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Scandinavian - 3... Qe6+
Hi All!
How, as White, deal with this move in 1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qe6+ (not ... Qe5+ the Patzer variation)?

Started 01/29/06 at 22:14:57 by 8arms
2 2193 Last Post 02/02/06 at 18:40:29
By: chessy
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Scandanavian 3..Qd6 The Acid test
After the moves:-
1,e4 d5 2,exd5 Qxd5 3,Nc3 Qd6 4,d4 Nf6 5,Nf3 a6 6,g3 (I believe this move is Khalifman's recommendation and in most peoples view this line is dangerous for black) 6...Bg4 7,Bg2 ...

Started 10/04/06 at 17:14:12 by akita
3 2857 Last Post 10/09/06 at 19:13:49
By: guidedbyvoices
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Early queen sack in the Scandinavian
I have only played against the scandinavian once OTB. In the game I didnt really know what to do, but played a strange looking queen sac. The game is below.
Is this move actually playabl...

Started 04/21/07 at 13:55:49 by Alien chess
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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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16 8667 Last Post 10/18/18 at 08:50:17
By: Seeley
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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
1 2319 Last Post 07/25/15 at 14:25:06
By: proustiskeen
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A simple solution in the 3.Nf3 scandinavian?
After the end of the Ikaria Open in Greece, we discussed together with the winner of the event GM Moradiabadi Elshan some positions and one of them was the 3.Nf3 scandinavian 1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nf3...

Started 07/24/10 at 14:59:14 by Ametanoitos
2 2471 Last Post 07/24/10 at 17:45:55
By: Fllg
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A new trend in the Scandinavian?
Looking at the EU-ch games i noticed that after 1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qa5 4.Nf3 g6!? a la Kramnik had some good results and no refutation found. This variation seems to has another practical advan...

Started 03/19/10 at 09:13:28 by Ametanoitos
3 3140 Last Post 03/22/10 at 15:49:42
By: Ametanoitos
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Scandinavian 3.Nf3
Hello. I'm a bit confused about the line 1.e4 d5 2.exd4 Qxd4 3.Nf3 which i think is very dangerous. Ok, i know that the most popular here is 3..Bg4 but then what? I mean do i continue with Nc6? Then i...

Started 11/20/06 at 12:19:09 by Ametanoitos
12 5662 Last Post 01/04/07 at 19:26:47
By: nyoke
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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)
3 2117 Last Post 01/28/05 at 05:34:51
By: MNb
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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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1.e4 d5 2.Nf3!?
I was wondering if anyone had tried to transpose to a white form of the budapest with 1.e4 d5 2. Nf3 (or incidently with 1.Nf3 d5 2. e4). It seems to hold and there are some stunning miniatures when y...

Started 12/27/03 at 10:09:05 by Andrew Stephen Voss (Guest)
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25 14191 Last Post 11/15/05 at 08:13:08
By: CraigEvans
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Scandinavian -books?
What are the best books on the Scandinavian? I own Emms's book which seems pretty good and the Hansen chessbase CD. I have heard Houska is writing a Starting Out book but that is not out until year en...

Started 03/16/08 at 21:35:54 by ano
6 2773 Last Post 03/21/08 at 21:52:28
By: nyoke
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new edition modern Scandinavian 2
A new edition of the classic book by Wahls on the Scandinavian has been published by Chessgate (in German). There is no word of an english edition but I hope that there will be one. It looks like most...

Started 10/20/06 at 04:04:09 by ano
3 2188 Last Post 01/08/07 at 12:47:02
By: nyoke
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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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"Declined" Scandinavian 2. Nc3
What is the consensus on the best approach for black to "declined" scandinvian 1.e4 d5 2.Nc3!?
Here is my brief "analysis" and I am looking for more suggestions and ideas from the Scandinavian ex...

Started 04/06/05 at 14:42:33 by Antonos
8 3646 Last Post 05/05/05 at 06:04:36
By: Paddy
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Busting the Scandinavian
I believe x suggested we start such a thread and since NCO is (rather unusually) not too useful I'm up for hearing what everyone's opinion of the strongest lines for white are. I'm also interested in ...

Started 08/09/05 at 07:34:09 by Arthur (Guest)
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By: MarinFan
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Houska's Scandinavian
Any review for Jovanka Houska's new book?
Which lines are covered after 1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nc3? 3...Qd6, or 3...Qa5?

Started 05/04/09 at 14:06:32 by BABYBIRD
3 3236 Last Post 03/14/11 at 13:17:17
By: nyoke
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queens trapped in scandinavian!!!
Hello from Mexico!!
in the line:
1.e4 d5 2.ed5 Qd5 3.Nc3 Qd6!? 4.d4 Nf6 5.Nf3 Bg4?! ( its better 5...,a6!) 6.h3 Bh5 7.g4! Bh5 8.Ne5 +/=
c6 9.Bf4! Qb4? 10.Nc4! and queen is trapped in th...

Started 03/06/06 at 16:49:57 by badbishop(Guest) (Guest)
0 1121 Last Post 03/06/06 at 16:49:56
By: badbishop(Guest) (Guest)
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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
2 1857 Last Post 02/21/18 at 13:12:03
By: TD
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Icelandic Gambit
I can't seem to find any info on the Icelandic Gambit.  What am I missing?  Where would it be?  Any info would be apprecitated.

Started 07/19/09 at 00:36:54 by bckm
5 6479 Last Post 07/20/09 at 21:07:17
By: Göran
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