CLOSED OPENINGS
After 1.d4 too, the most solid reply is the symmetrical (1...d5) and so it is extremely popular. White can then choose the Queen’s Gambit by playing 2.c4, whereas all other continuations are classified as Queen’s Pawn Games.
Slav Defence/Trompowsky: 1.d4 d5 2.Bg5 c6 3.c4
Slav Defence/Trompowsky: 1.d4 d5 2.Bg5 c6 3.c4
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Catalan Opening: 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 d5 4.g3 dxc4 5.Bg2 Nc6 6.0-0 Rb8 7.e3 b5 8.b3 cxb3 9.axb3
Catalan Opening: 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 d5 4.g3 dxc4 5.Bg2 Nc6 6.0-0 Rb8 7.e3 b5 8.b3 cxb3 9.axb3
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Catalan (Semi-Slav): 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 e6 5.g3 dxc4 6.Bg2 b5 7.Ne5 a6
Catalan (Semi-Slav): 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 e6 5.g3 dxc4 6.Bg2 b5 7.Ne5 a6
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Beat the Slav the classical way
Beat the Slav the classical way
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An effective way of meeting the 6.Ne5-Slav
An effective way of meeting the 6.Ne5-Slav
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Ragozin Defence: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 Bb4 5.cxd5 exd5 6.Bf4
Ragozin Defence: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 Bb4 5.cxd5 exd5 6.Bf4
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Attacking the Semi-Slav with g3
Attacking the Semi-Slav with g3
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Benoni Bf4
Benoni Bf4
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Queen's Gambit Cambridge Springs: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Nbd7 5.e3 c6 6.Nf3 Qa5 7.Nd2 Bb4 8.Qc2 c5
Queen's Gambit Cambridge Springs: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Nbd7 5.e3 c6 6.Nf3 Qa5 7.Nd2 Bb4 8.Qc2 c5
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Semi-Slav: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Sc3 Nf6 4.e3 e6 5.Nf3 Nbd7 6.Qc2 Bd6 7.Bd3 0-0 8.0-0 dxc4 9.Bxc4 b5 10.Be2 Bb7 11.e4
Semi-Slav: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Sc3 Nf6 4.e3 e6 5.Nf3 Nbd7 6.Qc2 Bd6 7.Bd3 0-0 8.0-0 dxc4 9.Bxc4 b5 10.Be2 Bb7 11.e4
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Halbslawisch 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c6 4.Nf3 Nf6 5.Bg5
Halbslawisch 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c6 4.Nf3 Nf6 5.Bg5
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London System 1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Bf4 e6 4.Nbd2 c5 5.e3 Be7 6.c3 0-0 7.Bd3 Nbd7
London System 1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Bf4 e6 4.Nbd2 c5 5.e3 Be7 6.c3 0-0 7.Bd3 Nbd7
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