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In: Re: The Reti Move by Move...
By: grandpatzer
Symmetrical English
Symmetrical English
[A30-A39]
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77 773 Last Post 03/10/20 at 19:50:42
In: Re: Sveshnikov blitz&rapi...
By: gwnn
English 1...e5
English 1...e5
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
English 1...Nf6
English 1...Nf6 & others, Mikenas Attack, Nimzo-English, Pseudo-Grunfeld [A10, A13, A15-19]
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27 195 Last Post 08/11/20 at 10:38:36
In: Re: Flohr-Mikenas System
By: Lauri Torni
Bird's
Bird's
Bird's Opening 1 f4 inc. From's Gambit 1 f4 e5 [A02-03]
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65 1194 Last Post 08/20/19 at 21:07:34
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By: Latvian1
Flank Openings Flank Openings
English, Réti & all Flank Openings [A00-39] with IM David Cummings
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Black against 1.c4 and 1.Nf3
As black I don't know what to play against 1.c4 or 1.Nf3. This problem exists for me already more than a year, and when confronted with these moves I mostly played the Leningrad Dutch.
But as my ...

Started 02/27/06 at 17:16:45 by FightingDragon
10 3410 Last Post 03/01/06 at 07:11:17
By: iggystiv
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English Opening
Can someone give me the names of some famous players who used/use the English opening? Any game collections that have lots of good English opening games? Thanks for your help.

Started 02/07/06 at 15:15:02 by Viceroy
11 3615 Last Post 02/28/06 at 11:07:22
By: eric moskow(Guest) (Guest)
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1.Nc3 (?) according to Kramnik
Is it just my copies or has anyone else noticed that the chessboard on the cover of all 5 Opening for White according to Kramnik books have the chessboard set up wrong?
a1 is a light square and t...

Started 02/25/06 at 02:36:59 by Nietzsche
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By: SotN
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The Best Grob players
Wink Who is  the best Grob player?
        Sam Sloan?
        Michael Basman?
        Claude Bloodgood?
        Bill Wall ?
        Don Wedding?   
        Tim Sawyer?<br ...

Started 11/18/05 at 05:18:59 by RedLance
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19 7114 Last Post 02/21/06 at 16:31:05
By: CraigEvans
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1.)c4 e6......
I seem to encounter the move 1.)....e6 more & more frequently. Some of the published works I have on my treasured English give this line a cursory overview without much detail.....any suggestions on ...

Started 11/29/05 at 00:24:42 by DAX
4 2404 Last Post 01/25/06 at 14:57:07
By: alumbrado
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Why I love the English.....
    Everyone has a pet opening and it is the English for me.....Why? Well after learning Italian Opening (primary weapon as white) in my begining years it was the English I graduated too. My reasoning...

Started 12/02/05 at 21:21:42 by DAX
1 1287 Last Post 12/04/05 at 03:26:01
By: Strptzr
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Grob- 2 h3 or Bg2
Roll Eyes What is best in the fun filled Grob?
         Basmans g4 d5 h3
      or Bloodgoods g4 d5 Bg2 Roll Eyes

Started 11/19/05 at 13:14:21 by RedLance
2 1139 Last Post 11/19/05 at 08:24:00
By: Klick
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English by Transposition
I've been investigsting the following move order:
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 c5 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. 0-0 d5 5. d4
with a reversed Grunfeld, or 5. ... e6 6. c4 with a Tarrasch, both of which I like for White....

Started 11/18/05 at 16:25:17 by JEH
4 1714 Last Post 11/18/05 at 22:14:37
By: Smyslov_Fan
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the left knight
So, Keilhacks (excellent) book on the Van Geet got translated...
(A pity the title suggests the rather sad situation of a chivalrous gentleman dumped by some harsh lady in the woods, but some peo...

Started 06/14/05 at 07:50:39 by elspringer
12 5377 Last Post 11/11/05 at 12:25:02
By: Strptzr
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English Opening: 1.c4 2.?
I am looking for opinions on the "best" or "favored" second move in the English. 
After 1.c4 e5 do you prefer 2.g3, 2.nf3 or 2.nc3.  I myself like 2.nf3 but that is fairly uncommon. 
After...

Started 10/21/05 at 04:55:56 by Sterling Kolde (Guest)
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29 8940 Last Post 11/08/05 at 00:00:16
By: BladezII
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Help!
Help:I am interesting in the english opening,have the Book published by neil McDonald.I want to know if this site offer anything on the english opening.

Started 11/05/05 at 21:52:59 by Herla (Guest)
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By: castlerock
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How much knowledge for playing English?
Hello,
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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By: John Cox (Guest)
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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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43 14902 Last Post 11/05/05 at 01:44:58
By: basqueknight - Ex Member
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1.g3
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)
8 3109 Last Post 10/29/05 at 21:05:25
By: basqueknight - Ex Member
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1.H3
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)
6 2305 Last Post 10/27/05 at 21:10:25
By: MNb
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Flankopenings
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
3 1449 Last Post 09/21/05 at 01:27:43
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
14 4820 Last Post 09/19/05 at 13:50:47
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 2253 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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By: John Simmons (Guest)
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1.Nc3!?
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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