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The Colle System is a development scheme for white involving a c3-d4-e3 pawn triangle, and aiming for an e4 push with moves such as Nf3, Bd3, O-O, Re1 and Nbd2.

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What is the best line of the Colle to play against KID set up by Black? [duplicate]

Playing the Colle, if Black plays g6 and then Bg7 what is the best line for White?
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How do I play the Colle System as white?

I started playing the Colle system as white about 3 months ago. I have played 9 league games with it and lost every one! The sequence of moves that cause me the most problems is 1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 (...
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Clarification in the book Logical Chess, Move by Move, by Chernev

I am working through the book mentioned and in game 8 (Przepiorka vs Prokes) at move 4 ...P-B4, which is black moves pawn to C5. The book states the following: "This move is almost indispensable in ...
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Colle System - Stonewall. Why not c4 and b4 after b5 and c6 for black in this game?

i'm wondering why black doesn't play c4 and b4 after b5 and c6 in this game. Wouldn't that be a tempo, i.e. the bishop on d3 had to move? Additionally it would gain black central and on the queens ...
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Battling the London System

I seem to have fairly good success against the London system and the Colle using the Queen's Indian defense. Has there been any games at the Senior master level where the Queen's Indian has been used?
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Play Colle system as black?

I'm fascinated by the Colle system, but I'm not sure if it's applicable when you play as black. Does anyone have experience in this?
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The London System: Can it be broken?

I've faced the London System several times so far, and just don't know what strategy to adapt against it (I exclusively play Nf6 in response to 1.d4). I'm a highly tactical player, so I try following ...
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How can I play Colle System against Kingside Fianchetto?

I enjoy the Colle System as white, because it often leads to a strong Kingside attack for white without exposing my own King to significant danger. However, when my opponent castles behind a ...
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Is Colle-Zukertort a good way to improve beginner play?

I'm still trying to improve my repertoire and building more towards aggressive openings which I find to better fit my playing style. Colle-Zukertort seems like a popular one and I've seen it ...