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Petroffs
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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By: Roger Williamson
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How does one beat the petroff?
[spliced] [splicedhere] [move by] Markovich.

Started 04/23/09 at 23:07:03 by Markovich
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By: Markovich
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The Chessbase Petroff DVD By Kazimadov?
Has anyone seen this?
Is the emphasis for the Blackside or the White side or both, what sort of level is it aimed at?
Thanks for any feedback.

Started 02/26/09 at 20:08:22 by FischerTal
5 3202 Last Post 03/05/09 at 12:15:56
By: The French Fan
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Petroff- safe line?
I updated recently my knowledge on the Petroff defence and i noticed that Kramnik saffered two painfull loses in Dortmund against Naiditch and Ivanchuk in the line
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nxe5 d6 4....

Started 02/16/09 at 11:41:39 by Ametanoitos
1 1405 Last Post 02/16/09 at 15:00:48
By: ANDREW BRETT
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Avoiding the Petroff the Short style
In the current 2009 CorusB, we see Nigel Short avoiding the Petroff by transposing to the Four Knights. The first was a spectacular win against L'ami who, it was generally agreed, played badly. In R8,...

Started 01/26/09 at 16:34:18 by GabrielGale
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By: GabrielGale
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Petroff at the club level
I'm sure you have all noticed how popular the Petroff currently is at the GM level.  Many of the main lines are quite exciting for both sides.  Recall that tactical wizards Marshall and Pillsbury both...

Started 03/23/04 at 21:13:49 by never1b4
12 6782 Last Post 01/03/09 at 17:39:44
By: kylemeister
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Question about Petroff line
Does the line 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nxf7 Kxf7 5. d4
have a name and theory? My trainer suggested that I should try it as white agianst a petroff player in local club. He said that To...

Started 12/07/08 at 19:54:02 by bragesjo
14 5539 Last Post 12/09/08 at 22:13:04
By: bragesjo
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Petroff
Hi there,
In the Line e4-e5 Nf3-Nf6 Nxe5-d6 Nf3-Nxe4 d4-d5 Bd3-Nc6 00-Be7 Re1
Main Line seems to be Bg4, but what to do for Black , when White doesnt want to win ? He plays Bxe4-dxe4 Rxe4-Bx...

Started 10/23/08 at 04:42:12 by Dumpster2000
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By: Markovich
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Punishing the Petrov: Mission failed
I just finished quite an interesting game in the ICCF CL for the chesspub team. Unfortunately not a win (those dreaded opposite coloured bishops again).
I am not sure my 20th is a novelty, but i...

Started 04/18/08 at 14:21:21 by Willempie
4 2804 Last Post 05/13/08 at 07:53:23
By: Willempie
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5.Nc3 against the Petroff
Hello,
I have heard that this variation is becoming quite fashionable, with many of the world's top players playing it, some with both colours. The position in question occurs after 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3...

Started 04/11/08 at 22:10:29 by Chevalier
8 3963 Last Post 04/14/08 at 02:46:21
By: MNb
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What's wrong with the Russian
In reply to Fred's item on E5 - gjempty wrote just don't play the Russian (Petroff).
As some strong players do use  this system, what can be wrong with it ?
One critical line appears to be:-...

Started 08/29/03 at 13:16:08 by dilligaf
14 7186 Last Post 02/22/08 at 08:17:46
By: JN
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Petroff - fun out of 1.e4 e5
I have noticed a breed of players that play the Petroff and Slav as black. The only way to beat them is with black (they try to beat me and there lies my chance). With white is a nightmare.
Anybo...

Started 01/07/08 at 14:55:28 by Fernando Semprun
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By: bragesjo
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New Petroff e-book?
I just joined chesspub, so maybe I'm missing something--but I notice that the last time the Petroff e-book was updated was 2004.  Isn't it due for another???

Started 01/27/08 at 22:24:20 by platonist
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By: GMTonyKosten
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Petroff Boden - Blunder or Main Line
After 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Bc4 Bc5 my old version of Fritz6 gives in its book 4.d3 as the main line.
Is this correct?  3...Bc5 looks like a blunder or at best dubious to me.  Is White asking for ...

Started 08/26/07 at 20:11:11 by dsanchez
0 1039 Last Post 08/26/07 at 20:11:09
By: dsanchez
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Interesting line in the Petroff Defence
I wish to open the following discussion on e4 - e5, nf3 - nf6, ne5 - nc6! - this appears to be quite a tricky and tactical line and has scored well for black of late - any idea?
Thanks
Fazza...

Started 06/21/07 at 19:06:34 by fazza
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By: fazza
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Learning the Petrov/Petroff
I have been a french player (with decent success) for the past three years, but I would like to see some different middlegames, so I am taking up the Petrov. What would you recommend as a learning too...

Started 06/01/07 at 21:28:11 by Zebano
1 1420 Last Post 06/02/07 at 01:48:15
By: blueguitar322
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PETROFF  3. d4, exd4
Hi to All.
Reading the Jamigava's book "The PETROFF" I've analised this variation:
4. e5, Ne4  5. Qxd4,d5  6. exd6, Nxd6  7. Nc3, Nc6  8. Qf4, Bf5  9. Bb5! Qe7+  10. Kf1, Be4  11. Bxc6+, Bxc...

Started 05/10/07 at 17:13:30 by Templare2
2 1789 Last Post 05/15/07 at 11:56:53
By: Templare2
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"Kasimdzhanov Petroff" and a question for you
I just saw that the chessbase.com website has a  "Kasimdzhanov Petroff" tag that isn't yet functioning (as of Oct 26). Does anybody out there know if this will be a dvd from the white side or the blac...

Started 10/27/06 at 04:57:41 by ghenghisclown
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By: ghenghisclown
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Poll: Petroff - A good full time repertoire defense?
What do you think?  How does it compare to 2...Nc6?
Thanks!

Started 02/14/07 at 18:52:11 by Waffles
2 2316 Last Post 03/08/07 at 23:14:35
By: kalle99
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Petroff 5. Nc3!? - Safe System Against???
Hi. Im a Petroff player.
My problem is that after 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3 i dont know
a safe system to play against...
I've tried systems with 5...Nf6 but whi...

Started 02/14/07 at 14:15:25 by Alesab
10 4991 Last Post 02/23/07 at 23:17:01
By: pawneater
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