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B76: Why is my move such a terrible idea?
I've been playing with chess-dot-com's tactics trainer for a while as a pasttime, and thought I'd like to start playing real chess. Through the TT I have become decent in tactical combinations where t...

Started 02/14/21 at 14:03:28 by Bautastein
9 3398 Last Post 03/02/21 at 03:11:32
By: Bibs
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Yugoslav 9 0-0-0
I looked at the games played in Swedish Elite and one of the Dragon games comes at following but what do you think black should play if white played 19 Bc4? Rybka cleary favors white. Note that Re1 is...

Started 02/17/08 at 20:12:18 by bragesjo
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28 19219 Last Post 10/12/19 at 12:56:12
By: XChess1971
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9.0-0-0 Nxd4 10.Bxd4 Be6 with 16.h6
Hi all,
I wonder about the current status of the following line against the 9.0-0-0 Nxd4 10.Bxd4 Be6 dragon:
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 O-O 8. Qd...
[I wou

Started 08/08/17 at 14:35:05 by pichorro
8 6177 Last Post 07/05/18 at 13:54:34
By: gewgaw
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new tryyy
The game Haslinger-Woodward was commented here on chesspublishing by Chris Ward 2003.
It went
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 g6 6.Be3 Bg7 7.f3 0-0 8.Qd2 Nc6 9.0-0-0 d5 10.exd5 N...

Started 01/12/18 at 07:27:23 by petertohen
1 2501 Last Post 01/12/18 at 09:49:26
By: bragesjo
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B76: 9.0-0-0 12.Bd4
Maybe Im being a bit lazy for not searching around these forums but at the moment every one seems to be focusing on the 10.Kb1 variation, anyway, what is the current evaluation of the 9.0-0-0 d5 10.ex...

Started 06/05/11 at 17:03:30 by JamesH
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28 37882 Last Post 07/01/16 at 10:32:51
By: AJWZ
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An exiting game with the unusual 11.Nxc6!?
Hi everybody!  Smiley
It has been long since my last post. I want to share an exiting game with you that I played yesterday. 
In the Yugoslav attack White went for the unusual 10.h4 h5 11.Bxc6!?...

Started 01/28/13 at 09:50:56 by Swiss_Dragon
5 7677 Last Post 04/12/13 at 04:22:39
By: shepi13
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B76 Leko-Van Wely
This game was played yesterday. I am not shure where black actually went wrong.
Any opinions?


Started 01/26/13 at 12:51:33 by bragesjo
9 11662 Last Post 02/06/13 at 21:03:17
By: gewgaw
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B76: 9.0-0-0 Nxd4 10.Bxd4 Be6 11.Kb1! Qc7 12.Nb5!!
Looking at the NIC database, White scores an amazing 90% after this odd-looking move. In Vigoretto`s new book, no satisfactory defence is offered. Is this the end for 9...Nxd4?

Started 04/29/12 at 10:39:44 by BleepBleep
11 13220 Last Post 05/07/12 at 00:13:03
By: atticus
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B75: line against the dragondorf
Simon Williams' book has been out for a couple of years. Have there been any important games that puts a question to the validity of this system or has anyone come up with a strong line against it? <b...

Started 03/02/11 at 21:14:17 by Reverse
5 8777 Last Post 12/12/11 at 16:02:58
By: Paddy
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B76: 10.Qe1 in dragon ?
This move seems to be very interesting to me. There is only one high profile game in the database (Svidler Radjabov) which went:
1. e4   c5 2 . Nf3  d6 3. d4   cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3  g6 6. Be3 ...

Started 06/08/11 at 16:51:36 by punter
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22 23235 Last Post 09/19/11 at 04:24:25
By: Seth_Xoma
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B75: Poison Pawn Dragon
The sequence 
1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 d6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Nf6 5 Nc3 g6 6 Be3 Bg7 7 f3 Nc6 8 Bc4 Qb6 or the equivalent from other move orders, hasn't been seen much since the mid-sixties. 
Main moves a...

Started 08/03/11 at 10:45:26 by RdC
4 6525 Last Post 08/16/11 at 20:43:49
By: MartinC
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B75: Dragon without 0-0
I played a recent Dragon game (as white) and encountered an approach with Qa5,h5, without castling.  I went for a setup with Bc4,Bb3,Kb1,later Bg5, intending to play through the center with f4,e5,etc....

Started 04/02/11 at 19:11:24 by Yellowbeard
1 3819 Last Post 04/02/11 at 21:02:59
By: MNb
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Looking for sample games in the Yugoslav
Hi dear friends,
I was studying the Yugoslav the last few days and was looking for a few sample games where some of the most important schemes are shown in a crystal clear way. The games don't ha...

Started 07/09/10 at 13:08:01 by chk
4 4826 Last Post 07/19/10 at 12:31:48
By: chk
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How should one handle 8.g4 in the Yugoslav
It seems that it will only transpose but what if it doesn't.
A certain expert played this against me and I felt oblged to play normally yet he then played 9.h4 and it started to look iffy, he did...

Started 02/02/04 at 08:48:12 by Andy Voss (Guest)
4 4448 Last Post 04/23/10 at 16:25:32
By: kylemeister
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Looking for sources to learn Yugoslav as white
Hello everyone! 
I am looking for a list of sources to teach myself the latest theory in the Yugoslav attack. A compilation of the most useful threads on these forums would be greatly appreciated...

Started 01/15/10 at 16:14:48 by VikingForce
9 6174 Last Post 03/10/10 at 23:58:26
By: CapaTal
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9.0-0-0 The right rook?
In the 9.0-0-0 d5 line, with 10.exd5 Nxd5  11. Nxc6 bxc6  12. Nxd5 cxd5  13. Qxd5 Qc7  14. Qc5 Qb7  15.b3  15.Bf5  16. Bd3,
Gufeld and Stetsko call 16...Rfc8 'the right rook, since on 16...Rac8 W...

Started 03/26/07 at 20:17:50 by Frankly
6 5308 Last Post 05/08/09 at 21:46:38
By: Schroeder
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White to play and draw -- 9.0-0-0
I am interesting in following up on some of the recent comments in http://www.chesspub.com/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1156845907 suggesting that White can play 9.0-0-0 for a draw without any difficulty...

Started 09/15/06 at 07:01:56 by Scholar
9 7766 Last Post 05/02/09 at 01:53:03
By: GMGolubev
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Dragondorf?!
My very first post on the real dragon!  Shocked 
Question is what do you guys think of the Yugoslav "dragondorf" with 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 a6!?
What...

Started 09/06/05 at 22:44:34 by lnn2
10 12240 Last Post 04/05/09 at 01:40:34
By: Glenn Snow
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New try for White in 14.-,Rb8 line
The game Haslinger-Woodward was commented here on chesspublishing by Chris Ward 2003.
It went
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 g6 6.Be3 Bg7 7.f3 0-0 8.Qd2 Nc6 9.0-0-0 d5 10.exd... ([b]16.Bxf8

Started 12/08/07 at 19:50:38 by Sacapawn
2 2148 Last Post 12/12/07 at 20:05:47
By: Sacapawn
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8.Bd7      ?
Hi so I see from reading past threads that there seems to be lots of doubt surrounding black's chances in the line 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 g6 6.Be3 Bg7 7.f3 0-0 8.Qd2 Nc6 9.0-0-0<b...

Started 08/31/07 at 19:56:34 by everalexfor
8 4793 Last Post 09/09/07 at 21:24:34
By: MNb
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