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New London book by Sedlak!
Anyone have Sedlak's new book on the London, ( If so, what are your thoughts?

Started 08/28/23 at 00:24:07 by MicahSmith
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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London: IM Alex Banzea vs. GM Liem Quang Le ?
I am interested in exploring the London System as a backup opening for White.  I was wondering which of the two Chessable courses an experienced London player would recommend?  The impressions I've go...

Started 12/31/22 at 22:28:31 by WSS
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1.d4 d5 2.c3 move order in london system
Why isn't the move order 1.d4 d5 2.c3 c5 3.dxc5 used in the london system? This would seem to discourage an early c5 and force black to start with something like Nf6.

Started 07/31/22 at 22:36:28 by kevinfat
3 821 Last Post 08/03/22 at 17:43:27
By: Verify
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Developing 2...b5 !? in the london
After 1.d4 Nf6 2.Bf4
2...b5!? is an idea
Analyzing 2...b5, a main line goes 3.Nf3 Bb7 4.e3 and now:
4...a6 5.Bd3 e6 or Nh5
4...a6 5.c4 bxc4/b4
4...b4 5.Bd3 e6/Nh5/c5

Started 06/07/22 at 01:59:13 by DiscipleOfKeres
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By: MartinC
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1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Bf4 c5 4.e3 Nc6 5.Nbd2!?
After 1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Bf4 c5 4.e3 Nc6, what do you think about the move 5.Nbd2(!?)?
a) It looks at first that this is just bad due to 5...Qb6 and after 6.dxc5! Qxb2 6.Rb1 (not in any source ...

Started 07/24/11 at 04:22:19 by Anonymous3
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By: emary
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The Agile London System by Alfonso Romero Holmes
What happened to this book? It's not mentioned on the site of New In Chess anymore

Started 07/25/16 at 14:48:29 by alyechin
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By: MNb
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London System-Modern Chess Camp
Hi did anyone do this camp online or buy the course database from Modern Chess? If so what do you think of it and and is/was it good value?

Started 03/02/21 at 03:01:42 by MW
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By: MW
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Best book for meeting the anti King's Indians?
What is in your view the best repertoire book for meeting the anti King's Indians (London, Torre, Colle, Trompowsky, etc.) in a King's Indian style? I mean, a follow up roughly with d6 - Nbd7, rather ...

Started 01/23/18 at 18:15:48 by grandpatzer
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By: MartinC
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Das Londoner System (ChessBase DVD, in German)
Bit of a lengthy one (12 hr.), by IM/WGM Elisabeth Pähtz.  Says she's been intensively involved with the London for two years.

Started 12/22/18 at 17:00:03 by kylemeister
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By: TD
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How to handle this new development in the london?
I cannot post youtube links yet so if you search youtube for a video titled: Learn the London System: Latest Developments!!!!
around 14:30 in the video Simon Williams shows a novelty Jordan van F...

Started 10/10/18 at 23:23:28 by Zenchess
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By: RdC
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Sedlak's Modern London vs Romero's Agile London.
Of these two new books on the London System, which do you think is better?
Sedlak's Winning with the Modern London System
Romero's The Agile London System?

Started 10/06/16 at 12:33:48 by backgammon
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By: gillbod
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Move Order Idea to combat London + GM Rep 11
I was looking through Avrukh's GM Rep 11 on 1 d4 sidelines to try to prepare for the London, and one of the lines he advises is
1 d4 d5 2 Bf4 Nf6 3 e3 c5 4 c3 Nc6 5 Nd2 cxd4 6 exd4 Bf5 7 Ngf3 e6 ...

Started 03/09/18 at 15:12:59 by BeeCaves
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By: TD
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Current status of Morris gambit
Following Lakhdawala's suggestion, planning to give Morris gambit a try. Can you please let us know what is the current status of the same?
1.d4 d5 2.Bf4 c5 3.e4

Started 07/15/12 at 06:03:56 by saubhikr
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By: Anonymous3
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The London System - properly played by M Schmucker
This is another new book on the London System (although it only covers 1...d5 and recommends the 2.Nf3 move-order)! On the Schachversand Niggemann site,, It...

Started 11/25/16 at 02:25:55 by Anonymous3
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By: Anonymous3
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London System Question
1.d4 d5 2.Bf4 Nf6 3.e3 e6 4.Nf3 c5 5.c3 Nc6 6.Nbd2 Be7 now Prie recommends 7.h4 and gives it a "!" but how should White respond to 7...Bd6! I can't find any mention of this move.

Started 08/17/14 at 02:37:21 by Anonymous3
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By: Anonymous3
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James Schuyler's recommendation against London
1.d4 Nf6 2.Bf4 g6 3.e3 Bg7 4.Nf3 d6 5.Be2 0-0 6.0-0 Nc6 this transposes to a position  recommended by James Schuyler in his book "The Dark Knight System". His ideas are 7.h3 e5!, 7.c4 e5!, and 7.c3 N...

Started 11/08/14 at 21:19:39 by Anonymous3
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By: Anonymous3
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Solution needed for 1. d4 d5, 2. Bf4 c6
I have a reasonable repertoire going for the London System, but there are a few lines that are ruining the opening for me! One of those is 2. c6! Then Qb6 happens.
What is the best solution to t...

Started 10/21/17 at 14:36:10 by Jon12345
3 4751 Last Post 11/23/17 at 12:24:27
By: TD
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Fighting the London System
I just started playing it... Curious to see what this book has to say about the London System.

Started 07/15/17 at 20:17:03 by TD
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By: TN
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Winning with the Modern London System by N Sedlak
It's about 1 d4 d5 2 Bf4. It will be available at 20th August 2016 according to "Schachversand Nigemann".
A publication by "Chess Evolution"... Maybe an interesting book?

Started 08/09/16 at 14:57:46 by alyechin
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