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Opening technical Articles
for the 1.d4 player

The BCC Learning section has a wide selection of learning materials!

A shared community solid opening repertoire is the goal with these technical articles. Your feedback is required to "solidify" systems, i.e. ensure that the main counterplay systems are considered in each of the technical papers.

Opening Systems

An evolving community d4 opening repertoire for White

A system against the Dutch stonewall defence
startpos.gif (6526 bytes) a system against the Nimzo Indian defence
saemich.gif (1732 bytes) a system against the Kings Indian Defence
benko.gif (1730 bytes) a system against the Benko Gambit
qgexch.gif (3326 bytes) a system against the Queens Gambit Declined
gruen.jpg (10230 bytes) A system against the Gruenfeld defence

- Papers must be taken in the context of the particular author's chess strength! The author's take no responsibility for any horrible losses as a result of following concepts/ variations presented in these papers. Refer to current Barnet chess club members for rating details.


Further Reading

Nunn's Chess Openings
John Nunn, et al / Paperback / Published 1999
A Killer Chess Opening Repertoire
Aaron Summerscale, Kate Summerscale / Paperback / Published 1999
An Opening Repertoire for the Attacking Player (Cadogan Chess Books)
Eduard Gufeld, Ken Neat (Translator) / Paperback / Published 1996


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