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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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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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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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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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30 37575 Last Post 08/16/14 at 00:53:58
By: ErictheRed
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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
11 1674 Last Post 12/19/22 at 08:59:14
By: fdunne
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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
9 10657 Last Post 07/22/15 at 18:29:55
By: chandrashekharkoravi
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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
4 4165 Last Post 03/07/08 at 16:43:21
By: James Vigus
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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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Colle vs King's Indian
Hi all !
It's always quite difficult to find targets with white when we play the Colle vs the king's indian...
I play since many monthes a set-up like: d4,e3,b3,Bb2,Be2,Qd2,Nf3 and castling ...

Started 10/22/05 at 09:05:44 by dgvincent
13 9049 Last Post 01/24/06 at 20:39:54
By: BladezII
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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
1 3726 Last Post 09/16/16 at 11:33:02
By: motörhead
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Colle-Z Main line bust? Not according to Fritz!
GM Tony Kosten's article on the Colle-Z is a welcome and long overdue addition to this site. So many of us club players play it yet E. Prie really wasn't interested and admits in the Forum that even i...

Started 03/04/07 at 19:19:21 by dmp4373
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By: MarinFan
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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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Colle 1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.e3 Bf5!?
Hi, my question is :
Is it possible to get some advantage as White against this line ?
Some books gives 4.c4! (their exclamation mark)
a) 4...c6 transposes to Slav 1.d4 d5...

Started 02/04/06 at 10:01:21 by Dzambus
1 2713 Last Post 02/28/06 at 15:02:06
By: Glenn Snow
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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
2 5218 Last Post 10/28/12 at 21:15:47
By: Michael Wilde
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love to see some coverage on this variation

Started 06/27/05 at 11:56:26 by eric_moskow
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By: sssthepro
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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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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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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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By: ham204
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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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C-K ..e6+..d5: where to deploy the b8N?
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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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