On this 60 mins video we are going to concentrate on a simple, very solid idea in the main line Scandinavian, which even Magnus Carlsen has used to win games. Black focusses on making his life easy in the opening and forces White to work very hard to get advantage – but it is doubtful if White can get an advantage. Club players are always on the lookout for effective, time-saving solutions and here we have just that. Accompany FIDE Senior Trainer and IM Andrew Martin on this 60 mins video. You can learn a new opening system in 60 mins and start to play it with confidence on the very same day!
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The first time you come up against the Scandinavian Defence, the question you cannot help asking is: can the queen really be brought into play so early? After all, White immediately wins a tempo for his piece development with 3.Nc3 and forces her black majesty to make a second move. But, astonishingly, Black even has three replies to choose from: the retreat 3...Qd8, the frequently seen 3...Qa5 and the modern 3...Qd6, which is the preference of Sergei Tiviakov, the strongest grandmaster who regularly plays the Scandinavian.=> More products: Scandinavian Defence