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B75: The Kupreichik Dragon?
I have just got The sniper by Charlie Storey.
I the book he looks at some dragon games and some acc dragon games. I do not think he has studiet the (acc) dragon for a long time, as some of his co...

Started 02/19/11 at 09:38:02 by DragonKnight
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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
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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.
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
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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)
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By: kylemeister
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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
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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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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
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By: CapaTal
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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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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 4186 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
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By: bragesjo
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Carlsen plays the Dragon
For those who doesnt know, Magnus Carlsen is playing the Dragon agianst Radjabov. The position is a Soltis defence variation that I think is good for black.
The game is still underway, I will pos...

Started 04/28/08 at 11:20:35 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
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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 7140 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 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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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!?

Started 09/06/05 at 22:44:34 by lnn2
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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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9.0-0-0 d5 12. Bd4 Experts vs.Sicilian line
Hello fellow dragon players.  I have been going through Dearings book in conjunction with the Expert vs.Sicilian bible and wanted to ask some specific questions about the following position.

Started 07/31/05 at 04:31:49 by Teyko
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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
1 2115 Last Post 11/18/08 at 10:50:22
By: bragesjo
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i'm looking for the latest news/info on the yugoslav attack 7.f3 a6 so-called dragondorf variation. Anyone know of the most detailed coverage? I have dearing's book. does ward or golubev cover it? How...

Started 10/19/08 at 04:39:44 by anthonydoncordova
1 2328 Last Post 10/19/08 at 14:21:27
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