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Trompovsky
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[A45] & Pseudo-Tromp [D00]
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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  (5 Viewing)
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  (1 Viewing)
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
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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
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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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
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By: gwnn
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GM11
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 3572 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 4801 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 2966 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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17 9700 Last Post 03/11/12 at 14:36:33
By: Straggler
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Does The Pirc kill the d-Pawn Spacials?
If I were thinking of palying the King's Indian Defence, what about studying the Picr/Modern in order to aovoid the long theory of d-Pawn Spacials? What are the pros and cons? In terms of load of work...

Started 12/30/11 at 10:10:18 by gramsci
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24 12679 Last Post 02/29/12 at 12:21:44
By: nyoke
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1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.g3 Question
After 1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.g3, 3...c6 followed by 4...Bg4 is a popular defense (and recommended in James Rizzitano's How to Beat 1.d4) but is 3...c6 necessary before playing 4...Bg4? is there anything ...

Started 02/23/12 at 08:37:52 by Anonymous3
2 2122 Last Post 02/23/12 at 09:20:12
By: TN
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Lines against the Torre/London for Grunfeld Player
I play the grunfeld against the queens gambit, but have trouble in knowing what sort of setups to adopt against the London and Torre that are consistent with my repertoire. (And with the other d pawn ...

Started 11/24/11 at 21:33:28 by Highfive
10 7379 Last Post 12/14/11 at 00:35:23
By: DragonKnight
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d-pawn specials update
Hey sorry for saying this but does anyone just not care about the blackmar diemer gambit?
As you can probably tell, i play 1...Nf6, and i play 1.d4 but i also play the Colle, and can someone plea...

Started 07/24/11 at 12:54:08 by Arcticmonkey
0 1395 Last Post 07/24/11 at 12:54:08
By: Arcticmonkey
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Eric, why don't you write a book ?
This is a request for Eric Prie, my favorite author in chesspublishing. I initiated this blog to create a demand for Eric writing a book on d-pawn special. PLEASE SUPPORT IT to make a strong case so t...

Started 12/27/08 at 13:41:28 by saubhikr
13 7582 Last Post 07/16/11 at 23:31:10
By: GMTonyKosten
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Repertoire to learn with?
Hello
I am an average level hobby player looking for advice on creating a repertoire that I can use without too much theory.
I have been playing 1.e4 up until now and I do well against bad p...

Started 06/24/11 at 11:33:59 by BlunderOnBoard
6 4221 Last Post 06/29/11 at 09:04:13
By: Vass
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London vs stonewall vs colle-z
Hello d-pawners!  I'd like your opinions on the london, stonewall and colle-z. Out of the 3 which do you feel has the best overall pedigree? I like the stonewall - the attack is awesome when you can g...

Started 03/01/11 at 16:36:11 by halfacreek
4 4839 Last Post 06/07/11 at 17:54:59
By: walkingterrapin
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What to do against 1.d4 e6!?
Greetings all. So, i've been basically trying to fill all the major holes in my repertoire for 1.d4, however this is the only real concern that i'm having.
So after 1.d4 e6, i honestly think i h...

Started 03/13/11 at 15:24:09 by Arcticmonkey
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27 16334 Last Post 06/07/11 at 17:49:28
By: walkingterrapin
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Best Anti D Pawn Specials Book/Disc ?
Which do you think offers the best Anti d pawn special lines. I am not so worried about how they tie in with other openings I am mainly  interested in how good the lines are against the "specials", as...

Started 02/06/09 at 11:04:44 by FischerTal
12 7101 Last Post 05/30/11 at 23:36:42
By: Anonymous3
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Avrukh to write 1. d4 deviations book!
From the Quality Chess blog;-
"On top of this we have made an agreement with Boris that he will work on a GM Repertoire book on 1.d4 deviations. This means a repertoire for Black after 1.d4 not f...

Started 03/31/11 at 11:25:46 by buddho
2 2255 Last Post 04/01/11 at 07:43:40
By: buddho
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d-pawn Specials - justifying it to yourself
Ok, I'm a decent enough player, rated between 2190 -2250 FIDE for the past 5 to 6 years. I take my chess seriously and do well in most tournaments.
The thing is, I really like simple d-pawn openi...

Started 07/18/10 at 19:09:12 by winawer77
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20 13388 Last Post 02/12/11 at 08:36:55
By: Ametanoitos
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1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Bg5/Bf4/e3: Tips & Sources?
Hi!
I'm trying to include the QID/NID complex in my repertoire. At my level (2100) I'm going to meet quite a few d-pawn specials. Are there any good resources out there dealing with these conside...

Started 08/31/10 at 11:39:54 by baeron
9 6907 Last Post 01/30/11 at 13:19:50
By: dom
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Nov 2010 update
Thanks to Eric Prié for a great explanation how to handle the setup from both sides.

Started 11/28/10 at 10:19:34 by Jupp53
2 1792 Last Post 11/28/10 at 18:56:03
By: XChess1971
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Chigorin Questions
I have been getting interested in the sytem with 1 d4, 2 Nf3, and 3 g3. I was wondering what you think about playing it versus the Chigorin (1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 g3)? What do books and other sources on...

Started 07/15/10 at 10:58:18 by Anonymous3
4 2897 Last Post 07/18/10 at 18:24:46
By: winawer77
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New playable eBooks!
I've just uploaded the new-style playable Torre Attack eBook!
This section also has new-style playable eBooks (which are updated every time new games are added!) on the London System, Barry Attack and ...

Started 06/06/10 at 18:10:07 by GMTonyKosten
1 3461 Last Post 06/07/10 at 10:46:20
By: Paddy
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