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Bayonet attack
What's your ideas about following variation (I use move order of the game Shirov-Gurevich, Prague 2002):
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 exd5 4.Nf3 Bd6 5.Bd3 Ne7 6.oo Bg4 7.h3 (if you go to next tabla pos...

Started 01/12/18 at 07:26:16 by petertohen
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By: petertohen
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castles long
I will be playing someone rated 500 points higher. He knows I play the French and he said that "to give me a chance" he will play the exchange and castle long.
I am looking for suggestions Smiley...

Started 01/12/18 at 07:26:47 by petertohen
1 1619 Last Post 01/12/18 at 09:06:47
By: RdC
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Beginner question: Kings Knight and Bishop
I'm a low rated player who started to play the French. I have some questions on the initial moves in the Exchange.
If I compare with other openings, often the kings knight moves first and then th...

Started 12/27/15 at 08:18:33 by msiipola
1 2194 Last Post 12/27/15 at 14:13:45
By: RdC
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C01: Boleslavsky -Nakamura way - 18...Ba3!?
off-topic: I just removed Windows Vista and installed Fedora (Linux) on my laptop...my chess programs and data are unavailable to me for some time...then, don't be angry for no quick reply at your nex...

Started 05/27/13 at 07:47:03 by dom
1 3008 Last Post 08/15/13 at 06:56:51
By: dom
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C01: Winawer-Exchange Corus B  2008 - Smeets-Short
One line of the Winawer-Exchange occurred in recent game Smeets-Short,Corus B Wijk aan Zee 25/01/2008. Reference is Chessbase Express review here: http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=4411<b...

Started 01/26/08 at 11:33:11 by dom
1 2671 Last Post 01/27/08 at 20:39:05
By: MNb
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Portugese idea in Exchange French
Something I faced in a recent league game.
The sequence 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. c4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Bg4 or possibly 1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. d4 exd5 5. Nc3 Bg4
It's only been pla...

Started 04/03/19 at 23:44:42 by RdC
2 1296 Last Post 04/04/19 at 08:56:07
By: RdC
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C01: Kevin: Can you cover exchange variation?
Kevin,
More often than not, I hear someone doesn't like to play French due to exchange variation and higher draw rates. This line is also not covered a whole lot here. Can you please dedicate a m...

Started 10/25/09 at 15:49:47 by saubhikr
2 2675 Last Post 10/25/09 at 16:47:37
By: saubhikr
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C01: French Exchange Var, Classical with Qe7+
In the Winawer you have a line which goes like 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.exd5 exd5 5.Qf3 (Larsen) and now Qe7+!. This seems to be good for black, disrupting white's development. Both Dvoretsky in 19...

Started 03/12/14 at 01:29:42 by Raspje
3 4033 Last Post 03/12/14 at 20:17:38
By: dom
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C01: Sven with White against the French?
Watching England v. Trinidad & Tobago this morning (my timezone), for some reason my mind wandered away from the game.  Sven-Joran showed an impeccable poker-face, and chose interesting patterns of pl...

Started 06/16/06 at 07:58:00 by MrET
3 2221 Last Post 06/20/06 at 14:09:32
By: alumbrado
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C01: Exchange: GnuChess keeps dropping a pawn
Below is the PGN score.  I've been down this path more than once now.  I realize GnuChess is out of book as of move 5.  And that this is at the 10 minute level.  Still I think it demonstrates some new...

Started 05/08/03 at 22:13:54 by gjempty
3 2851 Last Post 06/15/03 at 15:26:23
By: dom
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C01: Status of Exchange 4.c4 Variation
I am revisiting my handling, as White, of the French exchange. I will admit that I sometimes aim for a draw by choosing this line, but the game does not always end up being drawish at all, which is fi...

Started 10/05/06 at 07:15:47 by jepoma
4 3158 Last Post 10/09/06 at 08:01:37
By: Willempie
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C01,C11: Delayed Exchange French
So I'm playing the French using recommendations in McDonald's "How To Play Against 1 e4" and the 2nd edition of Watson's "Play the French". Rather than the Winawer recommended by Watson, I'm going wit...

Started 08/21/10 at 23:55:27 by Fromper
5 5190 Last Post 08/23/10 at 08:05:02
By: dom
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C01: French Exchange when White castles long
I will be playing someone rated 500 points higher. He knows I play the French and he said that "to give me a chance" he will play the exchange and castle long.
I am looking for suggestions Smiley as ...

Started 05/15/08 at 13:30:17 by casper
5 4630 Last Post 05/26/08 at 09:33:59
By: Smyslov_Fan
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C01: 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. c4(!?)
It has been suggested (by a fellow member) that I should create a separate thread on this and see what opinions it throws up.
I'm sure quite a few White players have thrown this at you at some p...

Started 11/20/05 at 05:51:00 by oddjob290
6 3466 Last Post 02/01/06 at 14:34:27
By: johnnyC(Guest) (Guest)
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C01: French Exchange - famous/important games
I was browsing the forum yesterday trying to find a thread that I remember from a while back.  I'm thinking of one where somebody published a list of all the games that s/he felt were important and/or...

Started 02/16/13 at 18:16:11 by JonathanB
9 8152 Last Post 05/26/13 at 15:51:28
By: ANDREW BRETT
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C01: Exchange with 4.c4
The following moves come from a corespodence game I am having with a friend.We both were not too familiar with this line at the time we started playing the game. In this game I play as black. I've pla...

Started 09/23/04 at 11:34:30 by Tzanidakis_Michael
9 3836 Last Post 12/27/04 at 01:26:35
By: Losetowin
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C01: Exchange Variation
After 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 exd5 4.c4 Nf6 5.Nc3 dxc4 will white's isolated d-pawn turn into a weakness or an attacking force?

Started 02/25/04 at 18:11:12 by smenks13
10 4572 Last Post 09/19/04 at 09:26:27
By: dom
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C01: French on side roads with 3.Bd3...
Hi John, hello guys,
preparing a serious CC tournament and facing an 2450 ELO rated player as White I wonder if I could attempt the line e4 e6 d4 d5 Bd3 in a serious way.
Yes, my goal is to...

Started 05/04/12 at 22:16:40 by Caissafan
12 9096 Last Post 05/06/12 at 13:02:36
By: Caissafan
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Poll: C01:1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 exd5 4.Nf3 what best
Its the boring choice from White...proceed

Started 05/29/06 at 15:12:51 by Martino
13 4823 Last Post 06/02/06 at 14:04:08
By: Glenn Snow
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C01: Bayonet attack in the Exchange
What's your ideas about following variation (I use move order of the game Shirov-Gurevich, Prague 2002):
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 exd5 4.Nf3 Bd6 5.Bd3 Ne7 6.oo Bg4 7.h3 (if you go to next tabla pos...

Started 10/24/05 at 07:31:46 by dom
13 6500 Last Post 05/29/06 at 17:41:11
By: Klick
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