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[A45] & Pseudo-Tromp [D00]
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Torre Attack [D03] [A46-48]

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By: Stigma
London System 2 Nf3 & 3 Bf4, Neo-London System 2 Bf4 inc. Jobova-Prié Attack [A45-48, D00, D02]

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By: an ordinary chessplayer
2 Nc3 [D01]

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Colle. Colle-Zukertort Attack & Anti-Colle [A47-8, D02, D04-05]

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By: LeeRoth
Blackmar-Diemer Gambit [D00]
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Barry Attack & Vorotnikov-Kogan-Hebden Attack [D00]

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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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3 5921 Last Post 06/13/16 at 18:32:48
By: ErictheRed
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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
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By: Heuristic
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1. d4 Nf6 2. d5
Does anyone have any ideas for how black should play against the following moves:
1. d4 Nf6
2. d5
So far the main idea I have seen is 2. ...e6 aiming for 3. dxe6 fxe6 and then castling...

Started 06/09/06 at 19:35:31 by Dinomike100
1 1639 Last Post 06/09/06 at 21:01:11
By: Nietzsche
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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 7156 Last Post 07/04/17 at 05:43:36
By: ErictheRed
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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
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By: dom
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1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3.g3 b5!?
Where can I find a good coverage of the line
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3.g3 b5!?
I understand that this a good way to counter a "Catalan setup with a delayed c4". Unfortunately, that's whe...

Started 10/27/09 at 15:37:08 by Librarian
5 4872 Last Post 10/30/09 at 17:22:58
By: Dink Heckler
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1. d4, d5 2. Nf3, c5
Since the Sebastian Open we know what GM Prié plays in that position : 3. c3.
Not surprising perhaps, although I had expected him to go the Bellon Lopez way with 3. c4.

Started 07/06/07 at 09:11:39 by nyoke
6 2955 Last Post 07/20/07 at 14:48:27
By: Dji
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1. d4-Nc6
Three weeks I had to face this opening  as white: 1. d4 Nc6   2. c4 e5   3. d5 Nce7   4. e4 Nf6   5. Nc3 Ng6   6. Be3 Bb4
I feeled very ast uncomfortable and eventually (actually I blundered a p...

Started 02/06/07 at 08:15:21 by thibdb13
12 4598 Last Post 02/15/07 at 12:58:53
By: nyoke
Very Hot Topic (More than 25 Replies) Poll
Poll: 1.d4 d5 - what's white's best alternative to a QG?
After 1.d4 Nf6 I can see myself trying the Trompowski or even the Veresov, but after 1.d4 d5 has there been any discussion of which non-QG set that is most promising and why?
I wouldn't be too ke...

Started 06/18/06 at 20:43:14 by TalJechin
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94 41773 Last Post 04/11/07 at 09:03:08
By: Willempie
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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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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 2252 Last Post 02/23/12 at 09:20:12
By: TN
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1.d4 e6 2.Nf3 c5
While reading Burgess' strategic introduction in his book "The Gambit Guide to the Torre Attack" I found "Another question for White is how to reply to 2...c5".  He then goes on to explain White's var...

Started 05/31/04 at 09:20:16 by Glenn Snow
5 3184 Last Post 11/05/04 at 05:28:37
By: elspringer
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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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1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 b5
1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 b5!?
This seems like the only way to "punish" White's particular move-order here.  I've had some interesting games with it, and was wondering if there was a known antidote for Whit...

Started 06/10/05 at 02:07:04 by Scholar
5 4132 Last Post 03/11/09 at 04:38:42
By: TN
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1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 c5 ...
in the last 2 weeks my opponents in online-chess played this system very often.
Is it a new trend ?!
I will avoid the d5-lines, so what is the best for white to play ???

Started 02/15/06 at 22:40:05 by Sinatra(Guest) (Guest)
6 3322 Last Post 03/05/06 at 04:47:29
By: Gambit
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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.d4, e6;
   Hi all,
it is a short time that I start playing the Trompowsky and till I like it a lot!
   Last week I played some games against a French fanatic who always played 1..., e6  ??? leaving ...

Started 09/15/03 at 09:22:06 by Sandro
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20 10610 Last Post 03/04/05 at 18:16:16
By: Willempie
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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 5013 Last Post 09/04/13 at 19:02:34
By: mani
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2.g4 vs Nf6
Does anyone have a decent motives or ideas for the line d4 - Nf6, g4!!

Started 10/03/06 at 13:58:58 by fazza
11 5285 Last Post 10/06/06 at 18:12:55
By: Willempie
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3.b4 (1.d4, Nf6 2.Nf3, g6)
Does this line have a name ? Any publications ? Or anything else you know about it ?

Started 04/18/07 at 20:30:35 by nyoke
4 3120 Last Post 04/25/07 at 13:43:51
By: nyoke
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