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Trompovsky
Trompovsky
[A45] & Pseudo-Tromp [D00]
Moderators: CraigEvans, Bibs
66 753 Last Post 12/19/19 at 19:44:09
In: Re: Tromp 2...g6
By: Mtal
Torre
Torre
Torre Attack [D03] [A46-48]

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

89 906 Last Post 06/18/20 at 08:26:55
In: Re: Best book for meeting...
By: MartinC
Veresov
Veresov
2 Nc3 [D01]

26 332 Last Post 05/01/20 at 19:22:45
In: Re: Opinions wanted on th...
By: an ordinary chessplayer
Colle
Colle
Colle. Colle-Zukertort Attack & Anti-Colle [A47-8, D02, D04-05]

45 641 Last Post 03/10/20 at 02:06:56
In: Re: Kingside fianchetto a...
By: LeeRoth
BDG
BDG  (3 Viewing)
Blackmar-Diemer Gambit [D00]
Moderators: CraigEvans, Bibs
108 3989 Last Post 08/03/18 at 11:57:39
In: Re: c5 against the Blackm...
By: Gambit
Barry
Barry
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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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
2 444 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 2568 Last Post 06/15/20 at 02:32:13
By: VGA
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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
4 759 Last Post 05/18/20 at 20:39:23
By: Heuristic
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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
11 7258 Last Post 03/28/20 at 15:57:38
By: Laramonet
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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
3 937 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 17682 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 4927 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 2190 Last Post 09/10/19 at 03:44:06
By: Leon_Trotsky
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Modernised Colle by Pavloviç
http://chessbookshop.com/katalog_detail.asp?ant=False&kodknihy=8322&page=1&id=&l...
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 5373 Last Post 06/18/19 at 10:31:35
By: tracke
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Colle DWD by Williams
https://www.schachversand.de/de/the-colle-koltanowski-system-19322.html
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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17 5756 Last Post 05/24/19 at 14:36:54
By: Mtal
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d4 repertoire based on Burgess & Trompovsky?
Hi guys
I got interested into some 1.d4-lines for White and decided to try to switch to "Anti-Indian" d4-repertoire based on
d4 Nf6:
Trompowsky (I have Pert and Kindermann, will probabl...

Started 09/14/18 at 23:16:41 by pirc kid
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15 7441 Last Post 04/30/19 at 20:08:25
By: Mtal
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Pelletier DWD: Anti-Système de Londres
http://www.variantes.com/jeu-echecs-nouveautes/49788-dvd-pelletier-anti-systeme-...
How crazy has deep opening preparation become, that this new DWD by Pelletier focusses on beating t...

Started 03/26/19 at 00:43:51 by Leon_Trotsky
3 2224 Last Post 04/02/19 at 23:15:43
By: Leon_Trotsky
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Trompowsky book by Chess Stars
http://chess-stars.com/resources/contents_Trompowsky%20Attack.pdf
Says on website that it comes out on Augusti. However, the contents page is not very detailed. I see 2...e6 3. e4 and White takes...

Started 07/24/18 at 21:15:34 by Leon_Trotsky
9 5363 Last Post 08/15/18 at 05:32:05
By: tracke
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80/20 london system video
Hi all, anyone watch the 80/20 video on the London by IM Eric Rosen? Just wondering how it was. Thanks.

Started 07/11/18 at 02:07:46 by Mtal
0 1974 Last Post 07/11/18 at 02:07:46
By: Mtal
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Nimzo Indian / Queen's Indian vs d-pawn specials
Hi,
Does anyone know decent lines against d-pawn specials when Black is a Nimzo/Queen's Indian player?

Started 07/25/16 at 22:26:41 by kevinludwig
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22 10437 Last Post 06/15/18 at 14:33:24
By: ErictheRed
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Trompowsky DVD by Kindermann
https://shop.chessbase.com/de/products/kindermann_triumphieren_mit_trompowsky
I was thinking of getting this DVD, since there are few Trompowsky stuff and the presenter is usually good. If anyone...

Started 02/25/18 at 03:58:40 by Leon_Trotsky
4 3549 Last Post 03/02/18 at 22:32:38
By: PatzerNoster
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Trompowsky DVD by Kindermann
https://shop.chessbase.com/de/products/kindermann_triumphieren_mit_trompowsky
I was thinking of getting this DVD, since there are few Trompowsky stuff and the presenter is usually good. If anyone...

Started 02/25/18 at 03:54:33 by Leon_Trotsky
0 2077 Last Post 02/25/18 at 03:54:33
By: Leon_Trotsky
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torre vs london
How would you comepare the two? Would you play one over the other vs certain openings? Seems to me the London is good vs g6 stuff but the torre shines against e6 lines. Well maybe the London is more c...

Started 02/12/14 at 21:21:17 by Mtal
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21 16231 Last Post 09/02/17 at 16:42:30
By: ErictheRed
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1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 b5!?
I have no idea where to put this, because I am even sure what this opening is called, but I saw this in the FIDE Women World Championskap and thought that it looked interesting to take advantage of th...

Started 04/25/15 at 21:20:24 by DenVerdsligeRejsende
8 6765 Last Post 07/04/17 at 05:43:36
By: ErictheRed
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Stonewall Attack
Last night I surprised my opponent by playing the Stonewall Attack (d4, c3, e3, f4 etc.). Does anybody have (much) experience with this system? Comments? IM- or GM-specialists? Literature?

Started 05/20/17 at 08:06:24 by TD
10 6149 Last Post 06/12/17 at 19:46:30
By: TD
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