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Three knight (main line?)
Hello
I have 1902 in rating. That means I have to face alot of so called club opening variations. Well, I have decided not to give my opponents any "free moves" in the future. Free moves=easy to ...

Started 01/10/09 at 12:14:31 by DrSnuggles
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Four Knights Rubinstein
I should greatly appreciate some assistance on the following puzzle in the four knights Rubinstein variation: (i.e. with Bb5 and ...Nd4)
Where White plays Nxe5 and Black answers with Qe7, White p...

Started 10/29/07 at 07:22:50 by Frankly
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By: Frankly
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4 Knights
Is the four knights still an aggressive option for white?  I Know there used to be a lot of tricky lines and gambits, has black found ways to play against those?

Started 08/01/07 at 18:11:05 by megazord
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By: urusov
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Four knights with 4. Nxe5
I have a friend who has taken up the following in blitz games 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nxe5. I have no idea what it's called. I couldn't find it in NCO.
Play continues 4. ...Nxe5 5. d4 ...

Started 04/11/07 at 21:38:49 by kevinludwig
10 5610 Last Post 04/16/07 at 18:41:36
By: LeeRoth
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The Spanish Four Knights
I posed the question in the Corus group A thread whether the Knight sacrifice shown in the diagram below was correct. Motylev now declined the proffered piece by castling and later after many misadven...

Started 02/04/07 at 23:34:00 by TopNotch
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By: MNb
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Good line in the Four Knights?
Hi, new member here.
This has happened to me a couple of times now. After the move order 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 I play Nc6, and then after 4. Bc4 I don't know what to play other than Bc5, and usually ...

Started 02/06/07 at 18:57:52 by MUBAs Opponent
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interesting game for your halloween enjoyment
since its october and all, i left fritz playing out of this opening all day while i was at work. time controls are 40 moves in 6 hours. this is where the game is at right now:
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6...

Started 10/20/06 at 17:53:09 by Tater_Salad
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4 knights interesting option
In the 4 knights, if White develops the Bishop to c4, I, as Black, capture on e4, so that, after the Knight captures, d5 forks B and Knight and recaptures, allowing some development as well. Okay. But...

Started 10/22/05 at 07:45:28 by Frankly
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By: micawber
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Four Knights Surprise!
Has anyone come across this interesting looking sacrifice? Does it have a name and does anyone know of any analysis?
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.a3!? g6 5.Nxe5!?

Started 10/13/05 at 03:31:32 by Athomick
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By: Smyslov_Fan
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Rubinstein 4 knights Question
Hello all
Apologies if this is covered in another thread - please direct me there if so.
Playing the Petroff to e4 often presents one with 4 knights, to which I then play Rubinstein's Nd4.<b...

Started 09/25/05 at 05:53:27 by Frankly
5 3591 Last Post 09/26/05 at 03:45:43
By: Willempie
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Spanish 4 knights
I have been dabeling in the spanish 4 knights for a couple of weeks now a long with the kings indian attack. After a little discussion in the flank openings section i decided againt the later. So now ...

Started 09/17/05 at 20:36:47 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
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Spanish 4 knights
After 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bb5 what is the cerdict at this point i happen to think it is a nice way to play the lopez with out knowing a lot of theory. I am seriously thinking of replacing my...

Started 09/12/05 at 21:38:36 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
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By: micawber
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Four Knights 4.g3 Nd4!?
The latest update on the 4 Knights is excellent - but there is an omission in the consideration of Black's fourth move alternatives.  I saw a game recently (I think it is in Watson's "Chess Strategy i...

Started 09/30/03 at 04:27:50 by alumbrado
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By: feb
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C47-C49: The Four Knights Game
This book came out earlier then expected:
http://www.newinchess.com/Shop/Images/PDFs/959.pdf
Maybe the Kaufman repertoire and the Ragozin will arrive sooner too  Wink

Started 09/02/11 at 10:53:55 by Mortal Games
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By: GMTonyKosten
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C47: Best variation to refute the Halloween Gambit
While looking at the Halloween Gambit, I was not 100% satisfied with "official refutations" available, until I found out this particular variation:
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nxe5 Nxe5 5. ...

Started 07/10/14 at 17:10:32 by BigLongNow
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C47: Belgrade gambit
Hi ,
This is THORK . I want to update ideas from the Belgrade gambit 1.e4 - e5 2. Nf3 - Nc6  3. Nc3 - Nf6 4 . d4 - exd4 5 . Nd5 ... At chesspublishing I found only one article about this interes...

Started 06/13/11 at 12:26:57 by THORK
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By: Fllg
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Getting into the 4 knights with 2 Nc3
Is there any major downside to getting into the 4 knights with 1 e4 e5 2 Nc3?  I realize that 2 Nc3 is not a threatening move like 2 Nf3, but it seems like after almost any black move if white follows...

Started 01/15/10 at 21:14:55 by sharpplay
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By: Markovich
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Four knights Glek System
Has anyone ever heard of this opening?
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.g3
What are is the concept of this move? Looks interesting, but I've never seen it before. Any comments are appreciated....

Started 12/27/04 at 17:04:45 by mogath
3 5681 Last Post 12/29/04 at 20:41:29
By: MNb
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C47: The Belgrade Gambit
At the suggestion of Bruce on the "Death of KG" thread, I have taken the opportunity to start a thread on the Belgrade. I'm currently playing some games in the Belgrade on IECC, so I cannot post them ...

Started 07/26/04 at 06:30:24 by CraigEvans
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