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Nimzo-Pirc again
There was some discussion recently on the Forum of the Nimzowitsch Defence line 1 e4 Nc6 2 Nf3 d6 3 d4 Nf6 4 Nc3 g6!? 5 Be2 Bg7 6 0-0 0-0 7 d5 Nb8, when JEH suggested that even after the possibly stro...

Started 05/13/07 at 18:03:25 by Michael Ayton
0 1246 Last Post 05/13/07 at 18:03:24
By: Michael Ayton
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End of Izoria-Inarkiev
Does anyone know what the 'real' finish to Izoria-Inarkiev in Andy's May 2006 update (Pirc - Austrian) was, as the one given in TWIC is clearly ridiculous?  Grin

Started 05/24/06 at 22:35:34 by GMTonyKosten
0 1184 Last Post 05/24/06 at 22:35:32
By: GMTonyKosten
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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)
0 1111 Last Post 03/16/06 at 12:09:55
By: Uberdeker(Guest) (Guest)
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Question about the Pirc
Is the Pirc in trouble? In the line 1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. f4 Bg7 5 Nf3 c5 6. dc Qa5 7. Qd4 seems to be creating difficulties for black (see the game Milov v Gonzales on ChessPub and Gallaghe...

Started 04/14/05 at 18:48:29 by gss (Guest)
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Czech Pirc
Are there any publications on this opening for Black or is it just bad?

Started 02/18/12 at 10:22:03 by najdorfslayer
1 3924 Last Post 02/18/12 at 12:30:57
By: Wwqlcw
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Equalize in accelerated classical Pirc(5.Be3 6.h3)
I've read DiePircDie recently and this stuff amazed a lot. My beloved Pirc was in dark clouds for a moment.
Inn all variations authors really soundly refuting Pirc! Sad
However, I must admit...

Started 06/02/09 at 20:07:47 by Chwileulotne85
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About the pirc defense@@
Actually I screwed up at my tournament and lost a match><
I used the pirc defense against my oppponent.
Here is our notation:
1.e2-e4 d7-d6 
2.Ng1-f3(I was shocked by my opponent'...

Started 10/29/06 at 01:32:24 by n213978745
1 1397 Last Post 10/29/06 at 15:58:23
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Opening for White According to Anand Vol. 4
So far I've seen no mention of any actual material from the new book 'Opening for White According to Anand Volume 4' by Alexander Khalifman.  This covers the Pirc and Modern from White's point of view...

Started 10/15/05 at 13:33:32 by BlkSabb
1 1444 Last Post 10/15/05 at 14:15:59
By: lost highway
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?? about Pribyl Pirc
I like the line 1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 c6 4.f4 Qa5 5.e5 Ne4 6.Qf3 Nc3 7.Bd2...however what about 7...Na6!?..from Dejmek-Ardaman(1997-0-1/48)...any comments/ ideas...

Started 07/26/05 at 20:02:04 by rajkipling2
1 2180 Last Post 09/22/05 at 03:53:50
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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 1358 Last Post 01/15/05 at 21:44:35
By: MNb
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Pirc Austrian 5...c5
I have been taking a fresh look at the main line of the Austrian with 5...c5.  In particular, after 1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6 4.f4 Bg7 5.Nf3 c5 6.Bb5+ Bd7 7.e5 Ng4 8.e6, I have been revisiting the lin...

Started 01/26/04 at 08:45:39 by alumbrado
1 2061 Last Post 01/26/04 at 20:34:30
By: Glenn Snow
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Pirc Austrian
Could anyone please comment on this opening?  I don't think I'm playing the white side of this too well and would like to improve it...
1.e4 d6
2.d4 Nf6
3.Nc3 g6
4.f4 Bg7

Started 12/13/03 at 15:40:31 by nexirae
1 1721 Last Post 12/13/03 at 19:20:11
By: AmateurDragoneer
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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 3026 Last Post 02/17/12 at 20:18:40
By: VitolinishBoom
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How to play against black lion
Hi chessfriends!
I am going to play an important game with white in the next days. My opponent is a black lion player, so my question would be: What is supposed to be the best line for white?<br ...

Started 01/23/12 at 15:45:02 by cynima
2 3388 Last Post 01/23/12 at 17:26:42
By: MNb
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The Pirc in Black and White
What does James Vigus recommend against 4 Bf4 (after 1 e4 d6 2 d4 Nf6 3 Nc3 g6) in his book "The Pirc in Black and White"?

Started 07/01/11 at 23:44:53 by Anonymous3
2 2972 Last Post 07/30/11 at 20:00:56
By: Anonymous3
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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
2 2806 Last Post 03/16/11 at 16:30:59
By: walkingterrapin
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Pirc: Austrian attack with 5...c5: endgame
I'm not sure whether this question belongs to either this topic or the endgame forum, my apologies in advance if I choose the wrong one. Of course it's an endgame, but I think this line is important f...

Started 05/10/10 at 21:51:44 by Spongebobiscool
2 2789 Last Post 05/19/10 at 07:02:05
By: JhF
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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 1651 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 1766 Last Post 02/14/08 at 19:10:32
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Pirc Austrian with 6. e5
I played a game the other night that went:
1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. f4 Bg7 5. Nf3 c5 6. e5 Nfd7 7. Bc4. I was on my own at this point, so I went in for: 7. ...0-0 8. e6 Nb6 9. exf7+ Kh8, w...

Started 05/03/07 at 16:02:52 by kevinludwig
2 1447 Last Post 05/11/07 at 09:42:33
By: James Vigus
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