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Simple question
Why (B08) 1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6 4.Nf3 Bg7 5.Be3 is called the ''150 Attack'' ?
I'm so new to the Pirc/Modern.

Started 03/06/09 at 02:50:24 by star1
8 4123 Last Post 03/06/09 at 19:37:36
By: JEH
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Missing move order in "Pirc in Black and White"?
Vigus' book doesn't seem to cover the 1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6 4.Nf3 Bg7 5.Be3 move order. I assume 5...c6 is the standard move, transposing into other lines?
I like to delay ...Bg7 against Be3...

Started 03/03/09 at 21:05:55 by Whitlingham
10 4210 Last Post 03/06/09 at 18:42:34
By: Whitlingham
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The Black Lion 2nd edition
Dear all,
can anyone give his opinion to this book ?
I had a look at the first edition and did nt found enough ideas against the most critical lines of the philidor, for instance
(1.e4 ...

Started 12/11/08 at 18:52:53 by e4d6
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20 16790 Last Post 01/23/09 at 00:29:43
By: MNb
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Pirc for CC
I've been reading through a number of the Pirc threads, all of which seem to share a consistent refrain: the opening is fine, but White has so many viable options to make Black's life uncomfortable th...

Started 01/10/09 at 21:34:08 by HgMan
12 5915 Last Post 01/11/09 at 22:18:13
By: JEH
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PIRC for Black - I need a suggestion
I'd like to ask to Pirc experts to solve a problem for me.
I have some problems to understand the line 4. Be3. I have "The Pirc in Black and White", "Pirc Alert!" and the DVD of Davies but I can'...

Started 12/29/08 at 21:27:20 by Templare2
9 5249 Last Post 12/30/08 at 14:14:03
By: MNb
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Attack against the pirc defence
Hello everyone:
Based on my repertoire, Usually open my game with d4 & Nf3 and based on my opponent response, I decide what path to follow.
I like to take the pirc path on move 3 instead of ...

Started 10/30/08 at 14:28:19 by DionTheGreek
4 3127 Last Post 11/04/08 at 19:25:00
By: DionTheGreek
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Pirc Austrian Attack, please help White!
Hello,
I'm not sure what to think about the following variation of the Pirc Austrian Attack (4. f4) :
1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nf3 g6 4. f4 Bg7 [4...a6, 4...e6] 5. Nf3 c5 [5...0-0] 6. Bb5+ Bd7 ...

Started 09/03/08 at 13:42:55 by zoo (Ex Member)
6 3239 Last Post 09/05/08 at 05:47:40
By: thibdb13
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Most critical line agains the PIRC?
Hi friends: I want to know your opinion about the most critical line black has to face when playing the Pirc. What are the big guns playing?

Started 04/27/08 at 20:46:48 by Pingudon
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18 10057 Last Post 08/18/08 at 13:11:18
By: Bibs
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Czech system
I was wondering if any of you play the so-called czech system.
1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 c6
Ive seen some very interesting games in this system when white plays 4.f4 Qa5 and im thinking about a...

Started 09/12/03 at 14:51:54 by Nolan (Guest)
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35 83296 Last Post 07/31/08 at 21:59:33
By: Michael Ayton
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1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 e5 again
1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 e5 4.dxe5 (which CB 9 identifies under ECO code B07)
please someone tell me the exact name of this so-called endgame variation (of what!?), which i'd ocassionally like to p...

Started 04/21/08 at 19:19:28 by HoemberChess
7 4322 Last Post 04/23/08 at 12:29:45
By: trandism
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Pirc Move Order Issues
Hi guys,
I noticed a while back that certain readers of James Vigus's recent work on the Pirc were complaining that he didn't cover move orders such as 1.e4 d6 2.Nc3 or 2.f4.
This is a vali...

Started 04/02/08 at 01:20:05 by Edward Dearing
8 4331 Last Post 04/22/08 at 13:41:25
By: Stigma
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Poll: Classical Pirc - which continuation for Black?
I'd like to know which 6th move continuation you prefer as Black against the classical Pirc (1.e4-d6 2.d4-Nf6 3.Nc3-g6 4.Nf3-Bg7 5.Be2-00 6. 00-):
c6
Nc6
Bg4
c5
and why?

Started 04/16/08 at 06:04:30 by thibdb13
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22 8844 Last Post 04/21/08 at 15:13:48
By: kylemeister
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Pirc - James Vigus' Book
Could someone tell me what is the content/summary of this book. Is it a good complement to Alburt's Pirc Alert? Are those who bought this book happy with it and why?
Thanks

Started 03/23/07 at 14:20:44 by thibdb13
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44 24589 Last Post 04/10/08 at 23:05:43
By: TopNotch
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Pirc Alert TN busted
I got the chance to try out one of the Pirc Alert TNs this weekend. The line in question is on p273 after 1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Bg5 Bg7 5. f4 h6 6. Bh4 c5 7. e5 Nh5 8. dc Nxf4 9. ed g5 10. B...

Started 11/13/06 at 23:17:50 by JEH
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By: JEH
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Pirc Be3 / h3
I've played Be3 lines against the Pirc and Modern with reasonable success for several years. I decided to try Be3 with h3, based on the lines given by Nigel Davies in the "Dynamic Reti". Although h3 s...

Started 03/02/08 at 20:13:42 by Laramonet
2 1622 Last Post 03/03/08 at 15:24:15
By: Ametanoitos
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Pirc Austrian 8.exd6 Novelty or Bad move?
Would the Pirc community take a look at this line that a master played against me the other night in a G/30 at the local chess club.
1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6 4.f4 Bg7 5.Nf3 c5 6.Bb5+ Bd7 7.e5 Ng...

Started 02/14/08 at 05:03:37 by Midiman
2 1740 Last Post 02/14/08 at 19:10:32
By: JEH
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Pirc vs. Modern: winning chances for Black
Hi all,
Could someone give tips on advantages/disadvantages of the move orders in these openings (but without referring to 3.c4 in Modern as there are a lot of useful discussion on it here). <br ...

Started 04/13/07 at 07:27:55 by bohdan
6 5245 Last Post 02/04/08 at 12:22:27
By: Mori
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Strong Novelty-Sideline in Pirc for black
1.e4 d6 2.d4 nf6 3.nc3 g6 4. f4 d5!
If e5.. Nh5
g4 Ng7 black continues play with h5.
Deep shredder 11 assesses the position as satisfactory for black(+.28)
It would be nice if IM ...

Started 01/02/08 at 07:03:58 by chessboxer
5 3718 Last Post 01/11/08 at 21:12:53
By: MNb
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Preparation for White against Pirc/Modern
I play 1 d4 and have to prepare against a Pirc or Modern from  GM-level player(s) in correspondence chess.
  My only resource in Larry Kaufman's "The Chess Advantage in Black and White" (2004), w...

Started 12/06/07 at 16:03:17 by cma6
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35 13184 Last Post 12/27/07 at 12:57:39
By: flaviddude
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Pirc with Bg5 and Bc4
Some days ago, I saw this move order in a blitz tournament: 1. e4-d6 2. d4-Nf6 3. Nc3-Nf6 4. Bg5-Bg7 5. Bc4!? I don't know how the game went on (I was busy with my own one) but I'd like to know what P...

Started 08/11/07 at 17:44:02 by thibdb13
7 3107 Last Post 08/13/07 at 19:54:43
By: JEH
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