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Nimzo-Indian [E20-59]
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QID
QID
Queen's Indian [E12-E19]
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51 596 Last Post 06/22/21 at 10:46:49
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By: dpcjsr
Bogo-Indian
Bogo-Indian
[E11] & Keres Defence 2...Bb4+ [A40]
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By: HgMan
Tango
Tango
Two Knights Tango [A50]
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By: chandrashekharkoravi
Modern Benoni
Modern Benoni
[A60-79]
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89 1069 Last Post 10/14/21 at 13:43:42
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By: FreeRepublic
Weird Benonis
Weird Benonis
Czech Benoni, Schmid Benoni, Snake Benoni [A40, A43-44 & A60]
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39 453 Last Post 11/29/19 at 16:07:52
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By: TD
Nimzo and Benonis Nimzo and Benonis
Benoni, Nimzo, QI, Bogo, etc. [A40, A43-44, A50, A56, A60-A79 & E10-59] with GM John Emms
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What should a benoni player play vs nf3 on move 2?
Hi all,
So I am considering playing the benoni and was wondering what to do against d4 nf6, nf3? I was thinking of playing d5 but what if c4 is played? Also if I try c5 on move 2, isn't that bad ...

Started 06/20/22 at 19:35:43 by Mtal
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18 1830 Last Post 08/03/22 at 18:09:45
By: Verify
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Nimzo and Queen’s Indian book by Nigel Davies
https://everymanchess.com/products/opening-repertoire-the-nimzo-indian-and-queen...
Does anyone have this new book by Davies? It’s a complete repertoire against 1.d4. Based on the ...

Started 12/01/21 at 00:47:16 by BobbyDigital80
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27 6027 Last Post 02/21/22 at 19:42:35
By: bragesjo
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Nimzo-Indian Huebner Variation Books
Are there any fairly recent good repertoire books from Black's point of view, advocating the Nimzo-Indian Huebner Variation vs. Rubinstein's 4.e3? Thank you.

Started 09/18/20 at 19:53:49 by grandpatzer
8 2808 Last Post 09/28/20 at 07:55:42
By: nestor
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3.Nf3 b6 4.Nc3 Bb4 5.Bg5 line in QID
Against this line, 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 b6 4.Nc3 Bb4 5.Bg5 h6 6.Bh4 g5 7.Bg3, Black can player either 7...Ne4 or 7...Bb7 (or 5...Bb7 first). Usually 7...Ne4 is recommended, presumably to force White...

Started 08/27/20 at 04:42:41 by BobbyDigital80
3 1323 Last Post 08/27/20 at 16:37:11
By: fdunne
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Ne7 benoni from modern defense move order
Hey all,
I heard recently on the perpetual chess podcast that cyrus lakdawala is writing a modern defense repertoire book. In the book he recommends the Ne7 benoni. How does one get to that from ...

Started 06/18/19 at 16:56:42 by FizzySoda
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20 8361 Last Post 06/27/20 at 07:23:23
By: Straggler
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Repertoire books with 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3
Are there any good repertoire books from White's point of view with 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3? I mean, avoiding the Nimzo and considering in some detail all Black replies, e.g. 3...Bb4+, 3...d5 3...b6 et...

Started 01/30/19 at 18:14:45 by grandpatzer
3 3302 Last Post 06/24/20 at 03:54:41
By: Mtal
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June 2020 - ~2000 FIDE - Starting BenOni from Zero
Hi all,
the subject tells the situation. Which single source would you recommend today for someone never having played fianchetto openings.
I prefer books over books over books over other media. B...

Started 06/13/20 at 12:24:29 by Jupp53
5 2320 Last Post 06/17/20 at 18:22:40
By: Jupp53
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GM Repertoire Nimzo Indian
Got this book yesterday.
The book is basically dived in three parts.
Part 1 varios 4th moves.
Part 2  4 e3
Part 3 4 Dc2
If anyone is interested  I give some quick lines
4...

Started 01/31/17 at 16:48:48 by bragesjo
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22 24260 Last Post 02/12/20 at 00:13:36
By: BobbyDigital80
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"The Modernized Delayed Benoni" by Ivan Ivanisevic
(this actually straddles the Benoni and KID)
https://www.schachversand.de/the-modernized-delayed-benoni.html
I had noticed Ivanisevic playing into the ancient line 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 g6 4...

Started 11/19/19 at 17:45:45 by kylemeister
3 3979 Last Post 12/20/19 at 17:33:59
By: kylemeister
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Rubenstein system move order 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.e3
For someone putting together a nimzo-indian and ragozin based repertoire how should I handle the following move order by white.
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.e3
If I play d5 this could lead to 3..d5 4....

Started 11/22/19 at 23:13:41 by kevinfat
1 1546 Last Post 11/23/19 at 03:36:28
By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Sources for old main line with 4.g3 Bb7
What are the best sources for 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 b6 4.g3 Bb7 for Black? Is this line still considered good? I'm particularly interested in the variation 5.Bg2 Be7 6.O-O O-O 7.Nc3 Ne4 8.Qc2 Nxc3 9....

Started 02/05/19 at 22:53:49 by BobbyDigital80
1 2110 Last Post 02/06/19 at 01:28:55
By: fdunne
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QI - 12.h4!!N
Hi there,
last Sunday I played a game I wanna share with you:)
First the notation:
1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.g3 d5 4.c4 Be7 5.Bg2 0-0 6.0-0 b6 7.cd5 ed5 8.Nc3 Bb7 9.Bf4 Na6 10.Rc1 c5 11.Ne5 ...

Started 10/22/18 at 20:07:42 by gewgaw
2 3312 Last Post 11/01/18 at 19:20:27
By: gewgaw
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The Queen's Indian by Bologan
Hi,
A strategic weapon against 1.d4: The Queen's Indian Defense by Bologan will be a new DVD by Chessbase.
He said in the preview that he will give a repertoire with ...Ba6. But what will he...

Started 04/25/15 at 10:16:41 by wolfsblut
11 11495 Last Post 09/19/18 at 13:25:08
By: buddho
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Deal with 5. Dc2 gambit in QID or play QGD?

This line I find quite annoying for Black, although with preparation Black is fine. In practical play though pl...

Started 04/11/18 at 22:43:44 by Leon_Trotsky
3 4321 Last Post 04/14/18 at 13:23:06
By: Bibs
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Deal with 5. Dc2 gambit in QID or play QGD?

This line I find quite annoying for Black, although with preparation Black is fine. In practical p...

Started 04/11/18 at 22:49:38 by Leon_Trotsky
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By: Leon_Trotsky
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Deal with 5. Dc2 gambit in QID or play QGD?

This line I find quite annoying for Black, although with preparation Black is fine. In practical pl...

Started 04/11/18 at 22:45:43 by Leon_Trotsky
0 2038 Last Post 04/11/18 at 22:45:43
By: Leon_Trotsky
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Deal with 5. Dc2 gambit in QID or play QGD?

This line I find quite annoying for Black, although with preparation Black is fine. In practical play though pl...

Started 04/11/18 at 22:44:06 by Leon_Trotsky
0 2028 Last Post 04/11/18 at 22:44:06
By: Leon_Trotsky
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Black resources for 1. d4 Cf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 c5
I have two recent resources for this line, albeit when White continues with the main Fianchetto Benoni variant with 4. d5: the book by Thinkers and the Modern Chess database by Marin Part I. Are there...

Started 01/31/18 at 05:02:00 by Leon_Trotsky
1 3147 Last Post 01/31/18 at 06:52:10
By: Stigma
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Black resources for 1. d4 Cf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 c5
I have two recent resources for this line, the book by Thinkers and the Modern Chess database by Marin Part I. Are there any other Black resources for this line specifically ?

Started 01/31/18 at 04:58:29 by Leon_Trotsky
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By: Leon_Trotsky
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Reloaded Weapons in the Benoni Structures
There is a new book by Milos Pavlovic comming:
http://www.thinkerspublishing.com/forthcoming-publications.html
The TP publication schedule isn't updated, so I asked them a few questions. It ...

Started 06/23/17 at 21:30:35 by AJZ
5 8143 Last Post 11/28/17 at 23:59:42
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