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The Fianchetto Scandinavian
Does any of you own this ChessBase DVD from Zwirs? What do you think of it?

Started 11/16/21 at 11:19:37 by TD
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Ris on 3...Qd8
Anyone check this one out yet? I like to play the 3...Qd8 Scandi in 1 and 3-minute games for fun.  Grin

Started 03/31/22 at 17:12:58 by TonyRo
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By: TD
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Understand The Scandinavian
Does any one own this workshop product from Modern Chess by GM Papaioannou and if so what do you think of it?
I already own the recent book by Willemeze and the Modern Chess course "Play the Scan...

Started 01/02/22 at 18:19:25 by MW
4 1381 Last Post 01/07/22 at 19:35:25
By: TopNotch
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The Scandinavian for Club Players
Coming soon! I wonder where the Queen will go after 3.Nc3? Willemze has mostly played 3...Qa5 himself, so...

Started 05/26/21 at 10:56:35 by TD
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By: kapovski
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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: Straggler
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Killer Scandinavian

Started 06/05/20 at 08:17:12 by TD
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2...Nf6 3.Bb5+
Hello all,
What is the evaluation and theory in the 2...Nf6 Scandinavian after 3.Bb5+? Any relevant resources or annotated games would be much appreciated.

Started 03/09/21 at 19:03:48 by HAJS
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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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134 139614 Last Post 12/23/19 at 13:26:26
By: fling
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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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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 fdunne
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By: Avatar
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"Almost definitive refutation" of the Qd8 Scandi
In Peon de Rey 141, de la Villa has published almost an almost definitive refutation of the ...Qd8 Scandinavian. ("refutación definitiva...o casi")
Here are some interesting sample lines:

Started 09/11/19 at 22:38:12 by IM_Serious
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By: Monocle
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Is "The solid Scandinavian" really solid?
IM Andrew Martin published a new 60-minutes-DVD about "The solid Scandinavian", suggesting 1 e4 d5 2 exd5 Qxd5 3 Nc3 Qd8 4 d4 Nf6 5 Nf3 Bg4, exchanging bishop against knight.
If White plays 1 e4 ...

Started 12/28/16 at 14:04:37 by alyechin
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By: Seeley
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Vicious move order trick
In today's game against Merry, Mickey Adams demonstrated a tricky move order against a Qxd5, Qa5 Scandinavian and effectively won on the eighth move.

Started 10/07/15 at 18:22:38 by RdC
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By: RdC
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Three Questions:
1. Am i the last crazy warrior, suffering with this line, or are there some others anywhere outside?
2. What are the sweet-lines for white (except the Panov)?
3. Is the...

Started 01/13/04 at 09:02:36 by Helmut Kreindl (Guest)
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By: rooksway18
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Scandinavian with 3...Qd5 and 5...a6
First time poster here.
I ran into this line recently and ended up in some trouble. Having never studied it in any depth, my understanding was roughly "against 3...Qd6 simply play g3, Bg2 against...

Started 02/21/18 at 12:34:26 by Bancrates
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By: TD
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1.e4 d5 2.Nc3 dxe4 3.Nxe4 Qd5!? 4.?
What do Van Geet/Dunst-players play against 3...Qd5? Do they enter the Scandinavian via 4.Nc3 or do they play something else?

Started 11/06/17 at 15:23:23 by TD
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By: MartinC
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Scandinavian 3...Qd6 Busted According to Tiviakov
Hi Guys,
In ChessBase Magazine #167 Sergei Tiviakov did a Video Clip on the 3...Qd6 Scandi, concluding that it was no longer playable. During his presentation he cites one of his recent black gam...

Started 02/20/16 at 21:12:32 by TopNotch
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Kiel Trap: 1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Nf6 3.d4 Nxd5 4.c4 Nb4
A thread to discuss the so-called "Kiel Trap" (in German: Kieler Falle). Let's see whether 5.a3 is a clear refutation, or not.
To add a historical perspective, here is the stem game of the syste...

Started 07/20/17 at 23:23:25 by Stefan Buecker
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By: MNb
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Tiviakov Variation!?
Why hasn't any (recent) author or strong player named 3...Qd6 the Tiviakov Variation, if a variation is often named after a strong player who played and studied a line intensively, and also published ...

Started 06/11/17 at 09:31:32 by TD
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By: TD
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The Safest Scandinavian
Does anyone have this book?
I'm thinking about learning this defence. Would I be better with Kasparovs book or this?

Started 02/15/17 at 20:29:28 by buddho
7 6243 Last Post 06/14/17 at 15:28:58
By: tipau
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