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Scandinavian Reservations
Hello All,

I thoroughly enjoyed A. Martin's Scandinavian video. Yet, I have reservations playing it myself. It seems to me that since black is falling behind in development, black must be ...

Started 02/28/03 at 10:01:06 by belaji
1 2373 Last Post 03/27/03 at 07:27:20
By: ralf
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    Hello everyone,
I've found 3 Nf3 to be a little awkward for Black.
    A very recent game from the British 4NCL vs IM Ferguson went 3...Nf6 4 d4 Bg4 5 Be2 e6 6 Bf4!? Qd8 7 0-0 Be7 8 c4 0...

Started 01/19/03 at 12:24:26 by IMAndrewMartin
5 3992 Last Post 04/20/03 at 15:29:22
By: TonyB (Guest)
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Wahl's book on the Scandinavian
Can anyone please tell me where I can buy Wahl's book on the Scandinavian here in the UK?

Started 04/30/03 at 01:20:55 by Newbie (Guest)
5 3883 Last Post 05/07/03 at 07:41:31
By: TonyWeir
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1.e4 d5 2.ed Qd5 3.Nc3 Qd6!?
Mr. Martin: Have you written on ths variation before? If not, what is your opinion of it?
Bela Geczy

Started 06/23/03 at 16:32:33 by belaji
1 1959 Last Post 06/26/03 at 16:11:10
By: IMAndrewMartin
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I've often played against the center-counter in tounaments but sometimes my opponent blunders his queen!  But anyway I was wondering whether the gambit (1.e4 d5  2.ed Qxd5  3.Nc3 Qa5  4.d4 e5!? ...

Started 07/03/03 at 07:27:55 by Ilikethedragon
13 6206 Last Post 09/22/03 at 00:31:56
By: gjempty
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White TN Move 6 vs. Scandinavian
1. e4 d5  2. exd5 Nf6  3. Bb5+ Bd7  4. Bc4 b5  5. Bb3 a5  6. c4!?

Started 04/21/03 at 11:10:35 by gjempty
1 1890 Last Post 10/08/03 at 23:55:12
By: Glenn Snow
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Icelandic Gambit
After 1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Nf6 3.c4 I am doubting what
to play, permitting the Panov with 3...c6 or the
Icelandic Gambit with 3...e6.
In the latter the critical line is in my opinion 4.dxe6<b...

Started 01/20/04 at 18:52:47 by MNb
1 1873 Last Post 01/23/04 at 05:42:12
By: Big Swede (Guest)
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          THE SCANDINAVIAN 2...Qxd5
      Which third move do the readers think best for White ?
       Is 3 Nc3 really better than 3 Nf3 ?
        And one move later after 3 Nc3 ,which...

Started 01/07/03 at 18:53:56 by Andrew Martin (Guest)
14 5373 Last Post 02/05/04 at 06:50:00
By: Wonderer (Guest)
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The Scandinavian 2. Nc3!?
I don't really know where to post this. This line would probably be most common after something like
1. Nc3  d5 2. e4, hoping for 2...e6 and 2...c6 and a return to main line thingys (like French...

Started 03/28/04 at 09:07:16 by notagmyet
12 4590 Last Post 05/13/04 at 21:54:30
By: Glenn Snow
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A main line of C.C. with 3...Qd6 refuted?
Hey guys, I'm pretty new to the site, and just finished checking out the analysis of the Center Counter with 3...Qd6, the only opening I play both sides of.  I immediately noticed that both recent ana...

Started 02/01/04 at 17:03:04 by Seeker
3 2137 Last Post 07/23/04 at 09:17:30
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Kaufman's recommendation in the Scandanavian
I was trying to follow Kaufman's recommendation versus the Scandanavian (Center Counter) Defence on ICC when my opponent rudely played a move he hadn't covered.  After 1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nf3, my op...

Started 08/09/04 at 06:00:20 by Glenn Snow
2 1957 Last Post 08/11/04 at 12:50:55
By: CraigEvans
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1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qd6 4.d4 Nf6 5.Nf3
As an 2... Sf3 player i entered the subject postion after the move order 1.e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3.d4 Qxd5 4.Nc3 Qd6 5.Nf3
What is more promising as a continuation 5...a6 or 5... Bg4?
Found some...

Started 09/15/04 at 10:15:18 by snakeplissken (Guest)
1 1417 Last Post 09/15/04 at 22:04:51
By: MNb
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Icelandic Gambit
What do you think of the Icelandic Gambit?
What are the best lines for black and white?
Any help / ideas appreciated.
Many thanks

Started 07/31/04 at 19:12:19 by Horace (Guest)
7 4796 Last Post 09/17/04 at 18:53:34
By: Markovich
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Questions to Scandinavian players!
I am continuing my previous topic, but in this one I will stick to the center counter (CC hereafter).
So, as I said in the other topic, I am looking for a new opening vs e4, and due to time const...

Started 09/25/04 at 13:40:32 by krugman
10 4060 Last Post 11/10/04 at 16:13:10
By: BladezII
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White TN Move 15 vs. Scandinavian
1. e4   d5
2. exd5 Nf6
3. Bb5+ Bd7
4. Bc4  b5
5. Bb3  Bg4
6. Nf3  Nxd5
7. Nc3  Nxc3
8. Ne5  Qd4
9. Qxg4 Qxe5+
10. Kf1 f5
11. Qf3 Ne4
12. d3  c5<b...

Started 04/21/03 at 11:14:20 by gjempty
6 2566 Last Post 12/05/04 at 05:51:25
By: alumbrado
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Scandinavian Once Again
Hi , my question is:
1.e4 d5 2.e:d5 Q:d5 3.Nc3 Qa5 4.d4 Nf6 5.Bd2
now what about 5...Bg4
is it good for Black?
if not please give me refutation.

Started 12/07/04 at 06:20:42 by Dzambus
3 1821 Last Post 12/07/04 at 12:27:14
By: Bonsai
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Centre Counter: Deferring Nf6 in the 3..Qa5 line
In other CC threads (mainly discussing ADMs excellent new book) questions have been asked about black move orders especially as to when to play Nf6? After 3..Qa5 almost all games (with d4) end up with...

Started 12/13/04 at 06:44:43 by jeupham
1 1381 Last Post 12/13/04 at 07:12:30
By: Bonsai
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The Essential Center Counter
I am always excited to see new books being announced on openings such as the Scandinavian and the Alekhine. Andrew Martin is an enthusiastic supporter of the Scandinavian and I always appreciate his m...

Started 08/12/04 at 16:10:08 by ano (Guest)
13 4278 Last Post 12/18/04 at 13:02:39
By: Paddy
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New Batsford Scandinavian Book?
There's a new book on the scandinavian by Plaskett, according to Batsford's website.
It covers 3...Qa5, 3...Qd6, and even 3...Qe5+. Plus of course all the icelandic and portugese lines.

Started 09/22/04 at 00:49:10 by lnn2
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30 9929 Last Post 12/22/04 at 06:26:50
By: Bonsai
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Scandinavian or Sicilian?
Often at open tournaments I have to play the black pieces against opponents rated 100 to 300 points below me (I am rated 1790 local Elo what is considered to be something about 1900 internat. ELO).<br...

Started 12/26/04 at 06:50:55 by Roxy Music (Guest)
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17 6296 Last Post 12/29/04 at 03:11:04
By: Dutch-Kalashnikov
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