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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
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By: saubhikr
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... Ne4 in the Tromp
Hi all,
I was thinking about playing the Tromp and was wondering what is the best line again 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 Ne4, 3. Bf4 c5 4. f3 Qa5 check 5. c3 Nf6 6. d5 Qb6? I know there is a double pawn sac...

Started 06/08/13 at 00:46:37 by Mtal
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By: RdC
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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
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By: cyronix - Ex Member
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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 2646 Last Post 09/17/09 at 11:23:12
By: saubhikr
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1.d4 d5 2.Bg5 Where can I find some theory?
Probably this was already discussed, but I couldn't find it.
a)Does any theory book / article exist on 1.d4 d5 2.Bg5?
b)And what's your experience / opinion about this system?

Started 04/21/12 at 06:09:11 by fairchess
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By: Glenn Snow
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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 3110 Last Post 03/08/08 at 13:33:54
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11...dxc6!? in the Tromp main line
Hello to all,
I'm thinking of adding the Tromp to my repertoire. After studying "starting out: the Trompowsky attack" by R. Palliser, I am wondering what the current status is of the following ga...

Started 08/04/11 at 20:36:19 by Sisyphus
1 3332 Last Post 08/06/11 at 08:43:38
By: Bibs
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2. Bg5
This is ever so frustrating for me when i face this after 1. d4 d5. 2...Nf6 runs straight into the swap, which leaves black with problems defending his kingside and centre and a relatively passive gam...

Started 04/27/04 at 12:35:26 by Peter Kitchen (Guest)
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By: BigBen
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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 2523 Last Post 04/12/08 at 22:00:42
By: The_Shah
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4.c3 against Ne4 trompowsky
Hi, i am playing the trompowsky and i am happy with it but i am not confortable with any mainline agasint Ne4. I was trying this line:
1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5 Ne4 3.Bf4 c5 4.c3  ???  Is it playable?

Started 04/03/14 at 17:32:57 by peon4rey
4 4221 Last Post 04/03/14 at 20:06:29
By: ErictheRed
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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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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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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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best book The Trompovsky
iam going back too the trompovsky. i have Wells old book from 2004. Recently some new books has arrived. But what to buy ?  any ideas ?

Started 07/01/14 at 15:52:08 by TomKarlsen
2 4054 Last Post 07/07/14 at 12:29:04
By: Williams
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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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By: kshorg
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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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By: MNb
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Chessbase Trompowsky Repertoire 2ed
How much does it change from the 1st edition?

Started 02/17/10 at 17:00:39 by Holbox
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By: Holbox
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Flaw in Pert's book w/ his 2-pawn gambit
My experience shows a limitation in Richard Pert newbk (2013) on the Trompovsky.
1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5 Ne4 3.Bf4 c5 4.f3 Qa5+ 5.c3 Nf6 6.d5 Qb67.e4 Qxb2 8.Nd2 Qxc3 9.Bc7 g6
Here I looked forward to...

Started 05/08/14 at 11:37:36 by Tim-G-London
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By: Dean
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French type position against Trompowsky
First of all forgive me for not posting a more theoretical position which might interest more of you. However, unfortunately I've been looking at this variation for black and cannot unders...

Started 06/19/11 at 15:30:17 by chesswise
12 10372 Last Post 08/15/11 at 09:04:45
By: MartinC
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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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