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D36: Queen's Gambit Declined: Exchange Variation:
Hi im about 2100 in elo and trying to improve my opening repetoire.
i was wondering if anyone now any good books that include alot of info on:
D36: Queen's Gambit Declined: Exchange Variati...

Started 03/20/09 at 03:23:44 by sas
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By: Zwischenzugzwang
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Poll: The Tarrasch and a new GM Rep book
According to whole-sellers list there are only few books dealing with QGD Tarrasch Defence, and they are:
1. Keilhack: “Die Tarrasch-Verteidigung”
2. Esben/Aagaard: “Meeting 1d4″
3. Aagaard, Nikolaos Ntirlis: [color=#0000ff]"Grandmaster ...
Especially interesting is upcoming

Started 08/14/11 at 11:11:49 by rossia
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By: Blue Flaneur
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Best line in the Main Line QGD Exchange Variation?
What is the best line to play against White's 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 cxd5 5. Bg5 c6 6. e3? I was reading the new Everyman book on the QGD, and I did not feel very comfortable with 6...Bf...

Started 10/20/11 at 20:32:41 by Gilchrist is a legend
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By: Smyslov_Fan
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QGD exchange: Karpov's 11.h3
Hi everybody, I'm planning to take up the QGD exchange as a secondary weapon with white.
But I'm not yet sure which variation, so I was wondering if black had easy equality in Karpov's 11.h3 (the...

Started 06/06/11 at 17:33:25 by Mastermuzzy
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By: fling
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white try to avoid tarrash
I'm back to the tarrash after infidelity with the dutch and QGA for a while.
I had forgotten that white can never play neither cxd5 nor dxc5 to avoid the tarrash
Do you have any idea how to...

Started 09/22/11 at 13:01:23 by piefr1
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By: Markovich
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Keres' line in the semi-Tarrasch
In the famous Zurich 1953 tournament, covered in the equally famous book by Bronstein, Keres introduced the line 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 c5 5.cd5: cd4:!?. He played it a couple of times in the...

Started 07/28/11 at 09:15:15 by NeverGiveUp
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By: Djy
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ICC video on IQP
FYI:  For Tarrasch Defense players
John Watson has a video on isolated pawns on ICC.  Looks like there will be multiple installments.

Started 06/25/11 at 01:48:50 by zepled37
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Current status of QGD exchange variation
Hi, there has been a lack of recents books about the QGD lately and I am wondering about the current status of the Exchange variation. My impression is that the exchange variation is played less today...

Started 04/27/11 at 17:38:30 by mrbenoni
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By: ErictheRed
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QGD Exchange with Bf5
A recent game of mine started 1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 e6 3 Nc3 d5 4 cxd5 exed5 5 Bg5 c6 6 e3.
Here I tried to exploit White's move order by playing 6 .. Bf5. This runs into 7 Qf3 Bg6 8 Bxf6 Qxf6 9 Qxf6 gx...

Started 12/02/10 at 15:08:14 by RdC
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By: kylemeister
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Dynamic Queen's Gambit Declined
I am looking for something really dynamic and aggressive to play from the white side of the Queen's Gambit Declined, namely the aggressive lines of the exchange variation.  I'm thinking about those li...

Started 08/11/10 at 05:38:26 by vasilicus
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By: VitolinishBoom
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Semi-Tarrasch book !
a few years too late as far as I'm concerned, but...

Started 06/24/10 at 18:49:26 by nyoke
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By: chessy
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Exchange Variation; Glenn Flear's ...Bb4
I'm looking at Flear's suggestion 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.cxd5 exd5 5.Bg5 Bb4!? from Dangerous Weapons: Queen's Gambit after I realized that if this works, the Ragozin 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4....

Started 06/17/09 at 20:38:19 by Stigma
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By: Vidit
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Keilhack: Tarrasch
does anybody knows, where i can buy this book? Or is someone interested to sell his copy?
Best regards,

Started 08/05/10 at 22:56:30 by BlunderKing
4 2891 Last Post 08/08/10 at 12:03:32
By: BlunderKing
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QGD Exchange - What about this line?
The QGD Exchange troubles me. For the second subsequent time I got nothing out from the opening. I had to work quite hard for the draw. So
1) could you name 1 or 2 good books about the QGD Exchan...

Started 07/21/10 at 20:26:52 by MNb
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By: LeeRoth
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QGD Exchange DVD
New Nigel Davies DVD: Anyone got more details?

Started 08/31/09 at 13:39:19 by TimS
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By: Antillian
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1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 c5 3.c4
After the move-order 1.Nf3 d5 2.d4,
I am planning to play 2..c5 as Black,
although I don't normally answer 1.d4 with 1..d5. /*I reach the position only with the white pieces.*/
I know ...

Started 11/27/09 at 09:18:28 by HoemberChess
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By: TN
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theory of QGD/Tarrasch/9.dxc5 (White)

                   "Palliser-d4": Play 1.d4 by PALLISER (2003)
                   "OFWAT Kramnik-5": Book #5 of Openings for White according to Kramnik by KHALIFMAN (2002)

I meet t...

Started 08/15/09 at 13:30:39 by HoemberChess
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By: Nightlamp
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g6 avoided in the QGD.ExchangeVar, Why?
Recent games between strong players, K-K, and Carlsen-Jakovenko, have shown that the player with the black pieces has avoided to develop the light squared bishop outside the pawn chain. Have you found...

Started 10/14/09 at 15:25:29 by Holbox
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By: LeeRoth
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Von Henning-Schara Gambit
Hi, Everybody
Lately I have been playing a gambit response to d4 that is somewhat off the beaten path.  It begins 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 c5 4. cxd5 cxd4!?
Normally play continues. 5. Qxd5...

Started 12/26/03 at 22:16:43 by spakus
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By: Schroeder
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Hi all,
Does Avurkh in his book Grandmaster repertoire "revive" the tarrasch?  So it is now thought after 9Bg5 best is 9...c4?? and if 9Be3? then again 9...c4? 
Do people think top GMs will...

Started 01/20/09 at 23:18:39 by Zatara
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By: Markovich
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