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Terrible play... some advice ?
Hi, I've been playing the Torre attack for 1,5 years with satisfactory results, but this week-end, I played a terrible game which made me think about my approach to the opening :
[Event ...|/pgn]
The Torre is not really about variations (okay there are some), but about being able to play a 'normal position'. In this game, it looked like I made all the wrong positional decisions (10.d5?!; 15.g5?!; 18.Bxd7?; 21.gxf6?).
So I wonder what would the best way to tackle these weaknesses in my play ? Of course, I could just go back in the hole and avoid those positions (I could play c3/Nbd2 instead of Nc3).
OTOH, I find a bit vexing to be unable to play these normal positions decently, so I wonder if I shouldn't just

Started 02/04/14 at 10:10:50 by hicetnunc
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By: Stigma
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Torre centered repertoires
Hi, I recently became very interested in the Torre System. I find it a very interesting reply to many indians defences.
Do you know any complete repertoire books that recommend it? Actually, I am not l...

Started 01/25/14 at 14:46:29 by nocteus
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By: Stigma
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Torre attack Ivanchuk style
Today's game in the London Candidates between Ivanchuk and Aronian started 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 e6 3. Nd2 c5 4. e3 b6 5. Nf3 Bb7 6. Bd3 Be7 7. c3 0-0 and now instead of 8. 0-0, he tried 8. Bxf6 Bxf6 9. h4...

Started 03/17/13 at 20:58:22 by RdC
8 8920 Last Post 06/06/13 at 23:49:05
By: Stigma
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The Torre Attack: Move by Move
GM Palliser is producing a book on the Torre which is due out in June. I believe this is the only one written in English since Graham Burgess' Torre Attack. This one should be interesting!

Started 04/05/12 at 00:55:48 by Sylvester
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By: TN
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'what is the Torre Attack?
What is the torre attack? Is it an aggressive option? Are there any important games worth studying from this opneing? What aer some typical plans of development agaisnt it.
I keep hearing about t...

Started 04/02/10 at 22:29:04 by Reverse
5 13706 Last Post 09/12/11 at 02:02:07
By: dmp4373
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I need study material on the Torre (as White)
I'd like to take up this opening into my repertoire against 1..Nf6. (on 1.d4) My opponents are below 2200, so I think it is reasonable.
For example, I'd be interested in the name of any articles writte...

Started 05/21/08 at 09:09:49 by HoemberChess
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By: MartinC
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Torre Attack DVD by Nigel Davies
Hi guys, quick question here. Does anyone give an idea about what Davies covers in his latest ChessBase DVD on the Torre Attack?
I specifically would like to know - does he just cover 1.d4 Nf6 2....

Started 07/07/08 at 09:36:04 by winawer77
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By: winawer77
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Unusual Torre
Aftre d4-d5, c3-Nf6, Bg5-Ne4  what are whites motives in this line and how can he generate a typical kingside attack?  Undecided

Started 10/04/06 at 11:23:05 by fazza
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By: fazza
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Can i defeat a TORRE player with ...
need info from our TORRE fans. I look for a weapon to bring trouble to a TORRE player...its the final game in a championship and i have the black pieces.
My idea is:
1.d4  d5<br ...

Started 03/16/06 at 08:41:58 by SutterCane
11 10269 Last Post 08/25/06 at 00:09:33
By: Scholar
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1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.c3
I want to play Nimzo/Bogo Indian as black, and answer the Torre 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.Bg5 with 3...h6 and usually ...d6 soon after.  Do I have to learn a whole new line against the Torre if whi...

Started 04/12/05 at 01:26:47 by rooksway18
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By: Smyslov_Fan
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Curry opening ?
Anybody heard about this ?
(I think it belongs here as it was compared to the Colle...)

Started 10/25/05 at 07:34:31 by elspringer
2 5544 Last Post 10/27/05 at 11:44:28
By: kylemeister
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1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 b6 3.Bg5
I am planning to play 2...b6 to avoid all kinds Colle systems, but 3.Bg5 looks rather strong, so I'm wondering whether there's any theory on this variation.  What is black's best option? 3...Bb7, 3......

Started 04/17/05 at 10:37:10 by Joris_Pelemans
2 3443 Last Post 04/19/05 at 01:43:00
By: iggustiv (Guest)
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Torre - Due for update????
Torre - Due for update???? Is the Torre attack doom? Anyone cares for a good update?  ??? ???
Any comments, just looking for some feedback!

Started 09/24/04 at 17:17:05 by Rick
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By: GMEricPrie
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Request For Eric
Would it be possible to see something on d4 Nf6 Bg5 e6 at some stage?

Started 07/16/04 at 09:29:26 by ChrisV (Guest)
3 4028 Last Post 07/17/04 at 07:16:59
By: GMEricPrie
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Play 1 d4! with the Torre Attack
I just bought Palliser’s "Play 1. d4!" today with the intention of working the book (especially the Queen’s Gambit lines) into my repertoire.  I think I would like to keep the Torre Attack vs. some In...

Started 05/31/04 at 11:08:35 by FusterCluck
0 4319 Last Post 05/31/04 at 11:08:34
By: FusterCluck
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Torre vs KID
I’ve been playing the idea of
1.d4 Nf6
2. Nf3 g6
3. Bg5 Bg7 
4. Nbd2 0-0 
5. e3  d6       
6. Bd3  Nbd7   
7. 0-0 e5   
8. c3  Qe8 
9. Qc2  h6  <...

Started 12/11/03 at 20:51:01 by paul calugaru (Guest)
1 3864 Last Post 05/16/04 at 21:45:36
By: FusterCluck
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