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Spanish Exchange book by Kindermann
Has anyone seen this book?  I was wondering if it was any good.  I would assume it is just by the fact of who the author is.
I play this opening but have never been able to find a decent book on ...

Started 03/03/05 at 06:46:14 by The King
6 6629 Last Post 04/06/05 at 07:01:04
By: Fernando Semprun
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Ruy Lopez: Exchange Variation
Can anyone post some good sidelines (or main lines) in the Exchange Variation of the Ruy Lopez?

Started 06/18/03 at 20:29:49 by AmateurDragoneer
1 3171 Last Post 07/24/03 at 08:00:01
By: Tzanidakis Michael (Guest)
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The Fischer Gambit!?
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5 a6 4 Bxc6 dxc6 5 O-O f6 6 d4 Bg4 7 c3 exd4 8 cxd4 Qd7 9 h3!?
This move, introduced by Fischer against Gligoric in 1966 has caught my eye.  I'm afraid I doubt the compensa...

Started 03/04/04 at 20:52:41 by nexirae
1 2721 Last Post 03/05/04 at 19:29:37
By: Billy_Cember - Ex Member
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Ruy Lopez Exchange
It's finally happening. For Christmas I treated myself to Dvoretsky/Yusupov's "Positional Play" book, the second positional book I've ever bought after Nimzowitsch's "My System". Now, the first time I...

Started 01/25/06 at 11:25:08 by CraigEvans
9 10126 Last Post 01/29/06 at 11:50:07
By: TimS
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Spanish Exchange
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5 a6 4 Bxc6 dxc6 5 O-O Bd6 6 d4 exd4 7 Qxd4 f6
How should white continue here?  I tried Re1 to push e5 and found shortly that I had no opening advantage.  From a quick datab...

Started 03/20/04 at 20:37:45 by nexirae
6 5469 Last Post 05/19/06 at 17:48:08
By: evilsamurai(Guest) (Guest)
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Spanish Exchange 5. d4: how to win as Black?
If White chooses the most unassuming continuation 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. d4 exd4 6. Qxd4, what should Black do if he's the higher rated player and wants to win? I suppose tradin...

Started 05/23/06 at 02:54:54 by lnn2
9 6626 Last Post 06/12/06 at 13:07:01
By: Markovich
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Poll: Exchange Spanish - best response for Black
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5 a6 4 Bxc6 dxc6 5 O-O , lets have a poll to see what reply people prefer.... I´ll keep my own opinion private for the moment...

Started 12/04/06 at 16:35:56 by Keano
4 5669 Last Post 02/05/07 at 17:03:35
By: Keano
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MNb meets the Ruy Lopez Exchange
After HgMan and Willempie I think it's my turn to write something about the CL. As Black I have met no less than 4 Ruy Lopez's. Maybe I will post about the others later, as the games hardly have left ...

Started 11/20/07 at 03:41:38 by MNb
5 5797 Last Post 01/16/08 at 21:33:43
By: MNb
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Spanish Exchange 4 Bc6 dc 5 d4 Nf6!?
Can anyone give me any info on the line 1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5 a6 4 Bc6 dc 5 d4 Nf6!? (also reachable via 3 ...Nf6 4 d4 a6)? A 'back from the pub' idea of mine (not, alas, original!) ... Is it sound/...

Started 03/22/08 at 00:52:33 by Michael Ayton
0 2786 Last Post 03/22/08 at 00:52:31
By: Michael Ayton
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Surprise Shot in the Exchange
Hi friends!
A special topic for our weird gambit players  Wink
Playing over the years you really meet a lot of weird gambit ideas in the Open Games. Recently I tried the variation with f6 agai...

Started 08/17/08 at 08:44:41 by Matemax
4 5246 Last Post 08/17/08 at 17:36:02
By: SWJediknight
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Does This Line have a name?
Hi all. Its about this Line: 1.e4-e5 2.Nf3-Nc6 3. Bb5-a6 4.Bxc6-dxc6 5. 00-Le7(!) 6. Nxe5- Qd4 7. Qh5-g6 8. Nf3-Qxe4 9. Qa5
I guess 5...Be7 is relatively new move, i just could find 5 Games. Can ...

Started 02/18/09 at 04:21:46 by Dumpster2000
6 5394 Last Post 02/18/09 at 22:19:58
By: lg
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Ruy Exchange
Hi everyone!
Just wondering where one can find the most up-to-date theory on the neglected Ruy Exchange.  I'm well aware that 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. O-O is considered most ...

Started 08/04/09 at 18:58:45 by ih8sens
14 12249 Last Post 10/10/09 at 11:20:31
By: TN
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Strange Exchange Variation
Can white get anything from 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Bxc6 dxc6 5.h3? The idea being to continue as in the 5.0-0 line whilst avoiding 5...Bg4. I suppose that 5..h5 6.0-0 Bg4 would transpose, althou...

Started 07/20/06 at 22:12:32 by devinjc
9 10775 Last Post 06/18/11 at 17:15:34
By: breizatao
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Can someone explain why 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 Be7 6.Bxc6 is known as the Delayed Ruy Lopez Exchange Deferred? Why is their the Deferred at the end? Wouldn't "Delayed Ruy Lopez Exc...

Started 01/04/12 at 06:12:01 by Anonymous3
7 9299 Last Post 01/09/12 at 08:52:55
By: Stefan Buecker
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Seeking analysis of 5. Nc3 in the Exchange
Is there a good source of analysis on 5. Nc3 in the Exchange variation?  I've found 3 games with the line in my copy of Hannak's book on Lasker and that's certainly a start. 
Did Fischer ever pl...

Started 04/04/12 at 14:30:10 by George Jempty
7 6831 Last Post 04/06/12 at 05:01:10
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Poll: What's the best response to the Spanish Exchange?
5...f6 (recommended in "Beating the Open Games" and "A Ruy Lopez: A Guide for Black")
5...Bg4 (recommended in "The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White")
5...Qd6 (surprisingly, not recomme...

Started 04/03/12 at 05:31:01 by Anonymous3
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17 20983 Last Post 05/11/12 at 14:51:37
By: MarkG
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White improves in the Nc3/...f6/d4 Exchange line
I just played what I believe to be a subtle improvement for White in the Exchange line with 5. Nc3 as follows:
1. e4  e5  2. Nf3  Nc6  3. Bb5
a6  4. Bxc6  dxc6  5. Nc3  f6
6. d4  exd4...

Started 06/15/12 at 19:59:04 by George Jempty
9 7979 Last Post 06/18/12 at 18:11:52
By: kylemeister
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Spanish Exchange Fishing Pole Deferred
Running my engine while looking at games in the 5...Be6 variation that has gotten played lately by Carlsen, Caruana and Gajewski I noticed the engine briefly had considered the following:
1. e4 e...

Started 07/03/12 at 22:54:20 by George Jempty
4 6507 Last Post 07/13/12 at 22:57:57
By: George Jempty
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TN in the 5. Nc3 variation of the Spanish Exchange
There are 28 games in chessbase featuring the following position after 7...c5, nineteen of them where White was over 2200, twenty-three where White is over 2000, and 8. Nde2 is played in every single ...

Started 03/21/13 at 04:31:33 by George Jempty
6 6889 Last Post 03/28/13 at 23:18:55
By: George Jempty
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Spanish Exchange - Current Status
Newbie here. Probably doesn't even know how to spell newbie. Anyway, wondering about current status of Spanish Exchange A) 5.0-0 Qf6 idea Ne7-g6, B) 5.d4 Qf6!? or here maybe just 5...exd4 ...

Started 05/10/13 at 10:28:33 by doctorK
5 7787 Last Post 08/29/13 at 21:30:37
By: chandrashekharkoravi
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