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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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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: Shadow
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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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London 2...Bf5 - White "sacrifices" castling right
Hello,
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 2712 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?
Regards
Akita

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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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: http://www.everymanchess.com/chess/books/Play_the_London_System

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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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
3 1812 Last Post 02/21/10 at 13:50:52
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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By: GMTonyKosten
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Eric's London System coverage
Eric has already thoroughly covered the London System against most of the major systems after 1...d5 and the Queen's Indian. I was wondering if we can expect some more through coverage of the London a...

Started 12/11/09 at 07:36:57 by Anonymous3
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By: TN
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London System Novelty?
I think I may come up with a novelty in the London System. After 1 d4 d5 2 Bf4 e6 3 e3 Bd6, Win with the London System recommends 4 Bxd6 and after 4...cxd6 they recommend 5 Nf3 leading to a slight adv...

Started 10/09/09 at 06:01:36 by Anonymous3
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By: saubhikr
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Poll: Your favorite black way to play against London sys
Everything is in the title !
Feel free to give your favorite black scheme !

Started 09/14/09 at 20:07:04 by Bubu13
5 2874 Last Post 09/23/09 at 15:08:33
By: Girkassa
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Is black stonewall possible vs London system ?
After : 1.d4 d5 2.Bf4 e6 3.Nf3 f5 ?! 4) adlib c6 seems to give a stonewall full of holes but i would like to know if it's playable or simply gloomy ?

Started 09/08/09 at 21:23:46 by Bubu13
2 1706 Last Post 09/23/09 at 15:05:23
By: Girkassa
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London System Question
1 d4 d5 2 Bf4 Nf6 3 e3 c5 4 c3 Nc6 5 Nd2 now 5...Bg4 seems to me to be a very easy equalizer for Black.
"Win With the London System's" main recommendation is 6 Qb1!? leading to an advantage for ...

Started 07/24/09 at 19:56:14 by Anonymous3
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By: MNb
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