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Symmetrical English
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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
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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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KIA move by move
Does anyone know much about this book?  I'm keen to know if it just deals with KIA versus the Sicilian, French, Caro-Kann, Pirc and Modern (e.g. opening with 1 e4) or does it also cover the lines star...

Started 09/01/13 at 10:07:19 by snakebite
10 7625 Last Post 06/22/14 at 17:36:23
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Looking to play the KID against the English
Do you know of any material that will help me?
Thanks a lot for any advice.

Started 06/07/14 at 04:33:27 by TCH
6 3617 Last Post 06/08/14 at 16:20:53
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Black vs 1. c4 and 1. Nf3 for the Slav player
Hello all.
I'm ditching my not-so-trusty King's Indian and taking up the Classical Slav against 1. d4.  Unfortunately this necessitates changing my repertoire against c4 and Nf3.  I hope ChessPub...

Started 06/06/14 at 15:15:15 by ULIFT
11 5878 Last Post 06/07/14 at 22:37:47
By: ErictheRed
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Popularity of 1.c4?
I was curious about the popularity of 1.c4 and ran an opening report in Megabase 2014.  Over 383K games starting 1.c4 were identified and the "fashion index" graph (distribution of games relative to t...

Started 05/18/14 at 12:16:14 by WSS
6 3404 Last Post 05/20/14 at 08:23:06
By: Laramonet
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Giddins on English
I don't like the English opening so much, but I like Giddins very much! Expected release: September 2012 in Europe, November 2012 in US.

Started 04/27/12 at 06:56:07 by gwnn
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15 12531 Last Post 04/29/14 at 23:37:12
By: RdC
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Best way to play nimzo-larsen?
Hi all,
Just wondering, for the nimzo-larsen, is it best to play b3 or nf3 on move one?

Started 02/07/14 at 15:09:21 by Mtal
1 2163 Last Post 02/07/14 at 20:09:33
By: Mike Thomas
Very Hot Topic (More than 25 Replies) Poll
Poll: Which is the most solid & quiet: 1.d4 1.c4 1.Nf3 ?
I'm a ~1750 Elo player and I've been thinking of switching my opening repertoire for White.
So my question is: between 1.d4, 1.c4 and 1.Nf3, what is the White first move that generall...

Started 01/04/14 at 03:17:27 by Marc Benford
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38 16565 Last Post 01/18/14 at 06:55:10
By: Hadron
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Marin move order issue versus Dutch
I played a game recently which I think shows up a small move order issue with the Marin English books. The game went 1.c4 f5 2.g3 Nf6 3.Nc3 e5 4.Nf3 Nc6 5.d4 e4 6.Nh4 d6. This was fine and I've played...

Started 12/06/13 at 14:33:02 by Laramonet
1 2110 Last Post 12/07/13 at 01:24:20
By: RdC
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Move order issue with Marin's repertoire..
rHi....i am having great fun studying Marins repertoire for 1.c4.....i have some issues with move oder which i found when playing in internet....i wish any other Marins followers could guide me...<br ...

Started 11/03/13 at 04:07:55 by raja
8 4596 Last Post 11/03/13 at 17:56:40
By: raja
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Is there any theory on the line that comes out when black responds with a KID against white’s KIA setup?
I mean:
1.Nf3 Nf6 2.g3 g6 3.Bg2 Bg7 4. 0-0 0-0 5.d3 d6
I had a look at Emms “sta...

Started 10/28/13 at 12:20:24 by fairchess
4 3149 Last Post 10/29/13 at 19:34:49
By: RdC
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Playing English Opening completely without d4.
So I'd like to know if there's a good book, or something like that, which would contain variations in English opening that are played without the move d4. I know it's very rare so I'm asking here.. Cheesy...

Started 09/21/13 at 13:27:18 by KidzWithGunz
9 4758 Last Post 09/23/13 at 06:39:00
By: Aziridine
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Ask Mr. Buecker to beat 1.b4!
strolling through Stephen Giddins Blog ( I came accross the following game (commentary Gerard Welling as posted in the blog):
White: Christop...

Started 11/11/11 at 19:54:12 by Matemax
9 6098 Last Post 06/20/13 at 05:42:29
By: Glenn Snow
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Book suggestions for black...
Anybody know of any good books dealing with the black side of the English 1.Nf3 and 1.g3
I already have everyman's book and 1...c5 is not my favorite.  And Kaufman's rep with 1...g6.  Looking for...

Started 05/28/13 at 03:33:46 by Michael Wilde
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By: Michael Wilde
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Slightly off-beat Dutch
The recent article on chessvibes caught my eye not only for the h3 game of Adams-Fressinet but also for the Dutch ...

Started 05/08/13 at 17:42:48 by brabo
4 2618 Last Post 05/08/13 at 20:15:17
By: brabo
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loving the English Vector gambit! (1.c4 d5!?)
i've decided to drop my entire black repertoire based mostly on the scandinavianm which allows beyind annoying 2.e5 cramping that's recently become popular and boring old stonewall against almost ever...

Started 04/15/13 at 10:30:58 by attactics
6 4979 Last Post 04/19/13 at 20:55:50
By: TonyRo
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Does anyone still play the poor old Grob?
How has chess theory treated the poor old Grob in the last year or so?

Started 07/02/12 at 04:35:34 by Hadron
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By: attactics
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Any information about 1 c4 b5!?
Hey, everyone,
I would like to see more information about 1 c4 b5!? It sounds like a fun gambit, and great to catch an unprepared opponent with! After 2 cb5 a6 play might resemble something out o...

Started 06/22/09 at 07:25:20 by Gambit
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16 11089 Last Post 04/14/13 at 11:11:09
By: Mikhail_Golubev
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A quick Rep Vs th English Opening
Hey All,
I am a c3 sicilian player with white and I just stumbled upon so old games from the 1970's where a few Russian players were using the following defense to the english opening.
1.c4 ...

Started 07/03/12 at 15:39:00 by Reverse
11 5706 Last Post 02/23/13 at 14:43:28
By: Rue-64
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Repertoire based in 1.g3!
Hi, I'm trying of rebuild my White Repertoire (ELO 1950 right now). I've just returned to games (after two years not touching any piece) and I prefer not to review all the stuff against 1.d4 I was use...

Started 12/04/12 at 15:13:19 by CanadianClub
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By: CanadianClub
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Low Maintenance Openings - Botvinnik System
I've been going over my openings again, and noticed that ChessCube has a two-part video set by Andrew Martin Titled "Low Maintenance Openings - Botvinnik System"
It's described as:
Watch a...

Started 09/05/12 at 23:42:37 by Carld
12 11184 Last Post 11/20/12 at 21:12:34
By: John Bartholomew
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