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Marshall Gambit [C89] & Anti-Marshall [C88]
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Anti-Marshall 8.h3!?
What should a marshall-player do after:
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 b5 6.Bb3 Be7 7.Re1 0-0 8.h3!?
if he doesnt want to be stuck in the 'real' Ruy-Lopez?  Undecided

Started 02/18/03 at 09:01:49 by Quark
4 4842 Last Post 06/20/03 at 19:54:03
By: AmateurDragoneer
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Ruy Lopez Anti-Marshall C88Ruy Lopez Anti-Marshall
Ruy Lopez Anti-Marshall C88 - Wolff,Patrick G 2565 - Blatny,Pavel 2515 1996 1/2-1/2
Has Black's play been refuted? (Or did I just mess it up - twice?)
The first 16 moves of this game were:<b...

Started 08/29/03 at 13:18:54 by David Hamilton (Guest)
0 2335 Last Post 08/29/03 at 13:18:52
By: David Hamilton (Guest)
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RuyLopez Anti Marshal 8.h3
1.e4 e5
2.Nf3 Nc6
3.Bb5 a6
4.Ba4 Nf6
5.0-0 B37
6.Re1 bb5
7.Bb3 0-0
Instead of previous 8.a4, the most popular "Anti Marshall" nowadays is 8.h3, then conti...

Started 08/05/04 at 03:57:17 by ChessLover (Guest)
3 3102 Last Post 08/05/04 at 12:44:17
By: CraigEvans
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The Marshall Attack; 21 ... Rb8 busted?
Someone who's known if the Harding Line 21 .. Rb8 is busted?
(1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. 0-0 Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 0-0
8. c3 d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Nxe5 Nxe5 11. Rxe5 c6 12. d4 ...

Started 03/03/05 at 11:41:20 by CheckMate (Guest)
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By: CheckMate (Guest)
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What do you do against the Marshall?
Say you wanna play the main line of the Ruy Lopez. Then you have to decide how to react if your opponent plays 7 ... 0-0 and so threatens to launch a Marshall Counter Attack.  What is your favorite me...

Started 02/24/05 at 15:14:16 by CheckMate (Guest)
3 2543 Last Post 04/06/05 at 05:56:39
By: Fernando Semprun
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Marshall Feint and the Anti Marshalls
I consider taking up the Closed Ruy Lopez again. I am not likely to start playing the Marshall Gambit but consider to adopt the Marshall move-order 7...0-0 in order to induce some anti-Marshall lines ...

Started 08/16/05 at 07:49:33 by tafl
12 5829 Last Post 09/01/05 at 19:49:08
By: de Jongh (Guest)
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Marshallgambit Kevitz-var Mithrakanth-Yuartev
This game is in de chesspublishing database and the annotions are not all that good. I sent in some improvements but got a reaction back, that the notes wouldn't be revised since they were done by Mot...

Started 09/09/05 at 18:01:27 by micawber
2 1963 Last Post 09/10/05 at 01:17:50
By: Smyslov_Fan
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The World Championshp and the Marhshall
The Marshall is poping up again! I dont know if i should fear this as a lopez player yet or not. but i always have a feeling of uncertainty when the world best are playing these lines!
I am infl...

Started 10/11/05 at 08:57:20 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
3 2596 Last Post 10/12/05 at 00:23:43
By: Smyslov_Fan
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question about the 8 a4 anti-marchall
What is the best move for white in the position after
1 e4-e5 2 Nf3- Nc6 3 Bb5-a6 4 Ba4-Nf6 5 0-0 Be7 6 Re1-b5 7 Bb3-0-0 8 a4 (to prevent the Marshall Attack!)
This move 8...-...

Started 07/28/03 at 04:26:05 by franck steenbekkers (Guest)
1 2154 Last Post 11/23/05 at 12:26:28
By: bundesligaspieler (Guest)
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Anti-Marshall with 8.h3 !?
I heard there is an article in the US Magazine titled "Chess Life"  which has an article on this very interesting line.  The article written by Susan Polgar in either the March or Apri...

Started 04/17/06 at 14:34:16 by BladezII
3 2381 Last Post 04/17/06 at 22:32:21
By: kylemeister
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Marshall revisted: 15.Qf3?! and others
I was just looking up one of the main lines in the Marshall Gambit and tried to find some interesting lines that may have come up in discussion.  I didn't do a full search, but since there w...

Started 06/15/06 at 18:49:55 by Smyslov_Fan
5 4079 Last Post 06/17/06 at 01:46:35
By: Smyslov_Fan
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Is the Marshall still good?
I notice that Adams is playing other lines (e.g. Petroff) rather than the Marshall. Is there an objective reason for this or is it a case of wanting to play something different? Is the Marshall still ...

Started 05/25/05 at 21:07:48 by ano (Guest)
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22 11564 Last Post 11/16/06 at 15:04:24
By: Keano
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Is Marshall old Main Line a forced draw ?
The Marshall "old Main Line" is :
1 e4 e5
2 Nf3 Nc6
3 Bb5 a6
4 Ba4 Nf6
5 O-O Be7
6 Re1 b5
7 Bb3 O-O
8 c3 d5
9 exd5 Nxd5
10 Nxe5 Nxe5
11 Rxe5 c6<b...

Started 01/14/07 at 21:21:17 by photophore
4 3207 Last Post 01/28/07 at 10:53:17
By: micawber
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Marshall 9.d4!?
Some months ago I decided to abandon the King's gambit in favor of the Ruy Lopez.
One line that attracted me was 9.d4!? against the Marshall attack.
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-...

Started 02/06/07 at 01:13:13 by FightingDragon
3 2272 Last Post 02/06/07 at 17:10:49
By: Keano
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A marshall line that I think is refuted
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5 a6 4 Ba4 Nf6 5 0-0 Be7 6 Re1 b5 7 Bb3 0-0 8 c3 d5 9 exd5 Nxd5 10 Nxe5 Nxe5 11 Rxe5 c6 12 d4 Bd6 13 Re1 Qh4 14 g3 Qh3 15 Be3 Bg4 16 Qd3 Rae8 17 Nd2 Re6 18 a4 f5 19.axb5!!

Started 02/19/07 at 12:16:46 by sssthepro
4 3491 Last Post 02/19/07 at 20:17:39
By: MNb
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Latest theory on Marshall gambit?
Where can I find information about the very latest theory on the Marshall gambit? What is considerd to be the best line for black as of today 2007-07-05?
Thanks for your help!

Started 07/04/07 at 22:19:28 by chesscheese
10 7066 Last Post 08/01/07 at 07:41:02
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Marshall Attack; small novelty
[color=#006633]The Marshall attack is one of the most heavily analysed variations in the Spanish.
However it is perfectly playable in correspondence games, where the jungle of variations<br /...

Malushko-Micawber, corr. 2006/2007

Started 02/22/07 at 00:21:05 by micawber
3 5656 Last Post 08/03/07 at 14:49:28
By: micawber
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Marshall Attack
I am interested in learning the Marshall Attack.  I have purchased Lalic's excellent book and am also subscribed to this site.  I've heard good things about Nunn and Harding's book from 1990.

Started 11/12/07 at 10:23:19 by snakebite
4 4788 Last Post 11/14/07 at 00:50:10
By: TopNotch
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New Wrinkle in the Marshall
A little over a month ago Shirov used the following variation of the Marshall (introduced by Smeets and Stellwagen shortly before Shirov tried it out) to win a couple of games in the FIDE World Cup:<b...

Started 01/24/08 at 07:02:12 by OstapBender
1 2980 Last Post 01/24/08 at 09:01:29
By: Matemax
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Anti-Marshall question
Why not 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. 0-0 Be7 6. Re1 b5 7.Bb3 0-0 8. h3 h6 with the idea 9. c3 Na5 10. Bc2 d5 The Gajewski variation with a tempo more. I must be overlooking something. I...

Started 07/21/08 at 10:58:22 by Blaatunge
1 3208 Last Post 07/21/08 at 11:28:25
By: Matemax
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