A bird's eye view of repertoires

h3a name="13th_Feb_2010"13th_Feb_2010/a: A bird's eye view of repertoiresbr / /h3 I've compiled a spreadsheet of recommended White repertoires from various books, websites and other sources; it is interesting that some sort of consensus emerges, at least for the 1.e4 player, even though no one book recommends the complete list:br / ul liMain system: Scotch Four Knights'/li liAlekhin (1...Nf6): Exchange/li liCaro-Kann (1...c6): Panov-Botvinnik/li liFrench (1...e6): Tarrasch/li liPirc/Modern (1...g6): 150 Attack/li liScandinavian (1...d5): Main lines/li liSicilian (1...c5): Alapin 2.c3/li /ul There's some sort of theme there about looking for regular structures: there are IQP/hanging pawns structures around in several of the lines.br / br / I'd be interested to hear of any additions (or corrections -- I don't own all this stuff so I've had to take some of it from reviews and BB comments).br / br / a href="/x/ftp/repertoires.ods"Repertoires spreadsheet in Open office format/abr / a href="/x/ftp/repertoires.xls"Same again in Excel 97 format/abr /