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French Advance for Black
Compiled by prime rib

Euwe System (...Bd7)
many lines
...Qb6 played early
But ...Qc7 a better move

a3, 7. 0-0, ...Ng6 line; attack e5 pawn; f-file opened, perp
A Romero Holmes vs P Nikolic, 1992
(C02) French, Advance, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

6. dxc5 line, f file opened, rook lift and rank move, kside
Sveshnikov vs Balashov, 1976 
(C02) French, Advance, 35 moves, 0-1

Dxc5 line, bxg6 ...fxg6, f file rook sac, knight fork wins pawn
B Webber vs R Elmquist, 1991
(C02) French, Advance, 25 moves, 0-1

Na3 main euwe line, closed center with open files, model upset
D Howell vs Z Rahman, 2003
(C02) French, Advance, 43 moves, 0-1

7. Na3 main line, closed center with c file, qside piece play
S Milliet vs L Mkrtchian, 2005
(C02) French, Advance, 30 moves, 0-1

7. Na3 main line, ...f5 played, active piece play on kside
Benjamin vs Gulko, 1992 
(C02) French, Advance, 46 moves, 0-1

Milner Barry Bc2, positional play, light squares, qside play
S Bradley vs D Berczes, 2007
(C02) French, Advance, 32 moves, 0-1

Milner Be2, ...nge7, kside play, draw upset of super gm
Vachier-Lagrave vs J Hirth, 1998 
(C02) French, Advance, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Milner main line, model ending, rook vs bishop
J D Rhodes vs G Mercky, 2010 
(C02) French, Advance, 65 moves, 0-1

Milner main line, short model, piece exchanges, remove defender
J Bohak vs V Anton, 1986
(C02) French, Advance, 33 moves, 0-1

Milner Qe2, a3 line, ...g6! Q to b6 retreat, piece sac failed
J G Nicholson vs D Mason, 2006 
(C02) French, Advance, 34 moves, 0-1

6. Be3 line, sac c5 for qside act, better end with bishop pair
O H Castro Rojas vs Gulko, 2001
(C02) French, Advance, 44 moves, 0-1

O-O, a3, ...c4 line, ...f6 key, ...e5, kside attack, queen trap
R Pokorna vs M Kolcak, 2000
(C02) French, Advance, 24 moves, 0-1

Milner Barry kh1, ...Qxe5 line, 2 pawns safely up
R G Wade vs A Menvielle Laccourreye, 1966 
(C02) French, Advance, 14 moves, 0-1

A3, ...c4 line, opp castles, ...f5, ...e5 sac, double edged
A F Ker vs A Flitney, 2012
(C02) French, Advance, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

A3, ...c4 line, opp castles, ...f5, ...e5 after ...Bg7, Q trap
Sveshnikov vs T Batchuluun, 2006 
(C02) French, Advance, 36 moves, 0-1

A3, ...c4 line, opp castles, ...nc8 to b6, ...Ba4, qside push
S Zhigalko vs D Andreikin, 2010 
(C02) French, Advance, 58 moves, 0-1

A3, ...c4 line, opp castles, ...f5, model kside play by pieces
Dvoirys vs Vaganian, 2004 
(C02) French, Advance, 27 moves, 0-1

Euwe lemons line, ...Bc5, ...Qf2, kside pressure, queen trap
V Rudak vs Y Kruppa, 1998 
(C02) French, Advance, 19 moves, 0-1

Euwe lemons line, ...Bc5, f2 trade, active king ending, mate
K Angelov vs O Todorov, 2006
(C02) French, Advance, 42 moves, 0-1

Hodgson vs Yusupov, 1994 
(C02) French, Advance, 47 moves, 0-1

Milner counter gambit, ne2 retreat, black has initiative
Sveshnikov vs Chernin, 1985
(C02) French, Advance, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

a3 line met by ...f6,, ...f5, .h6, Kside play, attack g2
A Markgraf vs Khenkin, 2006 
(C02) French, Advance, 34 moves, 0-1

a3 met by ..f6, opposite castles, ...fxe5, ...Rxf3! Weak King
Adams vs Epishin, 1992 
(C02) French, Advance, 26 moves, 0-1

Y Afek vs S Williams, 2008
(C02) French, Advance, 23 moves, 0-1

Be2 line, opp castle attacks, open lines, black has mate set
Movsesian vs Shirov, 1999
(C02) French, Advance, 46 moves, 0-1

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