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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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Max Lange Attack (and Anti Max Lange) lives
I've done a bit of analysis recently on the Max Lange and would be interested in any players of the black pieces defending their opinions. If black can equalise it's "only just" and after a lot of hoo...

Started 09/26/05 at 16:58:22 by Athomick
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By: mulehollandaise
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C51-C52: Evans Gambit maybe better than thought?
Gustafsson is an expert on 1.e4 e5, but still he was beaten like that ...
I always thought the Evans Gambit is an underestimated opening.
Does anyone play Evans Gambit? What do you think are...

Started 06/01/11 at 10:13:33 by cynima
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By: MNb
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C55: Italian Game question
After 1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bc4 Bc5 4 0-0 Nf6 5 d4, Larry Kaufman in his book The Chess Advantage in Black and White says that this is a dubious gambit and recommends 5...Bxd4. However, Mihail Marin in ...

Started 11/21/07 at 22:03:40 by Anonymous (Ex Member)
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38 22660 Last Post 04/05/11 at 07:15:03
By: kevinfat
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A Complete Guide to 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4
https://everymanchess.com/products/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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37 9674 Last Post 01/19/20 at 21:19:16
By: FreeRepublic
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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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36 27219 Last Post 07/22/08 at 10:32:21
By: RickKennedy
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improvement in guioco piano moeller attack
Current theory says that black is clearly better in the moeller attack cause of 13.... h6 but I think a new move 14. Qb3! gives white enough compensation for the sacrificed pawn and a good game.
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Started 08/24/04 at 16:24:28 by kamiel
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30 16233 Last Post 04/25/06 at 05:09:33
By: Smyslov_Fan
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C51-C52: Evan's Gambit Refutation?
Does anyone know of a true refutation of the Evan's Gambit (1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bc4 Bc5 4 b4!?) that guarantees Black an advantage? I thought the main line, 4...Bxb4 5 c3 Ba5, refuted the Evan's Gambi...

Started 08/20/10 at 19:38:31 by Anonymous3
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By: Keano
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New DVD: Italian Game by GM Stefan Kindermann
A new DVD has been released by topschach.de in conjunction with the Munich Chess Academy. The subject of this DVD is 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 Nf6 5.d3 known as the modern variation of the Ital...

Started 10/17/09 at 15:47:26 by Fllg
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By: Chessvideo.com
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Poll: C50-C59: Repertoire based on the Max Lange Attack?
I'm trying to figure out a repertoire based around the Max Lange Attack. This is what I have so far:
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5
Could play d4 and try to get a max lange attack but I'd...

Started 02/26/11 at 07:11:36 by kevinfat
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27 18888 Last Post 03/08/11 at 21:41:28
By: Stefan Buecker
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4.O-O in the Italian Game
A recent article at the Chess Café, referring to a number of pieces in Kassiber, recommends this line: in particular, it seems to think that (i) the Max Lange is now good for White (ii) so is the the ...

Started 10/27/06 at 13:08:38 by Justinhorton
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24 10519 Last Post 11/03/06 at 10:45:21
By: Willempie
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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 11128 Last Post 09/12/07 at 20:39:54
By: MNb
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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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23 11449 Last Post 01/13/09 at 15:16:08
By: Markovich
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Is the Moller Dead ?
Hi all, this is my first post. Recently I have been working on the Moller Attack in the Italian game for students and have been hitting a brick wall trying to find anything for white after the followi...

Started 04/28/10 at 07:09:04 by Carl Boor
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By: MNb
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C54: Kaufman's Italian Game Analysis
Larry Kaufman has Black playing into the line 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 Nf6 5.d4 exd4 6.cxd4 Bb4+ 7.Bd2 in his new book "The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White". However, he has this line l...

Started 05/22/12 at 07:08:24 by Anonymous3
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22 18826 Last Post 08/13/13 at 06:21:45
By: chandrashekharkoravi
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2 knights (4. Nc3)
well, i was wondering why cant you play 4. Nc3 (after 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6), because i read all the time that 4. d4 is better

Started 03/20/05 at 09:06:52 by Scipio (Guest)
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21 9309 Last Post 03/31/05 at 06:43:30
By: MNb
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Italian - Hungarian defence
hi,
I was looking for some games in the Hungarian defence on chesspublishing. I only found 2, rather old and irrelevant ones.
Is there an actual book in which this opening is treated (from b...

Started 09/15/09 at 18:43:05 by Nightlamp
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20 13611 Last Post 10/25/09 at 12:19:49
By: GabrielGale
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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: BobbyDigital80
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C50: Advantage without risk against Rousseau?
Hi,
1.e4 e5
2.Nf3 Nc6
3.Bc4 f5
What do you recommend to get += , and to limit Black attacking chances?
I do not want lines with heavy tactics Smiley
Edited:
2...Nf6 was originally written ~SF 12/02/2011

Started 01/10/08 at 14:25:20 by Dzambus
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By: CraigEvans
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C50: Hungarian(?) Defense
This one just cropped up...
1.e4 e5 Nf3 Nc6 Bc4 d6
I'm confused as to the best move here...or at least the best options here.  I played what seemed to be the most common move, d4.  
The...

Started 12/09/03 at 19:05:38 by nexirae
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By: kylemeister
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