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Re: Two new 1 d4 2 c4 Repertoires
Reply #16 - 03/06/19 at 18:11:37
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I am pretty happy with both authors so I will get both. I wish there was some more info on what moskalenko has in his. Oh i saw what pert has in his DVD and being a d4 player, was not sold on it being so attaching for some reason, he did have some lines I liked so will probably get it down the road. Also have to see what the one on the kid and grunfeld are on. He is a great presenter though. Simon Williams did a very aggressive d4 rep also which I kije, just have not had time to look at all of it yet.
  
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Re: Two new 1 d4 2 c4 Repertoires
Reply #15 - 02/22/19 at 18:02:23
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Leon_Trotsky wrote on 02/22/19 at 06:23:09:
kylemeister wrote on 02/21/19 at 18:23:13:
Actually two DVDs ...which don't include the KID and Gruenfeld (against which he did a "solid and safe" DVD several years ago).


So "Attacking Repertoire with 1.d4" but "Solid and Safe" against KID and Grünfeld ¿

Well it could go well with repertoire book of same type of big contrasts 4. f3 against Nimzo, yet Петросян against KID  Cheesy

There is something to be said in playing quieter openings against aggressive players/systems and vice versa.
  

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Re: Two new 1 d4 2 c4 Repertoires
Reply #14 - 02/22/19 at 06:23:09
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kylemeister wrote on 02/21/19 at 18:23:13:
Actually two DVDs ...which don't include the KID and Gruenfeld (against which he did a "solid and safe" DVD several years ago).


So "Attacking Repertoire with 1.d4" but "Solid and Safe" against KID and Grünfeld ¿

Well it could go well with repertoire book of same type of big contrasts 4. f3 against Nimzo, yet Петросян against KID  Cheesy
  
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Re: Two new 1 d4 2 c4 Repertoires
Reply #13 - 02/21/19 at 21:19:36
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grandpatzer wrote on 02/21/19 at 21:08:15:
What is the source for Moskalenko's book? I can't see it anywhere


https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/9056918303/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i2

ETA:  now also here.
https://www.newinchess.com/an-attacking-repertoire-for-white-with-1-d4
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Re: Two new 1 d4 2 c4 Repertoires
Reply #12 - 02/21/19 at 21:08:15
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What is the source for Moskalenko's book? I can't see it anywhere
  
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Reply #11 - 02/21/19 at 18:23:13
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alyechin wrote on 02/21/19 at 10:23:13:
N. Pert published an "Attacking Repertoire with 1.d4", DVD


Actually two DVDs ...which don't include the KID and Gruenfeld (against which he did a "solid and safe" DVD several years ago).
  
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Reply #10 - 02/21/19 at 10:23:13
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N. Pert published an "Attacking Repertoire with 1.d4", DVD
  
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Re: Two new 1 d4 2 c4 Repertoires
Reply #9 - 02/16/19 at 18:54:22
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Stigma wrote on 02/15/19 at 05:02:37:
kylemeister wrote on 02/14/19 at 15:55:53:
Amazon has this bit:  "Lakdawala recommends lines with f2-f3 against the Nimzo-Indian, the Petrosian System against the King's Indian and the Flick Knife (f4 with Bb5+) against the Benoni."

A surprising combination, isn't it? When I think of a typical Petrosian KID player, I picture someone like ... Petrosian, or Cummings, whose English repertoire book is quite varied but probably on the positional side on average. While those other two lines are something for swashbuckling attackers ready for sharp and non-standard positions.

Maybe I'm overgeneralizing. We'll have to wait and see how he pulls it off.



Not quite. If he follows e.g. Kramnik-Nakamura, 2014, the plan with Be3 and long castling leads to sharp positions quickly.
  
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Re: Two new 1 d4 2 c4 Repertoires
Reply #8 - 02/16/19 at 11:30:19
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Offering interesting options against the big systems Nimzo, KID, Grünfeld etc. is one thing, the other is putting all this together to a coherent repertoire with all those problems of transpositions! Especially if you don’t have the semi-waiting move 2Nf3

I took a look again at Kornev‘s „Practical White Repertoire with 1.d4 and 2.c4“ (3 volumes, ~1000pages, ChessStars 2013/14) and splitted the coverage into
~55% the big d4 systems (QGA, QGD, Slav, Semislav, Nimzo, Grünfeld, KID, ModernBenoni, Dutch with 1...f5 2.Nc3)
~33% other/minor d4 lines (Albin, Chigorin, Tarrasch, Wolga & various Benonis, Old Indian, Tango, Budapest, Various after 1.d4 e6 2.c4)
~12% things could happen after 1.e4 (mainly Pirc and Modern)
Counting slightly differently Kornev could have shortened his coverage ~25% if he had restricted his coverage to 1...d5/Nf6/f5/c5/e5 and had recommended 2.e4! „whenever possible“! (And please no BDG, Staunton or Gibbins-Weidenhagen!))

1.d4 e6 2.c4 (not ...d5/Nf6) is a big subject and 1.d4 d6 2.c4 e5 is certainly something many white players would like to avoid!?
So I’m curious what Moskalenko, Lakdawala and Sielecki have in mind against that ...

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Reply #7 - 02/16/19 at 03:21:35
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Yes, I read in Petrosian's Legacy. Great article on the development of the Petrosian Variation (h4! and closing the kingside... ). And Shereshevsky gives some of these lines in The Soviet Chess Conveyor. But I had already  put them together myself by the time I saw those.
  
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Re: Two new 1 d4 2 c4 Repertoires
Reply #6 - 02/15/19 at 20:26:57
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I'm sure Moskalenko will be advocating 4. f3 against the Nimzo as well. He's played it a lot, and I seem to recall he's written about it before (maybe in Revolutionise Your Chess?).
  

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Re: Two new 1 d4 2 c4 Repertoires
Reply #5 - 02/15/19 at 12:06:11
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ReneDescartes wrote on 02/15/19 at 07:30:59:
I used play the Petrosian as part of just such a varied-but-more-positional repertoire. I used to combine the Petrosian KID with the Leningrad Nimzo, the Bg5 (Lasker) Gruenfeld, the Bg5/Ne2 Exchange QGD, and the Bg5/e3 Benoni. Really, I could have designed a pinning 1.d4 2.c4 repertoire book ("Bg5: Pin Intended!").

You had previously read 'Petrosian's Legacy', hadn't you? Because that's what I did and played for a while! Not sure why I move away from this to frank.
  
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Re: Two new 1 d4 2 c4 Repertoires
Reply #4 - 02/15/19 at 09:53:50
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alyechin wrote on 02/14/19 at 15:31:31:
Cyrus Lakdawala: Opening Repertoire: 1 D4 with 2 C4


This book, as all Lakdawala's books, is strong bye.
  

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Re: Two new 1 d4 2 c4 Repertoires
Reply #3 - 02/15/19 at 07:30:59
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It is strange...It would look like he's trying to give the solid players sharp lines and the sharp players solid lines. Except for that bit about the Benoni... Shocked

I used play the Petrosian as part of just such a varied-but-more-positional repertoire. I used to combine the Petrosian KID with the Leningrad Nimzo, the Bg5 (Lasker) Gruenfeld, the Bg5/Ne2 Exchange QGD, and the Bg5/e3 Benoni. Really, I could have designed a pinning 1.d4 2.c4 repertoire book ("Bg5: Pin Intended!").
  
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Re: Two new 1 d4 2 c4 Repertoires
Reply #2 - 02/15/19 at 05:02:37
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kylemeister wrote on 02/14/19 at 15:55:53:
Amazon has this bit:  "Lakdawala recommends lines with f2-f3 against the Nimzo-Indian, the Petrosian System against the King's Indian and the Flick Knife (f4 with Bb5+) against the Benoni."

A surprising combination, isn't it? When I think of a typical Petrosian KID player, I picture someone like ... Petrosian, or Cummings, whose English repertoire book is quite varied but probably on the positional side on average. While those other two lines are something for swashbuckling attackers ready for sharp and non-standard positions.

Maybe I'm overgeneralizing. We'll have to wait and see how he pulls it off.
  

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