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In: Re: 1.Nf3 f5 2.d3 Nc6
By: Confused_by_Theory
Symmetrical English
Symmetrical English
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In: Re: Playing d4
By: TonyRo
English 1...e5
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King's English 1 c4 e5 [A20–29]
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65 537 Last Post 11/21/19 at 20:21:25
In: Re: English Keres-like li...
By: MartinC
English 1...Nf6
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English 1...Nf6 & others, Mikenas Attack, Nimzo-English, Pseudo-Grunfeld [A10, A13, A15-19]
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In: Re: Nimzo-English
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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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In: Re: From Gambit book - qu...
By: Latvian1
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English, Réti & all Flank Openings [A00-39] with IM David Cummings
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Dynamic English vs Pseudo Benoni
My repertoire with White is based on the book Dynamic English. I'm satisfied. I find some difficulties when Black play a set-up similar to the Benoni.
There isn't in the book.
1. c4 Nf6 2. g...

Started 02/21/07 at 12:43:38 by Batz
10 3179 Last Post 03/05/07 at 07:12:20
By: Waffles
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Thx John Watson!!
Thx for John Watson, who has filled the monthly contributions for the English setion for over two years!
As he himself modestly wrote in his last contribution, subscribers probably won't complain...

Started 02/12/07 at 19:52:39 by micawber
1 1130 Last Post 02/13/07 at 09:04:13
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How to reach a NimzoIndian/Queensi. after 1.Nf3?
During the last years I answered 1.Nf3 with 1..f5, as I played the Dutch.
Now I have changed my repertoire to the Nimzoindian/Queensindian.
What to do now against 1.Nf3 to reach my opening r...

Started 06/05/05 at 07:15:57 by Smicer (Guest)
14 5258 Last Post 02/12/07 at 14:51:38
By: Markovich
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Dynamic English variation question.
I recently received my copy of Tony Kosten's "The Dynamic English" from Amazon and have found it to be just an excellent book, and one surprisingly thick with analysis. I've been entering the moves in...

Started 01/19/07 at 17:57:41 by Carld
1 1129 Last Post 01/19/07 at 20:16:24
By: MNb
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Suggestion for Mr Watson
I know that Everyman will be publishing a new book by Mr Watson (Dangerous weapons: the French). The question that begs to be asked is: would Mr Watson consider writing a "Dangerous Weapons...

Started 12/23/06 at 15:34:17 by tbirdas
3 1590 Last Post 01/19/07 at 02:35:03
By: Troilus
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Playing the UD vs the English
Being a lazy bloke, I have recently been trying to reduce the size of my repertoire by adapting my QP Defence (1. d4 e6 ; 2. c4 Ktc6) to a 1. c4 move-order. My initial attempts with 1. c4 Ktc6 have be...

Started 12/26/06 at 17:34:38 by Uberdecker
7 2411 Last Post 01/03/07 at 22:54:24
By: Uberdecker
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MNb Faces the Van Geet Opening
Gary Lane's current Opening Lanes column features a sharp correpondence game in the Van Geet Opening where Mark Nieuweboer (MNb) has the black pieces.
Winsemius-Mark Nieuweboer Correspondence 1994<br /...

Started 10/04/06 at 23:24:37 by OstapBender
5 3055 Last Post 12/07/06 at 01:58:53
By: MNb
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English Opening - Online studying resources...
I play my last rated game back in Greece on 1993 with elo of 1785. Since then, didn’t have the chance to play any other OTB game and the last 7 years leave in US, I switch to d4 by playing safe the Co...

Started 05/17/05 at 00:53:20 by GreeKnight
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21 7318 Last Post 12/06/06 at 16:53:01
By: IMJohnCox
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Hypermodern opening repertoire for white
do yow know the book " Hypermodern opening repertoire for white" by Eric Schiller?
is a good book?

Started 11/23/06 at 13:41:44 by Karadas
2 2339 Last Post 11/23/06 at 19:35:28
By: Beetlejuice
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English 1. c4 e6 2. .... d5
I'm a fairly new English player.  I am curious what more seasoned English players tend to play against 1. c4 e6 2. (any) d5?  I know many experts recommend transposing to QGD lines, which avoids many ...

Started 11/14/06 at 23:24:18 by MrAlekhine
9 2625 Last Post 11/20/06 at 22:14:44
By: MNb
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1.c4 xx 2.Nc3  or  1.c4 xx 2.g3 ?
1.c4 with 2.g3 etc.. can be a pretty brainless way to play, but it also runs into weird things like 2..h5 which actually isn't that bad. Against 1.c4 with 2.Nc3 such things is nonsense. Sometimes you ...

Started 11/15/06 at 07:33:03 by Klick
4 1564 Last Post 11/16/06 at 12:47:29
By: Willempie
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***Move Orders in the English***
Move orders are one of my favorite topics.  I would like to open up discussion about various move   orders in the most transpositional of openings.  Some topics of interest:
1.Nf3 vs. 1.c4

Started 07/11/06 at 05:26:52 by Waffles
3 2012 Last Post 10/04/06 at 13:58:31
By: Paul123
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Question about Reti System/English
I was wondering, can the 1. Nf3 or 1. c4 be played independently of e4 and d4 lines (in all cases) with white still retaining a possible advantage?
I saw a few games of Kramnik where he played so...

Started 08/17/06 at 02:19:26 by Dinomike100
1 1235 Last Post 10/04/06 at 10:56:11
By: Alias
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Solid Defense Against Grob !?
I was wondering if there is a solid defense for black against the Grob Attack 1. g4.  I know the move isn't that great, but I think that it does make a total mess of the board, especially the pawn str...

Started 08/02/06 at 11:18:33 by Dinomike100
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47 17795 Last Post 09/30/06 at 17:52:54
By: Uberdecker
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English Opening: The Great Snake Variation
I am thinking about the following move order:
1. c4 g6
I am trying to find a good plan for white other than transposing into a King's Indian Defense.  Is there any way to continue playing in...

Started 08/19/06 at 03:24:15 by Dinomike100
6 4605 Last Post 08/23/06 at 16:54:42
By: Uberdecker
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Good KIA book?

Started 08/15/06 at 10:39:11 by player2006
7 2961 Last Post 08/17/06 at 10:00:15
By: parisestmagique
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1. Nc3
Nigel Short on Morozevich-Polgar, San Luis, Round 12.
"I cannot recall the Van Geet Opening (1.Nc3) ever making an appearance in an event of this level. Of course the opening in itself is based o...

Started 12/01/05 at 13:02:13 by Strptzr
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29 11806 Last Post 08/08/06 at 16:17:01
By: Uberdecker
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What to play against 1.b4?
I was wondering if you guys could shed some light on how you answer 1.b4 or what sources are out there that could help me. Next week, I am facing an opponent at my local club who loves to play 1.b4<br...

Started 02/08/06 at 20:02:39 by Gueler
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35 18134 Last Post 07/29/06 at 08:10:48
By: Pytel krzysztof
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Books that cover QGD vs. English?
Hi everyone,
I was wondering if any of you know of a book that covers the QGD set-up against the English opening.  I know that English books, like Kosten's, usually cover it from the White side, ...

Started 07/25/06 at 14:50:04 by smrex13
7 3730 Last Post 07/28/06 at 09:10:01
By: alumbrado
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Larsen Opening
Hi everyone,
i m the first time here and extremely interested to share some thoughts with about the b2b3 opening.
Is there anybody.

Started 08/31/04 at 23:33:00 by b2b3
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By: TheGame - Ex Member
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