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English 1...e5
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King's English 1 c4 e5 [A20–29]
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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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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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How much knowledge for playing English?
i´ve learned the English Opening from the Book "The Dymnamic English" by Tony Kosten since ~6 Weeks/15 hours...
It was the first time i learned opening theory ( i prefered the learnin...

Started 10/18/05 at 14:34:58 by Scipio
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Who is the most influential flank opener?
My vote goes to Larsen who played flank openings not as often as reti perhaps but was a man who above all valued imagination and tactics where he would reach a very colorful middlegame. Often out play...

Started 10/26/05 at 03:36:37 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
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I am interested in independent systems starting with 1.g3. with this i mean to say no tranpositions into say the catalan or KIA. Are there any sound alternatives starting with 1.g3.

Started 10/26/05 at 03:40:46 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
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ok so here comes a bit of a story. a true one but non the less somthing i would like to take revenge on what happened. So at the club its last round and a kid who i have beat up on says play h3 and ke...

Started 10/26/05 at 13:45:53 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
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By: MNb
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Maybe this topic doesn't belongs here, but I was wondering what nimzo-indian players will play against c4 and Nf3. I want to play the nimzo-indian, but there are a couple of hard variations such as 1....

Started 09/20/05 at 17:36:47 by Waster
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1.e3 and 1...e6
I have trouble finding a suitable forum for this post. Well it looks like flank openings is the best place for the following:
There's a cult going on India in age category chess circuits. If whit...

Started 09/03/05 at 12:40:04 by castlerock
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By: Smyslov_Fan
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English, Dutch
What do you guys think of 1.c4,f5 2.b4 !?

Started 08/17/05 at 09:41:20 by Hard slaan,weinig hersens (Guest)
7 2040 Last Post 08/22/05 at 10:33:05
By: alumbrado
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English for the slav player, help please
I'm a Slav player against d4 and have not had much experience playing against the English. My instinctive preference for black would be to play 1...c6, but I'm concerned about white palying 2 e4. Pla...

Started 06/12/05 at 09:20:18 by blitzbeest
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I have been hunting around for a "second string to my bow" with White, for when I get fed up with Reti/English and transpositions to mainstream 1.d4 openings  -I wanted something a bit unusual to fox ...

Started 10/02/03 at 09:19:29 by alumbrado
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By: castlerock
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Where did I see the novelty Bh6! ?
I was looking at pages on this site last week when I came across the strong novelty Bh6!. Black's king and queen are lined up on the e8-h5 diagonal (Ke8, Qf7). White has a diagonal battery Qd1-Be2. Wh...

Started 07/04/05 at 01:54:28 by notyetagm
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By: GMTonyKosten
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English for QGD player
   I'm a QGD player as White and Black and have not had much experience playing against the English. My instinctive preference for Bl would be to play 1...Nf6; But I am concerned about defending again...

Started 03/20/05 at 05:36:26 by cma6
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By: slates
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Rev Sicilian- HELP NEEDED for BLACK after move 13.
Please someone, give me a good plan for black after the following moves:
1. c4 e5
2. Nc3 Nf6
3. Nf3 Nc6
4. g3 d5
5. cxd5 Nxd5
6. Bg2 Nb6
7. 0-0 Be7
8. a3 0-0<br...

Started 04/13/05 at 21:46:28 by ianramrattan
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By: John Cox (Guest)
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Queen's Indian ATTACK?
Hello all,
What would you recommend for black to play against a system where white develops similar to black in queen's indian defense i.e. Nf3, e3, b3, Bb2 etc...
Obviously d5, c5 and kings...

Started 04/26/05 at 20:04:25 by Antonos
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By: elspringer
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new english-player
Hi guys!
I am an e4 player (with a couple of seasons some years ago playing d4) who is starting a brand new repertoire with white: The English.
I would like to play very enterprising opening...

Started 04/22/05 at 13:02:20 by brugui
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By: brugui
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To analyse
This game was recently played by a player that convinced me to take up the dynamic english too.
The game will make the local newspaper.
What do you think of the game and the exchange sac?<br...

Started 03/22/05 at 15:37:22 by MMAfanforum
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By: Chess Hitman (Guest)
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KI and Dutch against 1.c4
I'm currently playing the Leningrad Dutch against 1.d4, but I'm planning to also take up the King's indian Defence. Which are the best books on these set-ups against 1.c4? Kindermann's book on the Len...

Started 03/15/05 at 09:26:23 by Alias
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By: MNb
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Botvinnik question
In the Botvinnik System games annotated in this section that I've seen, white usually plays on the queenside with an a3-Rb1-b4 buildup.  What ever happened to the kingside attack?!  I was under the im...

Started 03/04/04 at 22:40:13 by nexirae
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By: TalJechin
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Opening name?
I've been finding the opening lines in Yrola & Tella's Explosive Opening Repertoire for Black rather intriguing, but was wondering if anyone could give a name to their primary defense against 1 d4 and...

Started 02/12/05 at 14:45:06 by HgMan
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By: MNb
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John Watson's books of the English
Hardinge Simpole have just re-issued all 5 volumes of John Watson's work on the English from the late seventies - as recommended in Tony's Review section of Flank OPenings site. 
They're in Desc...

Started 01/14/05 at 14:45:06 by woolog
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By: woolog
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how to respond to 1. b4?
I have seen many responds to 1. b4 but what do u guys think?  Smiley
1. b4 is rare is it becouse there´s any fast equaliser or something to it? The problem for me is that the game often becomes very ...

Started 10/08/03 at 08:40:50 by Jacob Ekberg (Guest)
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