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Bologan DVD on Rossolimo
http://www.chessbase.com/shop/product.asp?pid=505
Bologan is getting rather prolific. I like his style though. Much more serious than other CB DVD presenters.
I've played the Rossolimo quite...

Started 05/12/10 at 09:11:28 by Alias
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By: Alias
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By: roastednuts
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Best material against 3. Bb5 (+)
Hi,
I'm searching some material against 3.Bb5 (+). Since I'm planning to play the classical, it doesn't matter if it's for 2...d6 or 2...Nc6.
I've the Rogozenko, but I find the lines he give...

Started 10/27/09 at 21:36:18 by Alluren
3 4109 Last Post 10/30/09 at 14:08:41
By: Alluren
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Transposition into Rossolimo after e6?
Recently I have had the following line played against me:
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 e6 4.b3 with interesting play.
This can also occur after:
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.b3 Nc6 4.Bb5
How effe...

Started 06/06/05 at 01:48:48 by Arthur I (Guest)
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By: Arthur I (Guest)
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The Moscow Variation
after 1.e4 c5 2.nf3 d6 3.Bb5+ what do most of you play here. I know this line is not supposed to be anything but equality for white but im getting ready for the michigan open and would like to see wha...

Started 08/07/05 at 19:21:45 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
1 1701 Last Post 08/07/05 at 19:44:16
By: lost highway
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Moscow
Today I thought ok this DPA thing is easy to pull off it just takes a few hours! I kept thinking well all those lines I just don’t get as black will make a little sense if I can get help part of the w...

Started 09/27/05 at 20:43:07 by basqueknight (Ex Member)
10 4188 Last Post 10/01/05 at 18:41:48
By: basqueknight - Ex Member
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Fischer's 3.Bb5
I saw that in Fischer-Spassky 92, fischer played 1.e4 c5 2.nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5
seems cool, any thoughts?

Started 02/05/05 at 06:28:10 by Bruce (Guest)
3 2538 Last Post 03/18/05 at 08:58:19
By: kingscrusher
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Sicilian Rossolimo
After
1. e4 c5
2. Nf3 Nf6
3. Bb5
Black reply with 3... Nd4
A. Is the best move for white here is 4.Nxd4 cxd4 ?
B. after 4.Nxd4 cxd4, what's the good plan for white ? I ...

Started 08/09/04 at 18:28:48 by ChessLover (Guest)
5 4543 Last Post 08/31/09 at 12:23:33
By: Markovich
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Is there a video on this anti sicilian?
I seem to remember there was either a Foxy or Roman video on the following line in the sicilian. It is where white plays nc3 then bb5 (it might be after the moved nf3, nc3 then bb5). Well if there was...

Started 09/11/06 at 03:22:30 by Darthmambo
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By: Darthmambo
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Rossolimo: 3..Qb6
Just working on some Anti-Anti-Sicilians.
To get the Alapin tactical, is not so difficult. The closed Sicilian is for a Dutch-player not unwelcome, if you take a setup with e5+d6+c5+f5 it gets q...

Started 01/01/05 at 08:00:51 by Dutch-Kalashnikov
12 6502 Last Post 01/13/05 at 23:16:57
By: Remis_Aman
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Sources on 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nc6
I play sicilian najdorf, and sometimes acc.dragon. Rossolimo and Moscow variations are tons of theory. I'm looking for a simple solution to avoid theory for Rossolimo and Moscow. Is there any good sou...

Started 08/01/12 at 13:49:19 by Ender
2 3805 Last Post 08/01/12 at 15:09:45
By: Ender
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Logic of Moscow (2. ...d6 3. Bb5+)
I don't understand the move Bb5+ after 1. e4 c5. 2. Nf3 d6. There won't be any doubled pawns or other serious concession and it actually looks like White loses a tempo while trading off a piece that c...

Started 11/13/08 at 05:20:27 by exigentsky
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By: Strategy_Rules
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3.Bb5 Sicilian player vs. 2...e6 Sicilian player
Hello,
I am starting to study the 3.Bb5 move as White against the Sicilian. However the third move Bb5 makes sense only against 2...d6 and 2...Nc6 Sicilians.
Which variation for White would ...

Started 04/06/09 at 14:19:41 by fairchess
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By: GabrielGale
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Best book on the 3. Bb5 Sicilain
I've started playing a Sicilians with 2...Nc6 and I noticed there are several books on 3. Bb5.  I am aware of books by: McDonald, Pederson, Paliser.  I think there is anti-Sicilian book out that cover...

Started 11/10/05 at 21:23:13 by fightingbob
14 7234 Last Post 03/08/07 at 22:57:14
By: kalle99
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Find a good plan against Caruana's plan
Hello!
Someone may help me to find a good plan against Caruana's plan in the e6 Rossolimo?
<br ...

Started 07/27/15 at 22:09:47 by Flashman
4 3417 Last Post 09/03/15 at 14:59:32
By: MartinC
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Moscow
Hi, what do people think is the best follow-up for White in the following line:
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Qxd7 5. O-O Nc6 6. c3 Nf6 7. d4 Nxe4 8. d5 Ne5 9. Re1 Nxf3+ 10. Qxf3 Nf6 ?<...

Started 10/06/09 at 19:08:47 by Glen_Rotten
2 2931 Last Post 10/07/09 at 08:14:51
By: parisestmagique
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1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.Lb5 Nd4 4.Lc4 a6!?
What is white's best move here?
5.a4?
5.Nf3?
5. ?
I am not sure what to play here.  a6!? seems to be a good move, isn't it?
Tom

Started 02/05/05 at 12:14:04 by GuestTom (Guest)
2 2050 Last Post 09/20/06 at 00:05:25
By: Der Stratege
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Rossolimo
I know there is a thread about the R. but I did not find there a sufficient answer, so lets start something new.
True, there is many choice for black in the Rossolimo,like somebody told in this p...

Started 03/21/05 at 03:42:17 by Guido (Guest)
13 6411 Last Post 04/07/05 at 18:50:26
By: Michael Ayton
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2.Nc3 Nc6 3.Bb5
I am interested in the variation 1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.Bb5  Nd4 4.Bc4 e6 5.Nge2 Nf6 6.0-0 a6

Started 03/26/09 at 17:22:09 by gustaf
3 2728 Last Post 03/26/09 at 20:20:44
By: Knut S.
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Bb5 Sicilian
So you have bought all the recent books on the Bb5 Sicilian and then you play 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 but Black plays ...e6 so you play 3.Nc3 hoping for Nc6 so then 4.Bb5 etc...
But what is best after 3.Nc...

Started 02/10/06 at 16:02:58 by Harvey Williamson
11 5609 Last Post 02/16/06 at 14:12:21
By: Alias
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