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Pirc 4 Bg5: Best Lines/Move Orders
I’m hoping to generate a discussion about the 4 Bg5 Pirc, a sharp and complicated variation which (along with its treatment in books) I’ve often found confusing!
Here’s my own thinking to date. A...

Started 06/20/16 at 08:45:26 by Michael Ayton
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By: Confused_by_Theory
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Pirc 4 Bf4: Best Lines/Move Orders
Greetings.
There is no shortage of ways to meet the Pirc defence (1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6). Already at move four white has quite a wide choice of moves and not least of these are the two bishop...

Started 02/06/18 at 19:03:04 by Confused_by_Theory
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By: Confused_by_Theory
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GM repertoire - Pirc
Hello.
Quality Chess just announced that they are releasing a GM repertoire book on the Pirc written by by GM Mihail Marin Cool (Expected release summer 2017)
http://www.qualitychess.co.uk/blog/5829
Also...

Started 02/07/17 at 15:34:29 by Confused_by_Theory
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best book on the modern and pirc?
Whats the best book on the Modern and pirc systems? Undecided

Started 02/19/06 at 19:02:39 by REDLANCE ;D(Guest) (Guest)
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1..d6 repertoire - new book due
Any hunch as to what lines this is likely to cover? I don't know the author's repertoire for example
http://www.everymanchess.com/chess/books/1___d6%3A_Move_by_Move

Started 09/06/11 at 21:54:31 by glut
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By: Michael Ayton
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The Pirc: Move by Move by Nigel Davies
The book will be out at the end of May in Europe: https://www.everymanchess.com/the-pirc-move-by-move
There is an excerpt to check:
https://www.everymanchess.com/downloadable/download/sample...

Started 05/12/16 at 12:19:21 by AJZ
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By: Confused_by_Theory
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simple plan against the Pirc?
Semko Semkov thought that the best method against 1 d4 d6 is 2 e4! (his notation). I don't want to learn the classical KID from white (which black can make me play after 2 Nf3) so maybe I should try t...

Started 07/02/11 at 12:44:12 by gwnn
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By: chandrashekharkoravi
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New book: Chess Developments – The Pirc
Hi,
Everyman chess announced a new book „Chess Developments – The Pirc“ for July ´12 by James Vigus. I am an addictated Pirc/Modern player and from my point of view Mr. Vigus did a great job with...

Started 04/21/12 at 09:40:29 by PatzerKing
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By: GabrielGale
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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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By: TopNotch
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Kornev: A Practical Black Repertoire: Pirc
An update from Chess Stars Publishing - vol. 1 with the Pirc among others is due to be released in December whilst vol. 2, which is solely about King's Indian will be released soon:
http://www.ch...

Started 09/05/16 at 13:18:11 by AJZ
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By: Pawnpusher
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Repertoire books vs Pirc
I have been collating the choices of various repertoire books vs the Pirc. I'd be grateful if you can fill any gaps.[tr][td]Year,Publisher,Author,Title,Rep
1975,Oxford University Press,W...
Totals
Austrian     10
Be3/f3       9
Nf3            8
Bg5           6
3. Bd3        3
3. f3           2
g3              2
Bc4            2
Be3/g4       1
Grand Prix   1
Spike          1
Smiley

Started 09/23/16 at 14:00:49 by JEH
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By: picasso911
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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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By: flaviddude
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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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By: Michael Ayton
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IM Andrew Greet´s book against Pirc
Hi Pirc-fellows,
at the moment I am checking the lines against the Pirc that IM Andrew Greet suggests in his new book “Beating unusual chess defences:  1.e4”. I (ca. 2300 Elo) like the Pirc becau...

Started 11/15/11 at 17:45:58 by PatzerKing
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By: chk
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Nigel Davies Pirc DVD
I hadn't even heard of this one coming and it's out now.
So what's the verdict on it?
Oh, what the heck, I know I'm going to buy it anyway  Smiley

Started 05/16/07 at 18:36:49 by JEH
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By: Stigma
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Viktor Moskalenko: The Perfect Pirc-Modern
Hi,
the new Pirc/Modern book by Viktor Moskalenko is published and a pdf-excerpt is avaialble (New in Chess -> Shop).
I had a look at it and the second-to-last chapter (chapter 7) is the cla...

Started 01/26/13 at 09:10:51 by PatzerKing
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By: dimis - Ex Member
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Pirc
Is there any way white can attain an advantage against the Pirc? According to NCO, with best play black can equalise. The best try was I think 1 e4 d6 2 d4 Nf6 3 Nc3 g6 4 Be3 c6 5 h3 or 5 Qd2.
Do...

Started 01/26/07 at 14:20:48 by condor
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By: JEH
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Poll: B07-B09: Pirc defence best line Poll
Hello Chesspub.
The Pirc defence:
(1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6)
Is an opening that seems to have its soundness questioned from time to time here on chesspublishing forum. I have wondered ...

Started 12/02/15 at 08:09:17 by Confused_by_Theory
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Picking up the Pirc?
Hi guys,
I am looking for a new weapon that I can play regularly - even if not as my main weapon- against 1.e4. The Pirc (with the traditional move order 1...d6 and 2...Nf6) is based on various r...

Started 04/19/21 at 08:06:34 by halbstark
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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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