Online Camps (23)

September Camp - Understand the Classical Sicilian (1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Nc6)  Completed 

.We are happy to invite you to the camp Understand the Classical Sicilian - 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Nc6. Do you struggle to play for a win against 1.e4, without the need to learn tons of theory? If yes, the Classical Sicilian is your choice. Besides the most important positional and tactical ideas, you will be armed with ready-to-use theoretical knowledge. Additionally, you will learn how to handle all the typical endgames. Since the Sicilian Defence is a classical opening, the camp will help you to increase your general chess understanding.


September Workshop - Understand the Nimzo-Indian  Completed 

This camp is designed to provide you with an expert understanding of the Nimzo-Indian Defence. Besides the most important positional and tactical ideas, you will be armed with ready-to-use theoretical knowledge. Since the Nimzo-Indian Defence is a classical opening, the camp will help you to increase your general chess understanding.


August Masterclass - Understand the Bogo-Indian  Completed 

The training sessions will feature the most important pawn structures and theoretical lines that a Bogo-Indian player must know. Being a big Bogo-Indian expert himself, GM Papaioannou is ready to share his knowledge with you. After completing the masterclass, you will be ready to include the Bogo-Indian in your repertoire!

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Understand the Bogo-Indian (5h Running Time)


July Masterclass - Understand the Trompowsky - Theoretical Trends  Completed 

This masterclass is designed to provide you with the necessary theoretical knowledge of the Trompowsky. In all the lectures, you will discover ideas both for White and Black. The idea of our two Trompowsky masterclasses is to provide a complete practical solution to 1...Nf6. After studying the lectures, you will be ready to include Trompowsky in your opening repertoire!

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Understand the Trompowsky - Theoretical Trends


July Masterclass - Understand the Trompowsky - Typical Pawn Structures  Completed 

This masterclass is related to the next one in which we will dive into the theory of this highly interesting opening. The idea of our two Trompowsky masterclasses is to provide a complete practical solution to 1...Nf6. After studying the lectures, you will be ready to include Trompovsky in your opening repertoire!

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Understand the Trompowsky - Typical Pawn Structures


June Workshop - Reti Opening - Pawn Structures, Strategy, Tactical Ideas, and Theoretical Trends  Completed 

The camp will examine the most important structures arising after 1.Nf3 and 2.g3. If you want to avoid long forced lines and play on understanding, this training session is for you! Participants will be provided with ideas and directions both for Black and White. The training material will improve your overall understanding of the closed openings.

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Reti Opening - Pawn Structures, Strategy, Tactical Ideas, and Theoretical Trends


May Workshop - Practical Rook Endgames  Completed 

Nowadays, with time controls getting shorter and shorter, when the endgame arises, we are already in a time-trouble. Therefore, you should be able to take automatic decisions in this phase of the game. Nowadays, with time controls getting shorter and shorter, when the endgame arises, we are already in a time-trouble. Therefore, you should be able to take automatic decisions in this phase of the game. The current workshop is designed to enhance your understanding and provide directions for further improvement.

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Workshop - Practical Rook Endgames


May Masterclass - Rook vs Minor Piece in the Endgame  Completed 

Endgames in which one of the players has an extra exchange are fairly common in practice. Playing such positions is very challenging both theoretically and practically speaking. The reason is that our general understanding should be backed up with a precise knowledge of the key theoretical positions. The current masterclass is designed to provide a GM understanding of this kind of endgames. We are convinced that this knowledge will help you to win many additional tournament and ELO points.

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Masterclass - Rook vs Minor Piece in the Endgame


April Workshop - Practical Decision Making  Completed 

In the next camp, our team of grandmasters will try to optimize your decision-making process. Besides pure chess knowledge, we are going to discuss the most important practical and psychological aspects. You will get the opportunity to understand how grandmasters take over-the-board decisions.

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Practical Decision Making


March Workshop - Understand the Reversed Sicilian (1.c4 e5) - Pawn Structures, Tactical Ideas, Strategy, and Theoretical Trends  Completed 

We are happy to invite you to our camp Understand the Reversed Sicilian (1.c4 e5) - Pawn Structures, Tactical Ideas, Strategy, and Theoretical Trends. Do you need a life-time solution for Black against 1.c4? Are you a 1.c4 player who struggles to get playable positions against 1...e5? If you give a positive answer to one of these questions, this camp is just for you.

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Understand the Reversed Sicilian - 1.c4 e5