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Symmetrical English
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[A30-A39]
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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
English 1...Nf6
English 1...Nf6 & others, Mikenas Attack, Nimzo-English, Pseudo-Grunfeld [A10, A13, A15-19]
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Bird's
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Bird's Opening 1 f4 inc. From's Gambit 1 f4 e5 [A02-03]
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Flank Openings Flank Openings
English, Réti & all Flank Openings [A00-39] with IM David Cummings
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Georgiev/Semkov on English
Chess Stars Publishing has announced a new book on the English,
(obviously the first volume in a whole series on 1c4 for White)
The Modern English Volume 1: 1.c4 e5
by Kiril Georgiev and Semko S...

Imo Semkov´s books are always very readable, pr

Started 07/23/18 at 08:36:04 by tracke
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24 8363 Last Post 08/31/18 at 02:49:50
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Welcome!
Smiley Hi everyone!
Welcome to the Flank Openings Forum, feel free to discuss any relaterd questions here.

Started 12/20/02 at 08:24:24 by GMTonyKosten
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By: GMTonyKosten
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English 1...e5 2...d6 / Reti
The King's English e-book says that the 1...e5 2...d6 system as one of Black's most promising responses to the English, which pleased me as it is the system I play myself with Black!  My problem is th...

Started 02/27/03 at 13:01:25 by alumbrado
1 2229 Last Post 03/03/03 at 08:46:41
By: GMTonyKosten
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Question for Tony k
Tony K - Reading your Feb update is one correct in thinking that you are going to take up the KlA?  Grin

Started 03/01/03 at 01:02:28 by Not a GM (Guest)
1 2154 Last Post 03/03/03 at 08:51:02
By: GMTonyKosten
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What to play against flank openings?
Hi! I want to know what to choose against these flank openings 1.Nf3 or 1.c4 ? I myself play English with white and Benoni with Black versus d4 and French versus e4 but what to play versus 1.Nf3 or 1....

Started 06/10/03 at 22:19:25 by Luis Entrada (Guest)
4 2830 Last Post 06/19/03 at 15:38:17
By: AmateurDragoneer
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sharp lines in the english
Hi everyone!
i am a new subscriber to chesspub (not to this site yet, but I think I will...)
anyway, as I might start playing c4 as a way to avoid some d4 lines I don't like (like the QGD or...

Started 06/20/03 at 19:17:42 by krugman
6 3805 Last Post 07/05/03 at 17:07:32
By: GMTonyKosten
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Another Question for Tony or strong players
Hi Guys,
I'm rated about 2100 FIDE and trying to get to FM.
I play the Dutch against 1 d4, but this doesn't seem to work as well against 1 c4 or 1 Nf3 so I was going to try 1...c5 and go for...

Started 03/07/03 at 01:39:53 by honeymade
6 3250 Last Post 09/12/03 at 00:17:19
By: Nolan (Guest)
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Stonewall - model game for Black wanted
Hello,
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 3859 Last Post 11/27/03 at 21:03:24
By: Glenn Snow
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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 1573 Last Post 03/23/04 at 08:53:36
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 3208 Last Post 04/15/04 at 13:06:54
By: never1b4
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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 6644 Last Post 05/26/04 at 02:21:44
By: alumbrado
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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 1535 Last Post 08/01/04 at 22:21:26
By: Glenn Snow
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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 2618 Last Post 08/23/04 at 21:44:22
By: MarkPharaoh
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1.c3?!?
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 3488 Last Post 10/08/04 at 15:58:38
By: MNb
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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 2743 Last Post 11/11/04 at 15:29:06
By: BigBen
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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 2731 Last Post 11/28/04 at 10:08:51
By: Alfred_G.
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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 9160 Last Post 12/22/04 at 21:24:27
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
7 3086 Last Post 01/17/05 at 05:55:17
By: woolog
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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 1855 Last Post 02/14/05 at 19:47:45
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 2816 Last Post 02/26/05 at 02:45:25
By: TalJechin
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