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Online Camps (36)

Evaluation and Plan  Forthcoming 

We are happy to invite you to our camp Evaluation and Plan. You can often hear masters say that even having a bad plan is better than playing without a plan. The ability to create adequate plans is one of the critical factors distinguishing experts from amateur players. In order to find the right plan, however, you need to make a proper evaluation. In this camp, our team of experts will provide you with all the key tools that you need when it comes to evaluation and planning. After studying the lectures, your global chess vision will be drastically improved.


Masterclass - Advance Variation Against French Defence and Caro-Kann - Structures and Theory  Completed 

We are happy to invite you to the workshop by GM Petar Arnaudov and GM Ioannis Papaioannou - Advanced Variation Against French Defence and Caro-Kann - Structures and Theory Besides getting a fighting repertoire against French Defence and Caro-Kann, this workshop will improve your general positional feeling and understanding. The Advanced Structure is one of the most important structures for every 1.e4 player.


Workshop - Understand the Queen's Indian Defence  Completed 

We are happy to invite you to the workshop by GM Grigor Grigorov Understand the Queen's Indian. Besides being a solid response to 1.d4, the Queen's Indian Defence will improve your general positional feeling. Instead of trying to memorize long and forced variations, you can start playing this opening by mainly relying on your understanding. Being an experienced Queen's Indian player, GM Grigor Grigorov is ready to share his knowledge with you. In 4 lectures, he will provide you with a ready-to-use repertoire for Black after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 b6

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Understand the Queen's Indian Defence (6h Running Time)


Camp - Material Imbalances  Completed 

We are happy to invite you to our camp Material Imbalances. Playing positions with material imbalances is one of the most difficult tasks in chess. Even top-level players often face difficulties to handle such situations. Even though we cannot provide 100% valid rules of thumb, our team of experts will try to structure your thinking process in the best possible way.


Workshop - 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.Bg5 - Complete Repertoire for White  Completed 

We are happy to invite you to the workshop by GM Ioannis Papaioannou 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.Bg5 - Complete Repertoire for White. After his successful masterclass Understand the Torre Attack - 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.Bg5 GM Papaioannou continues his Torre Attack journey. This time, he presents another favourite weapon - 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.Bg5 With the move 3.Bg5, White avoids studying tons of theory in the main lines. In the arising positions, understanding is far more important than the knowledge of concrete theory. Therefore, besides the theoretical lines, during the camp, GM Papaioannou will provide extensive knowledge of the arising pawn structures.

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1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.Bg5 - Complete Repertoire for White (6 Hours Running Time)


Beat the Sicilian - Practical Repertoire for White  Completed 

We are happy to invite you to our camp Beat the Sicilian - Practical Repertoire for White. The Sicilian Defence has always been a major issue for 1.e4 players. White players usually face a dilemma - learn tons of theory in the main lines or go for easy-to-learn sidelines without an advantage. Fortunately, in the last few years, modern computers improved our understanding. Nowadays, lines that have always been considered harmless are being employed on the highest level. In this camp, we will focus on the position arising after 1.e4 c5 2.Nc3

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Beat the Sicilian - Practical Repertoire for White (9h Video Running Time)


Understand the Scotch Game  Completed 

Nowadays, 1...e5 is a hard nut to crack for any 1.e4 player. In most of the Ruy Lopez and Italian lines, you need to know a tremendous amount of theory in order to fight for some tiny edge. If you need a practical repertoire that limits Black's options, the Scotch Game is your choice. Contrary to other classical openings, in Scotch Game, Black can easily get crushed if he is not very precise. Even in the main lines, White has many interesting possibilities to create at least practical problems for his opponent. In this camp, our expert team of grandmasters will provide extensive knowledge on the typical pawn structures, endgames, and theoretical trends. Additionally, the most important positional and tactical ideas will be covered.

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Understand the Scotch Game (9h Video Running Time)


Understand the French Defence  Completed 

We are happy to invite you to our camp Understand the French Defence. There is hardly another opening in which the positional understanding is so important. When you know the most important structures as well as positional and tactical patterns, the computer preparation of your opponent does not matter so much. Additionally, studying the French Defence improves your general chess understanding since French structures arise in different openings. Furthermore, French players have a subtle understanding of the space advantage.

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Understand the French Defence (9h Running Time)


December Camp - Understand the Ruy Lopez  Completed 

We are happy to invite you to our camp Understand the Ruy Lopez. Ruy Lopez is probably the most fundamental of openings. Many experts consider it to be the cornerstone of the chess strategy. Therefore, this opening is one of the most frequent guests in World Championship matches. When you work on Ruy Lopez, you improve your chess understanding. In this camp, our expert team of grandmasters will provide extensive knowledge on the typical pawn structures. Additionally, the most important positional and tactical ideas will be covered.

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


November Workshop - Understand the Scandinavian  Completed 

We are happy to invite you to the workshop by GM Ioannis Papaioannou Understand the Scandinavian. Are you tired of memorizing long forced variations when building your repertoire against 1.e4? GM Papaioannou is here to provide an easy to learn and reliable repertoire for Black. Being one of the best Scandinavian experts in the World himself, he will share his knowledge and understanding of this opening. After the camp, you will enjoy a complete Scandinavian repertoire that is entirely based on understanding. Since the arising structures are very similar, this workshop will be tremendously useful for Caro-Kann players as well.

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Understand the Scandinavian