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Modernized Modern by Fernandez
The Modernized Modern Defense  by Daniel Fernández
No real info yet, only a cover in the coming soon section of Thinkers Publishing
tracke Smiley

Started 03/13/20 at 21:11:03 by tracke
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By: HgMan
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1.e4 g6 2.d4 Bg7 3.Nf3 d6 4.Be3 (Anti Modern)
The move order:
1.e4 g6 2.d4 Bg7 3.Nf3 d6 4.Be3
Appears to cause some problems for the Modern player. There is an option of going for the Pirc with 4...Nf6 and 95% of the time we would get 5.Nc...

Started 02/10/20 at 20:43:03 by Confused_by_Theory
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By: Confused_by_Theory
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Another Lakdawala Modern Repertoire
Lakdawala has put out yet another repertoire using the Modern in the opening repertoire range.
This time, he's advocating ...c6 lines on the whole.
Against the Austrian, he's going for ...c...

Started 10/01/19 at 14:44:00 by gillbod
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By: Wintermondnacht
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New Book on the Hippopotomus Defence
Anyone brought this new book by De Santis ....if so how does it stack-up?

Started 07/08/19 at 22:35:50 by MW
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By: TD
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Modern defence Austrian attack
I had a game featuring the mainline austrian attack against the modern and we reach this known position (me as white):
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The game con...

Started 05/13/10 at 11:24:51 by JhF
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By: picasso911
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Dangerous to use the Modern Defense all the time?
I've been curious about this idea on the suitability of using the Modern Defense against almost anything White throws at you.
Cyrus Lakdawala says in The Modern Defence on page 10 - "The Modern r...

Started 04/24/15 at 05:21:20 by HagenWatch1
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By: picasso911
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Lakdawala modern
From the sublime to the ridiculous. From Vigus' Pirc to Lakdawala's Modern.
Chapter 7 'The Coward's Variation'.
Oh dear. ...

Started 09/16/12 at 01:18:22 by Bibs
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By: Paul Brondal
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Any move orders the Modern should avoid?
I'm curious about move orders in the Modern that shouldn't be used when White uses certain openings that might trick or confuse Modern defenses.
For example, I was surprised one day into being tr...

Started 04/18/15 at 00:41:10 by HagenWatch1
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By: HagenWatch1
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Ideas against the Hippo
Recently I played a game against an opponent who given the opportunity would play the set up with a6,b6,Bb7,d6,Nd7,e6,Ne7,g6, Bg7,h6.
It's possible to bash at it with an Austrian style attack wit...

Started 03/05/15 at 20:49:29 by RdC
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By: RdC
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Davies Modern vs. Tiger's Modern?
I was wondering if Nigel Davies "Starting Out: The Modern Defense" and "Tiger's Modern" cover the same variations, and if anyone who's read both could compare them? I know they both deal with an early...

Started 11/13/10 at 03:52:53 by Carld
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By: HgMan
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Modern w/White playing like KID Hungarian attack?
How should black respond?
I should probably preface this with that I have been playing the White side with this and have had good results, but I am beginning to wonder if I am going to run into a...

Started 04/27/11 at 19:49:22 by Jay
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By: Oblonskij
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Modern Defence 1 e4 g6 2 d4 Bg7 3 Nc3 d6 4 Nf3 a6
Strongly tempted though I am to agree in principle with Topnotch's assertion that there's no such thing as a Black defence that's sound, dynamic AND non-theoretical, I'm also tempted to wonder whether...

Started 05/17/05 at 09:19:01 by Michael Ayton
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By: IM Christoph Wisnewski
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Modern Defense
8) Looking for as much info on the modern that i can find. i rarely transpose 2 the pirc, so just pure modern info.I own Speelman and McDonald's book and winning with the modern by Norwood. How will ...

Started 08/09/03 at 12:40:25 by htownmmm
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By: htownmmm
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The Antique Attack
What do you think of 1.e4 g6 2.c3 Bg7 3.Qb3? Bucker analyses some interesting variations with 3...c5 and 3...d6, but the move 3...d5! seems to equ...

Started 09/23/10 at 07:44:41 by TN
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By: Stefan Buecker
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Modern Defense
Pardon me if this topic has already been discussed. I've been researching as to what the best setup against the Modern Defense is. It is a really flexible opening and 1. ...g6 can be played against an...

Started 05/26/11 at 21:02:07 by Kanivakil
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By: TN
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1. ...d6 vs 1. ...g6 Modern
1. ...g6 tells White I'm fianchettoing no matter what right from the first move. 1. ...d6 appears more flexible because it keeps the possibility of 1. d4 d6 2. c4 e5 as well as the Philidor, Old Indi...

Started 11/15/12 at 00:49:47 by exigentsky
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By: picasso911
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The Modern Tiger (Tiger's Modern 2 ed)
The Master has spoken:
I am currently in the process of writing the second edition of “Tiger’s Modern” (that will be called “The Modern Tiger”) and will try to post twice a week during that ti...
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Started 06/11/13 at 11:51:49 by GabrielGale
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By: Confused_by_Theory
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Dodging the Sniper
By using the sequence 1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3 Nc3 c5, Black can tempt a Closed Sicilian player into positions that can transpose to Open Sicilians. The problem is that if White is not to be tempted into ...

Started 01/26/14 at 00:53:08 by RdC
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By: MNb
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I've attached a PGN file containing all of the analysis and ideas given in the recently closed thread on the new book 'The Black Sniper'. The file is not at all comprehensive, merely an overview of th...

Started 04/05/11 at 01:43:22 by TN
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By: TN
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h-pawn hack
Any suggestions on how Black should meet 1 e4 g6 2 h4 or 1 d4 g6 2 h4 or 1 e4 g6 2 d4 Bg7 3 h4   ?
This is from a British viewpoint where such systems have been punted by GMs Julian Hodgson and S...

Started 07/20/11 at 00:58:01 by RdC
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By: RdC
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