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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
4 2553 Last Post 04/08/04 at 13:28:55
By: Billy_Cember - Ex Member
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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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By: jogo (Guest)
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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)
2 2038 Last Post 11/20/04 at 22:04:39
By: Macroman
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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 1593 Last Post 12/22/04 at 09:41:25
By: glsix
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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
2 2315 Last Post 02/02/05 at 20:07:12
By: MNb
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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
6 6146 Last Post 03/11/05 at 11:19:03
By: Beetlejuice
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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)
3 1954 Last Post 03/24/05 at 22:06:56
By: JEGutman
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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
9 3388 Last Post 04/19/05 at 05:39:10
By: slates
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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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By: Arthur I (Guest)
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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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41 16791 Last Post 08/04/05 at 04:47:54
By: Frankly
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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 18863 Last Post 09/14/05 at 07:14:56
By: Fernando Semprun
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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
6 2707 Last Post 10/11/05 at 00:38:28
By: Smyslov_Fan
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Petroff book advice
I am looking for a good book or two about the Petroff. Any ideas?

Started 10/17/05 at 16:26:53 by gator
6 2703 Last Post 10/26/05 at 10:32:49
By: lnn2
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Petroff
I've been playing the Petroff and was looking at the variation 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 Nxe4 4. Qe2 Qe7.  What, if anything, is wrong with this variation for black? Looking thru some books they all...

Started 11/15/05 at 10:05:48 by Topher (Guest)
5 2499 Last Post 11/18/05 at 11:43:26
By: urusov
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Petroff with 3. Nc3
(So 1. e4, e5 2. Nf3, Nf6 3. Nc3)
Seems strange to me : White seems to be fine (and even a bit better than that) but it is obviously not the main line > What am I missing here ?

Started 12/07/05 at 05:49:54 by Strptzr
8 3744 Last Post 01/24/06 at 21:42:46
By: Bucklehead(Guest) (Guest)
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Nxf7 in Petrov Defence
Hello and greetings for this forum, I "discovered" it a few weeks ago and now I've a question.
It's about this sac in the Petrov:
1 e4, e5
2 Nf3, Nf6
3 Nxe5, d6
4 Nxf7, ...<br...

Started 03/07/06 at 17:45:00 by Zlorg
3 2007 Last Post 03/08/06 at 11:04:57
By: CraigEvans
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Mr Petroff
what to do  Undecided

Started 05/15/06 at 07:39:15 by Keano
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16 8375 Last Post 10/30/06 at 17:49:02
By: James_Ells
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Winning attempt against the Petroff.
How does white best beat back black's attack after
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.d4 Nxe4 4.Bd3 d5 5.Nxe5 Nd7 6.Qe2 Nxe5 7.Bxe4 xe4 8.Qxe4 ?
I know this line is supposed to be fine for black but given ...

Started 01/23/07 at 08:00:59 by bob000
3 1938 Last Post 02/06/07 at 22:13:39
By: bob000
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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 4725 Last Post 02/23/07 at 23:17:01
By: pawneater
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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 2214 Last Post 03/08/07 at 23:14:35
By: kalle99
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