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Scotch Opening-time for an update?
Hi everyone,
I was investigating the Scotch as a possibility for white, when I ran into a bit of a problem. I have "Play the Open Games as Black" by Emms (juuuust a bit outdated now, but still us...

Started 11/01/07 at 22:47:24 by Seth_Xoma
6 2808 Last Post 11/21/07 at 17:40:41
By: Girkassa
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scotch gambit question.
how do you get your pawn back in this gambit scotch gamit. for white. 1. e-4  e-5 nc-6 3. d-4 exd-4 then b-c4 and black goes. b c-5.    beacause i could never regain the pawn back and it always...

Started 11/18/07 at 23:53:43 by accdragonpppr
1 1257 Last Post 11/19/07 at 00:31:19
By: MNb
Normal Topic nc6.3 d-4 exd4.4.Bc-4 Na-5!! Na-5 threating whites bishop. where should whites bishop move. and is this correct. Shocked

Started 05/30/07 at 04:06:51 by inn3
2 1763 Last Post 05/31/07 at 19:24:09
By: Dji
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Scotch Four Knights
What is the better way for White to enter the Scotch Four Knights,
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 (via the Scotch) or
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. d4 exd4 5. Nxd4 (vi...

Started 07/23/06 at 07:38:56 by Ping-Pong
13 6145 Last Post 12/27/06 at 14:38:58
By: Glenn Snow
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Gaps in "An attacking repertoire for White"
In the Scotch:
1.e5 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.Nxd4 Bc5 5.Nxc6 Qf6 6.Qd2 dxc6 7.Nc3 Bd4 8.Bd3 Ne7 (which isn't the only move here) 9.0-0 Ng6 10.Ne2!
Sam Collins annotates the move with an admiration mar...

Started 12/19/06 at 16:03:23 by Holbox
0 1261 Last Post 12/19/06 at 16:03:22
By: Holbox
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chesspub.novelty scottish four knights
In the october issue of chesspublishing GM O. Renet shows the following item.
"Rade-Azarov shows the refutation of an idea I suggested in March 2006."
However the game Rade-Azarov neither co...

Started 11/08/06 at 23:36:46 by micawber
2 1956 Last Post 11/23/06 at 06:58:31
By: micawber
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Scotch with 4...Bc5
Hi !
I wonder which is the best way for black to go to an ending (exchange of queens) after:
a) 5.Nxc6 Qf6 6.Qd2
b) 5.Nxc6 Qf6 6.Qf3
(In variation a) e.g. there is also this Tkac...

Started 08/16/06 at 13:37:18 by Strategy_Rules
8 3441 Last Post 09/19/06 at 22:31:03
By: Strategy_Rules
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Scotch gambit
Ive been looking at this line 1.e4, e5 2.Nf3, Nc6 3.d4, exd4 4.Bc4, Nf6 5.e5, d5 6.Bb5 Ne4 7.Nxd4, Bd7 8.Bxc6, bxc6 9.O-O, Bc5 10.Ng5, 11.f4, Ne6 12.c3 ... with the idea of f5 f6 so i think b...

Started 07/30/04 at 15:09:55 by lil_jimmy
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18 9069 Last Post 08/08/06 at 00:15:14
By: Markovich
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No-Scotch Kasparov
Anyone know why Kasparov stopped playing the Scotch?  Thanks in advance....--

Started 04/23/06 at 07:09:03 by Flea
8 3960 Last Post 07/23/06 at 02:02:08
By: yzfool
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Scotch ; Miles Defence ; Kasparov Line
I just played a game in corr play (AJEC5324)
White : P Bobel
Black : C Le Page (I was Black)
1 e4 e5
2 Nf3 Nc6
3 d4 exd4
4 Nxd4 Bb4+
5 c3 Bc5
6 Be3 Bb6
7 Q...

Started 07/03/06 at 10:36:59 by photophore
1 1328 Last Post 07/03/06 at 16:11:44
By: MarinFan
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transposition from Scotch gambit to Two knights...
Ok, I'm reading "The chess advantage in black and white", and I think I've run across a little hole. Maybe someone can point me the right way.  In chapter 16 game 5 ("The Italian game"), Kaufman recom...

Started 03/01/06 at 07:59:54 by kevinludwig
8 3913 Last Post 03/15/06 at 14:31:59
By: Markovich
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Batsford MCO Scotch 'Main Line' loses
Maybe someone can help. Batsford MCO 14th ed, page 100, column 1, presumably therefore the 'main line' of the Scotch, goes
1. e4 e5  2. Nf3 Nc6  3. d4 exd4  4. Nxd4 Nf6  5. Nc3 Bb4  6. Nxc6 bxc6 ...

Started 03/06/06 at 21:47:53 by Frankly
5 2062 Last Post 03/07/06 at 22:54:38
By: TalJechin
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Novelty in the Scotch game
Just thought I would share an interesting new move in the Scotch which Alexander Baburin commented on in his Sunday newspaper column. The Irish player Tom Clarke played 1e4 e5 2Nf3 Nc6 3d4 ed 4Nxd4 Nf...

Started 03/05/06 at 23:33:56 by guidedbyvoices
2 1656 Last Post 03/07/06 at 00:35:51
By: micawber
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Relfsson Gambit
TalJechin wrote on 03/01/06 at 08:56:44:
...these early move order tricks are somewhat confusing, and I can imagine how difficult it is to cover them all in a repertoire book. One line I recently got surprised by in blitz on the net...

1.e4 e

Started 03/01/06 at 13:51:48 by Paddy
2 2944 Last Post 03/02/06 at 12:52:00
By: TalJechin
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Scotch Game
Has anyone read the "Starting Out: the Scotch Game by Emms" and "The Scotch Game Explained" by Lane, Gary.
I was wondering if anyone had any comments.

Started 11/27/05 at 21:10:52 by Teyko
4 2323 Last Post 02/27/06 at 04:14:48
By: Teyko
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Scotch 4...Bc5: queen to e2 or d2?
A few months ago I started wondering about the 4…Bc5 line, which I favour as Black, and the particular variation 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 ed4 4.Nd4 Bc5 5.Nc6 Qf6.
Now all the books give 6.Qd2, Kasparov’s...

Started 01/31/06 at 13:40:34 by Justin Horton(Guest) (Guest)
0 1062 Last Post 01/31/06 at 13:40:32
By: Justin Horton(Guest) (Guest)
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Scotch Gambit line
Does anyone know what is considered the best line of play against the following:
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Bc4 Bc5 5. Ng5. In a recent game I continued as black: 5. ...Nh6 6. Bxf7+ Nxf7 7...

Started 12/05/05 at 18:37:32 by KevinL (Guest)
14 4084 Last Post 12/07/05 at 05:36:30
By: MNb
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The Scotch  7....b6!
What white can do after this very good  move....
1. e4 e5 2.Cf3 Cc6 3. d4 exd4 4. cxd4 Bc5 5. Be3 Qf6 6. c3 Nge7 7. Bc4 b6!
Has white found something ?

Started 10/02/05 at 12:02:11 by piefr1 (Guest)
3 1601 Last Post 11/06/05 at 09:28:41
By: piefr1 (Guest)
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Dear All,
Just seen that Emms ' s book on the Scotch is now for sale from the London Chess Centre.
I was a bit disappointed that it's a starting out book rather than say a book like Wells.<b...

Started 09/26/05 at 07:10:11 by Andrew Brett (Guest)
1 1205 Last Post 09/26/05 at 13:21:51
By: Alvaro
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scotch 4 knights
Hi everyone,
Has anyone already read John Emms' Starting Out the Scotch Game?  Does it cover the Scotch 4 Knights to some extent?  Pinski's The Four Knights does of course, but the reviews weren'...

Started 09/20/05 at 10:39:06 by mad_knight
4 1990 Last Post 09/22/05 at 15:27:35
By: mad_knight
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