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QGA for Black DVD - Andrew Martin Foxy Videos
I just noticed this recent DVD On Chess4less. I would appreciate some feedback from anyone who has seen this product.

Started 02/16/10 at 12:41:51 by Antillian
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By: asmund
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Avoiding IQP in the QGA
In the classical line 1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Bxc4 a6 6. 0-0 c5 7.a4 Nc6 8. Qe2 cxd4 9. Rd1 black usually plays ...Be7 when 10. exd4 gives white an isolated pawn and space advantage...

Started 06/02/10 at 18:01:38 by H-HH
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By: kylemeister
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I keep getting slaughtered in early stages QGA
As white my main opening is d4 followed by c4. Normally this works well for me, as most people play the tarrasch, slav, semi-slav, etc.. but it seems like I'm getting roasted against the QGA early on ...

Started 05/21/10 at 06:51:52 by up and comer
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By: kylemeister
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New QGA Chessbase DVD
Does anyone have the scoop on this new offering?  I was wandering if the lines would mesh well with Rizzatano's QGA work?

Started 03/31/10 at 16:14:02 by buno382
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looking for an alternative to Avrukh's QGA
I have been studying 7.Bb3 ala "GM Repertoire - 1.d4 by Avrukh (2008)".
I find the suggested lines to be very theoretical (although also interesting), often involving material sacrific...

Started 02/15/10 at 10:20:56 by HoemberChess
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By: HoemberChess
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QGA 3.e4
What's the current status of 3...e5 in this line? Particularly this variation: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 dc 3.e4 e5 4.Nf3 ed 5.Bc4 Bb4 6.Nbd2 Nc6 7.0-0 Nf6 8.e5 Nd5 9.Nb3 Nb6 and now:
a) 10.Bb5 (an irritating...

Started 01/11/10 at 12:33:35 by Tripler64
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By: Tripler64
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Martin's QGA DVD he's locked in the Studio too?
Just saw
and also at, this new DVD by Martin. Given he's making FritzTrainers AND still making Foxy O...

Started 01/05/10 at 11:45:23 by ghenghisclown
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An obvious solution to Avrukh's QGA not mentioned
I was searching for a solution to Avrukh's recomendations against the QGA and the solution was not hard to find at all!
In Raetsky's Staring Out book the main line given in the "theoritical" sec...

Started 11/16/09 at 14:00:48 by Ametanoitos
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By: Markovich
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Book for black in QGA?
Can you recommend me a starting book for the QGA?.
In my club nobody plays it because they say that white is better in all lines so i wanna try it with black. Is it good for a player between 180...

Started 10/31/09 at 05:53:56 by peon4rey
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By: peon4rey
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QGA with 4. Nc3
When going through my white repertoire I came across this possibility:
1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3
The line can easily transpose to something else (after 4...c6, 4...Nc6 or 4...e6)...

Started 07/21/09 at 08:34:01 by Meat
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By: MNb
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Help! QGA 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.e3 Bg4 in CBM #??? Theory
1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 d5 3.c4 dxc4 4.e3 Bg4 5.Bxc4 e6 6.h3 Bh5 7.Qb3 Bxf3 8.gxf3 Nbd7
(or 6.Qb3 Bxf3 7.gxf3 Nbd7)
Where can I found a coverage of this line? (for Black)
I have a book (QGA by Sakaev+Semko...

Started 07/13/09 at 17:35:21 by HoemberChess
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I've an idea in QGA for Black, is this good?
Hi everyone!
I've focused on QGA recently, and I maybe found some interesting idea.
The style of playing it is:
1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.e3 e6 5.Bxc4 c5 6.0-0 a6 7.Bb3 b5 8.a4 Bb7(this is considered...

Started 07/12/09 at 11:31:57 by Chwileulotne85
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By: Markovich
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some QGA analysis
I was comparing Avrukh's QGA treatment with Rizzitano's, and I noticed that Avrukh completely omits one of Rizzitano's major ideas after 1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.e3 e6 5.Bxc4 c5 6.0-0 a6 7.Bb3 b5...

Started 12/31/08 at 17:26:54 by Markovich
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By: Smyslov_Fan
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QGA - sidelines against Classical system
I was thinking of including QGA to my black repertoire.
I like the resulting positions because white can easily make a mistake if he doesn't know his stuff, but was wondering if any of you know ...

Started 03/28/09 at 19:13:00 by Miki
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By: Miki
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QGA again D27
I read with interest the posts in : ''QGA some analysis'' below. It seems 7.Bb3 is giving black an headache. I myself have lost a nice one, recently,  to it : 1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.Nf3 Nf6 4...

Started 03/11/09 at 05:22:08 by star1
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By: MarinFan
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QGA Move order Issue
I am beginning to play the white side of the lines recommended in "Playing the queen's gambit".  I quite like the 1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e4 Nf6 4. e5 Nd5 5. Bxc4 position.
Against the Indian defe...

Started 03/09/09 at 04:46:16 by Eclectico
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By: Alluren
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Shulman's line in the QGA
      I wonder why. Cadogan's book by Neishtadt on the QGA, 1997 does give a winning line for white : 1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.e3 e6 5.Bxc4 c5 6.0-0 a6 7.e4 (ECO D27) when the accepta...

Started 03/05/09 at 20:57:17 by star1
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By: kylemeister
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Hi all,
Thanks for reading!  What is the reputation of 1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3. Nf3 a6 4.e3 b5 5.a4 Bb7 6.bb3 e6!  They call this the herberditz line of the Queens Gambit accepted.
thanks,<br /...

Started 02/23/09 at 07:23:09 by Zatara
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By: Zatara
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How to handle QGA 3.e4 as Black
Hi Everyone,
I've been tinkering with my response to 1.d4 (generally 1...d5), and I find that I prefer the QGA to both the Slav and the QGD.  However, the line with 3.e4 is difficult to handle.  ...

Started 02/09/09 at 10:16:05 by smrex13
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By: Markovich
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QGA (W) - 3.e4 (while 3.Nf3 vs. the QGD...)
QGA (W) - 3.e4 (while 3.Nf3 vs. the QGD--ala Palliser)
I have been studying Palliser's Play 1.d4.
I play 3.Nf3 vs. the QGD according to his instructions (less theory), but I don't...

Started 12/08/08 at 12:22:34 by HoemberChess
5 3627 Last Post 12/09/08 at 12:24:19
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