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By: Straggler
Symmetrical English
Symmetrical English
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English 1...e5
English 1...e5
King's English 1 c4 e5 [A20–29]
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By: CanadianClub
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  (1 Viewing)
Bird's Opening 1 f4 inc. From's Gambit 1 f4 e5 [A02-03]
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65 1199 Last Post 11/08/21 at 18:03:07
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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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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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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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Chessable Botvinnik English
This course has just been published, done by Simon Williams and Richard Palliser. It has an interesting move order e.g. 1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 to get to the Botvinnik. Against e6, it goes 1.c4 Nf6 2.Nc3 e6 3.N...

Started 09/28/20 at 19:32:06 by Laramonet
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
11 8195 Last Post 06/21/19 at 03:45:07
By: Stigma
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Bombastic Bird
Hi all,
I was wondering if anyone got to look at the Bombastic Bird dvd by chess base and what they think of it? I am kinda interested in it. I always thought the Bird was interesting and think i...

Started 02/08/19 at 14:44:08 by Mtal
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Opening repertoire books with 1.g3 as White
As subject above, are there any opening repertoire books with 1.g3 as White? I mean, allowing 1...e5, so no Reti as White, and no King's Indian Attack, but some sort of reversed Pirc or reversed Moder...

Started 03/05/19 at 18:48:23 by grandpatzer
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