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[A45] & Pseudo-Tromp [D00]
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In: Re: How strong are Black'...
By: TopNotch
Torre Attack [D03] [A46-48]

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

90 915 Last Post 03/04/21 at 14:36:50
In: Re: The Agile London Syst...
By: an ordinary chessplayer
2 Nc3 [D01]

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

45 641 Last Post 03/10/20 at 02:06:56
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By: LeeRoth
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Blackmar-Diemer Gambit [D00]
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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
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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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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 6604 Last Post 06/12/17 at 19:46:30
By: TD
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KID/Grunfeld Fianchetto without c4
I couldn't find much coverage of the lines with 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.g3 (Bg7 4.Bg2 0-0 5.0-0 d6/d5) in the ChessPub Archives, except for a couple of games' analysis on the 6.a4 variation. I understand ...

Started 02/21/17 at 03:27:13 by TN
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By: TN
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Trying to put a dpawn special rep together
Hi all,
I have played different dpawn specials in the past and have done ok with them in over the board play. Coming back to chess after a little layoff and also having some family obligations, I...

Started 02/12/14 at 15:12:29 by Mtal
9 9656 Last Post 12/10/16 at 09:14:07
By: StevenRusso
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New chess base DVD on the tromp
Hi all, I was wondering if anyone looked at the New troll DVD by chess base? How is it? Is it complete? I was wondering cause I did not see the lines for black where he plays ne4, c5, and qa5 check. O...

Started 08/26/16 at 19:45:21 by Mtal
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By: Mtal
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By: ErictheRed
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Dealing with the Slav as a Colle Player
Hi all,
So I like to play the different Colle's and seem to do well with them, but the Slav always seemed a tough nut to crack. I was wondering if anyone could recommend a good book that explains...

Started 05/11/16 at 06:12:46 by Jsnow
2 3603 Last Post 05/11/16 at 19:30:25
By: Equinox
Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies) Poll
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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18 15798 Last Post 01/16/16 at 21:26:40
By: Lauri Torni
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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 4000 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 13526 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 5190 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 12250 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 20394 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 18025 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 5664 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 12514 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
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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 17072 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 4894 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 4615 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 2704 Last Post 05/08/13 at 18:52:26
By: naughtyknight
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