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Chess - Queen's pawn openings (Part 1)



QGA main line : 1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.e3 e6 (4...Bg4 5.Bxc4 e6) 5.Bxc4 c5 6.0-0 a6


QGA main line instead of 3.Nf3 : 1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3.e3 or 3.e4 or 3.Nc3 or 3.Qa4+




Tartakower-Makaganov-Bondarevsky System : 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Be7 5.e3 0-0

Lasker defence : 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Be7 5.e3 h6 6.Bh4 Ne4

Queen's Gambit Declined (QGD) main line 4.Bg5 : 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Nbd7 5.Nf3 c6 6.e3 Qa5 (Cambridge Springs Defense - Elephant Trap )

Orthodox Defence: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Be7 5.Nf3 c6 6.e3 0-0

Exchange Variation : 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.cxd5 exd5




Main variation: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c5 4.cxd5 exd5 5.Nf3 Nc6 6. g3 Nf6 7.Bg2 Be7 8.0-0 0-0

Swedish variation : 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c5 4.cxd5 exd5 5.Nf3 Nc6 6. g3 c4

Semi-Tarrasch variation: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Nf3 c5 5.cxd5 Nxd5




Winawer Countergambit: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 e5

Semi-Slav Defence: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 e6

Meran defence: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 e6 5.e3 Nbd7 6.Bd3 dxc4 7.Bxc4 b5

Slav exchange: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.cxd5 cxd5

Main line: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 a6

Slav Accepted: 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 dxc4 5.a4 (Alapin Variation) or 5.e3 (Alekhine Variation) or 5.e4 (Slav Gambit)

Main line (Schlechter Variation): 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 g6



Staunton Gambit: 1.d4 f5 2.e4 fxe4 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 g6


Rubinstein Variation: 1.d4 f5 2.c4 Nf6 3.Nc3


Dutch Leningrad variation: 1.d4 f5 2.c4 Nf6 3.g3 g6 4.Bg2 Bg7 5.Nf3 0-0 6.0-0 d6 7.Nc3 c6 (or 7... Nc6)


Botvinnik Variation - Stonewall 7.b3: 1.d4 f5 2.c4 Nf6 3.g3 e6 4.Bg2 Be7 5.Nf3 0-0 6.0-0 d5 7.b3 c6 8.Ba3


Stonewall with 7.Nc3: 1.d4 f5 2.c4 Nf6 3.g3 e6 4.Bg2 Be7 5.Nf3 0-0 6.0-0 d5 7.Nc3 c6


Ilyin-Genevsky Variation: 1.d4 f5 2.c4 Nf6 3.g3 e6 4.Bg2 Be7 5.Nf3 0-0 6.0-0 d6 7.Nc3 Qe8 8.Qc2 (or 8.b3)

 


Queen's pawn opening Part 2:
Grunfeld, Queen's Indian, Nimzo-Indian, King's Indian,
Benoni, Catalan , Bogo-Indian Defences

 

Other openings

 

 

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