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Two Knights Variation - your opinions please
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.d3 d5
what do you think about 4...d5?
can this move be refuted?

Started 12/08/04 at 06:49:57 by Dzambus
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By: MNb
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Two Knights 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 Na5 6.Bb5† Bd7!?
Does anybody have any experience/opinion on this sequence?  Watson likes it, and it has the enormous advantage of not being very well known ... and that the most natural move to someone who doesn't kn...

Started 01/14/05 at 09:26:21 by alumbrado
7 3789 Last Post 01/25/05 at 16:32:08
By: Mike Thomas
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Two Knights defence : Bogoliubov variation
In Two Knights Defence , Bogoliubov variation
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bc4 Nf6 4 Ng5 d5 5 exd5 Na5
6 Bb5+ c6 7 dxc6 bxc6 8 Qf3!?
2 lines pass as a refutation:
8... Rb8 9 Bxc6+ Nxc6 10 ...

Started 01/30/05 at 17:34:02 by photophore
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By: photophore
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Two Knights Defence : An idea of Pinski
In his book " the Two Knights Defence" , Ian Pinski  discusses the variation :
1 e4 e5
2 Nf3 Nc6
3 Bc4 Nf6
4 d4 exd4
5 e5 d5
6 Bb5 Ne4
7 Nxd4 Bc5
8 Nxc6!? (?!)...

Started 08/10/05 at 10:33:38 by photophore
3 2013 Last Post 08/11/05 at 10:23:47
By: MNb
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Two Knights Defence : Bogo Line
In Two Knights Defence,Main Line ,
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bc4 Nf6 4 Ng5 d5 5 exd5 Na5
6 Bb5+ c6 7 dxc6 bxc6  Bogoliubov line8 Qf3 has not good fame : 8...h6 is held as a refutation
9 Ne4 ...

Started 08/04/05 at 07:21:19 by photophore
3 1805 Last Post 09/18/05 at 04:01:58
By: photophore
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Two Knights or The Italian?
As I'm considering to take up the open games as black, I'm still a bit confused about whether I should play 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 or Nf6. The Italian seems similar to the Ruy, in its slower pace...

Started 01/27/06 at 12:20:41 by TalJechin
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By: Michael Ayton
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What do you think about 5...Nd4 in two knights
What do you think about this line?
What is the best for black and white? Would you play it as black? Why?
I play 5...Na5 as black but i found that all the white player know everything about...

Started 06/16/06 at 02:19:20 by peon4rey
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By: OstapBender
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Traxler
5.Bxf2+ Ke7 6.Bb3 and
5.Nxf7 Bxf2+ 6.Kxf2 Ne4+ 7.Ke3 seem white's most promissing lines lately
Opinions ?

Started 12/02/06 at 12:33:47 by Dji
4 2393 Last Post 01/26/07 at 17:32:41
By: Dji
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Lesser known line in the Two Knights whith 4.d4
Malushko-Micawber, corr. , 2006
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d4 exd4 5. O-O Nxe4 6. Re1 d5 7. Bxd5 Qxd5 8. Nc3 8……Qd8!? (diagram1)
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Started 02/25/07 at 15:04:47 by micawber
6 3508 Last Post 02/28/07 at 18:26:33
By: Markovich
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The italian game against the two knights defense
I play the evans gambit against the move order 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5, however when black plays the two knights I am at a loss.  I use to play e5 and the two knights defense against the italian g...

Started 04/09/07 at 18:01:07 by megazord
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By: Willempie
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4 Qe2 vs. Two Knights Defence?!
Hi everyone,
I'd like to play the Italian game as White while avoiding the complications of the Two Knights Defence.  I don't like the closed game after 4 d3, nor do I want to play the Boden-Kies...

Started 04/22/07 at 14:05:29 by mad_knight
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By: mad_knight
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Two knights defence rare line
hello,I've  recently started to play this line as black and I have some success.This is: 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 and here I go 5...Nxd5!?(I've observed that this rather rare line m...

Started 09/07/07 at 14:03:34 by Chwileulotne85
3 2010 Last Post 09/07/07 at 18:03:05
By: Markovich
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Unusual 2 knights defence
Playing against TKD
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 h6? (was '!' in error ...)
Any ideas?

Started 01/16/08 at 03:03:29 by Jurassic Pawn
3 1953 Last Post 01/17/08 at 07:49:03
By: Matemax
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Wilkes-Barre variation
During the weekend I passed on to a 1200 rating player some stuff on the wilkes-Barre variation. At his level of ability I believe that it will be easier for him to play than the main line of the Two ...

Started 03/29/08 at 13:47:07 by flaviddude
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By: micawber
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Two Knights Polerio Defense Suhle Defense
okay... my two knights experts please come out of the woodwork and lend your aid! (toppy Smiley )
Polerio Defense Suhle Defense: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Ng5 d5 5. exd5 Ba5 6. Bb5+ c6 7. dxc...

Started 08/06/08 at 17:41:04 by trw
6 4215 Last Post 08/08/08 at 11:51:10
By: Paddy
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Poll: Two Knights Defence - 8.Qf3!? Line
Recently Super GM Nigel Short has used the following line: 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 Na5 6.Bb5+ c6 7.dc6 bc6 8.Qf3!? to crush life long Two Knights Defence expert GM Mark Hebden. ...
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Started 09/22/06 at 19:32:25 by TopNotch
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By: rossia
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The current statut of the Traxler
Hello everyone, my question is simple, the Traxler, a so pretty opening that has survived for long time despite his reputation, is it refuted or not? I ask that after having reading a NIC Yearbook fro...

Started 03/21/07 at 21:22:57 by ArKheiN
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66 29234 Last Post 12/10/08 at 13:53:15
By: MNb
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Two Knights Main Var, Refutation Emms/Davies
Hi all,
I love chess!
I love chess because a game is won only when your opponent resign (well or "mated" of course!)...also if you are prepared until move 15 by chesspublishing site&forum!  ...

Started 01/21/09 at 09:56:03 by ZCC
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By: ChuckR
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re two knights bonus material
re "...but in the meantime the database (complete with important games) is available to everyone as a download by clicking here...etc".
Apple Mac users cannot access cbv files. Could you put thi...

Started 08/29/07 at 10:11:17 by walnoten
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By: GMTonyKosten
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refutation of 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6?
Is the Two Knights' Defense, Ng5 variation, the first opening that is winning for White?
Let's start with the Berliner Variation (Gambit) 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 Nd4 6.c3 b5 7...

Started 12/30/08 at 10:51:14 by sloughter
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