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A Repertoire against the Italian Game
The repertoire against the Giuoco Pianissimo examined on this video course, provides Black with methods of evading this slightly one-sided pattern, yielding sound play in double-edged positions.
Tactic Toolbox Italian Game
This video course is intended as a tactical guide for Black, featuring themes such as the tactical abilities of the c5-bishop and the relatively restricted c6-knight, the kingside attack and the fight for the centre.
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.
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.
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.