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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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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
0 1555 Last Post 07/13/09 at 17:35:20
By: HoemberChess
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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
0 1449 Last Post 03/28/09 at 19:12:59
By: Miki
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QGA - Smyslov Variation: Why not more popular
Hi out there
I've played an OTB-game vs the QGA / Smyslov Variation some time ago (notation below). I'm still thinking about the opening and I wonder why it is not more popular. The score in my d...

Started 12/01/08 at 21:06:03 by knightmare
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By: knightmare
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QGA Mannheim variation (4.Qa4)
    Been looking at this as am a Catalan player, was wondering about the reply Bd7
1) d4 d5 2. c4 dxc 3.Nf3 Nf6 4. Qa4 Bd7 5.Qxc4
Burgess does not even mention this move in his chapter on th...

Started 01/25/17 at 03:43:06 by helmet
1 2687 Last Post 03/10/17 at 17:29:25
By: mn
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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
1 2555 Last Post 01/11/10 at 12:40:00
By: Tripler64
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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
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By: Bonsai
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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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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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QGA 3.Nc3 a6 variation
1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.Nc3 a6 4.e4 b5 5.a4 b4 6.Na2 Bb7 7.f3 Nc6 8.d5 Na5
This is a line recommended by GM Ward in his book.  My question pertains to the sequence 9.Nxb4!? e6, when GM Ward writes "9...

Started 12/24/03 at 13:45:03 by nexirae
1 2308 Last Post 04/23/04 at 05:44:31
By: Klick
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QGA 3.e3
Just wondering, has any theory been further developed on this line?  Does black have a move which has been scoring particularly well lately?  Once again, in reference to one of my books, black's choic...

Started 12/01/03 at 16:28:50 by nexirae
1 2373 Last Post 12/28/03 at 08:04:03
By: GMRuslanScherbakov
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QGA 3. e4
What exactly is the modern recommendation for meeting e4?  In GM Ward's book he recommends 4(!) moves...e5, c5, Nc6, and Nf6.  What is considered best for black by theory?  It's also annoying because ...

Started 11/03/03 at 20:51:57 by nexirae
1 2515 Last Post 11/22/03 at 07:56:52
By: GMRuslanScherbakov
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1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.e3 g6!?
Hi all,
I entered the above in the search window and QGA Smyslov and Smyslov but could not get anything good.  I remember seeing something about it?!?!?  Anyway what do people think?  Is there so...

Started 11/13/15 at 03:14:58 by Zatara
2 3222 Last Post 11/13/15 at 04:03:55
By: kylemeister
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QGA Piece Sac is it playable still?
Has anyone studied this or seen analysis by GMs on this position. It must highly theoretical, I'm just curious on the current state of theory here. Is black okay?

here is the game a friend showed me yesterday.
[pgn][Event "Linares"]
[Site "Linares"]
[Date "1993.??.??"]
[EventDate "?"]
[Round "5"]

Started 05/21/12 at 15:57:28 by Reverse
2 3990 Last Post 05/21/12 at 20:36:11
By: Reverse
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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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QGA Classical:  Does White have an advantage?
I have been playing the main lines of the Classical QGA  for many years and yet am never quite happy with my positions.  My results are great, but I can't credit the opening.
Here's the main lin...

Started 01/05/08 at 17:50:48 by Smyslov_Fan
2 2234 Last Post 01/12/08 at 20:47:04
By: Dji
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QGA Icc 'statistic
i typed help eco2 on Icc and ....what a surprise !
the QGA has umbeliveable good statistics.
Is there a trap somewhere or this opening is really the best opening for black vs d4?

Started 05/12/05 at 05:29:14 by piefr1 (Guest)
2 2291 Last Post 05/14/05 at 01:55:46
By: volvo
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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 3.e4 e5 4.d5!?
1.d5 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.e4 e5 4.d5!?
I have run across this move uncountable times, and every time I seem to try something new. 
To my knowledge, I have been unable to locate any information on...

Started 12/23/03 at 17:07:33 by nexirae
2 2199 Last Post 04/23/04 at 06:01:15
By: Klick
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Modernized QGA
Among several fresh announced & forthcoming
books from Thinkers Publishing:
The Modernized Queen‘s Gambit Accepted
by Romain Edouard
I really like the cover, 2.c4?! should be punished!
tracke  Smiley

Started 11/24/20 at 12:54:03 by tracke
3 2441 Last Post 11/12/21 at 11:05:44
By: RoleyPoley
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