Attack with Scotch Game - GM Avetik Grigoryan & GM Samvel Ter-Sahakyan
Players from all levels struggle to find a reliable repertoire for White after 1.e4 e5. Usually, Black is able to achieve a rock-solid position without theoretical problems.
In this course, Armenian grandmasters Avetik Grigoryan and Samvel Ter-Sahakyan make a strong case for the Scotch Game that arises after 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4
The current video course suggests playing trendy and aggressive lines. Besides deep explanations of tactical and positional ideas, you will find many novelties and unexplored ideas. The content is structured in a way that players of all levels can benefit. The basic section makes sure that you get a strong foundation. Those of you who want to go even deeper can examine the Advanced Section which is very useful for a level of 2200+.
The authors of the course tested the repertoire suggestions in countless online blitz games. They have discovered that most of the players below 2000 rating lost in the very opening and not getting to the middlegame. Players with a rating of around 2400 were often checkmated in 20-30 moves. At the same time, almost all the Masters and GMs were getting bad positions, cause all these lines, that you'll find here, are relatively new, and in theory, it's not clear how to play for Black.
You can see some of the diagrams of this course below.
We are super excited to share here with you these tricky and trendy lines of the Scotch Game and see your amazing results.
So, let’s begin the journey!
About the authors
Avetik Grigoryan is a strong GM from Armenia. In 2010, he became National Champion of Armenia and represented his country at the Olympiad. Besides his player career, Avetik is famous for his coaching experience as well. He has worked with 10 grandmasters. Additionally, he is the author of many online courses on different subjects. Avetik has over ten years of coaching experience and was the coach for the National Thailand team.
GM Samvel Ter-Sahakyan became International Grandmaster at the age of 15. He was European U-18 Champion in 2009, World U-18 champion in 2011, and Karpos Open Winner in 2017.