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Réti
Réti
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By: MW
Symmetrical English
Symmetrical English
[A30-A39]
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76 762 Last Post 05/06/19 at 08:02:41
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By: gillbod
English 1...e5
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King's English 1 c4 e5 [A20–29]
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65 537 Last Post 11/21/19 at 20:21:25
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By: MartinC
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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26 191 Last Post 07/22/17 at 04:44:22
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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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Best move order to reach QGD
First of all, I wasn't sure if this belongs to 1.d4 d5 or here at the Flank openings, but I think it might be better here.
I've been thinking of starting to play the QGD (probably the TMB), but ...

Started 12/05/11 at 11:53:39 by fling
6 2222 Last Post 12/05/11 at 15:25:20
By: BabySnake
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1. b3..., x
What would be the very best defence against the Larsen ?

Started 11/10/11 at 14:21:22 by nyoke
4 2401 Last Post 11/28/11 at 12:49:56
By: nyoke
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Question Regarding John Watson's Books
I have been looking and http://www.hardingesimpole.co.uk/series/hardinge_simpole_classic_openings.htm has two volumes for symmetrical english: English 1...P-QB4 and Symmetrical English 1...c5. How do ...

Started 10/22/11 at 06:20:50 by F22
3 1892 Last Post 10/23/11 at 08:21:36
By: mangler
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How Nimzo/Benoni/QID players defend flank openings
Is there any pattern here? Any thematic approach? Or do they just pick an English?

Started 08/22/11 at 19:25:34 by ruhroh
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18 8395 Last Post 10/19/11 at 08:20:54
By: fling
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Rubinstein, Botvinnik or Hedgehog for black
I'm trying to build a repertoire around the Grunfeld vs 1.d4 and the Symmetrical English vs both 1.Nf3 and 1.c4 but I don't know what system to chose Rubinstein, Botvinnik or Hedgehog. I like the Botv...

Started 09/11/11 at 09:14:05 by gramsci
12 4309 Last Post 09/15/11 at 10:10:29
By: Vass
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Zoom  001 by zeuthen and Larsen
Anybody read or played this system,Zoom 001,
a grunfeld system played against both white and black. Roll Eyes

Started 02/19/06 at 18:58:48 by michael Stewart :)(Guest) (Guest)
12 10986 Last Post 08/23/11 at 09:18:23
By: Ludde
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Question about Marin repertoire
I'm wondering if there's a bit of a move-order issue with Marin's (wonderful) English books.
Suppose the game starts 1 c4 e6 2 g3 d5 3 Nf3 Nf6 4 Bg2 c5 5 00 Nc6. I don't think Marin discusses thi...

Started 07/07/11 at 23:47:47 by IMJohnCox
11 4574 Last Post 08/15/11 at 19:39:14
By: IMJohnCox
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The Wild Watson Gambit
I happened to come across an old John Watson review on TWiC http://www.chess.co.uk/twic/jwatsonbkrev34.html where he discusses a gambit idea of his, where white is giving up a considerable amount of m...

Started 07/25/11 at 13:16:11 by TalJechin
2 2107 Last Post 07/25/11 at 19:24:59
By: MartinC
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1.c4 c6 2.Sc3 d5 3.e3 e5!?
Hi!
I wasn't sure which section this belongs too, but as the most sensible move order that leads to the position in question begins with 1.c4, I guess I'll just put it here.
If Black wants t...

Started 06/19/11 at 12:12:12 by huibui
6 2511 Last Post 06/20/11 at 07:23:09
By: huibui
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Winning against the english opening
What are the most aggressive lines to play as black against the  english opening to push for a win? Suppose you're playing Advanced Chess (you are using a computer) so you can afford to go into ultra ...

Started 02/08/11 at 01:19:07 by kevinfat
9 9425 Last Post 05/03/11 at 15:33:32
By: TopNotch
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0 1162 Last Post 04/28/11 at 16:34:46
By: buddho
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What should a Czech Benoni/Benko Gambit player...
What should a Czech Benoni/Benko Gambit player play against 1.Nf3 or 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3?
I really like to play these two openings with black, but an early kings knight move gives me some headache...<...

Started 04/25/11 at 00:51:12 by cynima
10 4394 Last Post 04/26/11 at 16:44:59
By: kylemeister
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Losing to 1. Na3.
This was a 3-minute blitz game, and I would lose to 1. Na3 a lot against players better than me. But I never would have guessed how fast and dangerous 1. ...e5 2. d4 exd4 and losing the dark-squared b...

Started 04/22/11 at 15:49:52 by Uhohspaghettio
5 3390 Last Post 04/23/11 at 15:38:47
By: Uhohspaghettio
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Request for help analyzing a game.
Clearly black felt overconfident as evidenced by 200+ points on his opponent and 3.Qxd5, but even so, I would like to know how black should have redeemed himself and if white made any blunders or miss...

Started 04/01/11 at 21:23:00 by Jay
6 2237 Last Post 04/05/11 at 13:21:57
By: Jay
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Scandinavian defence against the English?
Just joined playchess.com and have been meeting the scandinavian defence alot.
1.c4 d5
Have I missed something? Since when are you allowed to play like this as black?

Started 03/10/11 at 20:31:35 by MrCookie
4 2340 Last Post 03/11/11 at 22:22:58
By: Jay
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Starting out the English
just read Kostens Dynamic English but what now. Thinking of buying one of Marins 1 c4 books but which one should i start with ?

Started 02/13/11 at 14:56:07 by TomKarlsen
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By: TomKarlsen
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English vs Kings Indian Defence
I have decided to create this thread following a comment from Winawer 77 in another thread.
[i]When creating an English opening repertoire (or anything non 1.e4), I think the key question you...
I am no

Started 08/10/08 at 12:52:22 by Caledonian
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19 13702 Last Post 02/07/11 at 19:56:17
By: Jay
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Kramnik repertoire vol 3 (2nd edition)
Hi,
I used to play pretty much to the Kramnik repertoire books and am thinking of returning to them.
I notice vol 3 is having a 2nd edition (not sure how soon).
The new edition changes ...

Started 12/17/10 at 12:09:08 by TicklyTim
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31 11786 Last Post 02/06/11 at 04:47:58
By: Jay
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What's wrong with The Dynamic English?
Hi, I recently got this book and will start working with it. I realize it's a highly regarded book but also a rather outdated book. Can anybody tell me what the biggest theoretical problems in the boo...

Started 07/11/10 at 14:12:35 by spacepawn
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17 12800 Last Post 01/27/11 at 04:34:38
By: Jay
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Anti-Gruenfeld Flank Openings
Wasn't sure where to post this, since there are a lot of different threads now with people mentioning the various different anti-Grunfeld flank opening move-orders. (Edit - I've moved it here since it...

Started 01/26/11 at 11:43:23 by Keano
4 1645 Last Post 01/26/11 at 21:45:46
By: kylemeister
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