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English 1...e5
English 1...e5
King's English 1 c4 e5 [A20–29]
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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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English, Réti & all Flank Openings [A00-39] with IM David Cummings
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New English books
Cheesy I'm excited that two new English opening books are coming out! OK, one's coming out next year, but still I'm excited.
One is coming out in the Fall, it's by KARPOV! "How to Play the English ...

Started 03/21/07 at 14:44:16 by ghenghisclown
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By: ghenghisclown
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English best book
Hello, i'm a new user from italy, sorry for my drammatic english.
In this moment with the white i open 1.d4 with colle, london system and 1.Cf3 with the KIA; but the english opening is my passion...

Started 11/22/06 at 10:37:04 by Karadas
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20 7066 Last Post 03/20/07 at 14:34:27
By: BlkSabb
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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
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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
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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)
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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 1102 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
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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
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By: Uberdecker
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Solid Defense against English?!?!
Does anyone know of a solid defense against the English which has minimal transpositional possibilities.  I usually play the French against 1. e4 and the Nimzo-Indian/QID against 1. d4. 
Is blac...

Started 06/10/06 at 10:23:19 by Dinomike100
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By: sssthepro
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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
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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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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
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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
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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 1487 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 1913 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 1180 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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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 4320 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 2799 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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By: Uberdecker
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