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The Killer Colle
Does anyone know whether Everyman has any plans to publish the new Chessable version of the Killer Colle in book format next year?

Started 12/23/22 at 17:53:10 by MW
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By: MW
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Colle with 3...c5 4.Be2
I'm wondering if:
1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.e3 c5 4.Be2
Has ever been covered somewhere?
The reason for asking is that I have dabbled a bit with 1.Nf3 recently and realised

Started 11/17/22 at 02:46:31 by Confused_by_Theory
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By: fdunne
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Kingside fianchetto against the Colle-Zukertort
I've been playing the Colle-Zukertort for a while now and have beaten accomplished players with it. However I always find White's position difficult when Black decides to do a fianchetto on the kingsi...

Started 03/09/20 at 19:34:26 by ICWiener6666
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By: LeeRoth
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e3 Before ...e6 in the Colle Zukertore or not
What follows an attempt to illustrate the move orders in the debate over the e3 before …e6 issue that has bubbled up in a couple of threads in the d-Pawn Specials Forum. At the very least the placemen...

Started 09/08/08 at 04:17:21 by Sylvester
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Colle against a 2...Nc6
Is the Colle or Colle-Zukertort viable against a Chigorin like 1.d4 d5; 2.Nf3 Nc6?  My opponent played a quick ...Bd6 and  ...e5 not giving me time to clamp down on the e5 square. Is another move orde...

Started 10/23/18 at 12:53:42 by ham204
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Kovacevic system against KID and Grunfeld
I've seen reference to the above heading. Anyone knows how this 'system' goes.

Started 04/13/18 at 14:43:16 by ham204
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Colle reputation
I was reading the introduction to the book, Colle: Move by Move and the author, Cyrus Lakdawala made this comment;
"I wrote in Kramnik: Move by Move: "The Colle and its cousin, the London System,...

Started 09/15/16 at 21:53:52 by dmp4373
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By: motörhead
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Poll: Best response after 1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.e3
Vote for what you think Black's best response is after 1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.e3.
3...e6 is recommended in "How to Beat 1.d4" and "GM Repertoire Beating 1.d4 Sidelines"
3...c5 is recommended i...

Started 06/28/14 at 21:02:32 by Anonymous3
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By: kylemeister
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The Colle's best answer
Over the past few months now,i've been trying to deal with the issue of finding the most agressive response to the colle with no luck.Whenever i play against it i usually use a Queens indian type set ...

Started 11/07/05 at 08:18:12 by DarMc
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By: chandrashekharkoravi
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Colle vs Gruenfeld or Kings Indian
I was playing colle with white as a side line...but started having some problems it against gruenfeld or kings Indian setup..So I stopped playing it..Is there any ways for white to gain any advantage?...

Started 08/13/13 at 09:15:53 by chandrashekharkoravi
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By: ErictheRed
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Colle Fireworks
So I had to play a last round game where I had to win and my opponent (white) only needed a draw. He then played the Colle and proceeded to exchange away until the game came to a dead draw. My line ag...

Started 08/20/13 at 10:17:15 by ham204
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By: RdC
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New ...a5 & ...a4 plan in the Yusupov Colle
Just played a game as follows, had hopes of still having some play after neutralizing White's K-side build up but looks like White has a forced draw now.
I think 11...a4 is new

Started 09/26/13 at 02:09:08 by George Jempty
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By: GMTonyKosten
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Anti colle for grunfeld player.
Hi guys!
Can someone give me any suggestions how to play against d4-c3-ce setup as a gruenfeld player? I didnt found anything good in Kaufman's book. Mybe there are better sources?

Started 10/28/12 at 18:51:03 by Ender
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By: Michael Wilde
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Yusupov's Colle
Hi guys,
It has recently come to my attention that GM Yusupov has played (and won) many games with the Colle and Zukertort systems. Can you recommend any sources for the study of his games in the...

Started 05/04/09 at 01:21:06 by miamisharks
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By: MarinFan
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1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.e3 d5 4.Bd3 c5
(or 1.d4 e6 2.Nf3 c5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bd3 d5, which is my preferred move-order)
and now 5.c...

Started 10/04/11 at 18:30:57 by HoemberChess
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By: kylemeister
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Starting Out: The Colle Question
After 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 Nf6 3 e3, what does Richard Palliser recommend against 3...c5 in Starting Out: The Colle. Does he think White can gain an advantage against 3...c5?

Started 06/27/10 at 06:08:38 by Anonymous3
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By: DoubleRipVanWinkle
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listen to this !?
In this strategy guide for Colle players, David Rudel proposes a new idea, meeting 1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.e3 e6 4.Nbd2 c5 5.c3 Nc6 6.Bd3 Bd6 7.O-O O-O with 8.dxc5 Bxc5 9.b4! Putting the fire back into a ...

Started 08/26/11 at 18:32:19 by nyoke
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By: MNb
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colle zukertort
I was keen to try the CZ for the first time but, in a recent rapidplay tournment, after 1.Nf3 d5 2.d4 Nf6 3.e3 c5 4.b3 cxd4 black already had a comfortable position. 
After the game my opponent ...

Started 08/26/07 at 12:25:39 by osprey
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By: kylemeister
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Looking for Sources on 4.e3 QID
This less heralded variation of the QID has overlaps with the Colle Zukertorte.
The moves might go like this: 1.d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. e3 b6 4.Bd3 (instead of 4.c4) Bb7 4.00 d5 5.c4
so I guess...

Started 04/16/10 at 13:55:29 by Sylvester
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By: GMTonyKosten
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This Colle System position could transpose to Slav
After 1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.e3 Nbd7 4.Nbd2 c6
is transposing into a Slav type position with 5.c4 and possibly a later 6.b3 7.Bb2 considered white's 'best' option, or staying in Colle waters and aim...

Started 12/27/09 at 02:38:10 by rooksway18
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By: nyoke
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