to surprise some people. Does any one know of a good site t...

Started 06/06/05 at 23:46:50 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
5 1815 Last Post 06/07/05 at 05:22:36
By: MNb
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6.Bg5!? Are you worried about that?
I've just read an article by IM  Andrew Martin in which he suggests 6.Bg5!? as a viable move to cobat the Dragon.
The article is at
http://www.jeremysilman.com/chess_bits_pieces/040216_cmbtn...

Started 11/30/04 at 02:58:55 by ygramul
5 2218 Last Post 12/28/04 at 15:13:43
By: teyko
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Vitolin's dragon attack.
I was hoping the dragon board could look at this position and assess it. Ward's book's don't have any actual games and I could not find any strong players that played the position.
I am wondering...

Started 11/09/04 at 11:54:58 by teyko
1 1497 Last Post 11/09/04 at 21:46:01
By: MNb
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strange variation
Hi guys,
Would like your opinion on best moves in this position,
1 e4 c5 2 nf3 nc6 3 d4 cd 4 nf6 nc3 5 be3 g6 6 be3 bg7
7qd2 ...
Is it better here to immediatly hit the bishop with...

Started 05/06/04 at 05:39:40 by muffler
3 1913 Last Post 05/07/04 at 21:19:26
By: AmateurDragoneer
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Classical Dragon
I've just started to play Sicilian, and really like to get into the dragon. Just know studying Wards last book on it. I have also picked up some anti-sicilian books to cover up alternate white approac...

Started 04/18/04 at 06:09:29 by Faja
1 1419 Last Post 04/29/04 at 18:45:21
By: Faya (Guest)
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Cheapo line for white
Here's a pathetic cheapo line white can play against the Dragon. It's had a pretty good success rate for me in blitz, but generally only works once per opponent Smiley
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.N...

Started 01/15/03 at 17:15:44 by Lwolf123
2 2418 Last Post 01/15/03 at 18:38:11
By: Lwolf123
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