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The Tarrasch in Black and White
Hello,
Do you think that White has a route to an advantage against the Tarrasch (1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c5)? If so, which line in particular? When I first studied this opening many years ago I tho...

Started 11/22/09 at 07:51:53 by TN
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By: JEH
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QGD Exchange with an early ..h6
If this works, the diagram will be a theoretical position in the QGD Exchange, reached after 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.cxd5 exd5 5.Bg5 Be7 6.e3 c6 7.Qc2 Nbd7 8.Bd3 h6 9.Bh4 0-0 10.Nge2 Re8 11.f3<br ...

Started 07/02/07 at 23:13:41 by LeeRoth
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By: Smyslov_Fan
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Wanting QGD Exchange Variation and playing Nc3/Nf3
Hello All:
I would like to get into the QGD Exchange Variation as White but in the past I have played Nf3 before Nc3. My understanding is that I cannot guarantee I will get into the Exchange Vari...

Started 04/21/06 at 22:07:56 by Gerry1970
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By: ErictheRed
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QGD Exchange game
I played a QGD exchange game last Friday, and felt that I had got a good position, but I was never able to make anything of it. I went for what I thought was a very typical minority attack, leaving bl...

Started 09/19/05 at 17:54:02 by kevinludwig
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By: Smyslov_Fan
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Tarrasch Line
I have a question about one Tarrasch Line. After

1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 c5 4.cxd5 exd5 5.g3 Nf6 6.Bg2 Nc6 7.0-0 Be7 8.Nc3 0-0 9.Bg5 c4!? (9...cxd4 is the mainline)

This is an in...

Started 11/28/07 at 05:13:18 by sssthepro
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By: Willempie
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Move order in QGD Ex Variation
I like to play exchange variation in queen's gambit, but sometime i have to face 1.d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. nf3 nf6 4. cd5 n:d5.
What is the best plan now for white?
And, above all, when is good fo...

Started 07/22/05 at 03:30:33 by Max
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By: Dji
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von henning schara gambit
Hello everybody!
What do you think about the Von Henning-Schara gambit?
do you think the gambit is sound?
what current theory says about it?
is it dangerous in club level?

Started 09/24/10 at 17:33:59 by Menake Halonot
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By: snakebite
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Bf4 in QGD
Hi everyone,
Hope this message finds you all well.  I have been playing the QGD a lot lately with good success.  However, the Bf4 line is KILLING ME.  I feel like I have to play perfectly to grov...

Started 11/13/07 at 07:49:04 by smrex13
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By: alumbrado
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Semi-Tarrasch
What is the current status of the Semi-Tarrasch?  I keep hearing references to it being "much maligned," etc., but with little suggestion that it is in trouble.  It's always struck me as being very so...

Started 05/15/06 at 17:58:55 by HgMan
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By: HgMan
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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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Exchange variation QGD
How is the current theoretical status of the exchange variation of the queen gambit declined (1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc4 Nf6 4.cxd5 exd5)?In some older books i have read that it was problematic for black. ...

Started 08/13/08 at 13:20:05 by Zatox
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By: Dink Heckler
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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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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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Help understanding a D32 Tarrasch line
Hello All:
I need help understanding line D32/8 in the e3-Tarrasch that goes like this:
1. d4 d5
2. c4 e6
3. Nc3 c5
4. cxd5 exd5
5. e3 Nf6
6. Nf3 Nc6
7. dxc5 Bx...

Started 11/30/07 at 14:40:36 by Gerry1970
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By: Girkassa
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Tarrasch Defence
I want to start to play a new and solid opening with black.I thought that the Tarrasch Defence is a good option,because black has often an isolated pawn ,but has many attaking chances and because of t...

Started 09/29/07 at 15:28:11 by Udav18
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By: Fernando Semprun
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Rare tarrasch variation
Recently my friend played a rare Tarrasch variation:
1.d4d5 2.c4e6 3.Nf3Nf6 4.Nc3c5 5.cxd5exd 6g3Nc6 7.Bg2Bg4!?
How good is the last move.I subscribe to chesspublishing, but nothing was ment...

Started 05/27/07 at 19:57:52 by Valiantangel
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By: Markovich
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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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45 29902 Last Post 10/29/11 at 10:48:16
By: Blue Flaneur
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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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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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Hennig Schara Gambit
Does anyone have any experience with this opening?
I was looking to play it, seems very active and difficult to play against.
I am only graded about 2000 so not too fussed if it is not 100%...

Started 05/08/09 at 20:08:16 by najdorfslayer
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By: Stefan Buecker
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