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Grünfeld
Grünfeld Defence [D70-D99]
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By: Kerangali
Dutch
Dutch  (1 Viewing)
Dutch Defence [A80-A99]
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By: Confused_by_Theory
Benko
Benko
Benko Gambit [A57-A59]
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By: SteveYorkie
Budapest
Budapest
Budapest Gambit 3...Ng4 & Fajarowicz 3...Ne4 [A51-52]
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38 560 Last Post 05/07/21 at 19:51:50
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By: tracke
English Defence
English Defence
Lines with ...b6: English Defence [A40 & A50], Owen's Defence [B00]
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53 563 Last Post 02/09/16 at 10:09:11
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Albin
Albin
Albin Counter Gambit [D08-09]
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14 191 Last Post 08/21/22 at 07:22:02
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By: Jonathan Tait
Daring Defences to 1. d4 Daring Defences to 1. d4
Grünfeld, Dutch, Benko, etc. [A40, A50-2, A57-9, A80-99, B00, D08-9, D70-99 & E10] with GM Glenn Flear
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Nimzowitch Defense with e5
I know there is another thread on Nimzo, but it mainly focuses on 1.e4 Nc6 2. d4 d5.  I am beginning to take up this defense as my 'second string' system for the times i want to upset a booked up oppo...

Started 06/17/05 at 03:08:57 by FusterCluck
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22 11660 Last Post 01/12/23 at 04:31:44
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Barendregt's Averbakh (4...c5)
Hi.
World Champion Magnus Carlsen, playing black against Duda in the Meltwater final (rapid chess), just recently played a Modern defense and won with 1.c4 g6 2.d4 Bg7 3.e4 d6 4.Nc3 c5. It's actually s...

Started 11/26/22 at 10:59:00 by Confused_by_Theory
12 858 Last Post 12/18/22 at 19:03:55
By: Confused_by_Theory
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Modern Defense Move Order to Benko
Any Idea how I could get the Benko Gambit, or a form of the benko gambit through a modern defense move order?
Thanks!

Started 09/13/22 at 14:06:56 by FizzySoda
3 398 Last Post 09/15/22 at 19:53:35
By: Confused_by_Theory
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Modern vs d4?
Hi all,
I was wondering, is the modern a good try vs say d4 and c4, or other queen pawn openings? I guess as black you could probably play either a dinzi indian or an Averbach  (or maybe some ki...

Started 06/14/20 at 04:45:07 by Mtal
11 3031 Last Post 09/13/22 at 14:05:16
By: FizzySoda
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The Maximized Von Hennig-Schara Gambit
I've enjoyed the new Chessable course by GM Max Warmerdam on the Hennig-Schara gambit.
One unique line analyzed in the course seems to be a novelty (11...a6) as I don't see it played OTB or in c...

Started 08/15/22 at 18:09:47 by mattchess
4 806 Last Post 08/19/22 at 03:35:01
By: mattchess
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Positional Stable Choice against Wolga Gambit
What is a positional, stable choice against the Wolga Gambit, especially for 2300+? I have been playing the Awrukh-style Fianchetto main line with 10. Rb1, but I have never won against this in a tourn...

Started 04/21/15 at 03:30:11 by DenVerdsligeRejsende
5 6803 Last Post 06/22/22 at 11:13:48
By: ArKheiN
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Coverage of the Blumenfeld
Hi,
Is the Blumenfeld treated here? I am referring to
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 c5 4.d5 b5
Thanks

Started 05/06/04 at 17:22:49 by Fernando Semprun
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54 48870 Last Post 07/06/21 at 17:38:33
By: MNb
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1.d4 - Beat the Guerrillas?
Does anyone know when this book is coming out?
amazon.com says December 16, but newinchess.com (the publisher) says October 1. I ordered it from Chess Direct, they have October too, presumably di...

Started 10/08/11 at 20:40:21 by gwnn
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30 15726 Last Post 03/27/21 at 13:43:28
By: proustiskeen
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Shankland 1.d4 Sidelines
Hey i was interested in this chessable course. Does anybody know what Lines hes recommending (especially in the Benko)?

Started 10/10/20 at 15:34:13 by mxstoe
5 2499 Last Post 10/12/20 at 19:03:58
By: Stigma
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B6?
Hi all, I been thinking of giving the English defence a try. Can anyone reconmend a good place to start? Also how does everyone feel about it? Is it a good defence? Thanks.

Started 06/07/20 at 01:43:40 by Mtal
2 1271 Last Post 06/07/20 at 05:32:41
By: TD
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Current state of Dzindzishchashchwili-Indian

This is the starting position of the Dzindzishchashchwili-Indian. I do not think that there have been a famous book, besides some electronic pr...

Started 12/18/19 at 00:23:53 by Leon_Trotsky
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19 8606 Last Post 05/16/20 at 06:06:07
By: TopNotch
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Uberdeker Defence
My fighting defence is akin to the following : Nimzo/Bogo/Q's Indians, Two-Knights' Indian,  English Defence, 1. d4 Ktc6 (don't know the name of this one), but I have reasons to prefer it above all th...

Started 03/15/06 at 17:58:37 by Uberdeker(Guest) (Guest)
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65 61931 Last Post 02/26/20 at 09:42:41
By: gillbod
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Early h4 Grunfeld
I was wondering if is there any (fairly complete) coverage in recent books of the 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.h4!? Grunfeld, or the 4.Nf3 Bg7 5.h4!? line? I mean, not from Black's point of view in a r...

Started 01/20/20 at 20:38:04 by grandpatzer
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By: semper_fidelis
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Cheparinow's 1. d4 Vol. 1
http://chessbookshop.com/katalog_detail.asp?ant=False&kodknihy=8861&page=1&id=&l...
By Iwan Cheparinow, Thinker's Publishing book again.
Apparently this is the 1th Volume, covering 3. f3 a...

Started 12/04/19 at 08:25:14 by Leon_Trotsky
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By: Leon_Trotsky
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Modernised Dutch by Demuth
Another Thinkers Publishing book:
http://chessbookshop.com/katalog_detail.asp?ant=False&kodknihy=8680&page=1&id=&l...
It says that will publish in August 2019. My guess is Leningrad with 7...c6 (...

Started 07/25/19 at 23:42:45 by Leon_Trotsky
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20 12283 Last Post 10/01/19 at 11:32:48
By: brabo
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The Elshad system
There's a new book (well I'll venture to guess it's the first ever book) on
1. d4 c6
2. c4 d6
3. e4 Nd7
4. Nc3 h6
5. f4 g5
Called "The Elshad System" by Igor Nemtsev. Has...

Started 06/08/17 at 15:08:22 by gwnn
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28 39125 Last Post 09/02/19 at 08:15:08
By: motörhead
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Safest Grünfeld Reloaded by Delchew
http://chessbookshop.com/katalog_detail.asp?ant=False&kodknihy=8616&page=1&id=&l...
Looks like end of July, Delchew updates his book based on his 2011 Grünfeld book.
I wonder if he choose...

Started 06/21/19 at 07:00:44 by Leon_Trotsky
5 4502 Last Post 09/01/19 at 19:37:06
By: JFugre
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Dutch vs Reti and English
Hi all, I was looking for some book recommendations showing how to play the dutch vs the Teri or English. I do not mind the system (Lenengrad, Classical, etc...) As black. Just looking for something t...

Started 07/07/19 at 02:52:22 by Mtal
7 4318 Last Post 07/18/19 at 05:47:48
By: BigTy
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Books about 1.d4 d6 2.c4 e5?
Are there any good books about the opening 1.d4 d6 2.c4 e5, from either side? It seems to me that recently most 1.d4 repertoire books advocate 2.e4 for White after 1...d6, avoiding the 2.c4 e5 move or...

Started 02/25/19 at 16:21:04 by grandpatzer
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By: fdunne
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Gambit Killer by Salgado Lopez
Anyone can write a short review of Gambit Killer by Salgado Lopez (Thinkers Publishing), aimed at defeating the most popular Black Gambits vs 1.d4?

Started 08/03/18 at 19:43:46 by grandpatzer
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34 22087 Last Post 03/17/19 at 21:55:57
By: Bibs
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