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Round 1 Montesilvano Mark Quinn & Sergio Simoli
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Annotated Games Opening Database
SEMI-OPEN GAMES

French Defence –
Advance Variation
(1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5)
Games 168-192
French Defence – Classical
(1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6)
Games 196-202; 396
French Defence – Fort Knox
(1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2/Nc3 dxe4)
Games 193-195
French Defence-
King’s Indian Attack
(1. e4 e6 2. d3 d5 3. Nd2)
Game 167
Caro-Kann – Advanced
( 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5)
Games 93-110
Caro-Kann – Universal System
(1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nc3)
Games 86-91; 115
Caro-Kann – Mainlines
(1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2/Nc3 dxe4)
Games 112-114
Pirc/ Modern Defence
( 1. e4 d6 / 1. e4 g6)
Games 82; 85
Scandinavian Defence
(1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3
Games 76-80
Alekhine Defence
(1.e4 Nf6 2. Nc3)
Game 81

 

KING’S PAWN

KING’S PAWN
(1. e4 e5)
King’s Gambit
(1. e4 e5 2. f4)
Games 224-237
Danish Gambit/ Centre Game
(2. d4)
Games 204-206; 241
Vienna Game
(2. Nc3)
Games 208-223
Three Knights/ Fried Liver Attack
(2.Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Ng5)
Games 259-263
Gawain Jones Scotch Gambit
(2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Bc4)
Games 242-244; 246-247; 256-258
Ponziani
(2. Nf3 Nc6 3. c3)
Games 238-240
Ruy Lopez
(2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5)
Games 264-272

SICILIAN DEFENSE

(1. e4 c5)
Kalashnikov
(2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e5)
Games 151-156
Scheveningen
(2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6)
Games 159; 161-166
Grivas Grift –
2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Qb6!?
Game 157
Rossolimo
(2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5)
Games 144-150
Alapin- Centre-Counter
( 2. c3 d5)
Games 120-122; 124; 130-131; 134-135; 138
Alapin – Closed System
(2. c3 e5)
Games 125-126; 137
Alapin – Mainline
(2. c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5)
Games 123; 127-129; 132-133; 136
Delayed Alapin
(2. Nf3 d6 3. c3)
Game 160
Grand-Prix Attack
(2. Nc3 Nc6 3. f4)
Games 139 & 142
Tiviakov Attack
(2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Bb5)
Game 140
Morra Gambit
(2. d4 cxd4 3. c3 dxc3)
Games 117-119
Snyder Variation (2. b3)
Games 116; 158

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Baltic Defence
(1. d4 d5 2. c4 Bf5)
Games 273; 275; 280-289
Albin Counter-Gambit
(1. d4 d5 2. c4 e5)
Games 290-305
Henig-Skara Gambit
(1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3.Nc3 c5 4. cxd5 cxd4)
Games 41; 44-47; 320-333; 360-362; 371; 394
Dutch Defence
(1. d4 f5)
Games 61-75

QUEEN’S PAWN REPERTOIRE FOR WHITE

Anti-King’s Indian
Games 60; 385-393
Anti-Grunfeld
Games 374-378
Queen’s Gambit Accepted
Games 306-308; 315-317
QGD Tarrasch
Games 334-342
Benko Gambit
Games 53-59
Slav Systems
Games 309-314
Catalan Accepted
Games 379-380

 

QUEEN’S GAMBIT COMPLEX

Queen’s Gambit Declined
Games 343-359
Semi-Slav: Meran
Games 363-370

MASTER THE ENDGAME – ESSENTIAL ENDINGS EXPLAINED

Pawn Endings Games 1 to 31
Rook Endings Games 32 to 71