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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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The Petroff: Move by Move
What to expect from Mr. Lakdawala?
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 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 19939 Last Post 09/14/05 at 07:14:56
By: Fernando Semprun
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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
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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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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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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 2036 Last Post 02/06/07 at 22:13:39
By: bob000
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3.d4 against the Petroff
Are there any good sources that recommend 3.d4 (the Steinitz Attack) against the Petroff? I've seen some games in this line and it looks interesting, but I don't know if there's been much coverage of ...

Started 08/23/17 at 21:31:35 by BobbyDigital80
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By: kylemeister
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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
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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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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 3279 Last Post 08/02/10 at 08:11:49
By: Igor
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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 17661 Last Post 08/04/05 at 04:47:54
By: Frankly
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5.Nc3 against the Petroff
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
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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 3.d4,5.dxe5: still a serious line?
Hi all, this is my first post, although I have been following the forum for a long time. I hope my question will not be seen as too basic-uninteresting.
Recently I started playing the 3.d4 petrof...

Started 12/10/14 at 16:04:52 by DMel
4 4793 Last Post 12/18/14 at 21:18:36
By: Pale Horse, Pale Rider
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'Fight 1.e4 like Caruana' Petroff repertoire
Anyone checked this repertoire from IM Christof Sielecki aka Chessexplained? It's a complete 1.e4 e5 repertoire based on the lines Caruana plays. It is on Chessable.
What's your opinion on it?

Started 03/03/19 at 13:12:15 by doefmat
9 3395 Last Post 03/18/19 at 00:25:03
By: mn
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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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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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is there a good book on the petroff?
i'm working on putting together a new repertoire, and i'm including the petroff as black. if you're interested, i've discussed my reasons for playing the petroff here -

Started 11/24/09 at 13:20:44 by endali
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By: TopNotch
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1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Bd3
I remember, that some years back
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Bd3 was played by some strong players. Can someone recommand me some sources about this line? Was it analyzed in NI...

Started 07/13/17 at 20:52:40 by Ender
0 1404 Last Post 07/13/17 at 20:52:40
By: Ender
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