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The Real Marshall Gambit
11......Nf6.  Lets talk about how sweet the attack is and why noone plays it anymore. 
Most of the time white will play along and just do the same stuff in that he plays in the normal marshall. ...

Started 11/13/10 at 21:58:15 by walkingterrapin
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By: walkingterrapin
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Best try against the Marshall?
Hello all,
I've been working on a Ruy Lopez Repertoire for a while, and I've moved on to the Marshall, but I'm having a hard time finding anything (surprising, I know). I've been looking at 12. ...

Started 06/28/09 at 22:33:07 by TonyRo
13 10154 Last Post 07/01/09 at 15:57:30
By: TonyRo
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Understanding the Marshall Attack

Started 12/01/09 at 07:47:03 by TN
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By: walkingterrapin
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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 5699 Last Post 09/01/05 at 19:49:08
By: de Jongh (Guest)
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Marshall / Anti-Marshall books
Hi !
Im thinking about building a repertoire for black around the Marshall Attack/gambit as an alternative to the berlin defence, which I play at the moment.
(Yes, you might wonder why I al...

Started 07/30/08 at 15:40:43 by Strategy_Rules
2 4053 Last Post 07/31/08 at 09:16:20
By: Strategy_Rules
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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 3430 Last Post 02/19/07 at 20:17:39
By: MNb
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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 4727 Last Post 11/14/07 at 00:50:10
By: TopNotch
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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
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By: Smyslov_Fan
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Game 3 Kasparov v Short 1993
Game 3 of this match is mentioned on page 34 of the October 2009 UK Chess magazine. The query is why Kasparov didn't try to win a pawn by 13 axb5 axb5 14 Qb3  in the anti-Marshall line 1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 N...

Started 10/03/09 at 12:47:17 by RdC
1 3343 Last Post 10/03/09 at 18:02:13
By: micawber
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Marshall with 12 d3
This has some appeal with the main idea that in the sequence 1. e4 e4 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. d3 Bd6 13. Re1...

Started 09/19/18 at 23:49:19 by RdC
2 1576 Last Post 10/29/18 at 22:59:11
By: FreeRepublic
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a4 Anti-Marshall
Today's Svidler-Carlsen game sort of transposed into this. Carlsen played d6 against 6. d3, and then Svidler went a4, Carlsen then castled. Re1 itself wasn't played until move 14.
I uncovered ju...

Started 03/21/13 at 22:04:12 by RdC
8 10771 Last Post 05/28/19 at 13:07:54
By: RdC
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Returning the pawn
In a recent game, I met an idea I wasn't familiar with.
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...

Started 08/05/19 at 23:31:09 by RdC
3 1321 Last Post 08/07/19 at 19:13:47
By: Jack Hughes
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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 4791 Last Post 06/20/03 at 19:54:03
By: AmateurDragoneer
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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 3156 Last Post 01/28/07 at 10:53:17
By: micawber
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An Aronian bomb in the Marshall
Released just today, against Karjakin. 20...Bf4!! in a well-known position is nothing short of spectacular. Karjakin declined- maybe the wrong way. Accepting the offer is the engine's choice- no wonde...

Started 10/08/12 at 19:43:59 by PANFR
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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
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By: Matemax
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By: notyetagm
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GM Jan Gustafsson: The Marshall Attack
According to GM Hedinn Steingrimsson review of the DVD, Gustafsson is a true expert in the variation and his presentation is very good. He manages to use the multimedia format very well. He explains B...

Started 11/06/10 at 15:59:57 by Mortal Games
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By: RoleyPoley
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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 1932 Last Post 09/10/05 at 01:17:50
By: Smyslov_Fan
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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
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By: micawber
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