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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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Next week end,  i'll play with Black against a guy who usually plays the Colle System.
My goal is to obtain a position where I can play for a win.
What line can You suggest me? I have teh fo...

Started 03/03/08 at 00:35:58 by Templare2
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By: drkodos
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What is the best colle to play?
What does everyone feel is the best Colle for white to play? The colle zukertort does not seemed to be talked about too well on the message boards. The London, does not seem to complex, just get your ...

Started 09/27/07 at 03:23:47 by Darthmambo
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By: Paul123
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What does a nimzo player do against Colle?
last Sunday I faced this boring Colle system again and the game ended in a draw after 22 moves. How does one avoid this system or create some sort of imbalance after eg 1.d4 Pf6 2.Pf3 e6 3...

Started 01/10/05 at 22:21:18 by Joris Pelemans (Guest)
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By: Lobachevsky
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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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The Dogs of War: Practical Play in the Colle Sys &
Has anyone read The Dogs of War: Practical Play in the Colle System - Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition by T. Hatch and D.W. Hatch?
If so, is it any good? I play a lot of the non c4, d pawn openin...

Started 07/12/06 at 22:00:06 by IronMarshal
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By: Paul123
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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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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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Some sort of Colle
Hi, let me first say that this is a very good forum. I have read many posts but haven't registered until now!!!
I play the Grunfeld but many times white delays c4 in order to play c3 as a respons...

Started 02/18/09 at 20:22:30 by jomjom
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By: saubhikr
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Slow slav book to help colle player?
Does anyone know a good book that will help me play against the slow slav
d4 d5
nf3 nf6
e3 bf5
I been trying out the Colle recently, and that is the response I get the most (ok I ...

Started 09/27/07 at 03:28:50 by Darthmambo
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By: James Vigus
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Simple Anti-Colle
1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 d5 3.e3 c6 4.Bd3 Nbd7 with 5...Qc7 and 6...e5 coming.
Is this just another example of easy equality for Black against the Colle?  Maybe he's behind in development a bit, but there'...

Started 02/01/07 at 19:31:01 by dsanchez
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By: IMRichardPalliser
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Re: The Colle-Koltanowski System- Valery Bronznik
Caledonian wrote on 08/08/08 at 09:31:51:
This first appeared in in 2003.   However, the German publisher has only recently put out an an English language version as part of of a series of books that were previously only available in germa...

Started 08/08/08 at 09:32:32 by Caledonian
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By: Caledonian
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Positional opening
I had question about an opening.
What is a good way to play with black after  d4-Nf3-e3-c3-Bd3-Nbd2-0-0-Re1-Qc2 White will play for e3-e4 . What can black play? I play always Nf6, e6 and c5. But ...

Started 05/22/05 at 02:16:48 by Waster
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By: elspringer
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Palliser's forthcoming Starting Out: The Colle
Does anyone (the author himself, perhaps?) have any info on the contents of this book, scheduled for June 2007?

Started 01/25/07 at 15:40:20 by Knut S.
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By: rooksway18
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Palliser Starting out: D-pawn Attacks
Very nice book and a great companion to Stating out the Colle. The nay-sayers to the Colle will have a whole new book to gripe about!

Started 12/10/08 at 04:30:43 by Rookpawn
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By: MNb
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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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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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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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Leningrad Dutch vs Colle ?
Next week I am facing an "old" rock solid man who always plays his darn Colle Zukertort. I am planning to ambush him with a Leningrad dutch. As I am 100 % sure he always plays these standard Colle mov...

Started 02/24/09 at 22:13:35 by Novosibirsk
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By: MNb
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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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