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French Defense Fanatics

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  • Formed: Aug 16, 2008
  • If you like to play the French Defense or would like to learn more about this interesting opening, this club is perfect for you. We will talk about hot new novelties, our own experience with the French Defense, and all about this counterattacking opening. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

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  • vive l'empereur!

    by chessloser2013 11 hours ago

  • Hello new member here, love playing the French def for over 30 years now ........

    by chessmates55 13 days ago

  • Feliz dia a todas las madres - Happy day to all mothers

    by Tamakun 2 weeks ago

  • Thank you both

    by jfkramer 3 weeks ago

  • http://www.amazon.com/The-Franco-Benoni-Defense-Defensive-System/dp/0875682405

    by BirdBrain 3 weeks ago

  • It is called the Franco-Benoni.

    by BirdBrain 3 weeks ago

  • It does not have a name, since it can lead to different openings, depending on the next moves: French, Sicilian, or Benoni, for example.

    by Schemato 3 weeks ago

  • Hello. Does 1.e4 e6 2.d4 c5 have a name? Is it a line of the French? Opening Explorer doesn't label it. One of the "live" computer player choose this so I'm curious.

    by jfkramer 3 weeks ago

  • hi i joined

    by skotheim2 3 weeks ago

  • I only play ...Qb6 first so as to rule out any 5.Be3 sidelines, but yeah it also gives the flexibility of ...Bd7-b5 plans, and I think as a move-order thing it only has advantages. :)

    by HeyokaSmiles 4 weeks ago


Vote Chess League

Submitted by KillaBeez on Mar 11, 2009 posted in French Defense Fanatics News
Congratulations guys!  We have been selected as one of the participants in the vote chess league.  This league will have some of the best vote chess teams on chess.com, so we better be up to the challenge.  I will be representing the group in t...Read More »