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C18: Lutz-Pelletier 2003
What do you think about move 15 of the game Lutz-Pelletier Biel 2003
The move is 15 dxc5
In fact it was  ot an inovation because the move was already played in a corr. game.
I think tha...

Started 07/29/03 at 11:16:15 by Franck Steenbekkers (Guest)
1 1828 Last Post 07/30/03 at 16:06:43
By: dom
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C18: Winawer 6.....Qa5
Has anyone seen Morozevichs demolition of Shipov at the Russian Champs in this line with 8. h4!? (after Bd2 Qa4). Obviously Shipov didnt help himself with f6 & h5 which seem to be asking for trouble b...

Started 09/11/03 at 07:20:51 by ACReed
3 3155 Last Post 10/05/03 at 03:24:47
By: dom
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C15: Winawer Variation with 4. Bd2!?
Hi all, it's me again with another crazy, but functional line.
Anyway, this move 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Bd2!? is known as the Fingerslip Variation.  Although the name doesn't inspire mu...

Started 01/03/04 at 23:42:19 by spakus
9 6755 Last Post 01/08/04 at 20:41:49
By: spakus
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C18: Winawer
In an outing against a computer (which always surprises me...) I encountered an ugly move...yet could not decide the correct course.
1.e4 e6 d4 d5 Nc3 Bb4 e5 c5 a3 Bxc3+ bxc3 Ne7 Qg4 0-0!?
...

Started 12/01/03 at 16:11:18 by nexirae
8 4777 Last Post 01/13/04 at 18:15:04
By: Mike Thomas
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C18: 14.g4!? in Rustemov var.
I found a game in my database that impressed me a lot:
[Event "ESP-ch U20"]
[Site "Mondariz"]
[Date "2003.06.22"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Fernandez Romero,Ernesto"]
[Black "R...

Started 02/16/04 at 10:22:29 by Tolotos
7 3373 Last Post 02/23/04 at 16:29:24
By: dom
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C18: 12.Bxh7+ in Rustemov var.
Hi,
Is there any established theory about 12.Bxh7 in the Rustemov variation?
(1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 c5 5.a3 Bxc3+ 6.bxc3 Ne7 7.Qg4 0-0 8.Bd3 Qa5 9.Bd2 Nbc6 10.Nf3 f5 11.exf6 Rxf6  a...

Started 11/07/03 at 19:36:24 by cruzian
6 3190 Last Post 03/12/04 at 08:22:24
By: Da Costa Junior
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C18: Main Line 11.Bg5 e5!
C18 - Main Line 30 - ECO C (4th edition, 2000) // C18 - Main Line 5 - Small ECO (2nd edition, 2003)

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 c5 5.a3 Bxc3+ 6.bxc3 Ne7 7.Qg4 O-O 8.Nf3 Nbc6 9.Bd3 f5 10...

Started 03/10/04 at 15:35:37 by Da Costa Junior
2 1995 Last Post 03/12/04 at 08:39:20
By: Da Costa Junior
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C18: Winawer main line 7 qg4 qc7 8 bd3
I have earlier underestimated this line but looking at chesslab.com white has a win of 57% Sad Does anyone know what is the most reliable way to face it ??? Closing with c4 seems rather passive while 8...

Started 03/23/04 at 08:14:57 by Losetowin
2 2141 Last Post 03/30/04 at 07:58:14
By: dom
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C18: Winawer h4 - Castle under fire
What do you think about : 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 Ne7 5.a3 Bxc3+ 6.bxc3 c5 7.h4 Qa5 8.Bd2 Nbc6 9.h5 oo ?
No game in Chessbase-online database and theory only recommends 9...Bd7 (Uhlmann,Ps...

Started 11/11/03 at 05:21:21 by dom
9 4561 Last Post 05/12/04 at 05:36:00
By: MNb
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C18-C19: 6...Nc6!?
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 c5 5.a3 Bxc3 6.bxc3 Nc6!?
What do you think about the move 6...Nc6?
a) 7.Qg4 g6!? 8.Nf3 Qa5 9.Bd2 Qa4 with pressure to c2  and d4
b) 7.Nf3 Ne7 to transpo...

Started 04/06/04 at 08:08:49 by Tolotos
5 2816 Last Post 05/16/04 at 16:09:53
By: IMRichardPalliser
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C17: Winawer Miniature
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 c5 5.a3 cxd4 6.axb4 dxc3 7.bxc3 Qc7 8.Nf3 Qxc3+ 9.Bd2 Qc7 10.Bd3 Ne7 11.O-O Nbc6?? 12.Re1 Ng6 13.b5! Ncxe5 14.Nxe5 Nxe5 15.b6 Qd6 16.Bf4 black resigns 1-0.
Grin

Started 03/25/04 at 17:19:35 by Crusader_Bishop
5 2800 Last Post 05/26/04 at 10:20:33
By: alumbrado
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C18: Winawer Poisoned Pawn
After 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, what is white to do?  
I looked over this position and did not like it at all.  Initially I blunder...

Started 12/20/03 at 15:23:33 by nexirae
3 2329 Last Post 06/06/04 at 08:57:10
By: dom
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C17: French Winawer with 5.Bd2
I've alwayes playes the main winawer and classical variations and tarrasch all my life with great results...now i'm just looking at 5.Bd2 with 0-0-0 to follow( i have a weakness fro Qside castling as ...

Started 07/30/04 at 08:43:36 by Sumit Balan (Guest)
1 1549 Last Post 08/11/04 at 15:52:20
By: Seeker
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C18: Rustemov's variation
Since French forum is quiet, I will just add my own comments (Note: I am a guest, thus I have not read McDonald's comments) about Rustemov's variation in Winawer (subjects of  McDonald's january-febru...

Started 04/10/03 at 06:19:25 by dom
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15 7835 Last Post 09/15/04 at 03:06:12
By: memers
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C17: Armenian Variation viable?
I would be most grateful if some of the French gurus active here would opine whether 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5  5. a3 Ba5 is viable for Black, and what the main challenges to it are (I do have the pdf file ...

Started 10/18/04 at 13:40:55 by Markovich
9 6160 Last Post 11/05/04 at 18:28:53
By: Panda (Guest)
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C16: Strange line in the Winawer
In my last game (second game as white through the last 2,5 years!  Tongue ) I came across a very strange line in the winaver variation. As I said, I play white. The game went:
The symbols !, ?, !?, ?...

Started 10/30/04 at 14:27:12 by Tzanidakis_Michael
5 2566 Last Post 11/10/04 at 09:54:26
By: HgMan
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C18: Another Hertneck try
After 1 e4 e6 2 d4 d5 3 Nc3 Bb4 4 e5 c5 5 a3 Bxc3+ 6 bxc3 Ne7 7 Qg4 0-0 8 Bd3 Nbc6 9 Qh5 Ng6 10 Nf3 Qc7 11 Be3 c4 12 Bxg6 fxg6 13 Qg4 Watson gives another interesting sideline: 13 ... Qf7 and shows tw...

Started 11/28/04 at 20:25:35 by HgMan
5 2756 Last Post 12/10/04 at 07:19:57
By: dom
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C18: Winawer - Neils Suggestion for lively play
Taking directions again from Neils Winawer Roadmaps:
I tried the following. He mentions this line as providing some wild play. After my game you will find the game he referenced, but the third ga...

Started 01/18/05 at 18:33:17 by Flank Master
0 1226 Last Post 01/18/05 at 18:33:16
By: Flank Master
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C11: three pawn advantage
I've noted a variation in the winawer where white gets
a three pawn advantage. He will win one or two back,
but I find it striking that Watson does not even mention
the possibility in "...

Started 01/19/05 at 21:24:05 by Niels B Christensen (Guest)
1 1074 Last Post 01/19/05 at 21:49:39
By: Mike Thomas
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C18: Winawer - What Do You Do?
Like Keenu Reeves in Speed when faced with a life and death decision "What Do You Do?"
In this case what is better than RC8. In Neils Roadmaps he says that Farago says RC8 is wrong. So, What Do Y...

Started 01/15/05 at 03:48:23 by Flank Master
4 2080 Last Post 01/20/05 at 13:01:56
By: HgMan
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