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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 yesterday at 20:04:43 by MW
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
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Ntirlis Playing 1 d4 d5 Why no Indian move order?
Slightly over half of Nikolaos Ntirlis excellent book is about the QGD ( 9 chapters, 184 out of 335 pages ). Yet in these chapters he only discusses the move order 1 d4 d5 .
In four databases exa...

Started 07/17/20 at 03:58:44 by ernie
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By: Ametanoitos
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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: doefmat
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Ragozin/Manhattan 5.Bg5 Nbd7
Hey, do any of you guys have "The Ragozin Complex" by Barsky and knows if he covers 5...Nbd7 in it? This Line seems to not get much attention in general, do you know why?

Started 05/13/20 at 13:55:39 by mxstoe
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By: Maturin13
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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
2 379 Last Post 05/29/20 at 01:30:38
By: kylemeister
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Why do people still avoid the Exchange QGD?
In top level games the vast majority of QGD games are arising via the Nimzo move order or 3...Be7, while in the rare cases 3...Nf6 is played, white players nearly exclusively play the Exchange Variati...

Started 05/15/19 at 21:10:13 by stockhausen
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By: BeeCaves
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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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Panczyk/Ilczuk on QGD Vienna
Everyman has announced a new book for Summer 2018:
Queen´s Gambit Declined : Vienna   by Panczyk/Ilczuk
~400 pages , 1 d4 d5 2 c4 e6 3 Nc3 Nf6 4 Nf3 Bb4 5 Bg5 dc4
Nice cover: https://www.everymanch...

Started 03/19/18 at 14:50:20 by tracke
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By: FreeRepublic
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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: stockhausen
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QGD vs Ragozin
QC recently released two books that feature 1. d4 d5, Playing the Ragozin (via the "accelerated" move order) and Playing 1.d4 d5. The latter has received a great deal of attention, but the Ragozin boo...

Started 12/23/17 at 19:37:09 by Marcellus
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By: LeeRoth
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Cambridge Springs Defense
Is this still viable? Anyone know who the top players are who play this on a regular basis? Any theory changing novelties in the past few years?
The only point of reference I have on this line i...

Started 03/29/11 at 05:14:37 by Reverse
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By: FreeRepublic
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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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By: RdC
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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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Anyway to get White advantage in this line?
1.d4 d5
2.c4 e6
3.Nf3 Nf6
4.Bg5 Be7
5.e3 h6
6.Bh4 Nbd7
7.Nc3 dxc4(?! I always thought that it is bad to allow White to develop his bishop in 1 move)
8.Bxc4 a6

Started 12/26/10 at 14:45:07 by sssthepro
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By: sssthepro
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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
10 6934 Last Post 10/03/10 at 20:04:35
By: Markovich
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What do you think of the Tartakower?
Hi friends: I did a review of the Tartakower D58 in my data base of more than 3 million games. I put an ELO of 2000 to 2500 and it gives the following: 1-0 30%-- 1/2  52%-- 0-1 18% . It has been used ...

Started 06/07/10 at 17:42:56 by Pingudon
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By: kylemeister
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1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Nf3 Bb4 5.cxd5 exd5 6.Bg5
It seems as though 6...Nbd7 has become the most common or fashionable response at this point, but there appear to be three other options that...

Started 04/06/10 at 23:28:38 by HgMan
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By: fanat
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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
Hot Topic (More than 10 Replies) 10th Anniversary Theory Comp
To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the start of we have decided to hold another theoretical competition, along the lines of Stefan Buecker's previous ones on the For...

Started 09/26/09 at 00:54:44 by GMTonyKosten
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By: GMTonyKosten
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recourses for QGD Vienna
can someone point me to some material on the QGD Vienna variation?  I've got Lalic QGD: Bg5 systems  form 2000 but I would like some more recent sources.
Thanks in advance!

Started 01/31/09 at 20:29:22 by Schaakhamster
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