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An Attacking Concept in the Giuoco Piano
In the Italian Opening with 4.c3 Nf6 5.d4 exd4 6.cxd4 Bb4 the move 7.Nbd2 has replaced the alternatives 7.Nc3 and 7.Bd2 as the new main line. A new idea was recently introduced by Mamedyarov and successfully employed by Jorden van Foreest.
by Robert Ris
The sharpest Italian with an early Bg5 in 60Min
In The sharpest Italian white will play an early Bg5 and most often black replies with …h6, Bh4 g5. Because of this, black’s king is open, and they don’t have a clear spot for their king. In return the bishop is temporarily locked up on g3.
by Nico Zwirs
The refreshed Evans Gambit
In “The refreshed Evans Gambit”, you will find a small opening repertoire with new ideas in the Evans Gambit. The Evans Gambit is a positional pawn sacrifice in the opening, to create a strong bind or even a quick attack.
by Nico Zwirs
Queen's Gambit Accepted 3.e4 b5 Caveman style in 60 Minutes
On this 60 Minutes video course Robert Ris will show you an aggressive way of playing the Queen's Gambit Accepted after 1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.e4 b5 4.a4 c6 5.axb5 cxb5 6.Nc3 Qb6 for Black. The ensuing positions are fresh and may put your opponent off-guard.
The Stonewall Attack in 60 Minutes
The Stonewall Attack (d4 followed by e3 and possibly f4) is an old-fashioned opening, almost forgotten, not thought to give White any advantage at all. Yet it still packs a punch and is not so easy to defend against. It is especially good for club players
The Vienna Game with 3.d4
Recently the Vienna Game 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 has gotten a new boost with the move 3.d4!? After 3…exd4 4.Qxd4 Nc6 5.Qd3 White aims to build up promising attacking play with opposite-castled kings.
Attacking the Taimanov with g4 in 60 Minutes
In this 60-minute video course you will learn how to anticipate Black's developing schemes, and you will become acquainted with typical sacrifices that white can use to gain a powerful initiative.
by Sipke Ernst
Attacking the French with 3.Bd3
Do you always have problems finding a good antidote to the French (1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5)? Thanks to this 60 minutes course on the move 3.Bd3 you don't have to look any further!