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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
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By: Bibs
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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 4761 Last Post 07/19/10 at 12:31:48
By: chk
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Yugoslav 9 0-0-0 d5 Kb1
I know we have discussed this variation before and think I found some black improvments.
Background
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4.
Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 O-O 8. Qd2 Nc6 9...

Started 01/14/09 at 14:20:43 by bragesjo
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By: bragesjo
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Taking advantage of wrong move orders?
f3.  The purpose of f3 in the Yugoslav attack of the Sicilian dragon is the protect the pawn on e4, but more than that, it prevents the knight from moving to the pesky g4 square and harrasing white's ...

Started 03/29/07 at 23:00:13 by everalexfor
5 5588 Last Post 06/21/10 at 08:24:33
By: OldGrizzly
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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 4376 Last Post 04/23/10 at 16:25:32
By: kylemeister
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9.0-0-0
Why is nowadays 9.Bc4 more popular than 9.0-0-0?
I have always seen 9.0-0-0 to be very comfortable for white. What should black play here?

Started 04/02/10 at 10:46:42 by Lauri Torni
9 6044 Last Post 04/08/10 at 20:32:48
By: bragesjo
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Kasimdzhanov plays the Dragon
Here is a Dragon game from the ongoing olympics.
I have never seen any Dragon game from the ex FIDE WCH before.
There have been some other Dragon games played at the olympics but no other of...

Started 11/15/08 at 16:12:09 by bragesjo
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By: bragesjo
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Poll: Dragondorf poll
Please guys, show me which Dragondorf you love!

Started 10/31/09 at 04:15:05 by ACSian
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By: ACSian
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Radjabov in two theoretical important Dragon games
Here comes 2 Dragon from the ongoing Kings tournament.
The first Dragon was played today and it feutures in critical 9 0-0-0 Kb1 d5 10 Kb1 line that a recent dvd advocates for white (as well as M...

Started 06/24/09 at 20:04:58 by bragesjo
3 4536 Last Post 09/29/09 at 10:18:13
By: bragesjo
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How do you deal with this move order for White?
Zherebukh,Y (2541) - Rees,I (2339) [B78]
FSGM August Budapest HUN (2), 02.08.2009
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 g6 6.Be3 Bg7 7.f3 Nc6 8.Qd2 0-0 9.Bc4 Bd7 10.g4 Ne5 11.Be2 Rc8 1...

Started 08/11/09 at 21:50:29 by Victor Reppert
3 3056 Last Post 08/14/09 at 10:55:33
By: bragesjo
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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 5229 Last Post 05/08/09 at 21:46:38
By: Schroeder
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Dragon in Jeopardy by Roman Dzindzichashvili
Roman's Lab 75: Slaying the Dragon (107 mins)
Dragon in Jeopardy – On this very controversial DVD, Roman makes an unprecedented claim that the “Dragon” variation of Sicilian is in dire straits de...

Started 04/20/09 at 00:26:52 by TopNotch
10 8027 Last Post 05/05/09 at 19:42:43
By: Uruk
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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
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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 12115 Last Post 04/05/09 at 01:40:34
By: Glenn Snow
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Basic Question - 9. Bc4 or 9. 0-0-0
I'm going through Experts vs Sicilian and there they recommend 9. 0-0-0 vs the Dragon.  However, most of the high level games I've seen in the last 6 months or so have seen white go 9. Bc4.  Is this j...

Started 12/17/08 at 20:00:07 by swingdoc
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By: bragesjo
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Interesting possibility after 9.g4 Be6 10.Ne6!?
In an olympiade game today Vallejo Pons-Azarov,
white tried 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cd4: 4.Nd4: Nf6 5.Nc3 g6 6.Be3 Bg7 7.f3 0-0 8.Qd2 Nc6 9.g4!? Be6 10.Ne6: fe6: 11.0-0-0 Ne5 12.Be2 Rc8 13.Nb5 Qd7 ...

Started 11/17/08 at 18:22:31 by FightingDragon
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By: bragesjo
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9.0-0-0 - A Critical Line Under The Microscope
Hello fellow Dragoneers, take a look at the following line:
 
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 g6 6.Be3 Bg7 7.f3 O-O 8.Qd2 Nc6 9.O-O-O Nxd4 10.Bxd4 Be6 11. Kb1 Qc7 12.h4 Rfc8 13....

Started 01/11/04 at 20:09:52 by TopNotch
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By: parisestmagique
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How does black get a good game after...
Why isn't 10.Qe1 after 9...d5 played more often by white? It seems pretty logical to me.
How should black play principally after this move
and what are some important games in this variation...

Started 08/01/08 at 08:48:11 by Gerbarts
10 5284 Last Post 08/03/08 at 16:30:27
By: bragesjo
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Pawn snatch 9 0-0-0 d5
Hi, it's been a few years since I've been on this forum.
Anyway, 9 0-0-0 d5 10 exd5 Nxd5 11 Nxc6 bxc6 12 Nxd5 cxd5 13 Qxd5 Qc7 14 Qc5! Qb7 15 c3!
And now after 15 ... Rb8 16 Qa3 Bf5 17 Ba6!...

Started 07/19/08 at 17:37:39 by nexirae
4 3809 Last Post 07/21/08 at 15:23:26
By: bragesjo
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interesting line in 9.0-0-0 (not cvred by dearing)
Hey guys has anyone ever encountered 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.Nxc6?! bxc6 11.e5 
When this line was played against me in a blitz ...

Started 05/20/08 at 23:34:12 by everalexfor
4 3030 Last Post 05/21/08 at 12:21:26
By: bragesjo
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