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Post Sun May 13, 2012 10:07 am

French Defense

The French Defense is a sharp counterattacking weapon against white's first move 1.e4. From black first move, he looks to black the a2-g8 diagonal which is usually a big weakness for black and prepares to take control of the light squares in the center...

1. e4 e6 2. d3 d5 3. Nd2 Nf6 4. g3 c5 5. Bg2 Nc6 6. Ngf3 Be7
7. O-O O-O 8. e5 Nd7 9. Re1 b5 10. Nf1 b4 11. h4 a5 12. Bf4 a4
13. a3 bxa3 14. bxa3 Na5 15. Ne3 Ba6 16. Bh3 d4 17. Nf1 Nb6
18. Ng5 Nd5 19. Bd2 Bxg5 20. Bxg5 Qd7 21. Qh5 Rfc8 22. Nd2 Nc3
23. Bf6 Qe8 24. Ne4 g6 25. Qg5 Nxe4 26. Rxe4 c4 27. h5 cxd3
28. Rh4 Ra7 29. Bg2 dxc2 30. Qh6 Qf8 31. Qxh7+ 1-0
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Post Sat May 19, 2012 9:09 am

Re: French Defense

A famous Game

Bent Larsen vs Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian
1966


1. e4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. exd5 exd5 5. d4 c6 6. Bd3 Bd6
7. O-O O-O 8. Ne2 Re8 9. Ng3 Nbd7 10. Nf5 Nf8 11. Nxd6 Qxd6
12. Ne5 N6d7 13. Bd2 f6 14. Qh5 Rxe5 15. dxe5 fxe5 16. Rfe1 e4
17. Bf1 Nf6 18. Qh4 Bf5 19. Qg3 Qe7 20. c3 Ne6 21. Be3 Ng4
22. h3 Nxe3 23. Rxe3 Rf8 24. Qe5 Bg6 25. Rd1 Qf7 26. Rd2 Nf4
27. b4 h6 28. a4 Bh7 29. Qd4 b6 30. Re1 Qc7 31. Qe3 c5
32. bxc5 bxc5 33. g3 Nd3 34. Bxd3 exd3 35. Qe6+ Qf7 36. Qxf7+
Kxf7 37. Rb2 c4 38. f3 d4 39. Rc1 Ke6 40. Kf2 Be4 41. f4 Re8
42. g4 Bc6 43. Re1+ Kd5 44. Rxe8 Bxe8 45. cxd4 c3 46. Rb8 d2
47. Rd8+ Kc4 48. Rc8+ Kd3 0-1
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Post Mon May 21, 2012 8:55 am

Re: French Defense

I mostly make this opening whenever i play as black! :-d
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Post Wed Jul 04, 2012 3:53 pm

Re: French Defense

Robert James Fischer vs Lhamsuren Myagmarsuren
Sousse izt 1967
French Defense: King's Indian Attack
[Result 1-0]


1. e4 e6 2. d3 d5 3. Nd2 Nf6 4. g3 c5 5. Bg2 Nc6 6. Ngf3 Be7
7. O-O O-O 8. e5 Nd7 9. Re1 b5 10. Nf1 b4 11. h4 a5 12. Bf4 a4
13. a3 bxa3 14. bxa3 Na5 15. Ne3 Ba6 16. Bh3 d4 17. Nf1 Nb6
18. Ng5 Nd5 19. Bd2 Bxg5 20. Bxg5 Qd7 21. Qh5 Rfc8 22. Nd2 Nc3
23. Bf6 Qe8 24. Ne4 g6 25. Qg5 Nxe4 26. Rxe4 c4 27. h5 cxd3
28. Rh4 Ra7 29. Bg2 dxc2 30. Qh6 Qf8 31. Qxh7+ 1-0
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Post Thu Jul 05, 2012 2:16 pm

Re: French Defense

Alexander McDonnell vs W Fraser
London m 1831
French Defense: La Bourdonnais Variation
[Result 1-0]


1. e4 e6 2. f4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. c3 Be7 6. Bd3 f5
7. Bc2 Nh6 8. O-O c4 9. Kh1 Qb6 10. h3 Nf7 11. b3 Qc7 12. bxc4
dxc4 13. Na3 Bxa3 14. Bxa3 b5 15. Qe1 Ne7 16. Nd4 a6 17. Qg3
O-O 18. Bd1 Re8 19. Bf3 Nd5 20. Nxf5 exf5 21. Bxd5 Bb7 22. Bd6
Qb6 23. Bxf7+ Kxf7 24. Rae1 Re6 25. Qg5 Rg6 26. Qxf5+ Kg8
27. Re2 Re8 28. Qd7 Rd8 29. Qc7 Qxc7 30. Bxc7 Rd3 31. Kh2 Bd5
32. f5 Rc6 33. Bd6 a5 34. a3 Ra6 35. f6 g6 36. e6 Bxe6
37. Rxe6 1-0
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Post Sun Jul 29, 2012 3:06 pm

Re: French Defense

Judit Polgar vs Alexander Morozevich
Corus 2000
Chess opening-French Defense: Classical. Burn Variation Morozevich Line (C11)
[Result 0-1]


1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 dxe4 5. Nxe4 Be7 6. Bxf6
gxf6 7. Nf3 a6 8. g3 b5 9. Bg2 Bb7 10. Qe2 Nd7 11. O-O O-O
12. Rad1 Bd5 13. Rfe1 Kh8 14. Nfd2 c6 15. c4 bxc4 16. Nxc4 a5
17. Nc3 Re8 18. Ne3 f5 19. Nc4 Qb8 20. Na4 Qb4 21. b3 Bf6
22. Qc2 Rg8 23. Qc1 Rg4 24. Ne5 Nxe5 25. dxe5 Be7 26. Rd3 Rag8
27. Red1 f4 28. Qc3 fxg3 29. hxg3 h5 30. Bxd5 cxd5 31. Rf3 Kg7
32. Qc7 h4 33. Kg2 hxg3 34. fxg3 Qe4 35. Qc3 Qe2+ 36. Kh3 Rg5
0-1
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Post Fri Aug 10, 2012 6:37 am

Re: French Defense

Emil Sutovsky vs Alexander Morozevich
Pamplona International 1998
Chess opening-French Defense: Classical. Burn Variation Morozevich Line (C11)
[Result 0-1]


1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 dxe4 5. Nxe4 Be7 6. Bxf6
gxf6 7. Nf3 a6 8. Qd2 b5 9. Qh6 Bb7 10. Bd3 Nd7 11. Ng3 f5
12. Nh5 Bf8 13. Qe3 Nf6 14. Qe5 Nxh5 15. Qxh8 Bxf3 16. gxf3
Nf6 17. Rg1 Qxd4 18. Rg8 Ke7 19. Kf1 Bg7 20. Qxg7 Rxg8 21. Qh6
Qxb2 22. Re1 Qc3 23. Qh4 c5 24. Rd1 c4 25. Bxf5 Qxf3 26. Qd4
Nd5 0-1
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