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C18: Armenian variation5..Ba5 6.b4 cxd4 7. Qg4 Kf8
In the major threads I've found on the Armenian variation over the past several years, I've not seen 7...Kf8 mentioned as an alternative to 7...Ne7
in the line of the Armenian that goes 1. e4 e6 ...

Started 09/29/13 at 04:35:14 by George Jempty
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22 12744 Last Post 10/25/18 at 11:20:14
By: MartinC
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Poll: C15: Dealing with the Winckelmann-Reimer Gambit
I'm a bit surprise that the Winckelmann-Riemer Gambit,
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. a3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 dxe4 6. f3!?
is not a more popular reply to the French Winawer.  My guess is that one of the...

Started 05/16/06 at 21:20:29 by OstapBender
9 9186 Last Post 01/19/16 at 19:59:21
By: fling
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7. a4
Hey guys, I'm looking for a good line with black against the annoying 7. a4. Do you have any thoughts on this? (The line goes: 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3 6. bxc3 Ne7 7. a4. )<br ...

Started 12/31/15 at 10:39:49 by SimonBoy
1 2191 Last Post 01/19/16 at 18:50:34
By: dom
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C18: Gambit in the Portisch-Hook Variation
I have tried the Portisch-Hook Variation in an online game for the first time and was surprised on move 9.
After
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 c5 5.a3 Bxc3 6.bxc3 Qa5 7.Bd2 Qa4 8.Qg4 Kf8
my oppone...

Started 08/17/14 at 14:31:25 by Lanark
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By: Lanark
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C18: Current status of Winawer with 7. ...00
Hello!
I am planning to broaden my repertoire with black and I have chosen the Winawer French with 7. ...00 (besides playing 1. ...e5). I believe it is necessary that you have two main weapons ag...

Started 04/14/13 at 23:55:29 by cynima
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40 22596 Last Post 08/02/13 at 23:49:32
By: Sean Coffey
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C18:Theoretical refutation of 6...Qc7 7.Qg4?! (PS)
Theoretical refutation of 6...Qc7 7.Qg4?!
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A different approach to understanding the French Pawn Structure



To fully understand why 7.Qg4 is to be questioned we must first re-evalu...
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All the points that are addressed below are to be considered from the white side only!
  • Half open b-file
  • h2-h4, in order to prevent or break ...g7-g5 (with a plausible Rh1-h3-g3).
  • g2-g4, in order to capture (or if black captures, to create further space along the g-file which may help white

Started 05/17/13 at 15:26:12 by Plyo
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21 18512 Last Post 07/03/13 at 06:55:27
By: Smyslov_Fan
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C18: Winawer 7. Qg4 Kf8
I am wondering what your opinion is of this move. Are there any critical variations in your opinion is testing black? Have there been any important threads here on chesspub? I did I search but could n...

Started 05/09/10 at 14:43:11 by Dave90
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By: Justinhorton
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C15-C19: French Winawer Move by Move
This may not be worth discussing much just yet, but I've noticed this on the Everyman website - looks like it should be available early 2013.
Author will be Steve Giddins.
I must say that I...

Started 08/20/12 at 19:37:18 by slates
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By: Sylvester
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C18: Odd Winawer
Hi,
I am wondering what is wrong with 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 c5 5.a3 Ba5???  I know 6.b4 is good next move....
Thanks,
Zatara

Started 03/11/13 at 19:27:09 by Zatara
3 2685 Last Post 03/12/13 at 09:51:26
By: brabo
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C18: Winawer 7.Qg4 0-0
Did anybody see the Vallejo game where he had Karjakin busted in this line and self destructed and then said he felt like giving up professional chess? For the last few years I have been convinced the...

Started 02/02/13 at 20:47:27 by Keano
13 7332 Last Post 02/07/13 at 21:00:11
By: dom
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C18: French Winawer Poisoned Pawn, Euwe's 10.Kd1
Hi!
I wondered about current state of theory in this variation (1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 c5 5.a3 Bxc3+ 6.bxc3 Ne7 7.Qg4 Qc7 8.Qxg7 Rg8 9.Qxh7 cxd4 10.Kd1!?)
Is this still playable?<br ...

Started 06/30/09 at 18:01:53 by Ender
6 4807 Last Post 01/30/13 at 03:05:36
By: belgian
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C18: Poisoned pawn question from Winawer newbie
Hi guys!
I'm interested in line
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Ne7 7. Qg4 Qc7 8.Bd3!?
But the problem is, that black can play 7..cxd4 and then if 8.Qxg7, the...

Started 01/12/13 at 00:06:50 by Ender
10 5114 Last Post 01/21/13 at 06:34:32
By: fling
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C16: Winawer 4..Ne7 5.a3, 6..b6
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It arises after the moves
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Ne7 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 b6 *
This is a closed handling of ...

Started 10/02/11 at 07:22:07 by HoemberChess
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22 13160 Last Post 08/08/12 at 13:25:42
By: Accolon
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C18: Winawer - Poisoned Pawn variation
Before next update with the subject, I post here current state of my recorded variations and games references....
These are lines Black can play. I don't want to prove anything else.
Your co...

Started 05/05/09 at 11:00:21 by dom
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27 25968 Last Post 07/22/12 at 10:03:00
By: dom
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C18: 7.h4 Winawer as White: move orders (6...Qc7)
Looking for some help with my repertoire vs. the French as White.  I've been trying to play 6...Ne7 7.h4 for a little while, but 6...Qc7 is a tricky move order.
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 c5 ...

Started 05/24/12 at 12:23:18 by blueguitar322
6 4071 Last Post 05/25/12 at 13:13:52
By: MNb
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C18: Winawer with 7.h4 - What are black's chances?
Afternoon folks,
Have received and have started to look through Williams' book on the French. However, there are quite a few lines which he seems to advocate by his mentioning of them, but which ...

Started 04/07/12 at 17:24:35 by CraigEvans
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17 10567 Last Post 04/18/12 at 21:49:34
By: MNb
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C18: Armenian Variation?
Hi all,
Well I am just getting back into chess again and was wondering, how is the Armenian Variation doing? Back when I was playing black seemed to be holding on, but in my comeback, I have not ...

Started 02/29/12 at 05:20:07 by Darthmambo
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22 13657 Last Post 03/27/12 at 13:51:56
By: TalJechin
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C18: 7.Qg4 0-0 8.Bd3 main line Winawer Overview
Hello Forum members,
I noticed a large hole in my opening knowledge today - I know almost nothing about the 7...0-0 variation of the Main Line Winawer (4.e5 c5 5.a3 Bc3 6.bc3 Ne7 7.Qg4 0-0). I've...

Started 02/22/12 at 10:59:33 by TN
12 5684 Last Post 02/23/12 at 20:01:54
By: MartinC
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C15: Wickelmann-Reimer Gambit vs French Defence
[Event "XI Anibal Open"]
[Site "Linares ESP"]
[Date "2005.??.??"]
[White "Navarro Torres,P"]
[Black "Vilarnovo Caamano,J"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteElo "2232"]
[BlackElo...

Started 10/28/10 at 07:26:03 by Gambit
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By: Gambit
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C18: French Winawer, 5. a3, 6... f5 Analysis
1. e4 e6
2. d4 d5
3. Nc3 Bb4
4. e5 c5
5. a3 Bxc3
6. bxc3 f5 (to stop Qg4)

I have posted this in another forum and it is currently being analyzed throughout a few pages!!
Moves tried so far:
7. Qh5+
7. Nf3
7. f4

So far despite the wi...
http://musiquewandchess.blogspot.com/2011/09/french-defence-winawe

Started 09/29/11 at 12:19:02 by John
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By: BPaulsen
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