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Opening technical Articles
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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.
An evolving community d4 opening repertoire for White
|a system against the Nimzo Indian defence|
|a system against the Kings Indian Defence|
|a system against the Benko Gambit|
|a system against the Queens Gambit Declined|
|A system against the Gruenfeld defence|
An evolving sicillian defence sveshnikov focus repertoire for black against 1.e4
|the Sveshnikov Sicilian|
|a system against the c3 Sicilian which generally bores the player with the black pieces to death.|
An evolving Kings Indian defence repertoire for black against 1.d4
|A system against the four pawns attack|
An evolving community e4 opening repertoire for White
|A system against the Sicilian defence|
Disclaimer- 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.
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