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English Opening Lovers

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  • Formed: Jul 12, 2010
  • This group is dedicated to the ACTIVE discussion and practice of all things 1. c4. We will have tournaments in various variations of the English, as well as 1.c4 themed vote and team chess matches. We play vote chess according to rules that stimulate the discussion and the discussion in our forum is very lively too.

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  • It's an extremely impressive work, but also very demanding. They can fill your spare time with intensive work. As they say "Every chess player needs a hobby!"

    by odyson 4 days ago

  • Just got the 3 of his books from amazon over the weekeed. He is so awsome

    by pbodziony 5 days ago

  • totally

    by ccssii 5 days ago

  • So Marin's "loss" is our gain!

    by SaharanKnight 5 days ago

  • Actually this is not true. Nowadays Marin plays either 1.d4 (with normal qpo to follow) or 1.Nf3, getting into a variety of English/Reti/KIA openings. Sticking to a repertoire, which he has published this extensively, would not be a good idea at his level.

    by ccssii 5 days ago

  • See? Even he doesn't like changing his repetoire!!!! We have something in common!

    by varelse1 7 days ago

  • The 2610 Grandmaster Mihail Marin has played that for the last 20 yrs ...

    by TasmanianTiger 7 days ago

  • @varelse: I assure you, 2.g3 is much better ;)

    by TasmanianTiger 7 days ago

  • Have been looking at it. Is looking like reinventing the wheel.

    by varelse1 11 days ago

  • btw, greetings from poland (where i happen to be for a week)

    by ccssii 11 days ago