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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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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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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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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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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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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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By: gewgaw
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London System-Morris Gambit Question
In the Morris Gambit (reversed Albin-Counter Gambit) of the London System (1.d4 d5 2.Bf4 c5 3.e4!?) I can't find how White can gain an advantage (or even reach equality) in the line 3...dxe4 4.d5 Nf6 ...

Started 05/09/12 at 06:11:08 by Anonymous3
8 5809 Last Post 05/14/12 at 20:02:14
By: Gambit
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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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London System, 22 years, hmm
A game today reminded me of a previous game between the same players (which I've mentioned here as perhaps a model game for Black) ...

[pgn][Event "Los Angeles ch-USA"]
[Site ""]
[Date "1991.??.??"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Kamsky, Gata"]
[Black "Benjamin, Joel Lawrence"]
[Result "0-1"]
[NIC "QP 3.7"]
[ECO "A48"]
[PlyCount "86"]
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bf4 Bg7 4. e3 d6 5. h3 c5 6. c3 cxd4 7. exd4 O-O 8.

Started 05/07/13 at 22:02:59 by kylemeister
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By: kylemeister
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Book about Queenpawns Game
Can anyone suggest me a book about the London System?

Started 06/13/13 at 12:11:07 by manfred89
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By: Sylvester
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September 2014 update
After 1.d4 d5 2.Bf4 c5 3.e4!? dxe4 4.d5 Nf6 5.Nc3, Richard Palliser gives the move 5...g6 a "?!" due to 6.Nb5! Na6 7.d6!. However, I don't see compensation for White after 7...Be6!. This is similar to...

Started 09/16/14 at 02:58:59 by Anonymous3
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By: GMTonyKosten
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Important London Move Order
1.d4 d5 2.Bf4 Nf6 3.e3 e6 and now
A) If 4.Nf3 c5, 5.c3 is the most common reply but I think this allows Black easy equality with 5...Bd6 6.Bg3 (Prie has shown Ne5 to be dubious in this type of po...

Started 08/24/15 at 00:34:22 by Anonymous3
5 3491 Last Post 08/25/15 at 09:36:54
By: RdC
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c3/c4 and/or Be2/Bd3
Not a very clear subject line; sorry. I'm wondering if someone could explain the factor(s) determining when we should play c3 or c4 in the London, and when to play Be2 or Bd3. All of those moves show ...

Started 05/16/15 at 14:30:03 by tewald
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By: RdC
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Annoying responses to London (incl. 1st move)
I have been wondering what the most annoying response to the London (in the sense that it produces non-London positions that the London player will be unfamiliar with) is. Besides the extreme options ...

Started 04/16/16 at 05:52:28 by Bonsai
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By: RdC
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London System
In the thread on the Colle-Zukertort System someone had mentioned that it might be a good idea to substitue the London system in his repertoire.  I had also considered this, but there is one variation...

Started 12/13/03 at 10:09:50 by Glenn Snow
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By: Nods and Winks (Guest)
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A new look at the London System
Well, before everything went klablooie here . . .
I'm waiting to see if any others are as impressed with "Win with the London System" (Gambit) by Sverre Johnsen and Vlatko Kovacevic as I have bee...

Started 11/29/05 at 23:58:29 by Longspur
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By: BladezII
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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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London System Question
I recently faced the rare 1.d4 d5 2.Bf4 Nc6 3.e3 f6!? in a tournament game. This is tricky and not as bad as it might seem at first. What is the best way for White to play against this? The game went ...

Started 01/27/14 at 00:12:35 by Anonymous3
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By: LostTactic
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London Mystery Solved
I was for a moment perplexed by Steve Giddins review of "Win with the London System".
However, this game may explain a lot. In reality it is decided after 5 moves:
[Event "Lost Boys op"]<br...

Started 11/05/05 at 14:17:25 by tafl
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By: tafl
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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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By: GMTonyKosten
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