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Pirc Austrian Attack, please help White!
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 3254 Last Post 09/05/08 at 05:47:40
By: thibdb13
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Hi all,
I am wondering till what level can one play the Pirc/Modern?  Or should I say at what level is it harder to play for a win vs better players?   for example such a question about 1....c5 a...

Started 04/26/09 at 03:46:57 by Zatara
3 3029 Last Post 06/07/09 at 23:49:37
By: Pingudon
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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 4214 Last Post 03/06/09 at 18:42:34
By: Whitlingham
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Lion Defense
1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 Nbd7 4. Nf3 e5 5. Bc4 Be7
In this positioon is 6. Ng5 the way to go or is it better to just think of King safety and play 6. 0-0.  Any thoughts and games would be appre...

Started 03/16/11 at 01:45:16 by walkingterrapin
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By: walkingterrapin
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Pirc Player Suggestion against 3.f3
What do you Pirc'ers do against people that try to dodge your opening via 1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.f3?
So far I've been playing the Sämisch, but I don't really like that. Alburt/Chernin in ...

Started 05/10/11 at 19:24:34 by Vulpes
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19 10184 Last Post 07/19/11 at 22:59:53
By: OrangeCounty
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Playing the Pirc ...
I'll make this brief.  Thinking about playing the Pirc. My rating is only 1700 so I'm not sure what book would be best to start with? Chernin, Vigus or Gallagher? I know about the Tella book, but I pr...

Started 02/15/12 at 06:10:07 by VitolinishBoom
2 2994 Last Post 02/17/12 at 20:18:40
By: VitolinishBoom
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Famous players and the Pirc
Which famous players use/used the Pirc?

Started 09/08/05 at 08:09:09 by Viceroy
8 3494 Last Post 09/10/05 at 08:03:17
By: Viceroy
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1.e4 d6; 2.d4 Ktf6; 3.Bd3 Ktc6 & other Wdeviations
Hello all,
Just a post to ask what everyone plays against White's early deviations on 1. ...d6 and to suggest the line 3. ...Ktc6!? instead of the usual moves 4. ...e5 and 4. ...g6
a few sa...

Started 03/16/06 at 12:09:57 by Uberdeker(Guest) (Guest)
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By: Uberdeker(Guest) (Guest)
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1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 e5 - B08
This is a pretty solid if not particularly adventurous line with some similarities to the queenless middlegames of the Spanish Berlin. In this line de 5.Qd8 Kd8 6.Bg5 Be6 7.000 Nd7 8.f4 is the "m...

Started 03/03/10 at 18:27:13 by Tripler64
5 5652 Last Post 06/02/10 at 21:29:19
By: motörhead
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Anything slated for the Pirc?
Been skimming through various publishers websites and alas nothing seems to be up and coming on the Pirc! I vaguely recall a rumor about an update to Pirc ALert but so far this is only a rumor. I kno...

Started 07/21/06 at 19:36:26 by TRIAD
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Pirc 2.f4!?
Sometimes I use 1.e4 d6 2.f4!? as surprise weapon in blitz games with most often 2...Nf6 3.e5! dxe5 4.fxe5 to follow. Many opponents continue Pirc-like with 4...Ng4?! or 4...Nfd7?! what I would call a...

Started 01/11/05 at 06:54:54 by tracke
10 4791 Last Post 01/14/05 at 22:07:16
By: Glenn Snow
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Pirc Alert! II
I'm sure other people on this forum got an e-mail from NIC about the new Pirc Alert! book. I was just wondering if anyone knew anything about the details of this book. I thought the first one was pret...

Started 07/31/09 at 14:32:10 by TonyRo
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28 18434 Last Post 08/27/09 at 13:06:23
By: Antillian
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Austrian Attack 5... c5 - 9... Kf8!?
Hi All,
In the following variation of the Austrian attack black usually plays 9... Kd7, however black can try 9...Kf8!? There seems to be little or no book on this move, yet the the resulting pos...

Started 02/15/03 at 11:59:45 by Tom Connelly (Guest)
2 2757 Last Post 02/20/03 at 14:25:16
By: alumbrado
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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 3110 Last Post 08/13/07 at 19:54:43
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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?

Started 03/23/07 at 14:20:44 by thibdb13
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44 24635 Last Post 04/10/08 at 23:05:43
By: TopNotch
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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-):
and why?

Started 04/16/08 at 06:04:30 by thibdb13
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22 8873 Last Post 04/21/08 at 15:13:48
By: kylemeister
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Na6 in the Austrian attack.
Is there a concrete variation in which white can demonstrate an opening advantage if play continues with Bd3 and Black playing Na6.

Started 01/15/05 at 15:26:59 by Teyko
1 1336 Last Post 01/15/05 at 21:44:35
By: MNb
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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 5269 Last Post 12/30/08 at 14:14:03
By: MNb
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white opening for pirc player
Hi, I like to play the pirc as black, but I have not found a white repertoire that I like as much as the pirc. I was wondering what do other pirc players play as white?

Started 02/18/07 at 18:30:08 by tchotchke
6 3055 Last Post 02/20/07 at 06:32:50
By: BlkSabb
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I open this topic for fans of THE 150 ATTACK!
Here is a lot to discuss...

Started 01/04/03 at 23:12:33 by SutterCane
7 10169 Last Post 06/18/03 at 20:28:03
By: AmateurDragoneer
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