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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)
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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)
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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)
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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 1099 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 1812 Last Post 09/22/05 at 15:27:35
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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
3 1662 Last Post 05/06/05 at 16:25:05
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
1 1318 Last Post 03/15/05 at 03:56:40
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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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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