Practical 1.d4 Repertoire for White Part 2

Nimzowitsch Defence Against 1.e4

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Improve Your Strategy  Completed 

GM Ioannis Papaioannou is back with another fascinating camp - Improve Your Strategy. For this camp, Papaioannou picked up the strategic elements that he considers crucial for every high-level chess player. The camp consists of 7 lectures. In the lectures, GM Ioannis Papaioannou will go beyond the standard textbook knowledge. This education is the fruit of many years of teaching and playing. The lecturer will point out all the little subtleties that would make a huge difference in a practical game.


Nimzowitsch Defence against 1.e4  Completed 

In his first camp for Modern Chess, GM Nigel Davies will examine the rare but intriguing Nimzowitsch Defence against 1.e4 (1...Nc6). This defense can serve as a complete, stand-alone option against 1.e4 or as a means of transposing into 1.e4 e5 lines while limiting White's options other than 2.Nf3. Additionally, the lines explored will interest players of the French, Alekhine's, and Scandinavian Defences, which can be reached by transposition.


Practical Endgame Mastery  Completed 

We are happy to invite you to another fascinating camp by GM Dejan Bojkov - Practical Endgame Mastery. In this camp, the experienced trainer will cover some of the most important aspects of the practical endgame play. The practical knowledge you will be provided is the perfect follow-up to Bojkov's previous camp, Converting a Minimal Advantage.

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Practical Endgame Mastery (9h Running Time)


Fighting the Sidelines after 1.d4 Nf6  Completed 

After his highly successful camps, Understand the Bogo-Indian, My Nimzo-Indian, and My Repertoire against 1.Nf3 and 1.c4, GM Ioannis Papaioannou has decided to complete his repertoire against the closed openings. In this camp, he will cover all the White's deviations after 1.d4 Nf6.

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Fighting the Sidelines after 1.d4 Nf6 (10.5h Video Running Time)


Converting a Minimal Advantage  Completed 

Grandmaster Dejan Bojkov, renowned for his deep strategic understanding and eloquent teaching style, is set to host an exclusive online camp focused on the extremely important topic of "Converting a Minimal Advantage." This specialized training session aims to empower you with the skills necessary to effectively leverage slight advantages into full-fledged victories. The camp is designed not only to enhance participants’ understanding of the game but also to refine their decision-making skills under pressure, an essential aspect of tournament play.

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Converting a Minimal Advantage (7.5h Running Time)


My Repertoire against 1.Nf3 and 1.c4  Completed 

Dealing with Reti and English is always tricky. The moves 1.Nf3 and 1.c4 became extremely popular due to the flexibility they provide White with. GM Papaioannou is ready to share with you his repertoire for Black. When possible, the suggested repertoire will fit into the spirit of Nimzo-Indian Defence and Bogo-Indian Defence. The camp consists of 7 lectures. When possible, GM Ioannis Papaioannou will suggest setups based on Nimzo-Indian/Bogo-Indian structures. As usual, understanding the typical ideas will be much more important than concrete theory. The suggested repertoire will be a perfect match for practical players who want to save time on opening preparation.

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My Repertoire against 1.Nf3 and 1.c4 (10.5 Hours Running Time)


My Nimzo-Indian  Completed 

Following his highly successful Bogo-Indian camp, time has come for GM Papaioannou to reveal his Nimzo-Indian Repertoire. The Nimzo-Indian Defence has always been Papaioannou's main weapon for Black against 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3. The camp consists of 6 lectures. As usual, GM Papaioannou will provide you with variations that are mainly based on understanding. Besides building a rock-solid repertoire, this camp will also improve your general chess understanding. The suggested repertoire will be a perfect match for practical players who want to save time on opening preparation.

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My Nimzo-Indian (9h Video Running Time)


Understand the Berlin Variation - Part 1  Completed 

After looking at so many top-level games in the Berlin Variation in Ruy Lopez, are you curious to understand all the hidden nuances of this rock-solid opening? The starting position of this line arises after the moves 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nf6 In two consecutive camps, Roiz will provide you with a top-level understanding of this line. The first camp will be dedicated to the Berlin Endgame, while the second will feature all the deviations from the endgame. In the first camp, Michael Roiz will provide in-depth knowledge related to move orders, pawn play, exchange strategies, and maneuvers in the Berlin endgame. When you get a feel for all these subtleties, you will be ready to incorporate this famous endgame into your repertoire!

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Understand the Berlin Variation - Part 1 (6h Running Time)


Understand the Berlin Variation - Part 2  Completed 

The second part of the Berlin journey will feature White's deviations from the endgame. The main focus of this camp will be the move 4.d3. Of course, Roiz will also consider the position 4.0-0 Nxe4, examining White's attempts to deviate from the endgame. Even though this is not a theoretical camp, after studying the material, you will be ready to apply the Berlin Variation in your games. The reason is that in this line, the strategic understanding is way more important than the knowledge of concrete lines.

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Understand the Berlin Variation - Part 2 (6h Running Time)


Practical 1.d4 Repertoire for White - Part 2  Completed 

Time has come to announce the second installment of Papaioannou's practical 1.d4 repertoire. While Part 1 covered everything except 1...d5, Part 2 will be mainly dedicated to the position arising after 1.d4 d5 2.c4. Additionally, GM Papaioannou will cover the Dutch Defence and Black's rare openings.

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Practical 1.d4 Repertoire for White - Part 2 (9h Video Running Time)