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Nimzo
Nimzo-Indian [E20-59]
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180 1995 Last Post 03/17/19 at 16:00:26
In: Re: Nimzo-Indian with 4.B...
By: kylemeister
QID
QID
Queen's Indian [E12-E19]
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51 565 Last Post 02/20/20 at 13:20:53
In: Re: Solozhenkin on QID
By: BobbyDigital80
Bogo-Indian
Bogo-Indian
[E11] & Keres Defence 2...Bb4+ [A40]
Moderator: TN
34 307 Last Post 02/11/20 at 04:44:02
In: The Complete Bogo-Indian
By: MW
Tango
Tango
Two Knights Tango [A50]

18 351 Last Post 08/14/13 at 15:59:29
In: Re: Can I play Tango as m...
By: chandrashekharkoravi
Modern Benoni
Modern Benoni
[A60-79]
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88 1054 Last Post 04/18/20 at 23:36:48
In: Re: The Benoni is back in...
By: Glenn Snow
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
In: The Modernized Delayed Be...
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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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 3108 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 1697 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
5 451 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 17715 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 2114 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
1 641 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 1320 Last Post 02/06/19 at 01:28:55
By: mn
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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 2240 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 9015 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 2914 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
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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 play though pl...

Started 04/11/18 at 22:44:06 by Leon_Trotsky
0 1364 Last Post 04/11/18 at 22:44:06
By: Leon_Trotsky
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Why so much hatred towards the Modern Benoni?
I've seen so many analysis videos, live streams, etc. where strong players (usually IM and up) refer to the Modern Benoni as a 'terrible opening for black.'  Angry
However, no one ever bothers to g...

Started 03/09/18 at 02:39:53 by BigTy
6 4371 Last Post 03/13/18 at 19:25:12
By: LeeRoth
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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 2301 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 6361 Last Post 11/28/17 at 23:59:42
By: BigTy
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Guide to the Bogo-Indian
It seems as though most works on the Bogo-Indian tend to be repertoire books, which recommend specific lines rather than explain or rationalize the positions and ideas derived from playing the opening...

Started 09/16/17 at 14:50:44 by HgMan
3 3023 Last Post 09/17/17 at 20:03:20
By: bragesjo
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Seirawan's Anti-Nimzo from White's perspective
I'm talking about 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Bg5. I'd like to try and make this into a decent white weapon. It has move order benefits (play whatever you like against the QGD/Benoni). It also seems principled...

Started 07/12/17 at 21:28:05 by gillbod
1 2726 Last Post 07/12/17 at 22:08:54
By: ErictheRed
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Question about 4.g3 Ba6 in QID
The main line of the 4.g3 QID is 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. b3 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Be7 7. Bg2 c6 8. Bc3 d5 9. Ne5 Nfd7 10. Nxd7 Nxd7 11. Nd2 O-O 12. O-O
but recently this line has become p...

Started 04/09/16 at 00:09:10 by BobbyDigital80
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By: BobbyDigital80
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