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Vienna Game inc. Hamppe-Allgaier Gambit, Frankenstein-Dracula Variation [C25-29]
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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
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By: chessy
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Hi Everyone!
after the moves
1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Bc4 Nc6 4. d3 Bc5 5. f4 what do you think about the 5... 0-0 line?
I checked it a bit with my computer and the following lines seem to make sense...

Started 08/11/15 at 18:12:35 by Menake Halonot
8 4470 Last Post 08/13/15 at 12:13:38
By: Menake Halonot
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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 4018 Last Post 10/19/14 at 19:07:33
By: Benoniac
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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
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By: ehpotsirhc
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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
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By: Markovich
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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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By: Strategy_Rules
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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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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 3018 Last Post 09/06/06 at 01:42:36
By: MNb
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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: urusov
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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 2176 Last Post 01/24/06 at 14:52:53
By: Black_Widow
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C25-C29: How to you like to play the vienna?
I was wondering how the Vienna player out there play the opening as white. I am thinking of playing it, but there are so many ways to go.
Ok, against NF6, do you go for the Frankinstein-Dracula (...

Started 05/15/07 at 03:34:21 by Mtal
3 2519 Last Post 05/27/07 at 11:01:54
By: KampongBoy
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C25-C29: Martin's new Vienna Fritztrainer
The trend toward the Schiller oeuvre continues with a DVD on the Vienna presented by Martin.

Started 06/24/09 at 01:44:42 by ghenghisclown
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16 7527 Last Post 07/02/09 at 02:18:28
By: Bowen
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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 9100 Last Post 08/17/06 at 16:13:56
By: chessy
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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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By: BPaulsen
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C25: A new GOOD gambit ! ;-)
Sorry for my english. Be cool with me ! Wink
A few months ago, reviewing some lines in my openings I realized what I was playing against the Vienna Game with 3.f4 does not completely enchanted me ...

Started 06/20/11 at 20:32:27 by Daniel De Noose
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By: OstapBender
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C25: Discouraging 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.f4
Recently my engines pointed me towards an idea I've never seen before:
after 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.f4 I always was inclined towards the unclear gambit 3... Bc5, the idea being 4.fe5 d6 5.ed6 Qd6 wi...

Started 11/13/10 at 13:56:46 by Siegbert T.
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By: Dragonslayer
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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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15 17412 Last Post 07/01/12 at 08:27:33
By: trw
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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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By: Bauerndiplom
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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
4 4575 Last Post 12/04/13 at 21:12:21
By: mattchess
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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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