Questions tagged [semi-slav]

the chess opening characterized by the position that arises after 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 e6. The same position can be reached by different move orders.

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How to break through a stubborn Semi-Slav?

With every other middlegame formation, I know more or less what I would do if I were given a load of free tempi, and thus, what I should aim for in the present. However, concerning a highly defensive ...
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White's c5 in Semi-Slav (or Slav) Defense

Lately, I've been experimenting as white with pushing c-Pawn in Semi-Slav Defence, but mostly in blitz games, so I would be very thankful if some of you could analyze a bit and point out if there are ...
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How to play against the Noteboom variation?

In online games I sometimes have this happen: [fen ""] 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 e6 4.Nc3 dxc4 and Black plays the famous "Noteboom variation". I checked my database and I have in fact lost every ...