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Trompowsky Gambit
In GM Peter Wells 2003 best selling book Winning With The Trompowsky he considers the following line as an effective counter to the gambit continuation employed by White: 1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5 Ne4 3.Bf4 d...

Started 02/04/07 at 22:30:35 by TopNotch
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By: sssthepro
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a line in trompowsky(2)
Does anyone know how to play against this?
1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5 Ne4 3.Bf4 d6!? Black plans to play e5 to get a sort of Old Indian position, or to get a Sasmish Kings Indian Position. I dont want to lea...

Started 02/19/07 at 12:03:42 by sssthepro
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By: sssthepro
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a line in the trompowsky
1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5 e6 3.e4 c5
What should be played here? The statistics seems to be extremely bad for white.

Started 12/22/06 at 07:22:10 by sssthepro
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By: TopNotch
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State of the Pseudo?
What is the consensus on the state of the Pseudo-Tromp?  Busted?  Leaking?  Playable?  Laughable?  With perfect play, white can equalise? (  Shocked )  I haven't seen any positive spin on it here in a whil...

Started 09/28/06 at 13:32:13 by Hippie
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By: Uberdecker
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Trompowsky repertoire for grabs
It's high time another Trompowsky thread was started from White's viewpoint.
You Trompowskites are getting drowned by the BDG stuff!
The Tromp used to be my main opening as White. But the w...

Started 03/27/06 at 13:47:44 by Uberdecker
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By: Scholar
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Hodgson Attack
I was wondering why the cumbersome name of Pseudo-Trompowsky is used so much for 1.d4 d5 2.Bg5
Wouldn't the "Hodgson Attack" be more appropriate and so much less pedestrian?
We really ought ...

Started 02/25/06 at 02:53:16 by Nietzsche
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By: Uberdeker(Guest) (Guest)
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strong line vs trompowsky
Dear Andy
What happened in the line
1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5 e6 3.e4 c5!?

Started 02/28/06 at 16:58:27 by Oscar Sánchez(Guest) (Guest)
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By: Uberdeker(Guest) (Guest)
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The h4 Tromp. Has it been killed?
I've always had a huge fondness for 1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5 Ne4 3.e4, even though as a 1.e4 player I only ever used it in blitz games. I seem to recall that it was theretically dubious many years ago, and in r...

Started 03/05/06 at 12:45:15 by CraigEvans
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Qxb2 in the tromp! does it really work?
OK, recently i've been quite successful in the tromp.I played it in 3/5 games in a recent tournament and scored 100% with it. I've played it for near 2 years now and have got good results with it. But...

Started 02/13/06 at 11:28:25 by DarMc2
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Nunn's answer to the Tromp
I was just reading the latest John Nunn book, and was surprised to see that he recommends the line 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 Ne4 3. Bf4 c5 4. f3 Qa5+ 5. c3 Nf6 6. Nd2 cxd4 7. Nb3 Qd8 for Black, and then after ...

Started 02/09/06 at 19:49:02 by GMTonyKosten
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Queens Bishop Attack Revealed!!
I just saw on TWIC's new book releases that "The Queens Bishop Attack Revealed" has been released by Batsford.  It is written by James Plaskett and 224 pages of 1.d4 d5 2.Bg5.  A small summary of thie...

Started 07/12/05 at 08:54:05 by Jon (Guest)
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By: elspringer
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For a long time now I have been having problems with the Trompowsky. Having looked at many lines I decided that 2. ... Ne4 3. Bf4 c5 is the most logical way to proceed, however there is one particular...

Started 01/10/03 at 08:50:25 by Tigger
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By: TopNotch
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Trompowsky 1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5 Ne4 3.Bh4!?
Bellon Lopez has made an interesting attempt to revive 3.Bh4 in the Trompowsky lately. Nigel Davies annotates some of those games in his new book. Any chance we'll be getting your take on t...

Started 05/28/05 at 09:56:11 by RedIvan
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By: Rasco (Guest)
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Tromp Buckley-Gormally, is white busted?
Ok people, if anyone has the book on the tromp by Davies, the first game in the book is S.Buckley-Gormally
d4 nf6
bg5 ne4
bf4 c5
f3 qa5+
c3 nf6
d5 qb6
bc1 e6

Started 09/17/05 at 22:00:19 by Mtal (Guest)
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Tromp in trouble?
1 d4 Nf6 2 Bg5 e6 must rate as one of Black's best lines at the moment. Then 3 e4 c5!? is very interesting, but also problematic for white is 3 e4 h6 4 Bxf6 Qxf5 5 Nc3 Bb4! Naturally 5 c3 is also poss...

Started 04/21/04 at 08:44:51 by IMRichardPalliser
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By: Scholar
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Any info on Everyman's new Tromp book...Feb 05 due
Any info on the 3rd edition of Everyman's Tromp book.  It says it has a Feb release date, but I cant find any other info about it.  Any one with info to share would be greatly appriciated.  Thanks

Started 02/10/05 at 04:59:33 by Jon (Guest)
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By: lnn2
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New idea in the Tromp with 2...Ne4 3.Bf4?
As I understand from previous threads the following is considered more or less as the main line:
1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5 Ne4 3.Bf4 c5 4.f3 Qa5+ 5.c3 Nf6 6.d5 Qb6 7.Bc1 e6 8.c4 exd5 9.cxd5 c4 10.e3 Bc5 11....

Started 04/06/05 at 19:58:31 by Joris Pelemans (Guest)
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Is there any Literature on 1.d4 d5 2.Bg5
Is there any published literature on 1...d5 2.Bg5 out there or is all analysis on ChessPub.  Although I love this sites analysis of the move, I would love to get my hands on something.  If for nothing...

Started 02/21/05 at 13:08:29 by Jon (Guest)
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By: Faraday
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Queen's pawn attack revealed
Somewhere I saw an announcement about this soon to be published new book by James Plaskett. Anybody any more precise information about it ?

Started 02/11/05 at 03:07:43 by elspringer
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By: Flanker
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Hello Eric,
Your last game in the French Team Championship didn't stay unnoticed (3.a3!?) Could you, please, share with us some of your ideas in Pseudo-Tromp?
There is a big difference in th...

Started 02/02/04 at 11:27:27 by alex8
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By: jeupham
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