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In: Re: New book: Play 1.Nf3...
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Symmetrical English
Symmetrical English
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English 1...e5
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King's English 1 c4 e5 [A20–29]
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By: George Jempty
English 1...Nf6
English 1...Nf6
English 1...Nf6 & others, Mikenas Attack, Nimzo-English, Pseudo-Grunfeld [A10, A13, A15-19]
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Bird's Opening 1 f4 inc. From's Gambit 1 f4 e5 [A02-03]
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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English, Réti & all Flank Openings [A00-39] with IM David Cummings
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about Playing The English (Ntirlis, Quality Chess)
Dear all, what is your assessment of this new repertoire book for white? I cannot quite make up my mind on it.
On one hand, the prose is very readable and Nikos clearly has put in efforts into t...

Started 11/05/23 at 12:03:00 by Johannes Brahms
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By: Confused_by_Theory
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New chessbase on nf3 and e3
Hi all, I was just wondering if anyone got the new chess base DVD on nf3 d5 and e3 on move 2. I was wondering if he goes for those lines when white plays g4. Also just any general thoughts on the DVD....

Started 09/28/23 at 00:23:38 by Mtal
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By: kylemeister
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Poll: White Sniper by chess base
I saw chess base has a white snipee DVD. What exactly is the white sniper? Is it just another English DVD with g3? Also I was wondering what was covered vs c4 c5? Thanks.

Started 04/25/20 at 14:23:04 by Mtal
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By: cathexis
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The Complete Polar Bear System by Danielsen
GM Henrik Danielsen released "The Complete Polar Bear System - Strong & potent!" (P. 322)
Surprisingly From's Gambit is missing. In the preface he wrote: "...Nevertheless here is a complete book ...

Started 05/05/16 at 15:13:09 by alyechin
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By: TD
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New Edition of "Dynamic English"
I know it's been at least hinted that a new edition of "The Dynamic English" might be written.  Is this already in the works, or are there plans sometime soon in the future for a new edition?

Started 01/11/04 at 04:26:06 by Glenn Snow
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By: MNb
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Repertoires for Black vs. the English / Flank Op.
As subject above, what are the best repertoire books vs. the English and eventually other Flank Openings?

Started 09/15/20 at 11:15:49 by grandpatzer
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By: Dink Heckler
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Black vs 1. c4 and 1. Nf3 for the Slav player
Hello all.
I'm ditching my not-so-trusty King's Indian and taking up the Classical Slav against 1. d4.  Unfortunately this necessitates changing my repertoire against c4 and Nf3.  I hope ChessPub...

Started 06/06/14 at 15:15:15 by ULIFT
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King's Indian Attack
I like to play sometimes the King's Indian Attack and i have almost all the books on the subjet. But i never found serious analysis and maybe the best set up for black : 1.e4 (or 1.g3 or Nf3) c5 2.Nf3...

Started 12/21/06 at 08:40:24 by parisestmagique
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Odessky again on b3 & b6
There´s something very interesting announced at (but, so far, neither at nor at
Winning quickly with 1.b3 and 1...b6   Odessky´s sparkling lines and deadly traps<br...

Started 12/24/19 at 11:33:28 by tracke
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Double Fianchetto by Hausrath
As a promotional gift I got the 2020 calendar from Thinkers Publishing.
Contains some nice photos with a young lady holding chess books from TP.
And some covers of published or forthcoming ...

Started 01/16/20 at 19:19:18 by tracke
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By: grandpatzer
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Cummings Everyman English Repertoire
I was somewhat surprised to see that Chesspubs resident Flank specialist will be publishing a repertoire book with Everyman very shortly (

Started 11/16/16 at 16:27:01 by gillbod
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By: MNb
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Keep It Simple 1.c4 by Sielecki
I‘ve just read the may issue of german chess magazine Rochade Europa. There‘s a long interview with IM Christof Sielecki about his life and chess career, about training and books and tips and other to...

Started 04/26/20 at 17:46:21 by tracke
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By: Michael Ayton
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The Elshad System for White
I now see on Forward Chess that The Elshad System for White, by I. Nemtsev (Mongoose Press) was just published this May. I read that the system should consist of the moves 1. c3, 2. Qa4 and a quick ad...

Started 05/16/19 at 11:26:23 by grandpatzer
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By: pirx
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Botvinnik English
The English has been my 'go to' opening when I need to rest my QP openings. I'm thinking of  using it more. The Botvinnik English grip is very appealing. My question to my learnt friends is against wh...

Started 02/06/19 at 14:18:15 by ham204
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By: Mtal
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David Cummings new English book
On the Everyman website, the forward catalogue shows that David will be a co-author with Raetsky and Chetverik of a new Complete Repertoire with 1 c4. Publication date is April 2020.
Does anyone ...

Started 01/29/20 at 09:16:45 by Krudos
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By: Straggler
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Michael Roiz's new English series
Curious to know whether anyone has brought volume 1 of Michael Roiz's new series on the English from Modern Chess...?
I'm a fan of his work but having only brought one series from Modern Chess (o...

Started 03/15/20 at 18:46:41 by MW
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By: Bibs
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Revival of 1 b3
As mentioned at, GM Jobova has revived interest in 1 b3.
Amongst the games is the sequence 1. b3 Nf6 2. Bb2 g6 3. Bxf6 gxf6 4. c4 Bg7 5. Nc3 f5...

Started 12/30/12 at 12:21:24 by RdC
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By: MNb
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Dutch vs Reti and English
Hi all, I was looking for some book recommendations showing how to play the dutch vs the Reti or English. I do not mind the system (Lenengrad, Classical, etc...) as black. Just looking for something t...

Started 07/07/19 at 02:10:49 by Mtal
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By: Mtal
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English/Reti/Nimzo-Larsen mover orders
I've been bashing around with a variety of ways of getting to a fairly standard position for White: pawns on b3, c4, d4, & e3; knights on f3 & c3; bishops on b2 & e2; queen on c2, etc. The recent fun ...

Started 08/26/17 at 13:53:45 by HgMan
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By: MW
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The Modern English vol. 2
KI missing?
Chapter 1. 1.c4 c5. Symmetrical with ...g6 13
Main Ideas 13 Step by Step 16 Annotated Games 25
Chapter 2. 1.c4 c5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nc3 e6
Main Ideas 34 Step by...

Started 03/13/19 at 15:03:30 by alyechin
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