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[A45] & Pseudo-Tromp [D00]
Moderators: CraigEvans, Bibs
66 752 Last Post 09/05/18 at 20:20:49
In: Re: recent Trompowsky cru...
By: Sisyphus
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]

89 904 Last Post 06/05/19 at 04:56:46
In: Re: 1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.B...
By: MicahSmith
2 Nc3 [D01]

25 310 Last Post 12/07/18 at 16:11:31
In: Re: Veresov vs Pirc trans...
By: tipau
Colle  (1 Viewing)
Colle. Colle-Zukertort Attack & Anti-Colle [A47-8, D02, D04-05]

44 636 Last Post 06/23/19 at 00:59:49
In: Re: e3 Before ...e6 in th...
BDG  (1 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 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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Poll: How to beat the d-Pawn Specials: 1...Nf6 or 1...d5
Objectively speaking, which move is stronger for Black to thwart and defeat the d-Pawn Specials: 1...Nf6 or 1...d5 ?
In other words: Against which move are the d-Pawn Specials less effec...

Started 06/12/15 at 10:08:36 by Marc Benford
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By: Sauron
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Barry vs Tarzan
Hi all, I was just wondering, is there a big difference between the Barry Attack when compared to the Tarzan Attack? Is the move order in the Tarzan a way to avoid some of the challenging lines in the...

Started 03/04/15 at 20:55:45 by Mtal
2 3190 Last Post 03/08/15 at 01:45:56
By: urusov
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The New Old Indian book now out.
Dear All,
Managed to get hold of a copy at the weekend and seems to have some very original and interesting content.
The section on the Tromp looks interesting as there seems to be some extr...

Started 06/20/11 at 16:57:53 by Nelson
13 11436 Last Post 12/29/14 at 15:27:52
By: HgMan
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1.d4 d5 2.Bf4 Nf6 3.Nc3!? The Baadur Attack.
This seems to be an interesting line that is gaining some support from various elite attacking players lately!
I'd like to exchange some ideas here.  Cheesy
In particular, find Jobava's games wi...

Started 11/10/14 at 22:59:59 by Snow_Lion
4 4397 Last Post 11/27/14 at 23:30:41
By: GMTonyKosten
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what do you play against d5?
I was wondering what my fellow d pawn plays play against d5? For myself I am not sure what to do. Should I play a queens gambit (with mknight on f3 which rule out some exchange lines.) Or try one of t...

Started 02/12/14 at 21:17:30 by Mtal
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15 10222 Last Post 09/08/14 at 22:36:05
By: kylemeister
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1.d4 Nf6 2.g4!? what is this gambit?
I'm searching for the name. Is there a clear refutation?

Started 03/17/12 at 13:35:53 by kshorg
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18 17860 Last Post 07/07/14 at 23:03:02
By: eggman
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Avrukh on d-pawn specials
I couldn't find an existing thread devoted to this.
I have it and it's quite good.  It's divided into sections that respectively benefit players of 1...d5, 1...Nf6-2...e6, and 1...Nf6-2...g6 (and...

Started 05/02/13 at 14:53:51 by Markovich
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16 16045 Last Post 12/11/13 at 02:30:03
By: VitolinishBoom
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chess is sometimes really odd
yesterday I lost a game due to a bad opening as white ... I mean openingwise I can play almost everything by feeling, any opening ... but originally I wanted to play 1.e4, but then I saw my opponent p...

Started 10/21/13 at 21:38:01 by battleangel (Ex Member)
2 5166 Last Post 10/22/13 at 14:16:35
By: ErictheRed
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1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 c5 3.c3
In other posts we've discussed how to enliven things up after other anti-benoni systems.  Anybody have any thoughts on how to counter the tedious 3.c3?  Of course the exchange Slav is possible and I'v...

Started 09/30/04 at 11:12:12 by Glenn Snow
13 11158 Last Post 09/25/13 at 23:08:47
By: kylemeister
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1.d4e6 2.e4b6 3. ???
So far after 1. d4 e6 I play 2 e4.  It is not that often that you can have "total" center control, so if black allows me to take it, I grab it!
My results are pretty good against Pirc...

Started 09/03/13 at 19:56:52 by mani
4 4484 Last Post 09/04/13 at 19:02:34
By: mani
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A D pawn repertoire for white
Hello Champs,
I just subscribed and I wish to start building a repertoire for white, but I do not know where to start.
Could you advice me, knowing :
1. I am about 1600 points (on the ...

Started 08/25/13 at 15:53:35 by mani
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19 15173 Last Post 09/01/13 at 07:25:52
By: MartinC
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Proper way for black to play against stonewall
There are lots of books and vedios to play against a particular opening.So can you recommend a line against stonewall.I was crused by this line in blitz games..So please recommend some li...

Started 08/13/13 at 08:32:02 by chandrashekharkoravi
5 4241 Last Post 08/15/13 at 18:13:00
By: chandrashekharkoravi
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Question to IM Richard Palliser
Hello IM Richard Palliser,
2 month ago you wrote about the chigorin ( You rated the move 6... e5 with "!", but why? How would black answer, 7. ...

Started 07/03/13 at 11:30:13 by manfred89
6 4030 Last Post 07/05/13 at 09:33:21
By: GMTonyKosten
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A Slav System against D-pawn line
Hi Guys,
Just a thought there, but it is possible to play ...d5, ...c6, ...Bg4 then ...e6 against the London System/Colle System ect?
Also, can you play it against 1.d4 d5 2.Bf4 Bg4!?

Started 05/05/13 at 15:28:44 by naughtyknight
2 2380 Last Post 05/08/13 at 18:52:26
By: naughtyknight
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new gambit queen pawn opening
New Gambit Queen Pawn Opening
1.d4 c5 2.e4 d5 3.dxc5 Qa5ch 4.Qd2 Qxd2ch 5.Nxd4 dxe4 6.Nxe4 Bf5 7.Bd3 e5 8.Nf3 Nc6 9.Be3 Rd8 10.Rd1 Bg6 11.a3 e6 12.Ne2 Be7 13.O-O Nf6 14.Nxf6ch Bxf6 15.Bxg6 hxg6 1...

Started 01/15/13 at 16:24:10 by sloughter
5 3016 Last Post 01/15/13 at 23:59:38
By: Bibs
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Stonewall vs everything?
I would like to follow Bronznik's book on the Schara Gambit + play the Triangle/Noteboom against Nf3. So I have to play
1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 c6.
Can I play the stonewall if white doesn't play c4 so...

Started 01/06/13 at 14:37:00 by gwnn
3 2400 Last Post 01/06/13 at 22:58:25
By: gwnn
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I haven't seen a topic dedicated to this book yet, even though there have been comments on it in some threads. Any opinions, lines that seem good, and perhaps some that are not so good or even worse?<...

Started 12/23/12 at 21:16:21 by fling
6 3235 Last Post 12/27/12 at 17:48:11
By: fling
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Anti-Benoni: Zilbermints Gambit
Recently I played some nice games against the Old Benoni Defense, 1 d4 c5 in tournaments. First, a couple of miniatures, and then two over-the-board games.
Zilbermints - burnin-bush (2102 ICC)<br...

Started 05/19/12 at 16:29:21 by Gambit
3 4319 Last Post 06/11/12 at 03:24:09
By: Gambit
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Where/When to Diverge From Summerscale Repertoire
Summerscale's book and Sverre Johnsen's update of it discuss this topic to some extent but I would like to know more. I don't want to remain loyal to the ideas in these books at all costs.
I'm on...

Started 04/05/12 at 15:52:37 by Sylvester
2 2712 Last Post 05/20/12 at 19:32:12
By: Stigma
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Any d pawn attack drawbacks for Noteboom player ?
Are there are move order drawbacks for Black, trying to reach The Triangle System / Noteboom ? Is there a drawback after 1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 c6 ?

Started 03/04/12 at 18:12:42 by Laramonet
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