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Richter-Rauzer [B60-69], Classical Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation & Sozin Benko [B56-59]
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Kozul on the Kozul: "The Richter Rauzer Reborn"
Suddenly, the book "The Richter Rauzer Reborn" by Kozul and Jankovic appeared at De Beste Zet: http://www.debestezet.nl/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=2805 . What a nice surprise Smiley
By a n...

Started 09/26/14 at 13:09:40 by Scarblac
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32 25409 Last Post 03/22/20 at 13:17:46
By: TD
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6.g3 - How serious, & which Black reply?
Hi,
Following this game http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1967987 , I've gotten pretty interested in 6.g3 (from the White side), as I meet the Classical far too rarely to deal with lea...

Started 09/11/19 at 04:49:39 by IsaVulpes
13 1868 Last Post 09/24/19 at 18:10:17
By: fling
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Classical-Larsen 6...Bd7 seems in trouble
The Larsen line of the Classical 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 Cd4 4.Nd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 d6 6.Bg5 Bd7 seems to be in trouble..after 7.Qd2 Rc8 (8.f4! Nd4 9.Qd4 Qa5 10.e5 was the Alsina Leal-Dreev 2009,1-0 crush)8....

Started 12/08/09 at 00:13:40 by iris
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23 10912 Last Post 04/03/18 at 19:47:48
By: FreeRepublic
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Recommend good line Nxc6 vs Ritcher Rauzer
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Nc6 6.Bg5 e6 7.Qd2 a6 8.0-0-0 h6 9.Nxc6 bxc6 10.f4 d5 11.Qe3
What is a good variation for Black in this line? The line I once played is
Qa5 12....

Started 10/21/12 at 06:06:56 by sssthepro
8 6152 Last Post 11/11/17 at 17:53:13
By: FreeRepublic
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Is the Kupreichik Variation in good shape?
I am not sure if the name in the title really is correct, but I guess he was the main player to venture 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Bd7!?.
This line came to my attention when I wa...

Started 02/14/12 at 14:41:58 by Chessexplained
10 9727 Last Post 03/07/16 at 09:25:43
By: brabo
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6.h3
Well its the new main-line against the Najdorf, almost.
What do classical people plan here? Back to the Dragon?

Started 12/10/15 at 23:01:42 by Keano
3 2437 Last Post 12/25/15 at 07:30:27
By: kylemeister
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Velimirovic question
Hi everyone. I've got a question on a position from the Velimirovic attack:
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bc4 e6 7. Be3 Be7 8. Qe2 O-O 9. O-O-O a6 10. Bb3 Qc7 11. Rhg1 N...

Started 07/07/15 at 16:08:31 by cramie10
8 4295 Last Post 07/20/15 at 19:11:54
By: Confused_by_Theory
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October's Richter-Rauzer Update
Hello, just looked at the latest update on Richter-Rauzer and it seems that the author had never looked properly at the archives and did not do any deeper analysis of the positions.
The statement...

Started 10/16/13 at 20:14:59 by MilenPetrov
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By: MilenPetrov
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Boleslavsky Sicilian
This arises after 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 exd4 4. exd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Be2 e5 . It isn't seen much nowadays, perhaps because it has a reputation of "good for Black". But is this reputation justifie...

Started 02/14/13 at 01:30:46 by RdC
3 4170 Last Post 02/14/13 at 09:38:43
By: brabo
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B67 Classical, today's theoretical novelty

16...Nb4? what a novelty!?  Shocked (16...Nf4 is the common move)
17.Nf6!! At this point I expected a massacre.. Grin
18.Qh4... What? Why?.. Nooooo!  Cry (18.Bxh7!! 1-0)
...And both went peacefully..  Embarrassed

Started 03/15/12 at 13:43:39 by Vass
3 3355 Last Post 03/22/12 at 19:04:12
By: Vass
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Starting with the Classical
Playing OTB one a quite low level (1850) and CorrChess on considerable higher one, I try to work out a new Sicilian repertoire to test it beside my usual French, which to often leads too positions I l...

Started 10/24/09 at 19:59:33 by derdudea
11 4830 Last Post 10/30/09 at 11:50:37
By: derdudea
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Ideas for Black in Classical Sicilian
Hello,
recently I am looking at the following lines in classical sicilian:
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cd4 4.Nd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Nc6 and now:
1) 6.g3 Qb6
2) 6.Bc4 Na5
I would be intersted...

Started 06/24/09 at 13:29:19 by MilenPetrov
4 2934 Last Post 08/13/09 at 03:31:25
By: flaviddude
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New Idea in Rauzer 6...Bd7
Hello, recently i am analysing the 6...Bd7 line in Rauzer. My attention is focused on the following line 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Nc6 6.Bg5 Bd7 7.Qd2 Rc8 8.f4. Now Black has two mai...

Started 08/07/09 at 12:46:28 by MilenPetrov
11 3741 Last Post 08/08/09 at 20:35:26
By: kylemeister
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Rauzer new idea
Hello everyone,
recently I was revieving my repertoire with Black in Rauzer. I checked some articles from NIC Yearbook and I found an interesting novelty. Still not sure if it works but anyway I ...

Started 04/03/08 at 10:19:35 by MilenPetrov
1 1645 Last Post 04/20/09 at 20:39:21
By: MilenPetrov
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6...Bd7 7.Qd2 Rc8 Rauzer
The position in question arises after the following moves: 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cd4 4.Nd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Nc6 6.Bg5 Bd7 7.Qd2 Rc8 and now which move do you feel offers White the best chances to fight for a...

Started 03/06/09 at 11:50:48 by TN
6 2277 Last Post 03/10/09 at 23:25:31
By: MNb
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My Best Game ever (Richter Rauzer)
Kit Gallagher 1960 - General Gerto 2040
time- 2hours each
this was the best game of chess ive ever played in my life and i was wondering whether we could analyze it in some serious detail ...

Started 12/08/08 at 23:07:21 by Chessmoby
3 1902 Last Post 12/09/08 at 11:25:41
By: Chessmoby
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Classical Sicilian Two Knights appears to be dead
I see that there are no updates on the Classical Sicilian Two Knights long ago (last update is from 2006). I do not think that Richard could not say anything about this. Maybe just a lack of time...

Started 11/14/08 at 12:26:15 by MilenPetrov
2 1672 Last Post 11/14/08 at 12:45:44
By: MilenPetrov
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Kortchnoi, Osnos - Sicilian-Rauzer Variation book
Hello recently russian chess publisher Russian Chess House published a new book from Kortchnoi and Osnos about Sicilian Rauzer in russian.
I got the book and was simply dissapointed.
The con...

Started 09/30/08 at 13:01:41 by MilenPetrov
4 2562 Last Post 11/14/08 at 07:34:39
By: MilenPetrov
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Rauzer 9.f3
Hello everyone,
after a short pause recently I looked at the following line in Rauzer:
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cd4 4.Nd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Nc6 6.Bg5 e6 7.Qd2 a6 8.0-0-0 Bd7 9.f3 Be7 10.h4 h6 11.Be3 h5...

Started 06/19/08 at 13:14:31 by MilenPetrov
6 2801 Last Post 11/11/08 at 12:15:46
By: Paddy
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Classical Sicilian
When playing the Sicilian I aim for the classical variation and I have a move order question.  Is it preferable to play 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 or 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d...

Started 03/28/08 at 14:24:18 by Sandman
6 4229 Last Post 10/13/08 at 19:31:26
By: Stigma
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