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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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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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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 1791 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 6587 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
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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 6855 Last Post 07/16/11 at 23:31:10
By: GMTonyKosten
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Repertoire to learn with?
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 3753 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 4391 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 14421 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 6371 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 2040 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 12193 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?
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 6237 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 1575 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 2571 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 3221 Last Post 06/07/10 at 10:46:20
By: Paddy
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A killer chess opening repertoire - new edition

Started 08/17/09 at 11:15:10 by Schaakhamster
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25 20796 Last Post 06/03/10 at 07:13:13
By: tafl
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Aggressive variations against Colle / London Syste
Hi guys!
I am playing 1.d4 d5 with black but a lot of people play against me Colle or London System. I have never looked up theory about these two openings, I just play normal intuitiv moves.<br ...

Started 04/07/10 at 12:16:18 by JAlekhine
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21 9066 Last Post 05/04/10 at 18:39:18
By: sharpplay
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GM Davies DVD: Build a 1.d4 Repertoire
This DVD seems to lack information about the position after 1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6.
If I remember correctly GM Davies said that 3.e3 was a reasonable move after Black had played ...d5. What is the Whi...

Started 04/11/10 at 19:49:05 by Sylvester
3 2734 Last Post 04/14/10 at 08:45:12
By: TN
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New Davies DVD c3-d3 c6-d6 Set Up
According to a very secure source I have... chessbase has produced a new DVD by Nigel Davies. I dont remember the exact title. Something like :
"An opening repertoire for the busy" or something.

Started 11/18/09 at 17:16:50 by Novosibirsk
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19 14641 Last Post 03/29/10 at 01:21:21
By: Carld
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d-pawn specials after 1.d4 e6 2.var. d5
I´m combining Semi-slav and some stonewall lines in my repertoire (rarely playing an English defence with 1...e6 + 2....b6) and go for them via the 1. d4 e6 move order, playing the French against e4.<...

Started 02/08/10 at 18:27:04 by derdudea
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