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The Trompowsky Move by Move by Cyrus Lakdawala
Has anyone else read this yet? if so what are your thoughts?
I recently purchased it as i want to play the Tromp this season after spending the last couple of years dabbling with the Killer Reper...

Started 08/16/14 at 14:04:37 by RoleyPoley
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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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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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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 with 2...e6 3. e4 c5
The interesting move 3... c5 (rather than the main line 3... h6) made me give up the tromp some time ago, especially 3... c5 4. e5 h6 5. Bc1 Nd5 6. c4 Nb4!. This knight move is not covered in Well's b...

Started 12/03/04 at 06:50:39 by lnn2
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Novelty at move 5 in the Tromp
Today's ( 29th March) game in the Candidates between Andreikin and Aronian has started 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 g6 3. Bxf6 exf6 4. c4 .
Aronian's Bogo style reply of 4. Bb4+ has been seen before, but alw...

Started 03/29/14 at 10:05:18 by RdC
1 2677 Last Post 03/31/14 at 08:49:38
By: MartinC
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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 2892 Last Post 08/06/11 at 08:43:38
By: Bibs
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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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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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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
1 1415 Last Post 03/09/06 at 16:07:39
By: kaspirateur(Guest) (Guest)
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Hodgson Attack
Can anyone enlighten me on how to defend against the Hodgson Attack (d4 d5 Bg5)?  I didn't like the prospect of Nf6 allowing doubled pawns, but can't find much else better.  Thanks for all the help.<b...

Started 11/03/03 at 20:59:58 by nexirae
1 1759 Last Post 11/03/03 at 21:39:07
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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
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By: Williams
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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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Poll: What do you call 1 d4 d5 2 Bg5?!
Vote for shat do you call 1 d4 d5 2 Bg5?!

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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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
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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
2 1873 Last Post 02/10/06 at 12:46:16
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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
2 1531 Last Post 09/22/05 at 20:29:47
By: Rasco (Guest)
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Trompowski: new line?
I've had this weird 5..e5 line played against me twice in correspondance. Is this being recommended anywhere?
1. d4 Sf6 2. Lg5 Se4 3. Lf4 c5 4. f3 Sf6 5. dc:! e5!?TN
I've seen a handful of g...

Started 12/05/04 at 08:32:47 by jeupham
2 1606 Last Post 12/06/04 at 13:41:12
By: jeupham
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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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"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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