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Giuoco Piano C54, with 7.Nbd2
I'm trying to switch to open games from Colle. One book recommended is "A simple chess opening repertoire for white" by Sam Collins and many of he's recommendations lead to a IQP.
In the Italian ...

Started 10/24/18 at 15:16:17 by msiipola
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By: cathexis
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Best Italian Repertoire Book?
Hello, I'm wondering which repertoire books that feature the italian game against 1. e4 e5 you all think are the best? I'm pretty unfamiliar with resources involving 1. e4 e5, having played 1. d4 excl...

Started 06/03/16 at 06:56:02 by up and comer
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By: cathexis
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Re: 3...d6 getting a bit of traction from super GM's
It can get a little confusing can’t it with online monickers, and when people change them? I had a half memory too, and checked back.
I believe George Jempty is also The Poster Formerly Known As...

Started 02/09/22 at 21:36:54 by George Jempty
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By: George Jempty
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Seeking a Path Forward in Giuoco Piano/Bishop's
I already have Emm's Starting 1.e4 e5 as well as Tiviakov's Italian/Bishop's DVD from Chessbase. I've only dipped into the vid but now wish to get more serious. I fell for the "dull", ...

Started 01/17/22 at 20:55:39 by cathexis
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By: MNb
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The Italian Renaissance by Kravtslv, Quality Chess
The Italian Renaissance - I: Move Orders, Tricks and Alternatives, and The Italian Renaissance - II: The Main Lines, promises to be the new "state of the art" work on the Modern Italian Game. I am eag...

Started 07/25/20 at 14:26:10 by grandpatzer
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By: Keano
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Dubov's Italian
End of last year Dubov won with a stunning idea a marvelous game against Karjakin in the Russian superfinal.
After that I saw online a very quick raise of the popularity of that idea. Countless m...

Started 08/26/21 at 05:54:46 by brabo
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By: MartinC
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What's this line ?
Today I played a training game and met a line I've never heard of in the Italian : 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 Nf6 5.0-0 Nxe4 6.d3 Nf6 7.d4
I thought my opponent had mouse-slipped somewhere,...

Started 01/07/21 at 15:43:37 by hicetnunc
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By: Paddy
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"Reanimation" of the Møller Attack?
In CBM 199 there is an article by Christian Braun (perhaps the German IM) about a new idea in the ancient Møller Attack (1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d4 ed 6. cd Bb4+ 7. Nc3 Nxe4 8. 0-0...

Started 12/28/20 at 19:25:12 by kylemeister
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By: MaxJudd
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Lucchini Gambit in the Italian Game. New or not?
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.d3 f5 - the Lucchini Gambit. This was discovered by someone who notified IM Eric Rosen. He posted this line just today on YouTube. Apparently this line is JUST starting t...

Started 08/30/20 at 21:22:56 by HagenWatch1
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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C51-C52: Evans Gambit Literature
So I'm looking for a good summary of the evans gambit or a nice analyzed game collection of it. Not necessarily the hot off the mill current modern theory jazz.
I was looking at maybe getting:<br...

Started 09/18/08 at 22:32:44 by trw
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By: MNb
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A Complete Guide to 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4
Apparently this forthcoming book will consist of Pinski's Italian Game and Evans Gambit and his The Four Knights...  Roll Eyes

Started 05/04/19 at 13:22:38 by Straggler
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By: FreeRepublic
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Italian Game - AlphaZero Defence
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bc4 Bc5 4 d3 a6!? – fascinating stuff Smiley
[pgn][Event "Computer Match"]
[Site "London ENG"]
[Date "2018.01.18"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Stockfish 8"]
[Black ...|/pgn]

Started 12/15/18 at 15:23:15 by Jonathan Tait
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By: RdC
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General plans for Black
I have searched various opening books, this forum and other resources, but all I could find is a lot of lines.
What I haven't found is a bullet-point-like overview of plans for both sid...

Started 07/23/18 at 11:04:06 by Horatio
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By: Horatio
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Sveshnikov Line with 7. Be2

Does anybody know if there are some text covered analyses (e.g. NIC Yearbook,...) ? What's your opinion of this line ? I thin...

Started 03/22/16 at 05:00:26 by Jobavian
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By: urusov
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Bc4 against the Open Games by Delchev, Chess Stars
From the Publisher:
This book offers a White repertoire against the Open Games. The reader will find the first deep investigation of the modern treatment of the Italian Game and the Bishop's ...

Started 03/10/18 at 08:16:42 by grandpatzer
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By: fdunne
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Is the compromised defense in the Evans Gambit =?
Here are a couple of games played against Deep Fritz 14:
Moody-Deep Fritz 14 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bxb4 5. c3 Ba5 6. d4 exd4 7. O-O dxc3 8.Qb3 Qf6 9. e5 Qg6 10. Nxc3 Nge7 11. Ba3 O...

Started 02/05/16 at 00:50:50 by sloughter
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By: MNb
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Hungarian Defense
Is there any book dedicated to the Hungarian Defense? 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Be7? I find it very hard to get a "real" advantage against it in practical play, apart from that space advantage that vani...

Started 03/06/17 at 15:10:32 by grandpatzer
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By: Monocle
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C54: Kaissiber Competition Chat Thread
Opinions, Chat, Analysis, Refutations etc.

Started 07/13/09 at 00:21:47 by GMTonyKosten
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By: Stefan Buecker
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Guioco Piano audio presentation.
With the growing populatity of the Italian game at the higher echelons of chess, you might get some insight into the secrets of the Guioco Piano from this audio presentation.
Or maybe not Smiley<br...

Started 11/26/16 at 10:13:38 by JEH
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By: BobbyDigital80
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The trendy a4 Modern Italian
Dear ChessPubbers, It has been some time since the Forum analysed any openings and variations in a collaborative manner. I thought I will attempt to begin a discussion in the very old Italian game.<br...

Started 10/30/16 at 12:46:07 by GabrielGale
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By: Keano
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