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Scandinavian Portuguese...again!?
Hi all!
In response to Stefan Buecker's demand I publish two of my recent correspondent games played in that fascinating variation. Both were played in Bulgaria's Individual Correspondent Semi-fi...

Started 06/29/11 at 08:29:56 by Vass
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Strike first with the Scandinavian
Has anybody got this DVD from Bauer? How does it compare to Play the Scandinavian?

Started 06/30/19 at 15:56:30 by TD
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Scandinavian with 3...Qd6 - 5 Nge2!?
I'm mostly happy with the Scandinavian main lines starting with 5 Nf3 etc. from the White side, but is there any reason why the slightly hacky 5 Nge2 isn't more popular? The idea is of course Bf4, fol...

Started 08/01/19 at 23:00:38 by mn
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Scandinavian 2...Nf6 3.Nf3: Greet and Shaw
In Beating Unusual Chess Defences: 1.e4 Andrew Greet recommended meeting the Scandinavian with 3.Nf3, whether Black's second move is ...Qxd5 or ...Nf6.
John Shaw says that, after 2...Nf6, 3.d4 "...

Started 07/11/19 at 21:39:19 by Straggler
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By: mn
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Center Counter Defense
After 1 e4 d5 2 ed5 Nf6 3 Bc4+  we have the critical position. Now, some games I have looked at all involved 3...Bd7 4 Bc4!
My question is, has anyone played 3...Nbd7! here?

Started 06/20/13 at 05:17:14 by Gambit
4 3893 Last Post 06/21/13 at 12:37:26
By: Bibs
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Scandinavian 3...Qd6

Started 07/08/06 at 07:13:39 by Pytel krzysztof
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Openings for Amateurs on the Scandinavian
I just came across an interesting discussion on the Scandinavian on the Openings for Amateurs(a www.Chess.FM video lecture series) message board.  Pete Tamburro is arguing that the Scandinavian isn't ...

Started 06/22/06 at 01:15:27 by BlkSabb
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By: guidedbyvoices
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Scandinavian Marshall Gambit
The moves are:
1.  e4 d5
2.  exd5 Nf6
3. ??
So far I have seen 3. d4, 3. Nf3, 3. c4, and 3. Bb5+.
3. d4 seems to be one of the main lines, but I don't really want to do it bec...

Started 06/03/06 at 09:43:22 by Dinomike100
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Scandinavian difficulties
I am playing the Scandinavian (3..Qa5) opening with the black pieces since nearly 2 years, mostly with the setup recommended by german GM Matthias Wahls (c6 e6 Bf5). While I am doing fine against stro...

Started 08/14/05 at 03:18:19 by Sven (Guest)
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By: MNb
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Scandinavian Bd3/Bf5
Is it a viable plan to trade off light-squared bishops if given the opportunity in the Scand.?
For example,
1 e4 d5 2 exd5 Qxd5 3 Nc3 Qa5 4 Nf3 Nf6 5 d4 c6 6 Bd3
Would 6 ... Bf5 be a go...

Started 04/12/05 at 01:58:29 by nexirae
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By: tracke
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Scandinavian Main Line 2...Qxa5 3. b4!?
Just curious to know what everyone recommends against this, as there's no comments to the games on Chesspubl.exe

Started 03/26/05 at 13:42:21 by richardpitts
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Scandinavian 3.d4
Hi people I'am an Scandinavian addicct! It's just my whole answer to 1.e4.
This weekend I played it against a stronger player than me. I won the game finally but I'm not really happy with the gam...

Started 03/07/05 at 03:45:23 by Holbox
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By: TalJechin
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Best book on 2...Qd5! Scandinavian?
Hi people,
Emms (2ond) or Martin? Wahls is out of print.
Thx

Started 03/10/05 at 03:20:06 by Holbox
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By: Holbox
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Essential Counter
Today I received my copy of Martin's "The Essential Center Counter"
When I ordered it, I hoped it wouuld help me whith two variations, in which I always have encountered problems playing Black.<b...

Started 02/28/05 at 10:06:09 by Bernhard (Guest)
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Emms' Scandinavian 2nd ed.
My copy of the Emms’ new scan. book just arrived a couple of hours ago. The pages are hot. Must be fresh from the printers!
First impressions: this book is 176 pages of small font type. The layou...

Started 12/23/04 at 08:08:57 by lnn2
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Andersen Counter Attack
I would like to know if somebody has found a (new?) way to get a playable game after : 1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qa5 4.d4 e5 (?!, for the moment) 5.Nf3 Bg4 6.h3! BxNf3 7.QxBf3 Bb4 8.Bc4! Nf6 9.Qxb7 Bx...

Started 02/04/05 at 08:12:51 by Bubu13
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Scandinavian Q:d5 sideline - questions for experts
1.e4 d5 2.e:d5 Q:d5 3.Nc3 Qa5 4.d4 Nf6 5.Nf3 Nc6
Question 1: Is it refuted sideline from Black's viewpoint or no?
Question 2:What's the best sixth move for White:
6.Bd2, 6.Bb5 or anoth...

Started 02/10/05 at 06:26:02 by Dzambus
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The scandinavian 2...Cf6 3.Cf3
Hi all,
everybody say that 1.e4 d5 2.exd Nf6 3.Nf3 Nxd5 is the better move order than 3.d4 Nxd5 4.Nf3 'cause this avoid the 3...Bg4 variation.
But i don't understand why 3.Nf3 Bg4 is not pl...

Started 01/20/05 at 05:49:24 by amydale (Guest)
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By: MNb
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Qe5+ and Qd6 in the Scandinavian
I am looking for new moves to make the Patzer variation again playable and found Qd6.
1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qe5+ 4.Be2 c6 5. Nf3 Qd6!? 6. d4
Bf5 
Now 7.g4?! isn't so strong becau...

Started 01/03/05 at 06:43:53 by GuestTom (Guest)
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By: kamiel
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Scandinavian: 2...Nf6/2...Qxd5
Would be very interested to get to know from Scandi players (former Scandi players or also people who once tried it) why they did decide for either the 2...Nf6 variation or the 2...Qxd5 variation, wha...

Started 12/30/04 at 10:17:41 by Dutch-Kalashnikov
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