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Vienna Game inc. Hamppe-Allgaier Gambit, Frankenstein-Dracula Variation [C25-29]
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C25-C26:1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.g3
Hi !
Does anybody know why A) 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.g3 is less popular than B) 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.g3 (Glek variation) ? What would you recommend for black ?
The advantage of variati...

Started 05/15/07 at 16:01:51 by Strategy_Rules
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C28: Best white Vienna continuation here?
1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Bc4 Nc6 4. d3 Na5
...and now?  I don't play the Vienna yet.  Looking at it as I move to an e4 rep.  I like the activity of the 3. Bc4 lines in general, but this specific li...

Started 09/28/06 at 16:43:05 by Hippie
12 5522 Last Post 04/26/07 at 02:42:10
By: Darthmambo
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1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.Bc4 Bb4
1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.Bc4 Bb4
I know there are many promising lines against the vienna. However here I would like to limit the conversation to 3....Bb4
I am playing the vienne for a bit more t...

Started 04/13/07 at 09:11:36 by chessy
4 3441 Last Post 04/25/07 at 07:20:59
By: chessy
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C25 C30: Building an f5 Counter-Gambit Repertoire
I'm looking to expand my repertoire with some gamibts for those times i'm up against weaker opposition or otherwise just in the mood for an exciting game.  This 2nd string "agressive repertoire" is ba...

Started 03/14/07 at 22:10:22 by FusterCluck
8 8102 Last Post 03/21/07 at 12:52:08
By: Markovich
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C23-C29: Best book on Vienna Game
Alright, looks like I am not going to play KG, what is a good book on Vienna?

Started 02/26/07 at 19:22:05 by JonHecht
2 1879 Last Post 02/28/07 at 18:07:30
By: ehpotsirhc
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Vienna 4. Qg4
I'm playing the Vienna against 1...e5 these days but I'm puzzled by one line.  In Lane's book, the Chessbase CD and a couple other places I see this line for white: 1 e4 e5 2 Nc3 Nc6 3 Bc4 Bc5 4 Qg4. ...

Started 01/15/07 at 15:07:22 by ChuckR
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By: Willempie
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C28: Vs Vienna
Does anyone believe that this is a good line for Black vs the Vienna e4,e5 Nc3,Nf6 Bc4,Nc6 d3,Be7! Huh
Plz reply as am quandering wether to place the Bishop on e7 or c5, and for either if there a...

Started 01/26/07 at 11:44:51 by fazza
3 2043 Last Post 02/07/07 at 07:07:18
By: TopNotch
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C28: Vienna Game Interesting (?) Rook Sac
I played a blitz game today featured what I thought looked like a pretty nice rook sac.  Like so many blitz games I've played, I was much happier with my idea before I analyzed it. Embarrassed  I post it this...

Started 01/20/07 at 04:07:27 by OstapBender
2 1749 Last Post 01/20/07 at 22:32:19
By: OstapBender
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C25-C29: The complete Vienna
Hi, i m thinking to start playing the vienna and i bought a book called "The complete Vienna" - Igor glazcov. Is it a good book? Is the vienna a good weapon for my firsts tournaments or serious matchs...

Started 08/09/06 at 03:45:05 by peon4rey
14 9161 Last Post 08/17/06 at 16:13:56
By: chessy
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The Vienna Game C23-C29 (CD-ROM) by Gregory Huber

Started 06/23/06 at 16:19:30 by OstapBender
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By: OstapBender
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C26-C27: KGD/Bishops/Vienna: 6...Bxf2+!?
I am building my white repertoire using Emms' 'Attacking with 1 e4', where he suggests the Bishop's opening in response to 1...e5. There is one very tricky line he doesn't address, so I'm tackling it ...

Started 06/16/06 at 06:00:01 by neuronet
14 8090 Last Post 06/20/06 at 02:54:32
By: LeeRoth
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C25-C29: Gregory Huber: The Vienna Game
Just curious, if anyone purchased the Chessbase CD about the Vienna Game by Huber.
Can you recommand the CD as a start for an e4-repertoire ?
Is he unbiased concerning the critical variation...

Started 12/04/05 at 19:26:55 by Frank (Guest)
2 2190 Last Post 01/24/06 at 14:52:53
By: Black_Widow
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C25: Vienna : Mengarini variation
What's the refutation, if any ?

Started 11/30/05 at 12:12:42 by Strptzr
14 4855 Last Post 12/05/05 at 05:44:35
By: Strptzr
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C28-C29: Bishop's opening/Vienna
In the fun vienna lines i am unsure if white can sac a rook for mate, but i think he gets good compensation.  what if black declines though.  Has 9.Qg3 been refuted?  Is Na5, really better than h3.<br...

Started 09/11/03 at 15:22:48 by Nolan (Guest)
13 5616 Last Post 04/20/05 at 18:34:16
By: M.Nb (Guest)
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C26: Vienna with 3. ... B b4
Does anyone have a good idea for with in the
1 e4 e5 2 Nc3 Nf6 3 Bc4 Bb4 line   ???
In Lanes book he recomend Qf3 without deep analysis. To me this move seems not very promissing.   Undecided<br ...

Started 12/09/04 at 07:34:22 by chessy (Guest)
2 1768 Last Post 12/09/04 at 10:29:56
By: chessy (Guest)
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C29: Vienna gambit
What is white's best line against black after the moves 1. e4-e5 2. Nc3-Nf6 3. f4-e5xf4 4. e5 Ng1 5.Nf3 d6
White should be able to get a plus out of this as black has lost time retreating his kni...

Started 02/07/04 at 12:19:22 by Michael Wagstaff (Guest)
9 26824 Last Post 05/28/04 at 03:16:28
By: feb
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C29: Vienna gambit with 5.Nf3
I often get into trouble as black, especially against stronger players, when facing the Vienna gambit:
1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.f4 d5 4.fxe5 Nxe4 5.Nf3.
Here, instead of the safer but drawish 5.....

Started 01/31/04 at 18:35:17 by feb
10 4555 Last Post 04/28/04 at 03:24:54
By: Peter Kitchen (Guest)
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C29: Vienna analysis debunked
1. e4 e5  2. Nc3 Nf6  3. f4 d5  4. fxe5 Nxe4  5. Nf3 Bg4  6. Qe2 Ng5?  7. Qb5+! c6  8. Qxb7 Nxf3+  9. gxf3 Bxf3  10. Rg1 Nbd7  11. d4! (11. Qxc6 Rc8 and Black gets too much counterplay; instead White ...

Started 04/21/03 at 11:07:13 by gjempty
1 2354 Last Post 12/22/03 at 19:44:10
By: M.Nieuweboer (Guest)
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C25-C28: Vienna/Glek Theorie
Searching for sources covering the Vienna/Glek-system. (With or without the N on f3 but with the pawn on g3)
I know the 2 everymanchessbooks (not very usefull)
and  Marins e4 e5 book (very ...

Started 04/05/10 at 09:38:45 by chessy
5 3333 Last Post 04/05/10 at 16:50:03
By: Bowen
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C25-C29: Black's best setup against the vienna?
Is there a way to play for a win from the black side against the vienna/bishop op. ?
What is your favorite set up after :
1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.f4 d5 4.fxe Nxe 5.Nf3 and now, Be7 or Bc5 or som...

Started 09/03/06 at 06:53:38 by Bubu13
6 3057 Last Post 09/06/06 at 01:42:36
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