Latest Updates:
Classical Classical
Steinitz 4 e5, 4 Bg5, McCutcheon, Alekhine Chatard Attack & Hecht-Reefschlaeger [C10-14]
(Moderators: Smyslov_Fan, MilenPetrov, dom)
Topics: 118
Posts: 1940
Pages Pages: 1 2 [3] 4 5 6
There are no actions to perform.
Subject / Started By Replies Views Last Post Sort (Z-A)
Normal Topic
C01,C12,C15:Mac-Exchange. best exchange variation?
Hi chaps
I have been experimenting with the McCutcheon. I ran into a little area which wasnt covered in Moskalenko's book and which to me seems like a very annoying line.
Usually I am happy ...

Started 05/23/09 at 16:00:27 by Willempie
3 3029 Last Post 05/03/10 at 23:24:22
By: Paddy
Normal Topic
C14: French Classical 7.Nb5 (Alapin)
Hi, I searched through the threads here but could only find brief mentions of the line, 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Be7 5.e5 Nfd7 6.Be7 Qe7 7.Nb5!?
* * * * * * * *
* * * * * * * *
* * * * * * * *
* * * * * * * *
* * * * * * * *
* * * * * * * *
* * * * * * * *
* * * * * * * *

Started 04/04/10 at 22:32:41 by Smyslov_Fan
3 2140 Last Post 04/08/10 at 01:29:50
By: Smyslov_Fan
Normal Topic
C13: the alekhine-chatard
what is considered the most solid response to this gambit?

Started 02/14/10 at 13:13:55 by endali
3 2384 Last Post 02/14/10 at 20:43:59
By: Smyslov_Fan
Normal Topic
C11: French at the Gibraltar Tournament
[size=14]Since we had a thread on Frenchies played at Wijk aan Zee, we should have one discussing those played at Gibraltar, although at the moment only Zhukova seems to playing it well. The French...

Started 02/02/10 at 17:32:31 by ghenghisclown
3 2064 Last Post 02/05/10 at 01:22:54
By: ghenghisclown
Normal Topic
C11: Steinitz 7...Be7 Svidler-Yifan – better move?
I think I may have found an improvement in the game Svidler-Yifan which was analyzed in the October 2009 Chesspub update. 
(1) Svidler,Peter (2739) - Hou,Yifan (2584) [C11]
NH Chess Tournam...

Started 01/18/10 at 04:36:33 by whiteatak shredder
0 1658 Last Post 01/18/10 at 04:36:32
By: whiteatak shredder
Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies)
C11: Classical 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.e5
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.e5 Nfd7 5.f4 c5 6.Nf3
Nc6 7.Be3 cxd4 8.Nxd4 Bc5 9.Qd2 0–0 10.0–0–0 a6
[b]How it is better to play?
There are experts on this v...

Started 10/10/09 at 05:14:22 by sanek9385
10 5319 Last Post 01/05/10 at 02:11:30
By: MNb
Normal Topic
C10: Kevin's Nov'09 update: Hecht Reefschlager
Thanks again to Kevin for one more interesting Hecht Reefschlager update. However, one of his comments made me curious....
"After 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Nc6 4.Nf3 Nf6 5.Bd3 Bb4, White normally ...

Started 11/23/09 at 21:46:45 by saubhikr
6 3688 Last Post 11/28/09 at 17:22:06
By: linksspringer
Normal Topic
C10: variation I had trouble with
I ran into trouble a couple of knights ago when my opponent played
1. e4 e6
2. d4 d5
3.Nc3 Be7 what should I play against this sneaky line.

Started 10/27/09 at 11:38:08 by flaviddude
6 2935 Last Post 10/28/09 at 11:33:12
By: linksspringer
Normal Topic
C12: MacCutcheon Burns  9. h4, 10. h5, 12. Ne2!?
Hi all, this is my first post on the forum, and it is about a line that I have been fascinated with now for years.
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Bb4 5. e5 h6 6. Bd2 Bxc3 7. bxc3 Ne4 8. Qg4...

Started 10/20/09 at 00:54:18 by FrankieJay
3 2382 Last Post 10/20/09 at 14:41:30
By: FrankieJay
Normal Topic
C10: 3 Nc3 Be7
At the Staunton Memorial event this month, Nigel Davies won as Black vs Lawrence Trent using the rare Kellner variation of the French, 3 Nc3 Be7.
This was developed by the strong Australian post...

Started 08/15/09 at 16:09:56 by Paddy
1 2123 Last Post 08/15/09 at 16:35:45
By: Matemax
Very Hot Topic (More than 25 Replies)
C11: Steinitz with 7 ... Qb6
Some time ago, I spent some effort working on this line.  Current books don't do it justice, especially the piece sacrifice, which I think has considerable merit.  I've since moved away from these lin...

Started 03/17/06 at 14:25:35 by HgMan
« Pages 1 2 all »
27 19509 Last Post 07/29/09 at 10:21:37
By: dom
Normal Topic
C11:Steinitz: 7... a6, 7....Be7, 7...dxc, 7....Qb6
I'm going to add the french Stenitzl to my openings. Which 7. move would you recommend and why?
thank you!

Started 07/09/09 at 08:56:26 by BlunderKing
6 2980 Last Post 07/10/09 at 06:57:01
By: mcmug123
Normal Topic
C12: MacCutcheon books
Are there any?

Started 11/14/06 at 16:12:06 by Justinhorton
6 6305 Last Post 05/30/09 at 12:28:35
By: Paddy
Normal Topic
C13: 6. h4!?  is it dangerous to take the bishop?
Hi Chesspub,
im new here and already start with a problem i got in my last game.
I'm playing the French Defense since 3 Weeks now and meet the first time in the classical variation 6. h4   -...

Started 04/08/09 at 15:45:13 by Padschah
2 1884 Last Post 04/10/09 at 06:50:28
By: Padschah
Normal Topic
C11: A new aggresive way to counter the Steinitz!
The last Sunday i played a crucial game in the first board of my team against a strong local player. I needed to win so my team to have any hopes of winning the match. So, i was preparing to play the ...

Started 03/12/09 at 14:19:30 by Ametanoitos
4 2858 Last Post 03/16/09 at 00:27:10
By: Paddy
Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies)
C10: Hecht-Reefschlaeger
I have been playing Hecht-Reefschlaeger with good results for some time mainly based on Watson and Rybka.
Is there any other source I can refer to ? Any help will make a big difference.

Started 01/25/09 at 17:43:44 by saubhikr
This topic contains 2 attachments
13 6557 Last Post 03/14/09 at 08:05:59
By: flaviddude
Normal Topic
C11: Does 5. g6 stop the Haldene hack?
After 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. Qh5 g6, what resources would white have to continue the attack?

Started 03/23/04 at 17:41:43 by Teyko
5 2806 Last Post 02/04/09 at 21:29:55
By: JonathanB
Normal Topic
C13: Castling kingside refuted? inAlekhine-Chatard
I think that castling kingside is not easy to play.
But In the game Perez Candelario - Sola Plaza (last review) Black have some improves.
One is play 9...Nc6 and after 10. f4 pla...

Started 09/16/08 at 07:36:25 by Sloyo
5 2697 Last Post 01/18/09 at 16:34:02
By: bigbelly
Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies)
C12: Classical McCutcheon 6.Bd2
I'm trying to find a line which gives the advantage against the McCutcheon. Can u help me?
1 e4 e6 2 d4 d5 3 Nc3 Nf6 4 Bg5 Bb4 5 e5 h6 6 Bd2 Bxc3 7 bxc3 Ne4 8 Qg4 g6 ( 8...Kf8 is interesting, it ...

Started 04/19/08 at 21:42:52 by nicholaswin
13 6532 Last Post 01/05/09 at 20:20:17
By: Paul Cumbers
Normal Topic
C10: Hecht-Reefschlaeger line 4.e5
After 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Nc6 4.e5 Wisnewski doesn't like 4..f6 due to 5.Bb5 saying Black's best is 5..Bd7 and isn't satisfied with Black. Here is a crazy idea I have come up with: 5..Qd7!? instead....

Started 09/20/08 at 15:49:22 by belaji
6 3461 Last Post 12/31/08 at 03:04:02
By: saubhikr
Pages Pages: 1 2 [3] 4 5 6
There are no actions to perform.
Normal Topic Normal Topic
Sticky Topic Sticky Topic
Locked Topic Locked Topic
Locked Topic Sticky Locked Topic
Moved Topic Moved Topic
Global Announcement Global Announcement
Locked Global Announcement Locked Global Announcement
Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies) Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies)
Very Hot Topic (More than 25 Replies) Very Hot Topic (More than 25 Replies)
You can view Topics in this Board.

You cannot post replies to Topics in this Board.
You cannot start new Topics in this Board.
You cannot post Attachments in this Board.
You cannot start Polls in this Board.
  ‹ Board Index   Top