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Réti  (4 Viewing)
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By: grandpatzer
Symmetrical English
Symmetrical English
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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
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Bird's Opening 1 f4 inc. From's Gambit 1 f4 e5 [A02-03]
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By: Latvian1
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English, Réti & all Flank Openings [A00-39] with IM David Cummings
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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
3 1635 Last Post 07/17/05 at 13:33:55
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
12 3552 Last Post 05/23/05 at 06:24:21
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
7 2528 Last Post 05/17/05 at 06:15:31
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
1 1713 Last Post 04/27/05 at 06:58:39
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
2 1304 Last Post 04/03/05 at 14:42:37
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
5 2339 Last Post 03/22/05 at 07:42:35
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
5 3190 Last Post 02/26/05 at 02:45:25
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
3 2138 Last Post 02/14/05 at 19:47:45
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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22 10639 Last Post 12/22/04 at 21:24:27
By: MNb
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English Transpositions
I'm a Slav player (1 d4 d5 2 c4 c6, etc.--not ethnically), and was hoping I might ask c4-players how I might most easily coerce them into playing d4 so that I can transpose to the Slav.  I appreciate ...

Started 11/26/04 at 19:54:00 by HgMan
7 3192 Last Post 11/28/04 at 10:08:51
By: Alfred_G.
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What does English-players play as black?
I`ve just started experimenting with the English and I am happy to see that I am doing better with it than I did with 1.e4. I`ve just got a simple question; What does other English-players play agains...

Started 02/27/03 at 22:38:25 by Klick
5 3133 Last Post 11/11/04 at 15:29:06
By: BigBen
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hey im friends with a strong 2200 player who has employed 1.c3 as of recently and insists it is great. He has scored many wins with it, although i havent played him yet hehe. What do you think is the ...

Started 09/30/04 at 20:56:32 by blacklion1985
7 4000 Last Post 10/08/04 at 15:58:38
By: MNb
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English as my main white opening?
Hello everyone,
I'm so excited to have found this site, as I'm somewhat new to chess and your comments have helped me immensely in choosing my opening repertoire.  Up to this point, I have focuse...

Started 07/27/04 at 22:34:07 by Scott Rex (Guest)
5 3026 Last Post 08/23/04 at 21:44:22
By: MarkPharaoh
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The Grob
I've been experimenting with the Grob.
What do you think about playing 1. c4 (English)..
..then in to the Grob 2. g4 or h3 (depending on blacks reply to c4)
I've played this system a fe...

Started 08/01/04 at 00:17:27 by Horace (Guest)
1 1787 Last Post 08/01/04 at 22:21:26
By: Glenn Snow
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Why play the english????
Hi everyone!!!
thus, as my title implies, I want to know why those who play the english, play it. Indeed, I am still looking for a dependable white repertoire and I thought about the english. I a...

Started 12/20/03 at 17:33:38 by krugman
14 7542 Last Post 05/26/04 at 02:21:44
By: alumbrado
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Sokolsky Opening
Hello, is the Sokolsky Opening playable OTB (with success) at the master level these days?

Started 04/09/04 at 13:33:24 by amstaff
5 3812 Last Post 04/15/04 at 13:06:54
By: never1b4
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Flank Openings ?
Hey all this is my first post here. I have been searching flank openings for the longest time and can only find out how to beat them. Can you tell me some (preferably with good knight development) tnx...

Started 03/22/04 at 23:32:35 by Steven (Guest)
1 1818 Last Post 03/23/04 at 08:53:36
By: alumbrado
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Stonewall - model game for Black wanted
I just ran into the Stonewall attack as Black in this move-order : 1.e3 d5 2.f4 g6. I'm looking for a model game as black involving the d5-g6 setup. Can any experienced player help me loca...

Started 10/14/03 at 12:37:41 by hicetnunc
9 4548 Last Post 11/27/03 at 21:03:24
By: Glenn Snow
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