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Q-Indian: Petrosian Variation (main line)
Hi dudes,
Please let me know what you think about this line I prepared againts Q-indian:
a3 Bb7
Nc3 d5
cd5 Nd5
Dc2 Nc3
bc3 c5
e4 Nd7
Lf4 cd4
cd4 Rc8

Started 04/06/05 at 12:38:44 by AM (Guest)
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By: Excalibur
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Petrosian System  QID by Beliavsky and Mikhalchish
I see Chess Stars has a new book about to come out:
The Petrosian System Against the QID by Alexander Beliavsky and Adrian Mikhalchishin. I will be getting a copy.

Started 12/01/08 at 13:13:51 by Antillian
12 7105 Last Post 03/30/09 at 13:35:28
By: Ptero
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Nimzo-Queens Indian Hybrid
Does anyone have a good way to play against this. I looked at Gambit's QI book and they have Bg5 as white main attempt but I really have don't like the amount of space black gets and the inevitable B ...

Started 01/07/05 at 21:18:41 by Arthur (Guest)
1 1832 Last Post 01/08/05 at 08:43:26
By: lnn2
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What happened to the QI ?
when you've a look at the latest high class tournaments, after d4 Nf6, c4 e6, Nf3 nobody did play the good old b6. Instead d5 is the move even of my QI hero Adams. Did i miss something? Is there a new...

Started 11/12/09 at 16:42:25 by BlunderKing
12 10756 Last Post 04/27/10 at 21:28:46
By: Pingudon
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Best book on the QID?
Any suggestions for the best QID book? I’m interested in both explanations and theory. I know there’s Play the Queen’s Indian by Greet, Chess Explained: The Queen’s Indian by Peter Wells, and the two ...

Started 02/13/20 at 03:47:11 by BobbyDigital80
6 369 Last Post 02/15/20 at 08:46:47
By: nestor
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Avoiding the Pawn Sac Line 5.Qc2 c5 6.d5
I’ve been looking at different ways of playing against 5.Qc2 in the 4.g3 QID and how to avoid the pawn sac line, 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 b6 4.g3 Ba6 5.Qc2 c5 6.d5. I was looking at the line where Black...

Started 02/07/20 at 05:28:26 by BobbyDigital80
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By: BobbyDigital80
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Tiviakov: Queen's Indian - The Modern Approach
Anyone here have the new Tiviakov QID Fritz Trainer? I'm curious what lines he recommends.

Started 08/16/19 at 07:01:42 by BobbyDigital80
4 1086 Last Post 08/16/19 at 23:03:15
By: kylemeister
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QID without NID
Is there any GM who plays the Queen's Indian (or the Bogo-Indian) but against 3.Nc3 plays something other than the Nimzo-Indian?

Started 01/26/10 at 07:46:32 by BobbyDigital80
14 10606 Last Post 09/04/10 at 12:05:31
By: Watsonfox
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Curiousity in the Queen's Indian
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 c5
This is supposed to not be very good, but I'll be damned if I can figure out a road to anything for white due to a significant move order nuance on move 9.<br...

Started 12/10/10 at 21:36:58 by BPaulsen
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By: Mainline_Novelty
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Van Wely - Polgar 0-1
I've seen Van Wely - Polgar Live (on the web) What a beautiful game !

Started 07/23/07 at 16:02:14 by Dji
4 2063 Last Post 07/23/07 at 22:55:50
By: Dji
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QI against 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 move order?
Question to peoples who like to play QI defence. What's your reaction on 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3!? Now 3..b6 is probably not so good and 3..d5 leads to Catalan. I don't like to play and lear...

Started 04/11/12 at 18:37:56 by Ender
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By: FirebrandX
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Books covering nimzoindian with ...b6/Bb7 and QID
I have been playing the classical dutch but run into problems. Looking for nimzo/QID ... Bb7 or ...Ba6 coverage which could transpose to good variations (where white does not play g3) of the classical...

Started 05/19/14 at 13:00:02 by erasmus_b_dragon
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19 16767 Last Post 06/12/14 at 03:24:15
By: BobbyDigital80
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Exciting QID lines
Hi guys; I'm thinking of playing the Nimzo-Indian again, but I have that age-old problem of what to play after 3.Nf3 (and 3.g3, for that matter).  I'm looking for something more exciting than the Bogo...

Started 06/01/06 at 02:04:37 by ErictheRed
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18 8146 Last Post 10/09/06 at 18:51:09
By: Klick
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What's White's BEST try in this 1.Nf3 line?!......
Hi, everyone!
What's White's BEST try/continuation in this 1.Nf3 line:
1.Nf3 Nf6 2.d4 e6 3.c4 b6 4.Nc3 Bb7 5.a3 d5 6.cxd5 Nxd5 7.Qc2 Nxc3 8.bxc3 Nd7 9.e4 c5 10.Bf4 cxd4 11.cxd4 Rc8 12.Qb3 Be...

Started 07/12/06 at 16:33:03 by Excalibur
2 1655 Last Post 07/13/06 at 16:30:05
By: Excalibur
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How to play against 5. Qc2 in Ba6 QID?
The legendary drawback of Qc2 is that it loses touch with the d-file and makes c5 a strong response. However, looking at it more closely, it seems that White gets more than enough play for the sacrifi...

Started 04/19/08 at 06:22:53 by exigentsky
6 2899 Last Post 05/25/08 at 14:59:31
By: IM Andrew Greet
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Need help
I want ask how I need play in this variant for black:
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 b6 4.g3 Bb7 5.Bg2 Be7 6.0-0 0-0 7.d5 e:d 8.Nh4 c6 9.c:d N:d5 10.Nf5 Nc7 11.e4 d5 12.Re1 Bf6 13.Nc3

Started 07/31/08 at 20:07:49 by felixas
4 2341 Last Post 08/05/08 at 22:02:17
By: Bonsai
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What sort of a thumb is d5?
To one decidedly challenged in theory and available time, it appears that, in these QI-type games, whenever Black plays ...c5 without having played ...d5, it is not a bad thing for White to play d5. R...

Started 02/14/06 at 08:08:44 by Frankly
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By: Frankly
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Queen's Indian Books
Hello All:
I am looking at QID books by Wells (Chess Explained), Emms (Starting Out), Yrjola and Tella, and Aagaard (don't know if I have enough "a"s in there).
I am rated 1950 and thinking ...

Started 10/31/06 at 05:00:53 by Gerry1970
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By: fling
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QID heros from White side?
Hello All:
Got this idea from the French thread. But I would seriously like to know whose games to study when playing the White side of the QID (current/retired does not matter).
Thanks very...

Started 12/04/06 at 18:23:21 by Gerry1970
3 1909 Last Post 12/07/06 at 02:55:12
By: Gerry1970
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QID Old Main Line with 7 ... Na6
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 e6 3 Nf3 b6 4 g2 Bb7 5 Bg2 Be7 6 0-0 0-0 7 Nc3 Na6!?
This is a Tiviakov-inspired move.  I know that the Old Main Line has a bad reputation for taking the air out of the game (at hig...

Started 05/17/06 at 22:58:07 by HgMan
6 2558 Last Post 05/21/06 at 14:51:43
By: HgMan
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