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Let's squash the Tennison Gambit once and for all
1.e4 d5 2.Nf3
Let's squash it. Post some lines, if you would be so kind. Or do you all secretly play it?!

Started 07/25/15 at 05:42:34 by Ama17
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By: proustiskeen
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Centre Counter/Scandinavian playable CB eBook
I've just uploaded the brand new Centre Counter/Scandinavian playable eBook, containing guiding text, ChessPub Guides and over 280 annotated games. Smiley

Started 03/28/15 at 00:01:30 by GMTonyKosten
2 2478 Last Post 04/25/15 at 05:00:46
By: mattchess
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Bxf7 possibility in 3...Qd8 line of Scandinavian
In the article at regarding some recent match games between Timman and Karpov, their game is given beginning:

Started 12/29/13 at 22:36:57 by George Jempty
1 2649 Last Post 10/02/14 at 20:41:47
By: ViktorN
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when black should play e5 in center counter??

Started 07/24/14 at 10:46:13 by chandrashekharkoravi
2 2570 Last Post 07/24/14 at 18:23:41
By: kylemeister
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when black should playe4

Started 07/24/14 at 10:43:51 by chandrashekharkoravi
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By: chandrashekharkoravi
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Seeking analysis of 3...Qd8/4...c6 Scandinavian
I'm seeking references to analysis of the Scandinavian variation that begins as follows, be in online, print or video form, thanks in advance.

Started 10/07/13 at 22:55:16 by George Jempty
7 9876 Last Post 10/08/13 at 11:49:05
By: TalJechin
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Exchange Sac in Scandinavian 2...Nf6 3. Bb5+ line
Does anyone know of existing analysis on the following exchange sacrifice?  I've found one game in chessbase, an email/correspondence game from last decade.
Thanks in advance

Started 09/27/13 at 15:47:51 by George Jempty
3 3770 Last Post 09/28/13 at 15:01:46
By: TN
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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 4150 Last Post 06/21/13 at 12:37:26
By: Bibs
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Trying the Scandinavian
I'm searching for an alternative 2nd weapon as black against 1.e4!? and I realized that 1...d5 is a low maintenance opening, solid enough and sound. I search something with that 3 characteristics. My ...

Started 01/31/13 at 15:16:08 by CanadianClub
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By: dimis - Ex Member
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Nf6 scandinavian in the movies
Hi All,
Anyone see "A secret weapon for Black" By Bill Paschall?  also Foxy volume 100 with Andrew Martin.  They are both on Nf6 Scandinavian.  My question is
1.Are they well done
2. M...

Started 05/31/13 at 23:25:29 by Zatara
3 3706 Last Post 06/03/13 at 21:07:49
By: katar
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transpose french exchange to center counter?
I am experimenting as Black with 1 e4 e6 2 d4 d5 3 esd5 Qxd5?! transposing to the Center-Counter.  The disadvantage from the regular CC is that the light-colored bishop is blocked in, but so far at le...

Started 05/07/07 at 22:24:07 by Marno
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By: RdC
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44 41702 Last Post 11/21/12 at 15:52:05
By: JorgeQ
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Is the 2...Nf6 fianchetto Scandinavian dead?
I've been curious to pick up my old love the Nf6 Scandinavian as a surprise weapon lately, but I'm having a hard time finding any acceptable continuation in the 7.c5! variation.
The position I'm ...

Started 04/09/12 at 15:48:21 by Tricklev
7 7032 Last Post 06/15/12 at 12:57:25
By: zoo - Ex Member
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scandi with e5 push
Since January of this year, in 40% of my scandi games white pushes e5 (1. e4 d5 2. e5). How is the best way to meet this "bad" move? Usually I answer with c5 to prevent d4.  I know Bf5 is a possibilit...

Started 05/30/12 at 17:59:02 by Sandman
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By: Vass
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Tiviakov on Qd6 Scandinavian
Despite a healthy suspicion of this line, I am interested in this and certainly in what Tiviakov has to say on it - I en...

Started 11/17/11 at 23:46:49 by glut
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By: Göran
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Scandinavian critical line in 2 ... Qxd5
What is this line?
1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qa5 4.d4 Nf6 5.Bd2! (no 5.Nf3 because the idea is Bc4, Qe2 and a fast d5! using the time gained by not playing Nf3)
a) Houska solves nothing.

Started 10/06/11 at 10:40:59 by Diemerlin
2 2627 Last Post 10/07/11 at 17:31:28
By: Gorath
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3.Nc3 Qa5 4.g3 Scandinavian
I am interested in you think of this move. I'm at a point where I'm putting most of my efforts into learning 1.e4 on openings that I will face more often, like the Sicilian and so on. Therefore I've s...

Started 06/29/11 at 11:30:21 by chesswise
4 3855 Last Post 07/06/11 at 07:09:24
By: Vass
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1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.d4 Nc6 4.Nf3
I am starting this topic for the discussion of the line
1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.d4 Nc6 4.Nf3 or in the Nimzovich move order, 1.e4 Nc6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 Qxd5 4.Nf3
Now according to TopNotch, The move 4...e....
If th

Started 05/03/08 at 23:17:36 by linksspringer
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By: Vass
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Qa5 Scandinavian busted with 5.Qf3?
I recently played a game that went like this:
1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qa5 4.Bc4 Nf6 5.Qf3 c6 6. h3 Bf5 7.d3 Qe5+ 8. Nge2 Bg6 9. Bf4 Qf5
Black is really struggling here.  I do not think tha...

Started 03/15/11 at 13:59:05 by Jay
4 3749 Last Post 03/15/11 at 19:22:07
By: Jay
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One system vs. 3...Qd6 and 3...Qa5 Scandinavian
As White there is a way to get similar positions against both the 3...Qd6 and 3...Qa5 variations of the Scandinavian after 1. e4 d5  2. exd5 Qxd5  3. Nc3, but you have to be willing to sacrifice a paw...

Started 02/12/11 at 03:41:38 by George Jempty
3 3804 Last Post 03/15/11 at 15:32:23
By: Jay
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