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Cambridge Springs - Panczyk and Ilczuk
In their book, Panczyk and Ilczuk favour the line 7.Nd2 bxc4 because they consider 7...Bb4 8.Qc2 O-O 9.Be2 e5 10.dxe5 Ne4 11.Ncxe4 good for White (p.161).
However, in the ChessPub ebook on the QG...

Started 02/21/08 at 22:01:28 by Justinhorton
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By: najdorfslayer
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QGD Vienna Variation 6.Bxc4 question, 8...Bd6
How is black doing in the line 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 dxc4 5.e4 Bb4 6.Bxc4 Nxe4 7.O-O Nxc3 8.bxc3 Bd6 ? Does black equalise here? I've looked at some of the positions and it looks interesting...

Started 02/03/19 at 21:52:05 by stockhausen
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By: FreeRepublic
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The Refined Ragozin by GM Parligras
This available at Chessable:
From the video, he makes several interesing choices. For example in the main line:  1. d4 d5 2. c4 e...

Started 03/24/24 at 00:08:19 by FreeRepublic
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Queen's Gambit Declined: Vienna
I recently bought an older book in electronic format:
It comes in both PGN and CBV formats. A kin...

Started 07/24/21 at 21:29:21 by FreeRepublic
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Cambridge Springs 7Bxf6
Can someone point me to what the recent theory is on 7 Bxf6 in the Cambridge Springs please? GM Shankland recommends this system for black in his recent chessable course but doesnt cover this line whi...

Started 05/19/20 at 06:45:24 by Krudos
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Lasker Variation -Sam Collins DVD
Not sure why ChessBase don't actual release date their DVD's; so can anyone tell when Sam Collins' DVD on the QGD-Lasker Variation was released?

Started 08/04/20 at 20:04:43 by MW
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QGD mainline sources for white?
Hello everyone,
It seems like all the recent repertoire books are for black, whereas authors from the white side always recommend the exchange variation or the Catalan.
I'm interested in pla...

Started 05/14/19 at 22:45:47 by BigTy
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By: katar
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Can we have some coverage of this variation
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Bb4+ 5.Nbd2 dxc4.
It's not covered in any of the updates or the pdf ebooks.

Started 10/14/17 at 16:12:28 by befuddled
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By: BadDays
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Does 7...Nbd7 in the QGD have a name?
I mean in the position where Black normally chooses between 7...Ne4 (Lasker) or 7...b6 (Tartakower/TMB system).
The closest I have come to finding a name is in Matthew Sadler's QGD book where he...

Started 02/28/16 at 23:49:10 by Methodchess
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Cambridge Springs style trap
I'm sure most of us are aware of the dangers of the normal placing of a Bishop on d3 in the Cambridge Springs and some of us have even set the trap with the Black pieces.
In the 2014 World Junior...

Started 10/19/14 at 10:58:23 by RdC
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How to combat the Lasker Variation?
I hate admitting this, but the Lasker Variation (1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 d5 4.Bg5 Be7 5.Nc3 h6 6.Bh4 Ne4) is giving me a terrible headache.
I read the commentary to the Topalov-Anand world cha...

Started 01/05/11 at 18:35:43 by Smyslov_Fan
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By: Daniel
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Cambridge springs/ QGD / Semi-Slav sideline
I´m preparing to play the 5.Bg5 Semi-Slav and here Black can play
1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Nf3 e6 5.Bg5 Nbd7 which converts into the QGD-Cambridge-Springs system. Amateur players (let´s say b...

Started 10/22/11 at 11:44:42 by derdudea
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Queen's Gambit Declined move order question
I have seen two move orders for reaching the Orthodox QGD
a) 1 d4 d5  2 c4 e6  3 Nc3 Nf6  4 Nc3 Be7  5 Bg5 h6
b) 1 d4 d5  2 c4 e6  3 Nc3 Nf6  4 Nc3 Be7  5 Bg5 00  6 e3 h6
Can anybody ex...

Started 06/25/11 at 08:51:02 by snakebite
4 5628 Last Post 08/06/11 at 20:11:47
By: Keano
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The Ragozin QGD
You know, I like these forums a lot, but there doen't seem to be a great deal of variety of openings discussed (for instance, here it's mainly Slavs).  Anyway, I'd like to know if there're any new ide...

Started 02/19/06 at 21:14:26 by ErictheRed
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By: Holbox
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Lasker variation-esc line vs the catalan
I just began playing the lasker variation of the QGD. What line is similar in style to the lasker that could be played against the catalan?

Started 02/14/11 at 19:27:04 by Reverse
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By: TN
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cambridge springs
My next opponent plays cambridge springs; nowadays it´s played quite seldom, so I´m not familiar with the current theory, for example NCO evaluates this line between "=" and unclear.
--> any hint...

Started 09/28/10 at 19:36:51 by gewgaw
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NIC 8.g4 Competition Chat Thread
Chat here! Smiley

Started 09/26/09 at 01:04:18 by GMTonyKosten
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By: gewgaw
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Ragozin for white: Carlsen & Dreev play Qa4+
I was just looking up alternatives to the move order:
1.Nf3 d5 2.d4 e6 3.c4 Nf6 4.Nc3 Bb4 5.cd5
and came across the relatively rare 5.Qa4!?  I had thought such an approach was hamfisted, but I saw Dreev and Carl...

Started 08/29/09 at 14:34:31 by Smyslov_Fan
4 4225 Last Post 08/30/09 at 16:18:13
By: kylemeister
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Suspect line in Cambridge-Springs
Hi guys! Was reading Panczyk & Ilczuk (hope got the names right!) and saw a suspect variation (although played by the likes of Reti, RUbinstein, Teichman, Ljubojevic, Smagin et al,):
1. d4 d5 2....

Started 07/05/08 at 14:25:16 by Chess_Addict
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Lasker's Defence on QGD
I  searched in the forum but I did not find anything on Lasker's Defence, is someone have information about this defence or to recommend a book ?
I tried but I did not find anything written.

Started 04/28/08 at 16:37:05 by STEFANOS
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