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d6 in the Italian Game
I see that Marin covers 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 d6?! (my comment) in the new Chessbase Magazine.
What do you guys think of this? I don't have a copy, but I'm curious as to any opinions on here.<...

Started 03/07/09 at 12:46:25 by ghenghisclown
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By: ghenghisclown
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An old italian gambit in Corus
Movsesian-Adams in the Corus tounament brought us an old gambit:
1.e4,e5 2.Nf3,Nc6 3.Bc4,Bc5 4.0-0,Nf6 (is 4...d6 more accurate?)
5.d4, Bxd4 (5....cd4 leads to the Max Lange)
This possition has been known sinds the 18

Started 01/20/09 at 06:22:51 by micawber
13 5144 Last Post 02/06/09 at 22:36:55
By: FightingDragon
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Max Lange
Hi all,
I have Dangerous weapons 1.e4 e5 and the first 2 chapters talk about the Max Lange.  What do people think of this?  Is it as good as scotch game?  Is there recommendation playable?  <br /...

Started 01/21/09 at 23:37:28 by Zatara
1 1339 Last Post 01/22/09 at 03:23:35
By: urusov
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italian game; is it outdated?
my main opening as white is the italian game, i like playing the italian gambit either  by 4. d4!? OR 4.O-O, 5. d4!?  i have read Jude Acers's book but i am not convinced at his miami variation, and t...

Started 01/25/08 at 21:42:27 by wcywing
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By: Markovich
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An unusual Sac in Evans Gambit ! Is it sound?
In Evans Gambit , after
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bc4 Bc5 4 b4 Bxb4 5 c3 Ba5 6 d4 exd4 7 O-O  Ne7
8 Ng5 d5
Instead  of 9 exd5 , one iay play the Sac 0 Nxf7 : it's thematic , but is it sound ,...

Started 07/28/08 at 09:30:48 by photophore
9 5348 Last Post 12/30/08 at 12:05:36
By: MNb
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4.d3 or 4.c3 in Italian Game?
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 or d3?
I have been looking to add the Italian Game as white to my repertoire,
except I do not know whether to learn the 4.d3 lines, or whether I should stic...

Started 12/13/08 at 21:18:22 by Unownasofyet
2 1993 Last Post 12/14/08 at 12:11:42
By: MNb
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Jerome Gambit (1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.Bxf7+
'Fess up, everybody -- anybody ever get away with the Jerome Gambit ( also known as Jerome's Double Opening, 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.Bxf7+ Shocked Kxf7 5.Nxe5+ Shocked)??
Anybody ever pound it to a p...

Started 01/19/05 at 10:23:52 by RickKennedy
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By: RickKennedy
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Moller attack (or how do you call it ?)
Hello, does anybody know something strong against the moeller attack ?
I plan to play it with black, if the variation turns out to be good or at least playable.
So strong variations for whi...

Started 06/16/08 at 13:55:14 by Strategy_Rules
4 4460 Last Post 06/19/08 at 12:05:06
By: Strategy_Rules
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Evans Gambit "compromised" defense
In the Evans Gambit , "copromised" defence
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bc4 Bc5 4 b4 Bxb4 5 c3 Ba5 6 d4 exd4 7 O-O dxc3
has not a good fame : White has a big lead in development ,
and yet I wa...

Started 04/14/08 at 14:04:26 by photophore
5 2339 Last Post 04/15/08 at 13:58:36
By: Markovich
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help against the new knights defense e-4/e-5....
here i go e-4 e-5  2 .nf-3 nc-6 3.d-4 exd4 4.bc-4 nf-6 5.e-5 Ne-4 for black .now it says 6. Q-e2 nc-5 7.c-3 dxc3. nxc3 what now for white against this ne-4 line of new nghts defense. thxs.please help....

Started 02/25/08 at 03:38:48 by inn3
2 1408 Last Post 02/26/08 at 03:10:52
By: Anonymous - Ex Member
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Evans Gambit ; "compromised" defence
I the Evans Gambit , the "compromised" defence
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bc4 Bc5 4 b4 Bxb4 5 c3 Ba5 6 d4 exd4 7 O-O dxc3
Has a very bad repute , and yet , after 8 Qb3 Qb6 9 e5 Qg6 10 Nxc3 Nge7<br ...

Started 02/12/08 at 16:30:15 by photophore
3 3776 Last Post 02/13/08 at 22:07:22
By: MNb
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Nigel Short scraps the Ruy  for the Evans Gambit
Hi All,
Nigel Short is now 2/2 with the Evans in Corus B. I can't help but feel that we may all need to check out his ideas more carefully. Anyone have any idea what he plans against ba5 d4 ed ? ...

Started 01/18/08 at 22:50:04 by ANDREW BRETT
1 1554 Last Post 01/19/08 at 02:41:12
By: TopNotch
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Italian Game
Vote for what you think is the best response to the Italian Game. If you think that their isn't just one move that is best, vote for one of the options that has two or more moves in it. If you vote fo...

Started 01/19/08 at 00:04:23 by Anonymous (Ex Member)
1 1423 Last Post 01/19/08 at 02:12:11
By: HgMan
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Mutiny on Captain Evan's ship
Is the line 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 Nxb4 playable for black? More importantly, does he have anything better than 5.c3 Nc6 6.d4, transposing to a mainline (although this isn't a bad thing, 6.....

Started 07/09/06 at 04:12:04 by devinjc
3 2030 Last Post 11/21/07 at 20:01:29
By: Girkassa
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Modern Italian - annotated game sources?
I'm thinking of taking up the modern Italian lines (i.e. 4.c3 Nf6 5.d3) as a less theoretical, yet strategically similar, alternative to the Ruy Lopez. I usually try to collect information...

Started 09/30/07 at 20:23:41 by Stigma
0 1198 Last Post 09/30/07 at 20:23:39
By: Stigma
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questions on Evans gambit and Ruy Lopez
i am quite new in opening theory. so my questions might sound really stupid. i apologize for that.
now my questions:
1. in the evan's gambit, if black plays 4...Nxb4 instead of 4......

Started 09/22/07 at 14:14:00 by pnerd
3 1873 Last Post 09/23/07 at 23:25:48
By: pitbull
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2 Knights vs Italian
Hello everyone, I want to open a (new?) debate, open for everyone who like the theory and/or who plays theses systems as Black.
After 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.d3, do you prefer to play 4..Bc...

Started 09/02/07 at 23:14:18 by ArKheiN
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24 10925 Last Post 09/12/07 at 20:39:54
By: MNb
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Two Knights Defense vs. 4.d3
Against the relatively quiet 4.d3 line in the Two Knights, Jan Pinski in his book "The Two Knights Defense" (Everyman, 2003) makes a good case (with some qualification) for the unheralded 4...d5!?  It...

Started 09/07/07 at 11:49:11 by Jerry_Taylor
3 3281 Last Post 09/07/07 at 20:20:26
By: MNb
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Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit
Exactly how dodgy is the Boden-Kieseritsky Gambit? (1.e4,e5 2.Nf3,Nc6 3.Bc4,Nf3 4.Nc3 - although it can also appear in the Petroff)  Morphy played it a lot and it seems to be one of those rare gambits...

Started 08/31/07 at 14:37:57 by Jerry_Taylor
2 1657 Last Post 09/02/07 at 11:38:24
By: CraigEvans
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Countering the Evans Gambit
I am building my 1. ...e5 repertoire, mainly based on Marin and Kaufman (with Emms and Davies thrown in for good measure  Wink ).
I am having trouble reconciling Marin's and Kaufman's reco...

Started 07/03/07 at 20:59:53 by belgian
11 4745 Last Post 08/31/07 at 08:09:39
By: micawber
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