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Cambridge Springs
I have a reasonable book by Gambit on the Cambridge-Springs. This defence looks like an alternative to the very complex and theoretical Bg5 semi-slav.
However, if after Nbd7 by black, white plays...

Started 05/17/05 at 14:05:13 by Fernando Semprun
9 4105 Last Post 05/23/05 at 22:04:13
By: TopNotch
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Tartakower QGD
Hello everybody,
I have a quick (and probably naive) question regarding the QGD Tartakower variation.  As I've tried to choose my response as black to d4, I have looked through a couple of books ...

Started 07/30/04 at 17:13:06 by Scott Rex (Guest)
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17 16059 Last Post 05/19/05 at 17:13:44
By: slates
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Lasker Defense
Just a request for GM Scherbakov to update his excellent survey of the Lasker Defense from 9/04.
Also, if anyone regular places the Lasker, let's start a thread on it: 1 d4 d5; 2 c4 e6; 3 Nc3 Be7...

Started 03/12/05 at 12:12:47 by cma6
5 3009 Last Post 04/12/05 at 02:05:44
By: AM (Guest)
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Tartakower variation
What do you think about these lines?
8.Ae2 (Ad3) Ab7 9. A:f6 A:f6 10. c:d5 e:d5
8.Ae2 dc4 9.A:c4 Ab7
I'm studyng now this variation because i decided to change my defense agaist the 1.d...

Started 07/09/04 at 04:30:18 by Max
4 2540 Last Post 04/11/05 at 08:18:36
By: cma6
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Orthodox defence
Do you know the Orthodox defence?
1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Nf3 Be7 5.Bg5 o-o 6.e3 c6 7.Qc2 Nbd7 8.Rc1 a6 9.cd5 ed5. Why the move 9...Nd5 is so unpopular compared to 9...ed5. Isn't it the main ...

Started 01/16/05 at 07:27:54 by guest (Guest)
7 4553 Last Post 04/06/05 at 21:13:45
By: M.Nb (Guest)
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Coverage of Ragozin variation ?
I couldn't find any coverage of the Ragozin variation (1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 d5 4.Nc3 Bb4) in the d4 d5 section, nor in the Nimzo section.
What is the current assessment of the varia...

Started 09/25/04 at 02:19:40 by hicetnunc
4 3401 Last Post 01/05/05 at 14:15:36
By: Markovich
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tartakower to avoid QGE?
ECO divides the Tatakower into:
D58 QGD, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevski system)
D59 QGD, Tartakower.
D59 covers 8. cxd5, Nxd5, D58 all others, including cxd5, exd5 at some point, pos...

Started 11/25/04 at 11:48:00 by mad_knight
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By: MNb
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Short's games in NIC - Tartacower QGD
I'm desperately trying to locate an issue on NewInChess Magazine, in which Nigel Short provided long comments on two games he had played in the QGD Tartacower variation.
Anybody knows the article...

Started 09/18/04 at 07:50:09 by hicetnunc
3 2356 Last Post 09/23/04 at 07:48:59
By: IMRichardPalliser
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QGD Lasker Defense 11. bxc3!?
After 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. e3 Ne4 8. Bxe7 Qxe7 9. Rc1 c6 10. Bd3 Nxc3, it seems that instead of the usual Rxc3, White has the interesting option of 11 bxc3!?...

Started 06/01/04 at 19:39:09 by Billy_Cember (Ex Member)
3 2856 Last Post 06/17/04 at 12:00:18
By: Billy_Cember - Ex Member
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QGD, typical position
I researched (NCO) a line of the QGD that goes:
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Nf3 0-0 7. Rc1 h6 8. Bh4 a6 9. cxd5 exd5 10. Bd3 c6 11. 0-0 Ne4 12. Bxe7 Qxe7 13. Bxe4 dxe4 1...

Started 06/17/04 at 01:24:05 by kevinludwig
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By: Peter Kitchen (Guest)
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Uhm...this site seems to lack most important lines
Is there any logical reason why the Orthodox lines (D60-D69) aren't covered at all in the d4-d5 section of the website?
It seems to cover a couple of lines, but completely lack others.  The Cambr...

Started 05/05/03 at 17:44:40 by Flanker
6 3985 Last Post 06/09/03 at 03:22:28
By: Kiwi
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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
10 4810 Last Post 06/17/20 at 06:46:23
By: doefmat
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