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Poll: What do you call 1 d4 d5 2 Bg5?!
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Started 08/31/08 at 15:08:12 by Anonymous3
2 4013 Last Post 01/27/10 at 19:07:52
By: Viking
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Tromp 2... d5
How do Tromp players here in the forum meet 2... d5?
Do you execute the Tromp threat (3. Bxf6) or play 3. e3, or something else? As a matter of curiousity, I'll be glad to know how Tromp players...

Started 06/08/05 at 01:26:52 by lnn2
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17 13185 Last Post 01/07/10 at 20:40:29
By: TN
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Prié Attack in Pseudo-Tromp
1. d4, d5 2. Bg5, h6 3. Bh4, c6 4. a3 > Have you guys seen the stats on NICbase ? Awesome.

Started 11/14/09 at 15:11:31 by nyoke
1 1918 Last Post 11/14/09 at 16:41:36
By: Fllg
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Is the Trompowsky for me?
I am thinking of integrating the trompowsky in my repertoire, it seems to me the positions become simpler, but the endgames seem still dynamic. I feel I have a lot more positional knowledge and calcul...

Started 11/07/09 at 19:19:29 by battleangel (Ex Member)
11 6147 Last Post 11/12/09 at 14:59:52
By: Markovich
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1.d4 d5 2.Bg5 h6 3.Bh4 c6 4.Nf3 Qb6 5.Qc1
I was discussing the position after 1.d4 d5 2.Bg5 h6 3.Bh4 c6 4.Nf3 Qb6 5.Qc1 with someone down the pub last night (as you do). We decided that 4.Nf3 was slightly more difficult to face than 4.e3 for ...

Started 09/10/09 at 09:44:38 by TicklyTim
3 2493 Last Post 09/17/09 at 11:23:12
By: saubhikr
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Positional evaluation of Tromp position
1.d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 g6 3. Bxf6 exf6 4.e3 c5 5.dxc5!? Bxc5 6.Nc3
doesn't white have the clear advantage? Black has doubled f-pawns, isolated d-pawn and will not be able to play d5 any time soon (white...

Started 08/10/09 at 14:29:51 by MrCookie
5 2205 Last Post 08/11/09 at 09:48:02
By: TN
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Books on 1.d4 d5 2Bg5 !?
Hi there!
Can someon recommnad me good book on this opening?
I found something like this :
Is this a good bo...

Started 04/19/09 at 15:37:29 by Ender
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16 9914 Last Post 06/06/09 at 02:31:40
By: kshorg
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"Starting Out: The Trompowsky Attack" due in April
"Starting Out: The Trompowsky Attack" by Richard Palliser is due in April 2009, as per Everyman website. Hope this time they stick to the timeline and don't disappoint us again.

Started 03/03/09 at 02:41:19 by saubhikr
3 2527 Last Post 03/20/09 at 16:32:49
By: saubhikr
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Why don't we see Tromp more
I am playing Trompowsky over 5 years now with good results (80% score, 2000+ rating performance). Just wander why is it not played that much. White gets dynamic positions and is also of wide different...

Started 12/23/08 at 02:59:13 by saubhikr
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17 7649 Last Post 01/29/09 at 14:02:20
By: Markovich
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How to meet the Trompowksy?
I've always played 1...d5 up until now but have started playing 1...Nf6 instead.
However, I have a lot of problems against the Trompowsky. Up until now I've been playing 2...e6 wihtout any furthe...

Started 06/16/08 at 12:06:59 by Gerbarts
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24 9820 Last Post 11/08/08 at 11:21:19
By: SWJediknight
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Trompowski Attack
I haven't found a topic in the D-pawn Special forum on this yet, so I figured I'd start one.
I recently graduated high school where I was the top ranked player in my conference 4 years running (f...

Started 10/16/08 at 07:13:11 by Dante88
2 2026 Last Post 10/17/08 at 05:29:56
By: Dante88
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1. d4 d5 2.Bg5!?
I am considering taking up this variation of the trompowsky. I was wondering if anyone here as any experiences/advice/criticism about taking up this line and how I should go about learning (whose game...

Started 06/03/08 at 02:40:26 by mhass
6 2821 Last Post 06/03/08 at 19:47:29
By: cyronix - Ex Member
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Starting Out: The Trompowsky?
Does anyone know if Everyman is planning to release a Trompowsky edition in their Starting Out series?  GM Gallagher would make a great author for this book, given that he wrote a Tromp book for Every...

Started 06/19/05 at 00:58:48 by notyetagm
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40 19770 Last Post 05/26/08 at 07:21:50
By: notyetagm
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Busting The Trompowsky
As a KID player the Tromp has proved a minor nuisance for me for some time now, not because I find it so terryifying but rather I find it difficult to get the type of positions I prefer playing. The t...

Started 03/25/06 at 19:19:18 by TopNotch
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28 13706 Last Post 05/23/08 at 03:29:13
By: MNb
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Trompowsky Repertoire as White
I am thinking of learning the Trompowsky as White. Any suggestions as to which lines I should play?

Started 02/23/08 at 10:57:13 by DoubledPawns
11 7658 Last Post 05/22/08 at 04:41:22
By: Chevalier
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2...d5 3.Bf6 ef6 4.e3 Bd6 against the Trompowsky
I was wondering about this variation, which is very solid for Black. For this reason, a number of the world's top players play it as Black (Kasparov and Leko to name two examples).

Started 02/11/08 at 05:36:59 by DoubledPawns
3 2353 Last Post 04/12/08 at 22:00:42
By: The_Shah
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Which line is better in 3..c5 Tromp: 5.d5 or 5.Nd2
Which line is better in 3..c5 Tromp after following initial moves: 5.d5 or 5.Nd2
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 Ne4 3. Bf4 c5 4. f3 Qa5+ 5. c3 Nf6  6.???

Started 03/28/08 at 03:21:29 by saubhikr
3 1997 Last Post 04/11/08 at 01:37:58
By: FirebrandX
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1.d4 d5 2.Fg5 f6 !?
I have a problem in the pseudo-tromp with 1. d4 d5 2.  Fg5  f6!? 3. Fh4 Ch6
Eric, could you, please, share with us some of your ideas in this  line   ? it seems more difficult for White to get go...

Started 04/23/04 at 14:12:31 by lemagicien
5 2959 Last Post 03/08/08 at 13:33:54
By: 986
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Trompowsky attack any?
I here would like to ask if there is any web sides that have the games of Trom.I would like to know it because chess publishing don't have many games about Trom.Thank you for all your help...

Started 01/27/08 at 05:06:08 by Albert92
4 2577 Last Post 02/04/08 at 09:01:58
By: Albert92
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Why is the Tromp not played on Super GM Level?
What is exactly bad about it?
What is the refutation, I am still investigating into this opening ...
But there many 1-0 games on 2600+ Level with the Tromp, but still it seems to be only a s...

Started 10/10/07 at 12:40:01 by Deepthought (Ex Member)
8 3917 Last Post 11/07/07 at 21:16:43
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