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C42: 8...Qe8 in the Petroff
I'm watching the WWCC now, and Humpy Koneru has just played the following new idea:
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nxe5 d6 4.Nf3 Nxe4 5.Nc3 Nxc3 6.dxc3 Be7 7.Be3 0-0 8.Qd2 Qe8
What to make of this move...

Started 11/15/11 at 14:37:47 by TN
5 4136 Last Post 11/17/11 at 22:26:23
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C42-C43: Sakaev's Petroff book
Is there somebody who has already read Sakaev's book on the Petroff (Chess Stars)?
How do you rate the chapter on the Vienna? I want to know if it is worthwile to buy the book because I'm searchi...

Started 10/04/11 at 13:13:09 by Sisyphus
11 10724 Last Post 10/22/11 at 09:03:23
By: najdorfslayer
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C43 Petroff: Symmetrical Variation Modern Attack
Everyone tells me that this line: 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.d4 Nxe4 4.Bd3 d5 5.Nxe5 Bd6 and they mention the Timman - Yusupov candidate match of 1992 as a turning point (

Started 08/27/11 at 21:35:52 by F22
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C42: Boden-Kieseritzky Gambit
A well-known friend of mine wants to publish a book about the Boden-Kieseritzky Gambit, which he wants to re-christen, the Morphy Gambit. I was wondering why he would want to promote a line that has a...

Started 08/22/11 at 02:21:01 by tbronto
2 4392 Last Post 08/23/11 at 01:28:57
By: MNb
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C42-C43: Petroff Refutation?
Ive recently changed from 1 ...c5 to 1...e5 and adopted the petroff defense with successful results so far.  Its apparent I never really got the grasp of the sicilian over the years.
However, man...

Started 07/02/11 at 09:16:38 by Zatarra
8 7688 Last Post 08/02/11 at 12:46:07
By: BPaulsen
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C42 (and C24/C27): Interesting Opening
Over the years playing amateur chess I have been confronted from time to time with a line that I think is interesting for white.  I am not sure if the way I am handling it is correct as black.  Any fe...

Started 03/11/11 at 14:53:58 by walkingterrapin
4 4041 Last Post 07/20/11 at 16:38:57
By: MNb
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C43: Does this Petroff line still hold up?
In the 3.d4 Petroff, after 3...Nxe4 4.Be3 d5 5.Nxe5 Nd7 6.Nxd7 Bxd7 7.0-0, the move 7...Qh4 is not considered on this site as far as I can find.  Aside from the main line 7...Bd6, only 7...Be7 is cons...

Started 06/30/11 at 02:29:32 by Mark Stephenson
3 3312 Last Post 07/02/11 at 22:12:35
By: Vass
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What Petroff variation for a 1450 elo rating level
Hi ,
This is Thork . I want to ask you what is the best variation to face the Petroff . ¿ 1.e4 - e5 2 . Nf3 - Nf6 3 . Bc4 gambit ? ¿ Try to transpose to the 4 Knights Belgrade Gambit ? ¿ 1.e4 - ...

Started 06/15/11 at 22:52:35 by THORK
2 2856 Last Post 06/16/11 at 22:38:46
By: ErictheRed
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C42: Interesting sideline in Petroff against 5.Nc3
I think this sideline is pretty interesting. Black has done quite well. Is there a known refutation?
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nxe5 d6 4.Nf3 Nxe4 5.Nc3 Nxc3 6.dxc3 Be7 7.Be3 (or 7.Bf4) Be6 8.Qd2 Nc6 9....

Started 11/15/10 at 08:16:49 by Lauri Torni
3 3458 Last Post 06/06/11 at 09:06:48
By: Jupp53
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C42-C43: Funny thing about Petroff
To increase my endgame skills I have started to read "Capablancas chess endings". I have now come to games 26, a Petroff game. The annotations of Qe2 seems very funny in my view, stating that Nxe5 d6 ...

Started 04/02/11 at 14:14:41 by bragesjo
4 3034 Last Post 04/03/11 at 11:29:18
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C42-C43: New Petroff book by Sakaev!
After the announcement by Everyman Chess for its Petroff book now Chess Stars Publishing is announcing a Petroff book by Sakaev in December/January. What a treat! It looks like I will play the Petroff...

Started 10/27/10 at 09:29:01 by Zagorka
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By: Zagorka
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C41: Romans anti-petroff
Does someone knows about it?
Roman's Lab 96

Roman Dzindzichashvili

Highly Instructive and Educational games to Dismantle The Petroff Defence
I think he will give the...

Started 06/01/10 at 18:41:39 by Bromstein
5 3118 Last Post 08/02/10 at 08:11:49
By: Igor
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C42-C43: The Petroff: GM vs average player
Well sorry for the odd title but basicly I wanted to discuss something I read in GM Van Der Sterren's "Wereld van de schaakopening" (translation "World of the chessopening", an overview of most more o...

Started 03/02/09 at 12:51:16 by Schaakhamster
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By: kylemeister
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C42-C43: Thoughts on the Petroff
Having been a sicilian player for most of my chess playing "career" (a mere 10 years or so) I'm giving serious thought to switching to 1...e5 or at least incorporating it into my reportoire.  One line...

Started 11/02/04 at 08:31:19 by rowrulz
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By: MNb
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New paths against the Petroff
Having toyed with the idea of playing 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nxe5 d6 4.Nf3 Nxe4 5.Nc3 Nxc3 6.dxc3 - which seems to be the main way nowadays of escaping the heavily trod main lines, I just cant bring myse...

Started 06/03/09 at 10:42:36 by Keano
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By: Keano
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Petroff Defence book
Hello all,
I want to work the Petroff defence.
I am a good club player, I want to choose it as first choice against 1.e4.
It seems the book of Raetsky is good but not very instructive,...

Started 08/08/09 at 12:46:52 by Franck
7 4174 Last Post 08/10/09 at 20:08:35
By: Franck
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Petroff  6...Bd6 7.0-0 0-0 8.c4 c6
Hello guys.
I see that this line is one of the main lines of the Petroff 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Bd6 7. O-O O-O 8. c4 c6
It seems that now white has 4 main...

Started 07/27/09 at 21:43:52 by Ethernal
4 2362 Last Post 07/30/09 at 16:47:22
By: kylemeister
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Petroff 5.Nc3--- 7.Be3 or 7.Bf4
I've been trying to find a reference to whether after 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nxe5 d6 4.Nf3 Nxe4 5.Nc3 Nxc3 6.dxc3 Be7
7.Be3 or 7.Bf4 is considered best but there are few books which ment...

Started 07/13/09 at 09:18:54 by greymattermatters
2 1872 Last Post 07/13/09 at 11:26:29
By: greymattermatters
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Petroff - Search for Advantage
Recently I have done some brief research on the Petroff, with the intention of finding an antidote that offers White a slight edge in all variations. However, I have not been able to find a variation ...

Started 07/06/09 at 12:53:14 by TN
9 4016 Last Post 07/12/09 at 04:31:35
By: wcywing
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Hey guys,
I noticed resources on the Petroffs Defense seem to be few and far between. Maybe this opening is not so attractive to the average club player? Anyways. I was wondering which sources I ...

Started 04/20/09 at 18:27:49 by miamisharks
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