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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
4 4276 Last Post 12/05/09 at 02:52:24
By: Markovich
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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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QGA with a6
Hi all,
Can anyone give me some advice on the variation of queen's gambit accepted 1. d4 d5 2. c4 dc 3. Nf3 a6!?
What is the best way to play here? It seems very different from the QGA varia...

Started 02/17/05 at 17:53:55 by Antonos
3 3304 Last Post 02/23/05 at 17:20:25
By: Geof Strayer (Guest)
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A new look at the GQA
I was hoping to start a new thread on this less popular try. Why dont more people take the pawn.
What do the white players think about whites chances and what do the black players aim for.

Started 11/29/05 at 13:02:52 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
3 2735 Last Post 11/30/05 at 09:42:02
By: John Cox (Guest)
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Queens Gambit accepted
I started playing my first opening ever agin the queens gambit. I told my self when i stopped playing it i would return after my understanding was more complete. It now is more complete. I am looking ...

Started 08/05/05 at 22:04:47 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
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37 18565 Last Post 10/18/05 at 06:38:13
By: John Simmons (Guest)
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delaying Nf6 in the QGA
Why is it that the move order 1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.Nf3 e6 4.e3 c5 5.Bxc4 a6 is played a lot to avoid the Furman variation, but why not also to get something else instead of all that Bb3 stuff? E.g. why...

Started 12/10/06 at 23:40:34 by Bonsai
1 1794 Last Post 12/11/06 at 13:05:01
By: MarinFan
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A Question For QGA Players
Help Wanted !!
Could any Queens Gambit Accepted players please tell me what they play as White and also what they play as Black against 1e4? What would be a nice fit??[color=Blue][u]Thank Y...  Smiley
[b]IT'S ALIVE !! ALIVE !! 

Started 10/10/05 at 14:47:46 by Boris_Karwash
14 6511 Last Post 10/14/05 at 15:39:11
By: John Cox (Guest)
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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
10 9021 Last Post 04/10/10 at 01:40:48
By: buno382
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3.e3 versus the QGA
What do you think of the 3.e3 system against the Queen's Gambit Accepted? I noticed that a number of Grandmasters use it, but mainly as a method of transposing to the main line QGA with 3....

Started 04/13/08 at 08:46:03 by Chevalier
1 1937 Last Post 04/13/08 at 22:15:12
By: Bonsai
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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
5 3124 Last Post 07/13/09 at 12:43:45
By: Markovich
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3 e4 against the QGA?
I was wondering what people thing about e4 against the QGA? Is it a good try as white? I used to play nf3 against the QGA, but was thinking of switching. In Blitz it works pretty good. Seems like I ju...

Started 01/02/08 at 02:53:32 by Darthmambo
1 1761 Last Post 01/02/08 at 03:29:33
By: Bibs
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QGA - Line is not in "How to Beat d4" :(
Hi, I have a question
Gligoric-Portisch 1-0 1971 QGA line 14.a5!?  is not in Rizzitano book Sad
What should Black play now?

Started 04/20/07 at 12:17:08 by Dzambus
14 7070 Last Post 02/27/08 at 23:53:09
By: shalgo
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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
2 1898 Last Post 03/09/09 at 12:36:37
By: Alluren
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2..dxc4 3.Nf3 c6 4. e3 Be6
Or 2...dxc4 3.e3 Be6 4.Nf3 c6
Watson's Strategic Chess Opening for White says
5.Qc2 b5 6.b3 cxb3 7.axb3 "gives white obvious compensation in terms of centre, c-file pressure, and and free and r...
But bl

Started 10/03/14 at 03:39:33 by erasmus_b_dragon
7 5734 Last Post 10/04/14 at 16:22:07
By: tony37
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Sadler's Sacrifice in 3.e4 Nc6 variation
After examining Rizzitano's proposed repertoire against 3.e4 and looking for alternatives I was following Semkov and Sakaevs 3...Nc6, where I remember a game Illescas-Sadler Linares 1995 that black wo...

Started 12/24/07 at 18:02:19 by Fernando Semprun
4 2883 Last Post 02/05/08 at 22:40:50
By: Semko
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Semko/Sakaev book on the QGA
Hi all,
I have been considering to start playing 1.d4 for a while now. When the above mentioned book was out I purchased it and checked the line...
1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e4 e5 4. Nf3 exd4 ...

Started 05/12/05 at 17:33:20 by Fernando Semprun
2 2424 Last Post 05/13/05 at 08:07:08
By: John Simmons (Guest)
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QGA early ...c5 line
I am curious - what is the current status of this line:
1.d4 d5
2.c4 dxc4
3.Nf3 c5!?
The big test used to be 4.d5 but I remember Seirawan playing this with some success - has the d...

Started 04/04/06 at 13:55:29 by French fan(Guest) (Guest)
5 3134 Last Post 04/05/06 at 14:20:04
By: French Fan(Guest) (Guest)
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QGA: Suggestions for lines to learn as White
Hello All:
Working my way through my openings!
Looking for suggestions as White against QGA. I don't mind playing Isolani positions.
Would it help if I indicate which lines I play as W...

Started 05/18/07 at 20:39:20 by Gerry1970
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20 10657 Last Post 05/25/07 at 21:48:02
By: Semko
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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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By: ghenghisclown
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Sam Collins DVD on QGA
I bought this DVD this week. It is interesting enough, looks like a low-maintenance repertoire that leads to solid positions (if slightly passive at times). According to Collins, he had been put off b...

Started 06/05/12 at 07:59:00 by gwnn
6 10852 Last Post 08/14/12 at 21:01:28
By: slates
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