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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 1711 Last Post 08/29/05 at 17:46:26
By: roastednuts
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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 2836 Last Post 12/28/04 at 15:13:43
By: Teyko
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6.Bg5,7.Bb5+ system
I know Ward doesn't think highly of this system but Martin recently did a couple of articles on it at "jeremysilman.com".  I think its quite dangerous.  I recently started reviewing some of the recomm...

Started 03/20/04 at 23:12:01 by Glenn Snow
10 7833 Last Post 01/12/09 at 11:17:13
By: bragesjo
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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 1526 Last Post 11/30/05 at 20:04:12
By: lost highway
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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 2542 Last Post 04/26/06 at 04:37:01
By: rooksway18
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A Qd2 Dragon without the bishop on d4
Actually, I posted about this in another thread, but I think it fits here better.
The line I am talking about is:
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Nc6 6.f3 Nxd4 7.Qxd4 g6 8.Be3 B...

Started 11/26/07 at 13:16:14 by sssthepro
3 3446 Last Post 11/27/07 at 15:52:35
By: bragesjo
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B70
Last sunday I played the dragon and my opponent "surprised" me with 6.Be2. We played a short game, which ended in a draw, because I wasn´t content with my position.
At home, I wanted to check my ...

Started 10/15/12 at 10:48:13 by gewgaw
6 5814 Last Post 10/16/12 at 13:24:35
By: bragesjo
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B70 Giri - Hou
Since there is not that much activery at this forum I post a game I saw tody that was played yesterday in the Tata Steel torunament,
[pgn][Event "75th Tata Steel GpA"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"...|/pgn]

Started 01/19/13 at 12:38:00 by bragesjo
0 2566 Last Post 01/19/13 at 12:37:59
By: bragesjo
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B70: Interesting game in g3 system
Discovered this game today from Swedish championships, junior class. Black plays very aggresive agianst g3 system and tries to mate white in usual white yugoslav attack style with h5 h4 etc. White won...

Started 07/09/10 at 09:49:30 by bragesjo
4 5452 Last Post 09/10/11 at 09:26:06
By: bragesjo
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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 10481 Last Post 09/21/11 at 15:34:08
By: MNb
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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 8314 Last Post 08/21/17 at 07:15:57
By: kylemeister
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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 2790 Last Post 01/15/03 at 18:38:11
By: Lwolf123
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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 2423 Last Post 06/07/05 at 05:22:36
By: MNb
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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 1721 Last Post 04/29/04 at 18:45:21
By: Faya (Guest)
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Classical Dragon - where to start? (books etc.)
Hi all - first of all I admit having not read the threads of this section, so please direct me if necessary to useful threads/posts.
For a few years now I am contemplating including the Classical...

Started 12/14/15 at 12:47:17 by chk
8 10180 Last Post 05/04/16 at 21:14:33
By: MNb
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Classical dragon question
After searching the dragon forum it became obvious to me that most of that posts were geared toward the Yugoslav attack, which is logical because it is the most aggresive and the most controversal of ...

Started 06/22/07 at 01:27:29 by everalexfor
5 4809 Last Post 07/07/07 at 22:58:06
By: thibdb13
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classical dragon sideline
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be2 Bg7 7. Be3 0-0 8. g4 (!?). None of the dragon books i have seem to discuss this line, and my abridged ECO (2nd edition) also does not mention t...

Started 02/01/09 at 02:00:22 by anthonydoncordova
8 10384 Last Post 05/30/09 at 08:49:18
By: will smith
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Classical Dragon with Qd2
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be2 Bg7 7. Be3 Nc6 8. O-O O-O 9. Qd2
[IMAGE]
In this position Rogozenkos (Sicilian Dragon 1 B70-B74) and Martins (Starting out - The Sicilian Dragon...

Started 06/24/10 at 09:18:14 by joakimvitriol
3 4599 Last Post 08/09/10 at 14:07:07
By: bragesjo
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Dangerous Weapons Be3 Be2 Qd2 system
Quite an interesting system as recommended in the 07 Dangerous Weapons book.
I recently played a game with white against a young junior who appears to have found a way to diffuse the problems.<br...

Started 09/19/09 at 18:58:54 by Mikejrw
6 5964 Last Post 09/24/09 at 10:23:15
By: Mikejrw
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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 1982 Last Post 09/18/05 at 23:42:09
By: basqueknight - Ex Member
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