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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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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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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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1.d4 d5 2.Bf4 Nf6 3.e3 c6 4.c4 or 4.Nf3?
Hi,
I've been trying to understand move orders in playing the white side of the the London System as given in the book "Winning With The London System". Why is 4.Nf3 given as 'the move' instead ...

Started 05/09/09 at 19:27:24 by rooksway18
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By: rooksway18
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Is the London player hoping for this line?
1. d4 g6 2. Nf3 Bg7 3. Bf4 Nf6 4. e3 d6 5. h3 O-O 6. Be2 c5 7. c3 Qb6 8. Qb3 Be6 9. Qxb6 axb6 10. a3  and black has to be far stronger to win this position. 

Started 03/02/09 at 19:55:16 by gewgaw
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By: gewgaw
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From London to Pirc transposition obstacles
Hi,
'Win with the London System' by Johnsen and Kovacevic suggest white can aim for a Pirc after 1.d4 Nf6 2.Bf4 d6 3.Nf3 Nbd7 4.Nc3 (actually I use 3.Nc3 Nbd7 4.Nf3) but the book doesn't mention ...

Started 08/31/08 at 22:47:51 by rooksway18
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By: rooksway18
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Accelerated London
What is this thing called?  I call it the Accelerated London.  I don’t like to see it, but I like 1…d5. 
1.d4 d5 2.Bf4 Nf6 3.e3 c5 4.c3 Nc6 5.Nd2 Qb6 6.Qb3 Qxb3 7.axb3 e6 8.Ngf3 Bd7 9.dxc5 Bxc5 ...

Started 02/19/06 at 22:24:14 by I need to know
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By: I need to know
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London update
I am not a subscriber to ChessPublishing, and suppose everything would have been clear if I could just click on the games.
But could someone please inform me: has Prie simply got the move number...

Started 06/28/05 at 02:18:40 by tafl
0 1337 Last Post 06/28/05 at 02:18:39
By: tafl
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The London System
Are there any masters or grandmasters that play the London System alot? I'd like to gather their games and look them over.  Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks very much.
Regards,
Jeff<b...

Started 02/01/05 at 16:26:46 by mogath
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By: mogath
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ChessBase DVD's on 2.Bf4
In 2016 ChessBase published a Davies' DVD and now they have published another DVD by Williams. Any comments about the repertoires, level of explanations, supposed level of the target audience, etc.? T...

Started 04/25/17 at 08:47:37 by TD
1 1873 Last Post 05/03/17 at 20:03:14
By: Keano
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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
1 1843 Last Post 05/21/15 at 10:26:14
By: RdC
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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
1 2940 Last Post 05/11/12 at 15:36:09
By: BabySnake
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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
1 1541 Last Post 05/24/11 at 18:31:54
By: AlanG
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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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Eric Prie August 2008 London System update.
In Eric Prie's August 2008 London System update he analyzes some games beginning with 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 e6 3 Bf4 b6 4 e3 Bb7 5 Bd3 c5 6 c3 Be7 7 h3 d6. Now he simply gives 8 Nbd2 for White but doesn't me...

Started 09/27/08 at 18:42:13 by Anonymous3
1 1778 Last Post 09/28/08 at 00:25:08
By: MNb
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1.d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3.Bf4
There are 2 kind of setup involving Bf4 from white's d4 d5 opening:
A. from Queen's Gambit Declined Bf4 variation.
    1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Nd3 Be7 5.Bf4 0-0 6.e3 c5 and so on
B...

Started 02/06/05 at 11:13:29 by ChessLover (Guest)
1 1916 Last Post 02/06/05 at 15:17:38
By: tracke
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Basic London ?? and Games
[Event "Ajedrez21"]
[Site "www.ajedrez21.com"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "xchngewithtempo"]
[Black "MFRA"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D02"]
[WhiteElo "18...

Started 09/04/03 at 11:43:49 by xchngewithtempo
1 2118 Last Post 10/05/03 at 22:34:22
By: Glenn Snow
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London System
I just got Gary Lanes new book on the London System and other d-pawn specials. I liked it, but what is what to do against this set up by black. 1 d4 d5, 2 nf3 nf6, 3 bf4 bf5. Seems like a lot of peopl...

Started 06/18/03 at 14:24:11 by Mtal (Guest)
1 2480 Last Post 07/06/03 at 18:43:39
By: xchngewithtempo
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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
2 2484 Last Post 09/18/11 at 23:37:09
By: dmp4373
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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
2 2464 Last Post 07/30/11 at 19:51:38
By: Anonymous3
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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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