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Vienna Game inc. Hamppe-Allgaier Gambit, Frankenstein-Dracula Variation [C25-29]
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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 2865 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
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By: OstapBender
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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 4591 Last Post 09/06/06 at 01:42:36
By: MNb
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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 12474 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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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 3130 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
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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)
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By: M.Nb (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 2934 Last Post 12/22/03 at 19:44:10
By: M.Nieuweboer (Guest)
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C25: Steinitz Gambit
I have been enjoying going over Steinitz Gambit games
1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. f4 exf4 4. d4
and while I realize it is not easy for white to play, so far the lines that claim to be refutations...

Started 12/04/13 at 18:08:39 by mattchess
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By: mattchess
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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
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By: Bowen
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C26: Vienna 3.g3 c6
In Nigel Davies book "Play 1.e4 e5, he recommends 3...c6 after 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.g3. He gives it an "!" and says "this excellent reply might well put 3.g3 out of business". However, after 4 d4 Bb4 5...

Started 07/22/14 at 03:56:49 by Anonymous3
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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 8017 Last Post 04/26/07 at 02:42:10
By: Darthmambo
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8...Qf6 improving Dracula-Frankenstein line?
Hello people,
I am currently studying this fascinating line and I don't understand why the main line goes with ...Qe7 instead of ...Qf6. Trying to understand what could be the differences, so fa...

Started 10/01/14 at 18:18:00 by polyomino
6 6015 Last Post 10/19/14 at 19:07:33
By: Benoniac
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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)
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C25-C29: books about the Vienna opening
i remember one by Alexander Konstantinopolsky and one by Lane but what else ?

Started 07/23/12 at 15:21:37 by TomKarlsen
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By: cathexis
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C26: question on KG and Vienna transpositions
Hello, I have a quick question for KG and Vienna practitioners concerning a couple of minor lines that can arise via transposition from Alekhine's Defense. (I am considering shifting from 2...d5 to 2....

Started 01/06/05 at 12:58:59 by Alfred G. (Guest)
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By: MNb
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C25: Fyfe Gambit.
He's Back!
Anyways punters, a request for some assistance if I may. I am a big fan of chess history as it relates to the playing of the game (i.e. old analysis and the like).
At the moment I...

Started 04/02/11 at 23:12:00 by Hadron
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By: trw
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Fyfe Gambit (The Reboot)
Howdy Gang.
I am still on the hunt for any old book analysis (and or old games) using the Fyfe Gambit (1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.d4) which J. Blackburne beleived it was playable (back then).
Can I...

Started 06/25/12 at 07:59:40 by Hadron
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