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Grünfeld  (2 Viewing)
Grünfeld Defence [D70-D99]
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Dutch  (5 Viewing)
Dutch Defence [A80-A99]
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By: CanadianClub
Benko  (2 Viewing)
Benko Gambit [A57-A59]
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By: TD
Budapest  (1 Viewing)
Budapest Gambit 3...Ng4 & Fajarowicz 3...Ne4 [A51-52]
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By: Stigma
English Defence
English Defence  (1 Viewing)
Lines with ...b6: English Defence [A40 & A50], Owen's Defence [B00]
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By: BenkoFan
Albin Counter Gambit [D08-09]
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By: MNb
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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Old Indian Defense
What do you think of the Old Indian ? It has a bad reputation of being passive but is it really the case ? I think Nisipeanu plays it from time to time. Thanks for your opinion or critical variation.

Started 08/28/06 at 12:07:56 by parisestmagique
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By: Michael Ayton
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Play 1...Nc6 by Christoph Wisnewski
Hi ti all!
not sure to post about this book, but since my repertoire is a mess, I thought I might give a try to something new. Moreover, I have already played the chigorin a bit.
However, I ...

Started 07/04/07 at 17:18:03 by krugman
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177 112567 Last Post 06/10/13 at 21:33:46
By: BabySnake
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Re: Queen's Knight Defense
Ok Im starting my first post so bear with me!!! Recently I have become enamoured with the games of the late Tony Miles who proved that unorthodox openings could be great weapons all the way up to the ...

Started 10/07/04 at 16:54:23 by JordanKwiatek
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62 52442 Last Post 05/22/13 at 09:58:48
By: GMTonyKosten
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Chessbase DVD - English Defence by Bojkov
Hi guys, just seen this advertised on the Chessbase shop. It's a defence I've always been interested in and I'm wondering if anyone has ordered this yet.
For me, this defence holds up well in mos...

Started 03/16/13 at 07:28:49 by winawer77
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By: BlunderKing
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Project of a book covering 1. d4 e6 ; 2. c4 Nc6
I have long entertained the ambition of writing a book on the subject of this solid and enterprising defence, which up till now and as far as I know has been completely neglected by opening theory and...

Started 12/31/12 at 20:52:15 by Uberdecker
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15 9809 Last Post 01/14/13 at 13:50:44
By: Uberdecker
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Nc6 tricky transposition
A bit exotic, but I think relevant for 1...Nc6 theory, as the following two lines both arrive at the same position:
1.e4 Nc6 2.Nc3 e6 3.d4 Bb4 {3...d5 is a French Hecht-Reefschlaeger} 4.d5 exd5 5.ex...

Started 10/29/07 at 14:20:25 by linksspringer
6 4572 Last Post 12/10/12 at 10:43:44
By: BabySnake
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Nimzowitch e4 Nc6 Nf3 d5!
Hello everyone, I remember seeing this line in the website by IM Nikolay Vlassov. Ive been playing this line with quite some success now over the years and unfortunately i have not b...

Started 10/09/05 at 00:14:08 by Charles_G
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71 48462 Last Post 11/20/12 at 14:27:18
By: BabySnake
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The Sniper against 1.d4
Hello everyone  Smiley
Just wondering what you think of the Sniper in response to 1.d4? I've been playing it myself online with some success (especially when my opponents play c4) - it leaves some sc...

Started 10/31/12 at 14:26:44 by SniperZaitsev
4 5271 Last Post 11/03/12 at 22:17:49
By: kylemeister
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Blumenfeld Idea
The following line is from last years game Korchnoi-Vallejo Pons:
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. d5 b5 5. dxe6 fxe6 6. cxb5 d5 7. Bg5 Qa5+ 8.
Qd2 Qb6 9. Bxf6 gxf6 10. e3 Nd7 11. Nc3 f5 12. ...

Started 06/29/12 at 02:32:26 by George Jempty
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By: George Jempty
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What is Black's best line in the Averbakh?
Hello everybody,
I'm new to this outstanding forum.  Smiley
Currently I'm trying to change my black repertoire (mainly because the stuff that I play with the white pieces does really afford much...

Started 12/24/07 at 14:57:57 by CrushingAttack
11 6302 Last Post 05/24/12 at 07:32:06
By: Glenn Snow
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The Alterman Gambit Guide - Black Gambits 1
Anyone got the book?
It looks interesting with what seems to be a complete repertoire against 1.d4 and 1.c4.
In particular the Blumenfeld was up for a book.
Btw Anyone knows what the Va...

Started 10/26/11 at 19:36:48 by Willempie
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By: Ametanoitos
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A First?

Started 09/08/10 at 17:05:37 by TonyRo
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16 14927 Last Post 12/30/11 at 21:04:29
By: battleangel - Ex Member
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What should i play against 1.Nf3 and 1.c4
I am a Benko Gambit player which i play to be able to win with black. What should i play against 1.Nf3 and 1.C4 to be able to play for a win. Personally i play 1.Nf3 as white and the defense which irr...

Started 12/29/11 at 04:28:27 by raja
6 7427 Last Post 12/29/11 at 19:18:12
By: belgian
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how to play against this line? 1.d4 c5 2.d5 Nf6 ?
1.d4 c5 2.d5 Nf6 ? with the  idea to play b5 in the style of Benko...can anybody guide me how to play ? thank you.

Started 12/23/11 at 11:09:33 by raja
5 2451 Last Post 12/24/11 at 05:46:48
By: TN
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1.d4 2.c4 3.Nf3 vs. 1.d4 2.Nf3 3.c4
Can anyone comment on the drawbacks, if White intends to play main-line-ish non-fianchetto positions, of playing 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 and only then 3.c4? I have not seen this matter discussed anywhere.<br /...

Started 05/18/10 at 00:56:34 by ReneDescartes
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24 15266 Last Post 12/11/11 at 08:52:43
By: Eclectico
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Zoom 001 by Zeuthen & Larsen
Does anyone know the specifics of getting a copy of this book from it's publisher. GM Davies says it's still available but I'm having some trouble -- found site but no book.

Started 07/18/11 at 23:59:26 by Sylvester
9 5308 Last Post 08/08/11 at 13:57:01
By: MarinFan
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What to do against 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nf3?
Hi, i wouldve made the question a little longer, but i think theres a character limit.
ANYWAY i'm trying to contruct a repertoire for the Grunfeld, and i'm wondering about 3.Nf3!?

Started 06/28/11 at 17:59:56 by Arcticmonkey
3 2146 Last Post 06/29/11 at 01:58:24
By: Markovich
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Avrukh move-ordered?!
This is just a matter of sheer curiosity for me as I dont play the lines with either color, still I may have noticed a small problem in Avrukh's GM Repertoire 1.d4 vol 2.
In his chapter on the L...

Started 06/03/11 at 08:25:53 by spagh3tti
10 3504 Last Post 06/03/11 at 21:38:00
By: spagh3tti
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what to do if your opening becomes predictable?
I have been playing the Leningrad Dutch against 1.d4, 1.c4, 1.Nf3 and it has served me well. It's a good opening.
Recently however my results have gone down because ... my opening becomes predict...

Started 05/26/11 at 15:55:35 by NeverGiveUp
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At last i got the chance to play my novelty!
As my KID was refuted (see i got back in business with the Gunfeld which i had kept in reserve for several years.
 In my first game...

Started 03/26/08 at 00:40:47 by Ametanoitos
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By: MaSu
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