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Svidler-Adams W.Ch Rnd 1 Petroff: Does it draw?
Hi all,
MNb, and many others look at the Petroff's almost as Black to play and draw against 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3.
Mickey Adams in round 1 seems to have staked his own claim to that theory, and com...

Started 09/28/05 at 22:51:21 by Smyslov_Fan
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By: Smyslov_Fan
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C42 C43 1.e4e5 2.Nf3Nf6 what else does black need?
After many years of semi open defences (- all of 'em!) I find myself drawn to the open games.
My question is, if I intend to play the Petroff, what other variations do I need to know, and which ...

Started 06/08/04 at 10:07:54 by Ambitious Amateur (Guest)
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54 17129 Last Post 09/14/05 at 07:14:56
By: Fernando Semprun
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beating the petroff
I am wondering if anybody has already bought the book "beating the petroff" by kotronias and Tzermiadianos?
I would be gratefull for any review, comments or help.
thx in advance

Started 07/09/05 at 06:19:12 by chessy
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By: Frankly
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1.e4 e5 2..Nf3 Nf6 3.Nxe5 d6 4.Nf3 Nxe4 5.c4!?
Does this get white anywhere? I used to play this but after getting nowhere in several lines I switch to 3.d4 lines where I grab a pawn for the bishop pair. Recently however, I read of the idea of cas...

Started 06/05/05 at 19:58:16 by Arthur I (Guest)
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Petroff - new book, new player?
Hi all,
Has anyone had a look at the new Petroff book by Raetsky yet, and if so what's your initial impression please?
Further to this could anyone recommend any other Petroff books?  I'm aw...

Started 04/18/05 at 06:25:03 by slates
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By: slates
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3. d4  Petroff- why is this not so popular?
Recent books such as "Beating the Petroff" do not deal with 3. d4 Ne4 4. Bd3 d5 5. Ne5. Why do top players seldom play this?
Has anyone seen the new Everyman book on the Petroff? What do readers...

Started 03/20/05 at 22:59:37 by gss (Guest)
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By: JEGutman
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C42: Cochrane Gambit question?
Hey guys,
Its teyko, you know the Blackmar Diemar Gambit guy. I was wondering if you guys could help me with a position.
I have recently thought about picking up 1.e4 and I have recently be...

Started 03/10/05 at 23:56:05 by teyko
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By: Beetlejuice
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Winning against the Petroff!?
Here are 2 postal games I have won recently using the same system - comments please.
Harvey Williamson v Derek Gallimore
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nxe5 d6 4.Nxf7! Kxf7 5.d4 Be7 6.Bc4+ d5 7.Bb3 Bg4...

Started 12/19/04 at 17:09:26 by Harvey Williamson
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By: MNb
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Underrated line in the Petroff?
What's wrong with this reply against the Petroff?:
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5.d4 d5 6. Bd3 Bd6 7. 0-0 0-0 8. c4 Be6!? The normal move is 8. - c6, but what is wrong with 8. - Be6.....

Started 12/12/04 at 05:23:12 by JN
1 1457 Last Post 12/22/04 at 09:41:25
By: glsix
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Cochrane gambit {Russian defence}
We are on http://www.chessfans.com analysing now this variant of Russian defence. What you thing about it?
Cochrane gambit:
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Jxe5 d6 4.Jxf7!? Kxf7
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nxe5 d6 4.N...

Started 10/05/04 at 00:25:49 by jogo (Guest)
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By: Macroman
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Cochrane gambit {Russian defence}
We are on http://www.chessfans.com analysing now this variant of Russian defence. What you thing about it?
Cochrane gambit:
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Jxe5 d6 4.Jxf7!? Kxf7 5.d4
1.e4 e5 2.N...Qe8 {5. .. c5 6. 6

Started 10/05/04 at 00:22:54 by jogo (Guest)
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Exciting line in the 3. d4 Petroff!?!
I saw a Morozevich game a few months back that went
1.  e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. d4 exd4 4. e5 Ne4 5. Qxd4 f5!?
I don't know how the game went, but I think White has to take e.p by:
6. exf6 ...

Started 03/27/04 at 06:54:12 by notagmyet
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By: Billy_Cember - Ex Member
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C42: Cochrane Gambit
Hi!
I want to know if actually Cochrane Gambit is possible to play or theory think is dubious.
I see some games of GM Sulskis
Thanks

Started 09/26/07 at 05:15:50 by Fishy
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23 24179 Last Post 08/21/12 at 12:31:41
By: chk
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Best try for White vs Petrov?
I have been chancing my arm with
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nxe5 d6 4.Nf3 Nxe4 5.Nc3 Nxc3 6.dxc3
followed by Be3, Qd2, 0-0-0 and lunging caveman style at Black with h4 and g4 etc, but I feel that...

Started 02/26/18 at 10:28:51 by Bancrates
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By: Bancrates
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The Petroff: Move by Move
What to expect from Mr. Lakdawala?
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Contents
About the Author                               3
Series Foreword                               5
Bibliography                      ...

Started 07/23/15 at 13:54:25 by alyechin
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By: CanadianClub
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C42: Theoretical status of Cochrane Gambit?
What is the theoretical status of the Cochrane Gambit in the Petroff? 1: e4 e5 2: Nf3 Nf6 3: Nxe5 d6 4: Nxf7?
And what is the topical lines right now?

Started 04/17/13 at 09:52:14 by ViktorN
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By: chk
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Poll: C42-C43: Play the Petroff by Har-Zvi and Gupta
There is a new book on the Petroff announced for 2011.
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The Petroff Defence is a world-class opening, renowned for its tremendous reliability. It has stood the test of time and enjoys a reputat...

Started 09/09/10 at 21:34:06 by Mortal Games
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