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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
4 2922 Last Post 08/25/04 at 07:04:15
By: feb
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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 4594 Last Post 12/29/04 at 20:41:29
By: MNb
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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)
1 1531 Last Post 09/12/05 at 23:34:26
By: micawber
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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)
2 1679 Last Post 09/18/05 at 16:28:26
By: basqueknight - Ex Member
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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 2702 Last Post 09/26/05 at 03:45:43
By: Willempie
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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
4 3023 Last Post 10/13/05 at 09:39:58
By: Smyslov_Fan
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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
2 1814 Last Post 10/23/05 at 06:23:32
By: micawber
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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
0 1254 Last Post 10/20/06 at 17:53:08
By: Tater_Salad
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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
9 3769 Last Post 02/07/07 at 13:39:54
By: MUBAs Opponent
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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
11 5783 Last Post 02/08/07 at 01:15:41
By: MNb
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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 3903 Last Post 04/16/07 at 18:41:36
By: LeeRoth
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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
9 3986 Last Post 08/10/07 at 04:13:59
By: urusov
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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
6 3152 Last Post 10/30/07 at 14:36:14
By: Frankly
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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
5 3062 Last Post 01/10/09 at 14:51:03
By: DrSnuggles
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4 Knights Rubinstein 5.Nxe5!?
At Corus Short scored a quick win, here is the game:
(17) Short,N (2663) - L'Ami,E (2603) [C48]
Corus B Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 19.01.2009
1.e4 e5 2.Sf3 Sf6 3.Sc3 Sc6 4.Lb5 Sd4 5.Sxe5 Sxb...

Started 01/21/09 at 15:34:48 by Lou_Cyber
3 2479 Last Post 01/22/09 at 09:26:25
By: micawber
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Gunsberg variation (in 4K)
Anyone using this SOS(vol. 1)-repertoire ? Experiences ??

Started 01/27/06 at 15:06:38 by Strptzr
11 6729 Last Post 09/23/09 at 11:58:39
By: Markovich
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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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20 16387 Last Post 02/01/10 at 20:59:51
By: Markovich
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Four Knight's Game
I was curious to know what the thinking is among people here on the Four Knights.  I tend to play the Scotch Four Knights with success as White but recently looking over some mainlines in the Four Kni...

Started 04/03/10 at 02:36:12 by yankdog
4 5700 Last Post 04/14/10 at 19:24:19
By: yankdog
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C47: Nice attack at 104 F
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4.
Nxe5 Nxe5 5. d4 Nc6 6. d5 Nb8 7. e5 Ng8 8. d6 cxd6 9. exd6 Qa5 10. Bb5 a6 11.
O-O axb5 12. Re1+ Be7 13. Qg4 Kf8 14. dxe7+ Nxe7 15. Rxe7 Nc6 16. Re8+ Kxe8 17...

Started 07/03/10 at 09:54:29 by gewgaw
8 7247 Last Post 07/11/10 at 01:58:29
By: Vladimir
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C47: Belgrade Gambit Refutation?
Does anyone know of a true refutation of the Belgrade Gambit that guarantees Black an advantage? Most sources recommend 5...Be7 but show that White can equalize.
I've looked at 5...Nxe4 and 5......

Started 08/29/10 at 02:23:59 by Anonymous3
1 3092 Last Post 08/29/10 at 06:46:13
By: MNb
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