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Trompovsky  (1 Viewing)
[A45] & Pseudo-Tromp [D00]
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In: Re: Trompowsky Attack & L...
By: Wintermondnacht
Torre Attack [D03] [A46-48]

16 118 Last Post 09/01/18 at 19:59:26
In: Re: Terrible play... some...
By: Stigma
London  (1 Viewing)
London System 2 Nf3 & 3 Bf4, Neo-London System 2 Bf4 inc. Jobova-Prié Attack [A45-48, D00, D02]

94 936 Last Post 08/29/23 at 06:15:22
In: Re: New London book by Se...
By: an ordinary chessplayer
2 Nc3 [D01]

27 359 Last Post 05/03/21 at 08:30:07
In: Re: New Bertramisch Video...
By: Dink Heckler
Colle. Colle-Zukertort Attack & Anti-Colle [A47-8, D02, D04-05]

47 654 Last Post 12/23/22 at 17:53:10
In: The Killer Colle
By: MW
BDG  (2 Viewing)
Blackmar-Diemer Gambit [D00]
Moderators: CraigEvans, Bibs
108 3989 Last Post 08/03/18 at 11:57:39
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By: Gambit
Barry Attack & Vorotnikov-Kogan-Hebden Attack [D00]

7 107 Last Post 11/13/16 at 18:03:02
In: Re: Spectacular Game in t...
By: abrahampayton
d-Pawn Specials d-Pawn Specials
Tromp, Colle, London, Torre, Veresov, BDG, Barry etc. [A45-49 & D00-05] with IM Richard Palliser
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Jobrava london vs lines with bf5
Hi all,
For those jobrava london players out there, I feel like I do not get much vs lines with bf5. So let's say d4 d5, nc3 nf6, bf4 and for. I do the usual f3, and then push my pawns, eventuall...

Started 05/31/21 at 19:13:47 by Darthmambo
4 2032 Last Post 07/02/23 at 07:30:06
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What are the best defenses against d-Pawn specials
At the GM level, d-Pawn Specials are rare, so the best defenses against 1.d4 are the following (from best to worst):
Nimzo > Grunfeld = Semi-Slav = QGD = QID > QGA = ...Bf5 Slav = ...a6 Slav >> S...

Started 06/12/23 at 09:24:09 by Marc Benford
8 984 Last Post 06/15/23 at 09:14:39
By: Kerangali
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White opening system: d4, Nf3, e3, c4
This thread is about the following White opening system: d4, Nf3, e3, c4, in some order.
Does this system have a name?
Do you have links to articles that speak about this system?
How go...

Started 05/29/23 at 05:36:38 by Marc Benford
2 512 Last Post 05/30/23 at 22:17:37
By: FreeRepublic
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Symmetrical London material
Is there a good source of explanatory material on meeting the London symmetrically with 1.d4 d5 2.Bf4 Bf5.  Or even other lines such as 2.Nf3 (or 2.Nc3) 2...Bf5.  I need to start getting used playing ...

Started 03/26/23 at 13:40:59 by George Jempty
3 695 Last Post 04/08/23 at 00:29:16
By: katar
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1.d4 d5 2.h3 with the idea of Bc1-f4-h2. Kindle sample at amazon.
This probably belongs in the same category...

Started 02/13/23 at 01:34:03 by an ordinary chessplayer
4 618 Last Post 02/13/23 at 16:32:55
By: FreeRepublic
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In pseudo-Tromposwky 2. .. h6, how to handle 4.c4?
Hi all,
I'm studying Ntirlis's repertoire book Playing 1. d4 d5. In the short section on the pseudo-Trompowsky, he suggests: 1. d4 d5 2. Bg5 h6 3. Bh4 Nd7.
However, he does not even mention 4. c4....

Started 11/18/22 at 14:30:12 by tim
1 347 Last Post 11/18/22 at 16:35:10
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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New Qd3 Veresov Book
The Richter-Veresov Attack: Qd3 Variation
by Eric J. Fleischman
I'll be curious to see...

Started 09/13/22 at 14:12:08 by FizzySoda
8 1905 Last Post 09/28/22 at 18:16:55
By: Kerangali
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Noteboom players and d4 Deviations....
The Noteboom was my main defence to 1.d4 for many years, and I'm considering playing it again after taking a break for a year or two.  I'm curious about how the Noteboom experts here recommend meeting...

Started 05/30/07 at 05:51:41 by ErictheRed
13 10858 Last Post 07/07/22 at 18:56:33
By: tony37
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New Ways in the Barry Attack
Hey All,
IM Andrew Martin recently published a new chessbase DVD on the barry attack. He covers two newer methods of playing it in addition to some older ways.
I'm curious if anyone has tr...

Started 02/03/22 at 19:48:40 by FizzySoda
9 2474 Last Post 02/21/22 at 20:27:28
By: TopNotch
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LT Rep: London System by GM Liem Quang Le (~ 2700)
I am very surprised that there is still no thread about this quite interesting repertoire
suggested by a very strong player, which has been released by chessable recently.
To be sure despi...

Started 10/17/21 at 13:36:03 by emary
2 1517 Last Post 10/17/21 at 16:41:14
By: emary
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Can anyone tell me where 1.d4 Nf6 2.Bf4 c5 3.d5 b5!? is recommended for Black.  My memory is so poor I can't remember even though I was recently looking at it.

Started 01/15/21 at 04:08:45 by Glenn Snow
5 2071 Last Post 01/15/21 at 06:00:29
By: TD
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The surprising Pawn Push variation.
I've been playing on Lichess recently and was surprised when playing Black against Stockfish I faced this move...1.d4 Nf6 2.d5?!
I doubt many people in here get this but for surprise value this o...

Started 09/02/20 at 17:07:42 by HagenWatch1
2 2106 Last Post 09/02/20 at 18:27:47
By: kylemeister
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London vs c5
Hi all,
I been looking at playing the london more and was wo during what to do with this move order, d4 d5, bf4 c5?
Is pushing a good option? I see some sources say play e3 then qb6 comes....

Started 05/05/20 at 16:13:11 by Mtal
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20 9799 Last Post 06/15/20 at 02:32:13
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1 Nf3, d4, b3
What would you call that opening? White plays c4 also

Started 05/16/20 at 22:51:04 by Heuristic
4 2481 Last Post 05/18/20 at 20:39:23
By: Heuristic
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The Raptor
Hi all,
Well there's been some stuff out on the Raptor recently (chessable and ichess, and they both seem decent and give different ways to play it). I was wondering, is there a well know respon...

Started 12/19/19 at 14:51:29 by Mtal
3 2531 Last Post 03/28/20 at 02:27:51
By: scvchess
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What to play against the benoni?
Hi all, just wondering, what do my fellow d pawn special players do against c5 on move one? Just lost a game to it and I really don't have a clue how to beat it. I feel I have not found a book that gi...

Started 07/08/18 at 04:07:09 by Mtal
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48 29382 Last Post 12/24/19 at 21:00:03
By: ReneDescartes
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New London DVD By GM Williams.
I see Chessbase has released a new London System DVD by GM Williams.
If anyone has this would be interested in his comments on the lines 1 d4 d5 2 Bf4 Bf5 and 1 d4 Nf6  2 Bf4 c5 as on his recent ...

Started 10/26/19 at 17:53:28 by MW
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19 11551 Last Post 11/21/19 at 15:23:45
By: robertjamesbobbyfischer
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What is your London system goto reference
Hi all,
Well it seems like there is a lot of London system references out there now. I was so,seeing what is the one book or video you like as a main guide? Or do you uses different sources for d...

Started 07/31/19 at 19:52:44 by Mtal
6 4654 Last Post 09/10/19 at 03:44:06
By: Leon_Trotsky
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Modernised Colle by Pavloviç
Thinkers Publishing are making a lot of good interesting books. This one on Colle says out april to mai, and c...

Started 04/01/19 at 04:40:58 by Leon_Trotsky
11 9282 Last Post 06/18/19 at 10:31:35
By: tracke
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Colle DWD by Williams
Why is Colle suddenly so popular ¿ Thinkers Publishing have book on Colle published last week, now this. Is it because Lond...

Started 05/19/19 at 00:41:00 by Leon_Trotsky
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