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Searching for "The Scotch Game" by Wells
I am looking for a used copy of "The Scotch Game" by Peter Wells (1998), which is out of print. If anyone knows where to get a copy (already tried the usual suspects like ebay, amazon, abebooks etc.) ...

Started 04/28/05 at 04:06:32 by Rainbird
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By: Paul Cumbers
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The Scotch For Knights
In the Scotch Four Knigts (1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. d4) I like to play 4 ... Bb4!?
This side steppes the Scotch Four Knights proper and the Belgrade. Now isn't
that cute? I can see ...

Started 03/11/05 at 12:08:22 by CheckMate (Guest)
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By: Markovich
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Scotch books.
I saw on everyman chess site that John Emms is coming out with a starting out: the scotch game in August of 2005, also in that same month I.M. Gary Lane is coming out with the scotch game explained by...

Started 03/14/05 at 19:39:39 by Teyko
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By: TalJechin
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What about the scotch???
Hi to all!
I was wondering why people like Nataf, or Sutovsky (ie, attacking players) do play the Scotch. I knox it leads to open positions that might suit them, but, to my understanding, most of...

Started 11/07/04 at 04:25:51 by krugman
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By: krugman
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4...Qh4!? in the Scotch
I recently started to play 1...e5 against 1.e4. As you must know, there is a lot of work, especially since i decided to play the Archangel/Moller variation against the spanish.
So, i've decided ...

Started 02/25/03 at 04:15:35 by Le_Clown
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By: MNb
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C45: Nf6 in Scotch, other lines?
I'm learning the Scotch from Gustafsson's DVD. It starts the main line after 1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 d4 exd4 4 Nxd4 Nf6 5 Nxc6 bxc6 6 e5 Qe7 7 Qe2.
Are there any other lines by white that I need to b...

Started 04/06/11 at 12:41:57 by gwnn
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By: MartinC
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C45: Question on the Three Knight/Scotch
I had a game this weekend that leads to a question.
In Dangerous Weapons: 1 e4 e5, the section on Livening up the Three Knights and Scotch, I have a question about the timing of Nxc6.
Columb...

Started 08/22/11 at 11:56:44 by DieHardMetsFan
2 1921 Last Post 08/23/11 at 08:00:15
By: NeverGiveUp
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Nordic Gambit
Martin Lokander's book The Open Games with Black (2015) recommends to take both pawns: 1. e4 e5 2.d4 exd4 3.c3 dxc3 4. Nf3 Nc6 5.Bc4 cxb2!? 6.Bxb2 Bb4+ 7.Nc3 Nf6 8.0-0 Bxc3 9.Bxc3 0-0. The author only...

Started 08/21/17 at 17:20:05 by Stefan Buecker
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By: Stefan Buecker
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Is 4... Qh4 Scotch playable, what line favours W?
The Question is pretty much in the title. Im curious if this variation is playable as a main defence?
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Qh4
How does the variation(s) go that is in white...

Started 12/09/09 at 15:22:52 by MemoryMaster
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By: MNb
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C47: Kramnik's 10.h3 in Scotch 4 Knights
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.d4 exd4 5.Nxd4 Bb4 6.Nxc6 bxc6 7.Bd3 d5 8.exd5 cxd5 9.O-O O-O and now I cannot understand what all the fuss is about Kramnik's 10.h3.  There was an article about this, tr...

Started 05/02/13 at 18:21:41 by Markovich
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By: Daniel
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