|Apr-28-05|| ||cade3: he's got a new book (The Colle-Koltanowski System: Deceptive Peace Behind The Stonework, 2005, 223 pages, hardcover). excellent work! here are a few lines in the introduction part:|
"i think that the best chances with White in this opening have positional players who are also not afraid of playing aggressive attacking chess, often at the cost of sacrificing pieces."
"a d2-d4 player, using the colle-koltanowski system, at least, evades the queen's gambit accepted & orthodox, albin's counter-gambit, & the tarrasch defense."
"indeed, the colle-koltanowski system should not be considered as a real surprise weapon since it is relatively popular among low & middle class chess players, and yet many players would find it difficult to react adequately against this opening."
"what is more, even if an opponent does know this opening very well, it is very difficult to 'punish' White because the colle-koltanowski is very solid & strategically substantiated."
|Apr-28-05|| ||cade3: this guy got rattled by the colle-koltanowski...
black: gilbert, the neighbor
time: 1:30:00 each in 40 moves
1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.e3 c5 4.c3 e6 5.Bd3 Bd6 6.O-O Nbd7 7.Nbd2 Qc7 8.Re1 O-O 9.e4 cxd4 10.cxd4 dxe4 11.Nxe4 Nxe4 12.Rxe4 Nf6 13.Rh4 Qd8? 14.Bg5 h6? 15.Bxh6 gxh6 16.Qc1 black resigns 1-0
|Apr-28-05|| ||tamud: <cade3> your opponent, gilbert, could have played 6...Nc6 instead of Nbd7, which, according to the experts of this opening, is much better. 14...h6 was a blunder (??).|
|Apr-29-05|| ||kramniluver: [cade3] your neighbor's dumb. there's no escape. on 16..h5 follows 17.Qg5+ Kh8 18.Qh6+ (18.Rxh5+? Nxh5 19.Qxh5+ Kg7 20.Qh7+ or 20.Qg4+ Kf6 & black escapes mate) 18..Kg8 19.Bh7+ Kh8 (19..Nxh7 won't make a difference, 20.Rxh5 & mate next move) 20.Bg6+ Kg8 21.Rxh5 & black is mated on white's next move (21..fxg6 22.Qxg6+ mate or 21..Nxh5 22.Qh7+ mate).|
|Apr-29-05|| ||tamud: <kramniluver> an improvement for white is 19.Rxh5 (instead of 19.Bh7+ which also wins) threatening mate on h8, 19...Nxh5 20.Qh7 mate|
|Apr-29-05|| ||tamud: <kramniluver> your conclusion is false about 18.Rxh5+. it's actually the correct move over 18.Qh6+. so after 16.Qc1 there follows 16...h5 17.Qg5+ Kh8 18.Rxh5+! Nxh5 19.Qh6+! (19.Qxh5+ is wrong. black escapes the mate) 19...Kg8 20.Qh7 mate|
|Apr-29-05|| ||kramniluver: okay tamud! but the line i gave still wins. just didn't check the analysis thoroughly for the quickest mate possible.|
|Apr-29-05|| ||cade3: crafty, are you there? could you analyze the best line after black's 16...h5? helloooooo <crafty>|
|Apr-29-05|| ||cade3: where are you crafty?? you lazy thing!|
|Apr-29-05|| ||WannaBe: Shredder 9 says...
17. ♕g5+ ♔h8 18. ♖xh5+ ♘xh5 19. ♕h6+ ♔g8 20. ♕h7#
|Apr-29-05|| ||cade3: thanks, WannaBe. tamud's analysis is correct.|
|Apr-30-05|| ||refutor: i have a question...after 1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.e3 c5 4.c3 what is wrong with 4. ...cxd4 and turning it either into a crappy caro exchange (5.exd4) or a crappy slav exchange (5.cxd4) inquiring minds wants to know :) for the record, by a crappy caro exchange, i mean non-Panov attack...i realize that the Rubinstein line is playable. and by crappy slav exchange, i mean that it's rarely good to play e3 before getting the bishop outside the pawn chain in the slav exchange.|
|Apr-30-05|| ||matey: The problem with 4...cxd4 is that it opens up a diagonal for the queen bishop after 5.exd4. The resulting position is, I believe, pretty good for White and a look at the statistics might confirm my opinion.|
|Apr-30-05|| ||refutor: opening up for a diagonal for the queen's bishop is not a big deal in my opinion...it's just a rubinstein CK exchange (transposes to 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 cxd5 4.c3 Nf6 5.Nf3) and after 5. ...Nc6 the stats are not that great for white, and anybody who plays the caro as black would be happy to play that position. Opening Explorer|
|May-06-05|| ||paiyot: interesting stuff. colle koltanowski has some punch. i've seen bishop sacs on h6 & h7, knight sacs on h6 & h7. white has the upperhand if black's not careful. but if black knows the theory then he gets a comfortable game.|
|Jul-22-11|| ||wordfunph: <cade3: he's got a new book (The Colle-Koltanowski System: Deceptive Peace Behind The Stonework, 2005, 223 pages, hardcover).>|
after 6 long years, another book by IM Bronznik --- 1.d4 Beat the Guerrillas, 2011, 224 pages, New In Chess..
|Jul-22-11|| ||MaxxLange: <a d2-d4 player, using the colle-koltanowski system, at least, evades the queen's gambit accepted & orthodox, albin's counter-gambit, & the tarrasch defense.>|
That's kind of embarrassing. Imagine saying "I'm a 1.e4 player, but I want a system that lets me avoid the Sicilian, Ruy Lopez, and Caro-Kann".
|Jan-01-15|| ||Poisonpawns: "Nekotic" on ICC|
|Jan-03-15|| ||Poisonpawns: Valery Bronznik the author of the book
The Chigorin Defence
|Jan-04-15|| ||whiteshark: He wrote some more books, most in German http://www.euroschach.de/Schachbuec...
<Sizilianisch für Müßiggänger> (Sicilian for bummer) from 2004
not that the list is complete...