Latest Updates:
  Sub-Boards in 'Daring Defences to 1. d4' Topics Posts Last Post
Grünfeld Defence [D70-D99]
Moderators: CraigEvans, TN
203 1767 Last Post 03/01/21 at 21:39:16
In: Re: Davies' Opening Reper...
By: MW
Dutch Defence [A80-A99]
Moderators: CraigEvans, TN
224 3512 Last Post 02/06/21 at 22:01:02
In: Re: What are the best boo...
By: CanadianClub
Benko Gambit [A57-A59]
Moderators: CraigEvans, TN
85 1049 Last Post 10/03/20 at 17:37:13
In: Re: Survey by Karolyi in...
By: TD
Budapest Gambit 3...Ng4 & Fajarowicz 3...Ne4 [A51-52]
Moderators: CraigEvans, TN
37 552 Last Post 12/28/20 at 05:56:54
In: Re: Moskalenko Budapest U...
By: Stigma
English Defence
English Defence
Lines with ...b6: English Defence [A40 & A50], Owen's Defence [B00]
Moderators: CraigEvans, TN
53 563 Last Post 02/09/16 at 10:09:11
In: Re: 4.Bd3 english defence...
By: BenkoFan
Albin Counter Gambit [D08-09]
Moderators: CraigEvans, TN
14 187 Last Post 05/05/20 at 10:32:35
In: Re: The Complete Albin Co...
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
(Moderators: CraigEvans, TN)
Topics: 169
Posts: 2672
Pages Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 9
There are no actions to perform.
Subject / Started By Replies Views Last Post Sort (old answer)
Normal Topic
Hi Daring Defence fans! Welcome to my section! Wink

Started 01/04/03 at 12:44:46 by GM Glenn (Guest)
2 3756 Last Post 01/10/03 at 10:00:42
By: GMGlennFlear
Normal Topic
To Nimzo's Defence
Hi All,
I've been looking over the lines of Nimzo's defence to 1.e4 and in the main I'm happy that black can get original play and reasonable positions with it. Only the line starting with 1. e4 ...

Started 04/07/03 at 20:43:23 by Tom Connelly (Guest)
1 2677 Last Post 07/18/03 at 08:37:27
By: Stephen Atherton (Guest)
Normal Topic
Odd Nimzo Line
I was wondering what you lovely people out there thought of the line
1. e4 Nc6 2. d4 d5 3. de Qxd5 4. Nc3!? Qxd4 5. Qe2
I think it is quite difficult for Black eg 5... Nf6 6. Nb5 Qd8 7. Bf...

Started 07/21/03 at 10:39:54 by not a gm yet (Guest)
1 2785 Last Post 10/08/03 at 22:05:03
By: Glenn Snow
Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies)
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 d6 3.Nc3 Bf5?! very hot
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 d6 3.Nc3 Bf5?!
Is there any refutation of this line?

Started 09/01/03 at 16:38:39 by IM from Sweden (Guest)
« Pages 1 2 all »
16 11117 Last Post 03/12/04 at 19:04:19
By: Glenn Snow
Normal Topic
d4 a6 my results are good with this
          Being a committed (should be)  a6 player, i have played the st george in litterally tens of thousands of games, many online and am convinced its not as bad as painted.
          I even ...

Started 05/09/04 at 18:35:42 by helmet
7 4556 Last Post 06/08/04 at 01:36:24
By: helmet
Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies)
"Tartakower Defence" 1 d4 d6 2 c4 g6!?
A book by Yrjola and Tella published a few years ago discussed the defence 1 d4 d6 2 c4 e5. Isn’t 2 …g6!? here no less important and even more neglected? A number of the variations reach, by transposi...

Started 06/18/04 at 23:59:22 by Michael Ayton
11 7353 Last Post 06/30/04 at 13:33:51
By: Michael Ayton
Normal Topic
World Chess Record in blunders
Yesterday I played one of my favourited surpise weapons against a club player, the Albin-CounterGambit. I play black. The game went
1.d4 d5
2.c4 e5
3.dxe5 d4
4.Nf3 Nc6
5.Nbd2 ...

Started 10/26/04 at 10:13:23 by Tzanidakis_Michael
2 2298 Last Post 10/26/04 at 18:39:03
By: MNb
Normal Topic
1. d4 d6 2. Nf3 Bg4  and 1. d4 d6 2. c4 e5
Does anyone know if these lines are convered anbywhere in Chesspub?
1. d4 d6 2. Nf3 Bg4  and 1. d4 d6 2. c4 e5
In the case of the second, there are some tranpositions to the English, but man...

Started 03/27/03 at 17:13:32 by Antillian
5 4148 Last Post 11/15/04 at 09:49:11
By: alumbrado
Normal Topic
Benoni/Grünfeld with Bg5 and f3.
As I am almost an ignorant on the Grünfeld and the White side of the Benoni, I start this thread. The following line might fit well in a repertoire: 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.f3 c5 4.d5 Bg7 5.Nc3 d6 6.e4 o-o...

Started 01/05/05 at 16:07:40 by MNb
0 2145 Last Post 01/05/05 at 11:07:34
By: MNb
Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies)
What to do against 2.Nf3?
What does a player who has decided to make the Albin Counter Gambit (or the Budapest, or the ..etc.) his weapon against 1.d4, if his opponent plays not 2.c4 but 2.Nf3 ???
This is a hassle! You wi...

Started 01/06/05 at 09:27:38 by R.B. (Guest)
« Pages 1 2 all »
16 10956 Last Post 01/07/05 at 10:29:27
By: Willempie
Normal Topic
New variation in the Englund Gambit?
The public opinion (also in this forum) seems to be that the Englund Gambit sucks.
I agree that with 1.d4 e5 2.dxe5 Nc6 3.Nf3 Qe7 4.Qd5 this should be true.
But then I found when surfing thr...

Started 12/23/04 at 09:15:11 by Dutch-Kalashnikov
6 4065 Last Post 02/01/05 at 18:24:54
By: Kyle Truhe (Guest)
Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies)
Something Fun for Englund Fans
I have been retired from chess for the last few years, but recently I decided that I would like to start getting back into it again. I started playing a lot of games on the net to get some of the rust...

Started 02/02/05 at 00:42:10 by Kyle Truhe (Guest)
10 4638 Last Post 02/03/05 at 01:58:20
By: Kyle Truhe (Guest)
Normal Topic
laying the englund gambit "bust" to rest
i was looking through the good ol' MCO tonight, because i was curious what it had listed as the most critical line of the englund, and it turned out to be pretty hilarious stuff.
it didn't even ...

Started 02/04/05 at 12:58:30 by Kyle Truhe (Guest)
4 3144 Last Post 02/04/05 at 14:16:58
By: Kyle Truhe (Guest)
Normal Topic
1.d4 e5
Seems crasy, but might work.
1.d4 e5 2.dxe5 Nc5 3.Nf3 Qe7 aint so bad for black, its harly a queen pawn opening anymore.

Started 02/05/05 at 11:42:48 by Bruce (Guest)
2 2116 Last Post 02/07/05 at 08:07:14
By: Markovich
Normal Topic
About 1.e4 Nc6 2.Nc3!?
About 1.e4 Nc6 2.Nc3!?
If you are a Nc6 devotee, what is your choice after 1.e4 Nc6 2.Nc3!?
A) 2...e5 !?
B) 2...e6 !?
C) 2...g6 !?
What do you think about the pseudo-french s...

Started 02/26/05 at 17:17:57 by Bubu13
2 2323 Last Post 02/26/05 at 20:08:05
By: Glenn Snow
Normal Topic
Blumenfeld Gambit PDF E-Book is down
I know you're all going to wonder why I want to play this junk, but I just do.  The E-book is down and if somebody could fix it, I would appreciate it.

Started 03/01/05 at 19:14:03 by iggistiv
5 4965 Last Post 03/06/05 at 21:18:58
By: iggustiv (Guest)
Normal Topic
Could I play 2.…f5
The French 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 uesully played like this :1.d4 e6 2.e4 d5.But when I played e6 ageinst d4  I really want to play Dutch rather than Frech ,I want to know when played 1.e4 e6 2. d4 or 1.d4 e6...

Started 04/20/05 at 05:50:20 by akang
4 2836 Last Post 04/22/05 at 23:14:37
By: akang
Normal Topic
1. d4, e6 2. c4, f5 3. e4, f5
Opinions on this ? (I'm considering adopting this as a solution for the 'Benoni declined' : 1. d4, e6 2. c4, c5 3. e3) Games with this seem very hard to find, is there a reason for this other than 'fa...

Started 04/15/05 at 07:23:26 by elspringer
4 2830 Last Post 04/28/05 at 09:23:08
By: elspringer
Normal Topic
New 1...Nc6 Cd-ROM from Convekta
1. Does anyone have details about the new CD-ROM from Convekta - Kalinin and Berdichevsky  "Modern Chess Openings 1...Nc6!?"?
Information from the publishers says that it is based on more than 30...

Started 04/24/05 at 11:18:08 by SorenJensen
8 5404 Last Post 06/07/05 at 14:54:01
By: guidedbyvoices
Normal Topic
Is 1.d4 Nc6 2.d5!? Ne5 definitely considered +- ?
I would like to know if : 1.d4 Nc6 2.d5!? Ne5 is definitely considered +- ?
Is there something viable for the black side ?  ???

Started 06/28/05 at 13:49:21 by Bubu13
7 4390 Last Post 07/05/05 at 01:13:52
By: tafl
Pages Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 9
There are no actions to perform.
Normal Topic Normal Topic
Sticky Topic Sticky Topic
Locked Topic Locked Topic
Locked Topic Sticky Locked Topic
Moved Topic Moved Topic
Global Announcement Global Announcement
Locked Global Announcement Locked Global Announcement
Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies) Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies)
Very Hot Topic (More than 25 Replies) Very Hot Topic (More than 25 Replies)
You can view Topics in this Board.

You cannot post replies to Topics in this Board.
You cannot start new Topics in this Board.
You cannot post Attachments in this Board.
You cannot start Polls in this Board.
  ‹ Board Index   Top