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Philidor's Defence, Hanham, 3...exd4 & 3...f5 [C41]
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01/05/05 at 19:33:53
Shirov's 5.g4...in The Philidor
Do experts of The Philidor fear Shirov's 5.g4...???
What is blacks best reply???
I am thinking about adding 5.g4...to my repertoire - The Philidor arises in my games after:
Started 01/19/05 at 15:54:33 by SutterCane
07/08/05 at 10:24:36
Is the Lion/Philidor endgame after .e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 e5 4.dxe5 dxe5 5.Qxd8 Kxd8 really innocous for black...I have been looking at 6.Bg5 and have encountered both 6...Be6(supposedly best) a...
Started 09/11/05 at 14:23:21 by rajkipling2
09/12/05 at 01:39:27
Suspected Gambit in Philidor
what do you think about this one:
Where can I find analysis?
Started 09/13/05 at 06:24:13 by Dzambus
09/16/05 at 09:12:00
By: basqueknight - Ex Member
1E4 E5 2Nf3 D6 3D4 BG4?!
Tim McGrew did an interesting article on this line making it seem quite playable. The idea is to go off the famous Opera Box game where morphy executed a truley beatiful combination. After morphys 4.D...
Started 10/02/05 at 22:17:26 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
10/03/05 at 17:36:12
By: lost highway
What is the best setup to cope with this (rather tame) beast?
Started 11/09/05 at 03:47:36 by Strptzr
11/12/05 at 05:19:00
11/15/05 at 02:26:54
The Philidor - A Theoretical Wrinkle Unearthed
The original Hanham variation of Philidor's defence has never enjoyed a good theoretical reputation and nowadays is rarely seen in tournament play, except at the beginner level or by those who are un...
Started 12/01/05 at 20:45:33 by TopNotch
12/05/05 at 06:44:21
Should I play the Philidor?
I am looking for a line requiring minimal effort to learn but is quite good for Black against 1. e4. I thought I could play the Philidor 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 . However, I am not sure what the best...
Started 07/23/03 at 07:08:11 by not a gm yet (Guest)
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04/05/06 at 00:01:19
By: Der Stratege
Anybody heard of this repertoire book or the author from Chessgate:
"Christian Seel, dem Autor des Buches "Geheimwaffe Philidor", das im November in unserem Verlag erscheint. Das Buch beinhaltet ...
Started 10/18/05 at 08:20:59 by Reykjavik
09/03/06 at 10:22:07
Any info on "the philidor files" by Bauer?
Hi to all!
I have seen a forthcoming book by EveryMan about the Philidor:
On everyman site it is said that t...
Started 01/05/07 at 12:01:30 by krugman
01/20/07 at 19:35:25
By: Jonathan Tait
04/04/07 at 01:36:07
Philidor 4.Qxd4 - Any coverage on this site?
Paul Motwani, in annotating Djuric - Pegorari, Cutro 1999, for this site, writes that 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 ed 4.Qxd4 "is a major alternative" to 4.Nxd4. However, I cannot find any coverage of this m...
Started 06/26/07 at 21:25:28 by dsanchez
06/28/07 at 18:58:52
Philidor - Antoshin 2
in search of something sharp and good against the dreaded Antoshin I first found this useful thread:
Then I found th...
Started 10/04/07 at 14:18:20 by Lou_Cyber
11/12/07 at 09:28:15
Philidor - Shirov's Refutation
In 2006 Alexey Shirov crushed M. Klinova in an impressive game that continued:
[Event "Gibtelecom Masters"]
[Site "Gibraltar ENG"]
My question is, does white have enough compensation for the pawn after 10...b5 11.Bb3 a5 12.a4 bxa4!? as shown in the diagram below:
White To Move
Should White prove to be better in the above diagram then things look mighty grim for him in the Hanham variation.
What say you?
Started 02/07/07 at 05:40:29 by TopNotch
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12/16/07 at 21:59:43
2.Nf3 d6 3.Bb5!?
I recall that this line was mentioned in a Yearbook where Morozevich played 3.Bb5!? against the Phillidor in a blitz game against a fellow GM. Does White obtain an advantage after this mov...
Started 02/14/08 at 10:02:36 by DoubledPawns
02/16/08 at 00:36:19
02/18/08 at 16:48:09
Philidor Defence Antoshin Variation
I am interested to hear your opinions in one variation in the antoshin variation in Philidor Defence. After 1.e5 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 ed4 4.Nd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Be7 White has two main plans: 6.g3 and...
Started 04/13/08 at 20:30:04 by MilenPetrov
04/29/08 at 14:36:56
By: Gavin Metcalf
07/10/08 at 11:52:54
Philidor: Antoshin 6.Qf3!?
I am still looking for something simple and good against the Antoshin after the initial moves
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 exd 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Be7,
which can be reached with various move orders, e.g....
Started 11/10/08 at 08:59:56 by Lou_Cyber
11/10/08 at 08:59:55
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