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A "Dragondorf" Variation
Hey all dragondorf fans out there,
I am analysing a line that transposes from the Sozin to a sort of dragondorf position, and would like to hear from you guys.
The line goes:
1.e4 c4 2....

Started 02/19/07 at 11:59:53 by sssthepro
3 3981 Last Post 03/01/07 at 09:35:20
By: sssthepro
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Intrestning 9 0-0-0 game
Here is an intresting game in 9 0-0-0 d5.
Since i dont play Nxc3 variation I havent analysed this game.
I think that Qf2 is a novelty.
[Event "Elit(Rockaden,Umea-Sollentuna)"]
[Sit...

Started 02/22/07 at 19:24:13 by bragesjo
2 2033 Last Post 02/24/07 at 22:01:05
By: bragesjo
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Dangerous weapons : The sicilian Dragon Line
Hi!
I recently bought Dangerous weapons : The sicilian and it has one chapter on the Dragon.
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5.
Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. Be2 O-O 8. Qd2 Nc6 9. O-O-...

Started 01/21/07 at 06:32:25 by bragesjo
7 3840 Last Post 01/26/07 at 17:05:40
By: bragesjo
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Search for ideas in this simple line for white
Any idea to sharpen this variation, very simple from white point of view, he intends (as usual) to mate on the H file ...
1.e4 5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 xd 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.N3 g6 6.Be3 Bg7 7.f3 N6 8.Qd2 0...

Started 03/23/06 at 11:43:16 by parisestmagique :-[(Guest) (Guest)
3 2290 Last Post 01/25/07 at 11:34:55
By: parisestmagique
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New concept against 9.0-0-0
I've got a whole new concept against white's main variation with 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 9.0-0-0 :
The idea is to play 9. ... Bd7 and to reach ...

Started 01/12/07 at 21:09:31 by FightingDragon
6 3369 Last Post 01/15/07 at 01:40:42
By: MNb
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Some problems in a line
I am a 1800 player who plays a variation in the Sozin that transposes into the Dragondorf. Recently, I faced some problems in my line and hope that you can help me.

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 c...

Started 01/02/07 at 00:41:05 by sssthepro
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By: sssthepro
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Really equal Mr Dearing ?
After the moves : 1.e4 5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 xd 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.N3 g6 6.Be3 Bg7 7.f3 N6 8.Qd2 0-0 9.g4 Be6 10.000 Nxd4 11.Bxd4 Qa5 12.a3 Rab8 13.h4 b5 14.Nd5 QxQ+ 15.RxQ BxNd5 16.exd5 a5 17.Bh3 Nd7!? "is f...

Started 08/25/06 at 10:01:07 by parisestmagique
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26 13278 Last Post 12/27/06 at 16:22:50
By: parisestmagique
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Interesting game in 9. 0-0-0 Yugoslav
For some reason in England, Anti-Sicilians are especially popular - which meant that at this year's British Championships, I was rather surprised to play 6 Open Sicilians out of 11 (4 as Black, 2 as W...

Started 08/23/06 at 15:36:23 by madhacker
11 5697 Last Post 10/27/06 at 09:54:48
By: bragesjo
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Mr Ward has still a soft spot for this line ?
In his first book "winning with the sicilian Dragon" Mr Ward gives the line : 1.e4 5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 xd 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.N3 g6 6.Be3 Bg7 7.f3 N6 8.Qd2 0-0 9.g4 Be6 10.0-0-0 Ne5 !? (instead of Nxd4) but ...

Started 08/18/06 at 15:34:06 by parisestmagique
8 3993 Last Post 10/12/06 at 16:55:35
By: TopNotch
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Another nail in the coffin for 9 0-0-0 Nxd4 ?
Below is a game I played as black in the 3rd PAL/CSS Freestyle Tournament. It looks to me like white found a huge improvement on a line that was already considered somewhat critical for black accordin...

Started 08/29/06 at 10:05:08 by Alkelele
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25 14219 Last Post 10/11/06 at 15:46:25
By: parisestmagique
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Poll: The Dragodorf?
Has theory yet settled on a name for this? I guess, as it's a hybrid of the Dragon and Najdorf, it shouldn't contain all the letters of either, hence my preference for Dragodorf!

Started 05/27/06 at 10:32:40 by IMRichardPalliser
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38 25506 Last Post 07/22/06 at 16:52:22
By: TheGame - Ex Member
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Dragon with 8....Bd7 9.0-0-0 h5?!? (delaying 0-0)
I played the dragon for at least 5 years now and i'm quite happy with my results.I've been playing the 9....Nxd4 ,followed by 10....Be6 line (8.Qd2 0-0 9.0-0-0 Nxd4 10. Bxd4 Be6 ) for a long time now ...

Started 04/13/06 at 12:24:12 by dragon_x
13 6794 Last Post 07/10/06 at 15:18:56
By: bragesjo
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9.h4 instead of 9.0-0-0 or 9.Bc4
Salut,
when I was playing the Dragon last time once I reached the standard position after the 8th move and then my opp continues with 9. h4 and after his mistake 22. Qf7 I was lucky that I didn't...

Started 06/29/06 at 18:37:22 by e2e4
6 3209 Last Post 07/05/06 at 21:14:48
By: Dragan Glas
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A diificult move in the 9.0-0-0 variation
Hi all,
in a recent postal game I encountered a new move I did not know how to respond and quickly lost. Can somebody give me some guidance?
Thanks
The moves were:
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 ...

Started 01/26/06 at 19:48:51 by Fernando Semprun
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19 9249 Last Post 05/29/06 at 07:29:45
By: Scholar
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A critical test to Black's idea
I discovered recently a critical move order against the trendy 9.0-0-0 Bd7 line which doesn't mention at WWTDII.
It seems to me that black has good resourses against every white try ( that's wh...

Started 10/22/05 at 04:36:51 by Ametanoitos
14 6200 Last Post 05/19/06 at 21:23:02
By: OstapBender
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New idea for Black in the 9.000 d5 10.Kb1 line
After the moves 1.e4 5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 xd 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.N3 g6 6.Be3 Bg7 7.f3 N6 8.Qd2 0-0 9.0-0-0 d5 10.Kb1 Nxd4 11.e5 what do you think of N6 for exemple 12.exNf6 exf 13.Nxd5 Be6 14.h4 Re8 Black se...

Started 04/28/06 at 07:51:18 by parisestmagique(Guest) (Guest)
1 1323 Last Post 04/29/06 at 12:53:51
By: Bragesjo(Guest) (Guest)
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Alterman and 9. 0-0-0 d5
Here is a short story about 13....Re8 in the 9. 0-0-0 d5 variation. Since the whole system got pretty much busted in De Firmian-Ernst 2002, it is more of historical interest unless some creative mind ...

Started 03/02/03 at 17:24:36 by Neric
5 3454 Last Post 04/16/06 at 02:32:11
By: emoskow(Guest) (Guest)
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Yugoslav Dragon, 9.g4
Dragon players
Here is an annoying line that was recently played against me:
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. g4 Be6 (This is supposed...

Started 11/25/05 at 15:24:49 by lost highway
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21 10053 Last Post 03/29/06 at 08:22:43
By: e2e4
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9. O-O-O d5 10. h4!?
This kind of stems from my post in the "Alterman and 9...d5" topic. I finally found a NEW(!!) copy of Tiviakov's B75-76 manuscript and this is (at least for now) my new weapon against 9. O-O-O d5. I h...

Started 01/06/04 at 19:10:13 by AmateurDragoneer
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By: Scholar
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9.O-O-O Nxd4 10.Bxd4 Be6 new line?
Having played the dragon for some years now I have constantly (like everyone else) tried to discover new ideas to try and "stay afloat"
I came across some analysis a while back and had a look and...

Started 07/11/03 at 12:40:44 by David Campbell (Guest)
10 4951 Last Post 03/21/06 at 16:04:36
By: parisestmagique(Guest) (Guest)
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