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London System 2 Nf3 & 3 Bf4, Neo-London System 2 Bf4 inc. Jobova-Prié Attack [A45-48, D00, D02]
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Learning materials on The London System
I just had a quick look at what is available on The London System and I found:
-WIN WITH THE LONDON SYSTEM by Sverre Johnsen and Vlatko Kovacevic
-PLAY THE LONDON SYSTEM by Cyrus Lakdawala<b...

Started 05/11/12 at 14:43:12 by fairchess
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By: BabySnake
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Against London-System
Hi all,
today I played against the London-System and I got a reasonable position, but White had always some pull. Of course, I used houdini to analyse - "skimread" - my game, but I feel, I didn´t...

Started 02/05/12 at 19:21:51 by gewgaw
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The London Opening
Seems like a bit overkill to cover all games with 2. Bf4 every single month? IMO facing stuff like the Trompowski and Torre Attack is much more common.

Started 10/26/11 at 23:34:09 by curtains
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By: saubhikr
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Play the London System
By Cyrus Lakdawala is now out. Anybody have it? And would they care to share a review?  Smiley

Started 08/19/10 at 05:28:54 by Seth_Xoma
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By: saubhikr
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Eric's Endless Love
I'm really beginning to wonder how much more can be said about the London System by Eric Prie. He's obviously done a masterful job in revealing its nuances, but at what point does he say, 'Okay, that'...

Started 09/18/11 at 18:13:25 by dmp4373
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By: dmp4373
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The Controversial London System
As a joke in another thread, I suggested that the London was at least as controversial as the BDG.  It was all tongue in cheek, but then a couple of responses suggested that there was indeed a good de...

Started 07/31/05 at 09:46:45 by HgMan
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By: Sandman
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London vs. 1...d6
After 1.d4 d6, 2.Bf4 isn't suppose to be very strong because Black can get in a quick ...e5 but what if play goes 2...g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.Nf3 Nd7 5.e4.
a) The computers think White is quite a bit bet...

Started 07/30/11 at 09:58:19 by Anonymous3
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By: Anonymous3
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London 2...Bf5 - White "sacrifices" castling right
1.d4 d5 2.Bf4 Bf5 3.e3 e6, and now 4.c4, allowing 4...Bxb1 and ...Bb4+.
White forfeits castling, but what looks like a blunder isn't one at all!
Sometimes he moves his king even ...

Started 07/07/11 at 19:50:23 by Harald Keilhack
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By: Harald Keilhack
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1.d4 Nf6 2.Bf4 c5
Prie has said there may be something wrong for White after 1.d4 Nf6 2.Bf4 c5 and Play the London System doesn't like this line for White either and therefore recommends the 2.Nf3 move-order. However, ...

Started 07/01/11 at 23:30:49 by Anonymous3
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By: BPaulsen
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London against KID (Variation with an early Nh5).
Hi all,
I have a question regarding the following variation:
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bf4 Bg7 4. e3 0-0 5. Be2 d6 6. 0-0 Nh5 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bh4 f5
And now GM Eric Prié recommends 9. Bc4+ fo...

Started 06/20/11 at 18:54:43 by Paperon de Paperoni
3 3606 Last Post 06/29/11 at 04:58:29
By: Glenn Snow
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New Book on The London System
Hi all
Anybody know anything about this new(168 page) book written by a German author with a FIDE rating of 2184!!
Is it a repertoire based book?

Started 05/24/11 at 17:25:40 by akita
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By: AlanG
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Black to counter the London system?
what the best way for black to play against the London system?

Started 02/18/10 at 16:12:50 by fire999
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By: ErictheRed
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anti d-Pawn 1.d4 e6 2.Nf3 c5 3.c3 Nc6 4.Bf4 Qb6
There is this tricky-move order by Black, to avoid certain d-pawn openings.
[Here the probability of getting the French Defence is relatively low, while a regular open Sicilian is even lower (wh...

Started 06/08/10 at 13:04:11 by HoemberChess
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By: HoemberChess
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Problematic London System line
After 1 d4 d5 2 Bf4, 2...Bf5, 3...e6 and 4...Bd6 seems to me to be a very easy and quick equalizer for Black and can lead to some very dull positions. I know that Black has other ways to equalize agai...

Started 01/25/10 at 23:20:07 by Anonymous3
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By: TN
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Everyman announces new London book
'Play the London System' by Cyrus Lakdawala is announced for September/October:

Started 01/14/10 at 10:14:54 by tafl
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By: fluffy
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Poll: London System Poll
Vote for what you think the best move is after 1 d4 d5 2 Bf4 Nf6 3 e3 e6 4 Nf3 Bd6 5 Ne5?! c5? 6 Bb5+! Nbd7.

Started 03/01/10 at 00:46:46 by Anonymous3
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By: Anonymous3
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london system 5 ne5 .
what you play againt the london system in this line?  1. d4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Bf4 Nf6 4. e3 Bd6 5. Ne5

Started 02/19/10 at 20:29:04 by fire999
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By: sharpplay
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London System Question
I'm not a subscriber anymore and I was wondering if Eric has covered 1 d4 d5 2 Bf4 Nf6 3 e3 c5 4 c3 Qb6 5 Qb3 c4. When I was a subscriber, I didn't notice any coverage of this line. It seems to be a c...

Started 02/10/10 at 23:51:30 by Anonymous3
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By: Anonymous3
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London System/Chigorin Defense
What do the following 5 books on the Chigorin recommend against the London System?
Play 1…Nc6
Chigorin Defense According to Morozevich
The Chigorin Defense
Ideas Behind Modern Che...

Started 07/13/08 at 23:34:32 by Anonymous (Ex Member)
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By: TimS
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Eric's October 2008 update.
In the position considered in games 10-14, i.e. after the moves:
1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 e6 3.Bf4 Bd6 4.Bg3 Nf6 5.e3 O-O 6.Nbd2 c5 7.c3 Nc6 8.Bd3 Qe7 9.Ne5 Nd7
there is an interesting alternative for ...

Started 11/11/08 at 17:50:42 by AlanG
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