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Vienna Game inc. Hamppe-Allgaier Gambit, Frankenstein-Dracula Variation [C25-29]
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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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C27: Frankenstein Dracula Attack
For those who don't know this is a variation on the Bc4 Vienna, which involves black sacrificing a rook for a big space advantage and faster development. The main line goes 1 e4 e5 2 Nc3 Nf6 3 Bc4 Nxe...

Started 08/13/05 at 09:34:45 by condor
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By: PANFR
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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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By: trw
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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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C25-C29: Vienna Opening
Was wondering what the topics of the book The Vienna Game by Gary Lane and the Fritztrainer by Martin are about.  Is either one a solid source of Vienna opening information.  I am interested in the li...

Started 09/20/11 at 17:50:05 by walkingterrapin
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C25: The Everlasting Fyfe Gambit
A member had asked how he could find something on the Fyfe Gambit 1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. d4. A source he was able to locate at Google Books was the following: Freeborough & Ranken: Chess Openings: ...

Started 07/04/12 at 14:28:54 by Stefan Buecker
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C29: Strange new Nb1 knight retreat in the Vienna
I've had this idea in my head for a couple of years but today I got to play it for the first time:
1. e4 e5  2. Nc3 Nf6  3. f4 d5  4. fxe5 Nxe4  5. Nf3 Bb4 and now 6. Nb1?! 
I hadn't even c...

Started 05/22/11 at 11:37:42 by George Jempty
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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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C25: Hampe Allgaier
I defended this recently using a set up with pawns on d6, g4 and h6, the King on g7 and the Knight and Bishop on f6 and e7.
There a lot of material in an old article by Tim Harding at http://www...

Started 12/21/12 at 12:16:45 by RdC
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