Practical 1.d4 Repertoire for White Part 2

Must-Know Endgames for 1.d4 Players

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FIDE Candidates 2022 - Theoretical Coverage (Round 2)

This video provides detailed theoretical coverage of Round 2 of the FIDE Candidates 2022.
Below, you can see the Modern Chess products which are related to the discussed openings.

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Ambitious Repertoire against the Italian Game

Understand the Italian Game (Running Time - Approx.4 hours)

Italian Game - Pawn Structures, Tactical Ideas, and Theoretical Trends

Sicilian Defence - Repertoire against White's Sidelines after 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6

Anti-Sicilian - 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Qxd4

Modern Repertoire against the Italian Game

Play the Berlin against Ruy Lopez - Part 2



FIDE Candidates 2022 - Theoretical Coverage (Round 1)

This video provides detailed theoretical coverage of Round 1 of the FIDE Candidates 2022.
Below, you can see the Modern Chess products which are related to the discussed openings.

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December Camp - Understand the Ruy Lopez (9h Running Time)

Expert Repertoire against Vienna and Ragozin (3h Video Running Time)

Understand the Reversed Sicilian - 1.c4 e5

Complete Guide to the Ruy Lopez Exchange Structure

Complete Repertoire for White after 1.c4 e5 2.g3 - Part 2

Complete Repertoire for White after 1.c4 e5 2.g3 - Part 1

Play the Berlin against Ruy Lopez - Part 2

Play the Berlin against Ruy Lopez - Part 1



Fantasy Variation - Introduction by GM Vassily Ivanchuk

This video fragment is taken from the course Play the Fantasy Variation against the Caro-Kann (Vassily Ivanchuk).
Below, you can read more details concerning to full course:
In an almost 4-hour discussion with GM Grigor Grigorov, Ivanchuk shares his understanding of this highly ambitious approach against the Caro-Kann. The idea of Ivanchuk is not to provide a full repertoire that is based on engine analysis. In his fantastic overview, he presents the historical developments as well as the must-know positional and tactical ideas in the Fantasy Variation. Besides, against all the important lines, Ivanchuk provides more than one good option. Many of his ideas are practically unexplored.

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Play the Fantasy Variation against the Caro-Kann (3h and 50min Running Time)



Understand the Torre Attack - Setups with ...h7-h6 followed by ...g7-g5 & Rare Systems

GM Ioannis Papaioannou is here to teach one of his favourite systems - Torre Attack. In this lecture, he will provide in-depth knowledge of the Typical Structure 3 - Setups with ...h7-h6 followed by ...g7-g5 & Rare Systems.

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Understand the Torre Attack - 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.Bg5



Isolated Queen's Pawn - Practice

After covering all the important theoretical aspects related to the isolated pawn, GM Grigor Grigorov makes a practical session. While solving exercises in the Strategy Booster, he explains his way of thinking.



Attacking with an Isolated Pawn - Transition into a Symmetrical Structure

In this lecture, GM Grigor Grigorov discusses a very interesting concept in positions with IQP - transition into a symmetrical structure. In order to illustrate his point, GM Grigorov analyzes the game Honfi, K - Dorfman, I, 1976.
In the next lecture, GM Grigorov will be solving IQP tests in the Strategy Booster.



Attacking with an Isolated Pawn - The Advance f4-f5

In this lecture, GM Grigor Grigorov presents another important attacking idea in positions with an isolated pawn - the advance f4-f5. He illustrates this idea by commenting on the classical game Botvinnik - Vidmar.
You can test your knowledge of the IQP positions at our Strategy Booster.



Attacking with an Isolated Pawn - Knight Sacrifice on f7

In this lecture, GM Grigor Grigorov presents one of the most important attacking ideas in positions with an isolated pawn - knight sacrifice on f7.



Attacking with an Isolated Pawn - The Advance d4-d5

In this lecture, GM Grigor Grigorov presents one of the most important attacking ideas in positions with an isolated pawn - the advance d4-d5.
To further improve your understanding of these positions, we recommend you practice with the Strategy Booster.



Attacking with an Isolated Pawn - Rook Lift

This is the second video dedicated to the isolated queen's pawn. This time, GM Grigor Grigorov starts dealing with the attacking possibilities created by the isolated pawn. In this short lecture, he shows one of the most important attacking ideas - rook lift along the 3rd rank.
You can always practice your knowledge by using the Strategy Booster.